La Habana Perdida

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A thriller set in Cuba in large part, which spans three generations of the same family
on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, the stubborn Francesca Pacelli, 18 years old, fled his ruthless father, a mob boss in The Havana, on the arms of her lover, a rebel fighting with Fidel Castro. His father, desperate to send it to safety in the United States, use torture and blackmail to search the island.

So the first part of a fascinating saga spanning three generations of the same family begins. Decades later, the promise of untold riches seduces the Pacelli family to return to Cuba. But alrastrear that wealth it brings both danger and opportunity, and ultimately Francesca must face the deadly consequences of their decisions. From the troubled streets of Havana to the mean streets of Chicago, Havana LOSS reveals the true cost of power instead pursue love.

HAVANA loss is the tenth novel by award-winning author Libby Fischer Hellmann and third thriller that explores how the struggle and revolution affect the human spirit. HAVANA loss is a testament to the skill of Hellmann to portray the authentic historical details as well as his talent for writing thrillers that lead to compulsive reading.

LOSS HAVANA is available in her pocket book, ebook, audio and now: AudibleiTunes , and Amazon .




A fascinating historical thriller … This compelling book covering several generations, is full of intrigue and unexpected and shocking events in the plot.


An adventure with many levels … intelligent writing, made in style accomplished by an author who never disappoint your readers.

Mystery Scene Magazine

A cautionary tale … great historical detail … interesting story, ambitious and nice!

RT Book Reviews

Hellmann is already an icon of the mystery scene in Chicago. In LOSS HAVANA, he goes in a new direction, which masterfully evokes a Cuba in the past and the present in a heartbreaking story …

Sean Chercover, autor de EL JUEGO DE LA TRINIDAD

Hellmann offers readers a literary feat … an exuberant story with details of another place and time, and lovers whose fates intersect tragically. Writing in this thriller takes your breath away.

William Kent Krueger, autor de ORDINARIA GRACE y de la serie Cork O'Connor