Deadly Plunge is the second book in the Sam Slater PI novels, and it is a sure winner!
If you like action, romance and just general good reading you will love this book. Mr. Messel displays a unique writing style, that will keep you captivated with every page that you read. He doesn’t think that using foul language is necessary to make his novel “realistic”. It will take you back to a time in this country when people looked out for each other by their actions and deeds.
Follow Sam Slater and his girlfriend Amelia as they try to find out why a well to do and highly respected man in San Francisco took the deadly plunge from the Golden Gate Bridge. Many unusual events and people will come into play as the story unwinds. We will revisit another well to do family that used Sam’s services in his first novel. International events will come into play as Sam’s investigation for the wife of the dead man gets more and more complicated. Enter the FBI and Sam’s old friend Vince from the SFPD. As the story progress you will also be introduced to political activists in the realm of Senator McCarty and the communist hunters of his day. If you enjoy a good action adventure you will truly enjoy this wonderful novel. (Bless Their Hearts Book Review)