Teresa Dovalpage’s deliciously twisted novella, set on a Caribbean cruise, showcases the dark—and
sometimes deadly—side of celebrity.
Former Havana detective Marlene Martínez, now happily running a bakery in Miami, has booked a week-long
cruise to Mexico and the Caribbean with her niece, Sarita, as the girl’s quinceañera present. Sarita is beyond thrilled to
discover that a Cuban telenovela star, Carloalberto, is also aboard for the trip.
But even while trying to keep her niece away from the unsettlingly handsome actor, Marlene gets the feeling
Carloalberto is in some kind of trouble—he is constantly on edge, and shady characters seem to find their way to him.
When murder occurs aboard the North Star, Marlene will rely on instincts she hoped never to use again.
Release date: August 25, 2020
Publisher: Soho Crime
Print pages: 144
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