The Mojito Coast (Hardcover)

By Richard Helms

Five Star (ME), 9781432827151, 236pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2013



Fans of Randy Wayne White James W. Hall and Robert B. Parker will love this action-packed private eye adventure

On the eve of the 1958 Cuban Revolution Miami private eye Cormac Loame reluctantly returns to Havana to retrieve the teenaged daughter of former prizefighter-turned-mob money launderer Cecil "Madman" Hacker. As he combs the city he will run across notorious gangsters jai-alai bums famous authors revolutionaries movie stars and a renewed love affair with the woman he left behind six years earlier.

With Castro's rebels edging closer to the Cuban capital every day Loame races time to find Lila Hacker as he also plots to spirit his lover Marisol Gonzalez back to Miami copes with a possibly treacherous former buddy and tries not to get killed or forfeit his soul in the process.