Havana Heat A Lupe Solano Mystery Author:Carolina Garcia-Aguilera Feisty, fiery Cuban-American p.i. Lupe Solana knows her way in and out of every tight corner of her tropical Miami home. But now things are about to get hotter for Lupe than they have ever gotten before. — A fabled art masterpiece allegedly left behind in Castro's Cuba has Lupe Solana intrigued -- and contemplating an undercover excursion into th... more »e deadly heart of out-of-bounds Havana. But when the murder of a shady business contact is followed closely by another criminally assisted death, Lupe is suddenly searching for connections between the two local homicides and her covert art-rescue mission. Because it's beginning to look more and more as if Lupe's own life depends upon her making them...« less
This is the second Lupe S. mystery I've read and to me it is much better than "Bitter Sugar." There are several places in this book where the author seems to repeat herself (perhaps in an effort to stretch pages)but it doesn't detract too much from the story. The plot is a bit far-fetched, yet she seems to make it work. If you are looking for insights into Cuban/American politics there is a little of that as well.