Author: Patricia Bellomo

Louie Morelli’s Mistress by Patricia Bellomo

Posted February 17, 2014 by Kate in Review, Skip It / 0 Comments
Louie Morelli’s Mistress by Patricia Bellomo

I love a good mystery, something that pulls me in and takes me along for an exciting ride, while I try to figure out what surprise is lurking around the next corner. This book sounded really interesting to me, but unfortunately it just didn’t pan out all the way for me. The book doesn’t start off too bad, it kept my interested for the most part, but as time went on the book started to drag more and more and before I knew it, I found myself putting the book down for longer and longer periods of time. For me it just felt like it took too long for things to progress, or maybe the author just had things dragging a little bit within the prose itself, but either way it starting to slow down considerably. I also had a couple of issues with the characters as well. With Mercedes, she was a bit to self-centered for me. I really wanted to like her, I tried a lot, and at the beginning I liked her more than as the story continued. I think another part of the problem with Mercedes was that she didn’t have enough depth, she was mostly concerned with getting laid, and not so much anything else. For as much as I didn’t really enjoy Mercedes, I enjoyed Robert even less. He really was a bit on the spineless side. He didn’t really ever stand up for himself, he didn’t assert himself, and generally let people walk […]