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Critical Praise

"Libby Fischer Hellmann is already an icon of the Chicago mystery scene. In Havana Lost she heads in a bold new direction and masterfully evokes a Cuba past and present in a heartrending tale of broken families and lost loves."

— Sean Chercover, author of The Trinity Game


"In Havana Lost, Libby Hellmann offers readers a literary tour de force. It’s a story lush with the details of another place and time—Cuba on the cusp of revolution and after—and full of lovers whose stars are tragically crossed with the complicated politics of the cold war. The writing in this thriller will take your breath away."

— William Kent Krueger, author of Ordinary Grace and the Cork O’Connor series


"Libby Hellmann is a master at crafting an engrossing read. Havana Lost is exceptional; the novel intrigues you from the get-go and keeps you turning pages 'til the last."

— Heather Graham, New York Times Bestselling author of the Krewe Of Hunter series


"Havana Lost is an engrossing tale of love, betrayal and revenge that spans three generations of remarkable women. Libby Fischer Hellmann beautifully captures the scents sounds and feel of Cuba before and after the revolution."

— Zoë Sharp, author of the Charlie Fox series


"Havana Lost has it all—a tropical thrill ride that never lets up and a love affair for the ages! I loved it!"

— Joel Goldman, Author of the Alex Stone and Lou Mason series


"A sweeping saga exploring a fascinating event and its impact on future generations."

New York Times Bestselling Author CJ Lyons