Tuesday, July 2, 2013

San Francisco Secrets Book Review


 
I got the chance to read another book from Greg Messel called San Francisco Secrets which is another episode of Sam Slater and his private investigation series. It's part funny, part romance and part mystery.
 
Here is an excerpt from the back of the book:
As the spring of 1958 arrives in San Francisco, it seems that baseball player turned private eye, Sam Slater and his fiancée, TWA stewardess Amelia Ryan, are surrounded by people who have secrets.  
A prominent doctor, John O’Dell is being blackmailed by someone who has discovered a dark secret from his past.  When the private investigator trying to catch the blackmailer is murdered, Dr. O’Dell hires Sam Slater to try to pick up the pieces. Someone is playing for keeps and will do anything to protect their own secrets.  
Meanwhile, Amelia begins her new job as an international stewardess which takes her on adventures to New York City, London, Paris and Rome. In hot pursuit is a womanizing older pilot who has his sights set on Amelia.  
Their lives get even more complicated when a mysterious woman from Sam’s past returns. Sam and Amelia’s relationship will be tested as they work together to solve the mystery on the foggy streets of San Francisco.
This was a great story for Sam Slater and Amelia.  I do have to admit it got a little too mushy for me but I know a lot of readers like that, it's just not my thing. I don't think I would want a man to constantly be calling me Baby and act like he can't go a week without me. I guess when I was younger I did feel that way and would have given anything for that.

But as I have gotten older, I see it's an obsession. And that is never good. But it works for Sam and Amelia. She is a lot younger than Sam and is a little immature in my book but hey, it works for the book and the story.

If you are a romance type person, then this is the book for you. It has it all, international travelling that Amelia does as a stewardess and then there is Sam who seems all man while on the job but gets really sappy when Amelia is around. Actually, they both act a little too in love and I am not sure if that is good.

The story does end well for all concerned and I won't let on what exactly happens but there is a happy occasion and a big party ensues. Romance lover's, here is your ultimate experience with a little mystery thrown in for the rest of us.

Happy Reading!

8 comments:

Klydra Pugh said...

I love romance and mysteries.
Thanks for the chance
K.Pugh
klydrapugh@gmail.com

Kylie Carlson said...

I love reading mysteries and like romances. Kylie Carlson

Dorothy Thompson said...

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Mary!

rae nelson said...

I love reading and love both romance and mystery - just no horror or anything gory! Rae Nelson email is raenelson87@gmail.com. Thanks .

Kitty said...

I like mysteries!

Theresa N. said...

I like romantic suspense.
Theresa N
weceno(At)yahoo(dot)com

chris0855 said...

I like reading romance! chris0855@gmail.com

deb c said...

I enjoy reading both. The only thing I don't like reading is sci-fi.