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Reviewed by Vincent Dublado for Readers' Favorite
Delivery by Tom David is a story about getting smart for the sake of survival. As the novel opens, you are introduced to Rob Martino, a college student working as a delivery driver for Value Depot Furniture. He is getting himself back on track after his mom’s passing and his bout of drug addiction. During one of his delivery stops with his partner Mike, Rob notices a familiar guy from his old neighborhood. His name is Cordell, the last person on the planet that Rob would expect to have become a baddie. Rob discovers that the furniture they deliver is merely a front to conceal drugs. However, Cordell’s notoriety doesn’t deter Rob as he feels drawn to Cordell’s younger sister. It gets complicated when a rival gang leader suspects that Rob is in cahoots with Cordell’s drug dealing. Rob, on the other hand, will soon find out that someone inside Value Depot Furniture is the one in partnership with Cordell.
One of the pleasures of Delivery is reading the way Tom David moves the plot effortlessly from the first chapter to the last. It is based on the plausible premise that criminal elements always find creative ways to operate under the radar. David’s characters exist in the dark corners of society, and they often have this ability. There are plenty of scenes in the novel where people are consumed with suspicion, but at the same time are driven by what they want and will do anything to get it. The dialogue is another reason why this work is enjoyable, as the characters speak naturally and functionally. The elements blend well as the plot reaches a climax. Fans who enjoy reading material like Elmore Leonard will get a kick out of this book.