Friday, 6 February 2015

#BookReview The Good Samaritan book 1 by Jolie Mae Miller #erotica

Can money really buy you happiness?

What would you do to support your family?

The Macintyre family faces struggles of alcoholism and severe financial hardship after having it all and losing everything. Jeremy is forced into the ranks of the long-term unemployed, destroying his family with his alcohol addiction, and leaving Lizzie Macintyre to provide for the family in a most unconventional way. Just how far is Lizzie willing to go to save her family?

Jack Loving Jr., of the Loving family, is sole heir to Richmond’s most philanthropic family’s Trust. He and wife, Victoria, work hard to honor his family’s long-standing tradition of serving the less fortunate, forcing Jack to sacrifice his lifelong dreams. Jack faces serious challenges when someone close betrays him, turning his world upside down. Can Jack create happiness for himself?

When Jack has a chance encounter with Lizzie, never could they imagine their families would eventually need one another.

“I just pray that our children ultimately learn the real joy and satisfaction you receive from having money can be very comforting, and comes when you can spend it not on yourself, but by making a real difference in someone else’s life.”

By…Jack Loving,t Jr.

This contemporary erotic romance series is set in beautiful Richmond, Virginia. This is a work of fiction and any comparison to persons, living or dead, is completely unintentional.

WARNING: This novel contains strong sexual content and language. It is not intended for children under eighteen years of age. If you find erotica offensive, this may not be the best choice for purchase.

Maya's Review

I have to admit I like the premise of this story told from 4 different perspectives, Lizzie, Jeremy, Jack and Victoria. We get to see their lives unfold from childhood to adulthood, from happiness to misery. Some of their decisions you will shake your head at but you will understand the reason as family pressures and expectations drive them. As such there are some likeable characters and some not so nice ones.

As I said, the premise is great but the delivery faltered. The story is told in multiple POVs which is okay but the timelines chopped and changed too, which made it jarring to read. I would've preferred a more sequential timeline just because there were 4 main characters telling the story. But when you get round that it becomes a more enjoyable read.

This is a purely adult read so be prepared for some steamy scenes and dirty talking. *winks* Overall, this is a decent read and I would read this author again.

Disclaimer: This book was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

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