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Carolina Garcia-Aguilera's
HAVANA HEAT
A Lupe Solano Mystery
 
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DETECTIVE DATA

Name of Detective:
Guadalupe (Lupe) Solano
 
Sidekick:
None, but has cousin, Leonardo, who works in the office
 
Hometown:
Miami, FL
 
Age:
Forever 28
 
Occupation:
Private investigator
 
How did you get involved in sleuthing?:
My brother-in-law was embezzling large sums of money from my father's contracting company in order to be able to keep his mistress in style. As soon as this was discovered, a lawyer was retained to press charges. The lawyer then hired a private investigator to look into the case, and I tagged along with him. I found I took to investigations like a duck takes to water.
 
Pet Peeves:
Political correctness.
 
Role Model:
My mother.
 
Hobbies:
Men, anything chocolate.
 
Distinguishing characteristics:
Blood red perfectly lacquered fingernails, Beretta carried somewhere on my body or tucked into my Chanel bag, stiletto heels
 
Marital Status:
Forever single, and not looking, just finding.
 
Quote:
Living 'la vida Loca' and enjoying it to the fullest.
 
Favorite Websites:
Anything to do with mysteries.
 
Author:
Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
 
Books & Year Published (including any scheduled for 99):
Havana Heat, hardcover 8/00; A Miracle in Paradise, hardcover 10/99, upcoming paperback 8/00; Bloody Secrets, hardcover 2/98, paperback 3/99; Bloody Shame, hardcover 2/97, paperback 1/98; Bloody Waters, hardcover 2/96, paperback 2/97
 
The Next Book (2000) (tentative title & teaser):
not yet titled, but another fast-paced mystery. This time Lupe's investigative sideline helping exiled Cubans to recover art confiscated by Castro leads to her involvement with a legendary missing medieval masterpiece and the wealthy Cuban-American family that claims to know where it is.
 
A MIRACLE IN PARADISE
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