Books by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera

ONE HOT SUMMER by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 18, 2002

"Miami and its Cuban elite deserve better than two-dimensional characters with bad taste in expensive clothes, cars, and home decor."
After five mysteries, Garcia-Aguilera (Bitter Sugar, 2001, etc.) offers a tawdry romantic comedy about family and adultery among the upper echelons of Miami's expatriate Cuban community. Read full book review >
BITTER SUGAR by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"Relentlessly glamorous meals, cars, outfits, and supporting characters can't hide the threadbare plotting in Lupe's sixth case (Havana Heat, 2000, etc.), whose complications are still getting phoned in seconds before the fadeout."
When he seized power in 1959, Fidel Castro nationalized virtually all Cuban industries, including the five sugar refineries that had been in Ramón Suzarez's family for generations. Read full book review >
HAVANA HEAT by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Miraculously, Lupe (A Miracle in Paradise, 1998, etc.) does manage to tie up most of the loose ends, even though the perilous Cuban expedition seems to take less time than one of those opulent lunches. (Author tour)"
Ever since 1935, the seven medieval tapestries comprising The Hunt for the Unicorn have decorated the walls of the Cloisters in New York. Read full book review >
A MIRACLE IN PARADISE by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 5, 1999

"Along the way, though, Lupe (Bloody Shame, 1997, etc.) folds a tense anti-Castro subplot and some disturbingly manipulative sex into a tale whose ending couldn't possibly have satisfied everybody."
Something funny is going on among the Order of the Illumination of the Sacred Virgin. Read full book review >
BLOODY SHAME by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1997

"But the chaotic plot, with its excess of paper-thin characters, may lose readers long before the finish. (Film rights to dePasse Entertainment; Mystery Guild alternate selection)"
A second foray into the world of Cuban Miami with p.i. Read full book review >
BLOODY WATERS by Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1996

"A talent worth watching."
A first novel, set in Miami's upper-class Cuban community, featuring private eye Lupe Solano, daughter of rich ÇmigrÇs, who shares her cottage office with muscle-freak cousin Leonardo. Read full book review >