A Study in Charlotte - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Brittany Cavallaro
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Jamie sits in his father’s office, reading the thick file that he has compiled on the Holmes family. He finally gets to an article detailing that August Moriarty, who was Charlotte’s live-in math tutor, was arrested for feeding Charlotte’s drug addiction. Jamie sees this as a clear motive for why the Moriarty family would want to harm Charlotte.

He leaves the study and sneaks downstairs. Charlotte is distracted by her violin, so Jamie takes up her phone and texts her brother Milo, asking him to come and help Charlotte right away. In the meantime, his father sends his wife and younger children away in case the killer targets the house. Detective Shepard has arrived, and when Jamie joins everyone in the kitchen, Charlotte can immediately tell that he had snooped. She disappears. He figures he will give her an hour and...

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