Jul 222011
 

The Trust by Sean Keefer
Rating: 3/5
Source: Review copy for book tour with Novel Publicity
Links: Amazon, Goodreads, Author’s website

Noah Parks is an obscure lawyer in Charleston, South Caroline. He is surprised to learn Leonardo Cross, a wealthy Charlestonian, has named him to probate his will since they have never met. In return for his services, Noah will receive the contents of a safety deposit box that no one knew existed. Things become even more complicated as people near the estate begin dying. Will Noah figure out what is going on and survive to learn what is in the safety deposit box?

Noah was a very humble, likely character. Unlike most people’s idea of a lawyer, he’s a nice guy who isn’t in it for the money. He happily has a small practice that is quite informal. He was easy to root for. His taste in women, not so much. I don’t really enjoy the middle-aged men lusting for young women scenario. Other than that, Noah was a great main character. Clever and full of common sense, his actions (away from women) were quite reasonable and believable.

I found the ending to be quite familiar. I’m not sure from where, but I felt like I’d read it before. It was still enjoyable, but I definitely had a deja vu feeling reading it.

Overall, this was an enjoyable legal thriller. There was much more investigative mystery-solving treasure-hunting than legal drama, but it was a book I’d recommend.

Tour Notes:
Please vote for my blog in the traffic-breaker poll for this tour. The blogger with the most votes wins a free promotional twitterview and a special winner’s badge. I want that to be me! You can vote in the poll by visiting The Trust’s official blog tour page and scrolling all the way to the bottom.

You can also enter to win a free paperback copy of this novel on The Trust’s official blog tour page. The winner of the giveaway will be announced on Wednesday, August 10 – be sure to enter before then!

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  3 Responses to “The Trust”

  1. I voted for you! Good Luck!

  2. Thanks Dana!

  3. Great job on this review. Sorry I'm only telling you so now 🙂

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