Published by Orenda Books on September 27, 2018
One crossed wire, three dead bodies and six bottles of bleach
Seth Beauman can’t sleep. He stays up late, calling strangers from his phonebook, hoping to make a connection, while his wife, Maeve, sleeps upstairs. A crossed wire finds a suicidal Hadley Serf on the phone to Seth, thinking she is talking to The Samaritans.But a seemingly harmless, late-night hobby turns into something more for Seth and for Hadley, and soon their late-night talks are turning into day-time meet-ups. And then this dysfunctional love story turns into something altogether darker, when Seth brings Hadley home…And someone is watching…Dark, sexy, dangerous and wildly readable, Good Samaritans marks the scorching return of one of crime fiction’s most exceptional voices.
I cannot write this review. I mean for the first time, yes it is possible, but I am speechless. This book!!!
Whatever you do, go into the book blind. Honestly, you have to, the reading and all the OMG you will say is much better when you do not have a clue about the book! You do not want your journey spoiled!
Well…I sa a journey. It is more like a rollercoaster where you cannot see the tracks anymore and you do not know if you are going to make it out alive! I mean the opening words to the book set you on the disaster ride.
The short chapters entice you, they make sure they devour you, it gets you hooked and addicted where you are just consumed by the book that you have to keep reading, you need that hit, you need the words. It becomes an obsession to finish the book, which as it turns out is a theme in the book, along with lust, darkness and well why do you think we need six bottles of bleach!
The one crossed wire is what sets this story off, Hadley wanting the Samaritans, and instead gets Seth. Seth is an insomniac and just wants to talk to someone, anyone. Next night she gets Ant, who does work at the Samaritans, someone who is worried about Hadley and the rest.
The writing is vivid, you can picture everything clearly and it is scary how the story unfolds. It is twisty, it is dark, it is bold and it is a book that you will not be able to forget anytime soon. I just can not tell you anything. Just
That is all I can say!
I know this is a short snappy review, bit like the chapters, but I feel if I say too many words I will say something I should not! All you need to know is I loved this messed up book, it is not an easy read but as I said it is addictive!
Thank you so much to Anne at Random Things Tours for the tour invite and the author and publisher for a copy of this book in return for my honest and unbiased review
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