“A memorable tale of Cuban-American life, this novel boasts an engaging plot and a fiery heroine armed with sharp insights into Cuban and Catholic ways that will lead readers happily into the sultry heat of Little Havana.”
“Lupe Solano is intelligent, witty, and eloquenty hard—boiled. The realistic Miami description radiate heat from the page.
“Gritty and witty [...] a fascinating look at Cuban-American culture and beliefs. Garcia-Aguilera has crafted realistic and intriguing characters into a plot that never bogs down.”
San Francisco Examiner
“Solano just happens to be one of the freshest protagonists to come along in the last few years […] Garcia-Aguilera has built an interesting support team around her and Miami continues to be a terrific place to stage mayhem.”
Awards & Accolades
Winner Flamingo Award: 1999 “Best Mystery Novel Set in Florida”