Roger and Suzanne have to solve a cold case in a hot climate. Weeks after a suspicious accident in Havana claims the life of a touring cancer researcher from California, the detective couple retraces the victim’s steps as they try to figure out whodunit and why. Nobody on the tour is above suspicion, spies may be lurking everywhere, and there aren’t any Internet connections available for tourists. Intrigue and conspiracies abound in this international thriller set in Cuba, a tropical island that U. S. citizens have been forbidden to visit for more than half a century. The author has been there, in fact on the same tour Roger and Suzanne take, so the scenery and settings are authentic. Free from Kindle Unlimited.
The author is a Professor at the University of California’s Medical School at Davis, near Sacramento in Northern California. Jerry, a two-time winner of The Indie Book of the Day Award, writes “tweener” mystery books (tough mystery stories that follow the cozy conventions of no graphic sex and no cussing), all published as e-books on Amazon Kindle, with five also published as paperback versions, that are fast moving and entertain the reader. Several of the books introduce the readers to South America, a region where he has lived and worked that is a long way from home for most English speakers. He and his wife Elaine lived previously in Salta, Argentina and Montevideo, Uruguay. Jerry selects the most interesting Latin American locations he found for Roger and Suzanne to visit while solving miscellaneous murders. Montevideo, Salta, Machu Picchu, Cuba, the Galapagos Islands, and Iguazu Falls are also characters in these books, and the novels portray these places as vivid and real. Jerry and Elaine breed prize-winning German shorthaired pointer dogs; Elaine also provides technical advice for Jerry’s dog-related novels like The Deadly Dog Show, Hunter Down, and Abra Cadaver, as well as editing for all of the books.