Lindas Book Obsession Review of “Good Sam” by Dete Meserve, Melrose Hill Publishing, April 1, 2014
Dete Meserve, Author of “Good Sam” has written a riveting, captivating, intense, engaging, suspenseful, and enjoyable novel. The Genres for “Good Sam” are Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, with a touch of Romance. The timeline for the story is in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the characters or events in the story.
The author describes her intriguing cast of characters as complex and complicated. Kate Bradley is a Los Angeles reporter and journalist, and works on journalist stories such as disasters. It is quite a surprise when Kate is given a case when someone is leaving $100,000 in cash in a bag with the number “8” on it. There seems to be no strings, and no clues as to the Good Samaritan doing this. Kate and others refer to this person giving these gifts as “Good Sam”. Some of the people who are the recipients are very needy of this, and there are a few that are very wealthy.
As Kate and her crew searches for clues and facts, it becomes very apparent that “Good Sam” does indeed know Kate. Soon Kate is getting personal letters from someone who is claiming to be “Good Sam”, and wants to meet with her in person. Is everything what it seems to be, and does everyone seem to be who they say they are?
There are twists and turns, and ups and downs in this story. This was a wonderful page-turner, and I read this in one sitting. I highly recommend this novel to readers who enjoy an exciting and unpredictable novel.