Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:16 am Post subject: Former Latin American Government Consultant Pens Thriller S
Former Latin American Government Consultant Pens Thriller Series About Castro
David Pereda Writes Second Mystery-Thriller with Cuban Setting
Released on: June 10, 2010, 04:32 am
Author: David Pereda
ASHEVILLE, NC | JUNE 10, 2009 Former Latin American government consultant, David Pereda, has released the second of his popular thriller series. Havana: Killing Castro, published by Eternal Press, continues captivating readers with the story begun in Havana: Top Secret published last year. In this sequel, when a fisherman is gunned down, prominent Miami surgeon Raymond Peters becomes the prime suspect. The dead fisherman is believed to be Fidel Castro whom Dr. Peters disguised through plastic surgery two years earlier. But is the body really Castro? In order to save his own life, Raymond must find the killers and retrieve Castro's journal while outwitting a deadly female assassin sent by Castro's brother Raul.
Havana: Killing Castro has earned rave reviews and several awards — including the Readers Favorite Award , the Indie Excellence Award and the Lighthouse Book Award .
"The work is indeed a masterpiece of entertainment…” — Gary Sorkin, Pacific Book Review
"The suspense grabs the reader from the beginning and holds it to the end…If you like a good mystery filled with espionage, you will enjoy this book." — Readers Favorite
“David Pereda has done it again. In Havana: Killing Castro, he continues intriguing readers with the story begun in Havana: Top Secret.” — The Laurel of Asheville
David Pereda enjoys writing thrillers and mainstream novels. Before devoting his time solely to writing and teaching, David had a successful international career with Booz-Allen and Hamilton, where he worked with the governments of Mexico, Venezuela, Peru and Qatar.
“What I learned then,” says David, “has helped me enrich my novels with exotic places and distinctive characters.”
A member of MENSA, David is the regional director of Florida Writers Association's Western North Carolina division and the founder of AWE (Asheville Writing Enthusiasts) . He lives with his family in Asheville, North Carolina, and teaches creative writing and ESL at the A-B Tech Community College. Havana: Twin Powers — the third novel in his mystery-thriller Havana series — is scheduled for publication next year.
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