Praise for the Havana Quartet:
“Overlaid with a wealthy smoky patina, an environment that reeks of slums and riches, cigar smoke and unique perfumes. Havana Black is a robust tasting e-book, a wealthy dinner party of wit and feeling.”—The Independent
“Drenched with that beguiling otherness so beautiful to lovers of mysteries of alternative cultures, it's going to additionally attract those that enjoy the sultry lyricism of James Lee Burke.”—Booklist
“A nice plot, completely achieved with large surroundings. you could nearly scent the cigar smoke, rum and inexpensive women.”—Daily Mirror
“Havana Red, one other winner from sour Lemon Press.”—The big apple Times
Lieutenant Mario Conde is struggling with a bad New Year’s Eve hangover. notwithstanding it’s the center of a weekend, he's requested to urgently examine the mysterious disappearance of Rafael Morin, a high-level company supervisor within the Cuban nomenklatura. Conde remembered Morin from their scholar days: handsome, wonderful, a “reliable comrade’’ who constantly obtained what he sought after, together with Tamara, the woman Conde used to be after.
But Rafael Morin’s exemplary upward thrust from a terrible barrio and picture-perfect existence hides multiple suspicious episode worthwhile of research. whereas pursuing the case in a decaying yet loved Havana, Conde confronts his misplaced love for Tamara and the desires and illusions of his generation.