Comrades in Miami

Comrades in Miami

eBook - 2010
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The Cold War between the USA and Cuba gets very hot -- and sexy -- in José Latour's latest gripping and atmospheric thriller.

In the rest of the world, the Cold War is over, but the one between the United States and Cuba is kept stoked by both governments -- and by the spies they keep in business.

Colonel Victoria Valiente, one of the most respected officers in the General Directorate of Intelligence, is the Havana-based spymaster of greater Miami. An apparently faithful servant of the revolution, she is middle-aged, frumpy, with an IQ off the charts and a libido to match. But her husband has convinced her that Castro's regime is corrupt and moribund, and that they must defect. Buoyed by $2.7 million that he steals electronically and salts away in an online bank, the couple sails to Key West. They have no idea that the FBI is on to them. The G-men have coerced Elliot Steill, a Cuban exile living in Miami (and the hero of Latour's previous novel, Outcast ), into betraying his former compadres.

This crafted, erotically charged novel culminates in an electrifying showdown, offering an inside view into the regime's darkest corners while shedding light on contemporary Cuba.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York :, McClelland & Stewart,, 2010.
ISBN: 9781551995205
Characteristics: 1 online resource.


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