BOOK REVIEW: THE CASTRO GENE
This is really a rags to riches story. Lucas Brandon goes from a prizefighter living in a basement apartment to a man riding in limos and living in a luxury suite almost over night.
His benefactor is Paul Tremont, a millionaire with eccentric ways. But what is there that is so special about Lucas that catches Paulís eye. Lucas is the son of a college professor who never cared much about school. He has a high IQ and is quick to learn how the stock market works. Tremont is using this to his advantage but there is a secret in Lucasí background that Tremont has discovered that makes him believe that Lucas will be the instrument to help Tremont bring down Fidel Castro and allow Tremont to take over in Cuba.
Cori Leopard is the daughter of a senator from Florida. Cori has spent the better part of her adult life protesting and Tremont has been one of her victims but when Tremont offers her ten million dollars to join his crew and use the money for good Cori succumbs.
Soon Lucas and Cori both find themselves in danger. Will Lucas be able to discover what is really behind Tremontís actions before it is too late? What secret lurks in Lucas background that would be of any help in getting rid of Fidel Castro? Take the time to read The Castro Gene and get these answers and many more.
REVIEWED BY PATRICIA REID
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