Introducing Jake Sullivan: Investigator and Chief Prosecutor of the U.S. Attorney’s Miami Office–and a Jimmy Buffett fan. Inspired by titles of Jimmy Buffett songs, the Jake Sulivan series of political thrillers by Chip Bell is set against the sultry backdrop of Miami and the Keys.
Just Released: Havana Daydreamin’
Chip Bell loves to throw in a little colorful history in all of his novels, and Havana Daydreamin’ is no exception. Flashback to Havana 1958: Batista is in power and corruption rules; the Mob’s accountant, Meyer Lansky, is poised to open the crown jewel of the Mob’s gambling empire when Castro descends from the mountains. All bets are off, and Lansky supposedly moves millions of dollars out of Cuba. In an intriguing plot, Jake and his friend, Mike Lang, become involved in a search for the missing treasure in order to save the life of the woman Mike loves, Paula Cortez, President Fletcher’s liaison to the new Cuban government, who has been kidnapped. Chip Bell’s novel takes the reader on a twisted treasure hunt that begins in 1950′s Havana and leads to an ending that no one, especially Mike or Jake, could have thought possible.
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