- Author Elizabeth Everett
- Release Date February 15, 2022
- Publisher Berkley
- ISBN/ASIN 9780593200643
- Our Rating
- Reviewed by Jo
A PERFECT EQUATION is the second book in THE SECRET SCIENTISTS OF LONDON series, and I’m looking forward to reading more. It was nice to meet up with characters we’ve met before from the Secret Scientists and see where they are now in their scientific endeavors. This is Letty and Grey’s story, and it is both heartwarming and heartbreaking since they never seem to be on the same page at the same time.
When Violet and Arthur leave for a while to get their lives back on track, Letty and Grey are left in charge of Athena’s Retreat, the meeting place of the lady scientists. Letty and Grey don’t see eye to eye on keeping Athena’s Retreat open. He seems to have secretive reasons why he believes it should close.
As the story twists and turns with talk of politics and behind-the-scenes wrangling, Grey shows why he makes certain decisions. He and Letty have secrets—his from his childhood and hers from six years before. They seem to understand each other and somehow reveal thoughts about their lives that they normally keep hidden. The story has a good flow but sometimes gets bogged down with all the scientific and mathematical explanations.
A PERFECT EQUATION is filled with family and friends and has a wonderful romance. The playful cover fits the story well. There is an excerpt in the back of the book for the next book in the series, A LOVE BY DESIGN. I look forward to reading it!