"Tropical Knights" is the first in a series of mystery/adventure novels written by John Beckman, whose previous work has appeared in The New American Review and many magazines and periodicals. The "Tropical" series features Jack Stevens, a troubled Vietnam veteran and his lovable but obstinate cohort Amy Larkin, a young CIA agent who was recruited right out of college for espionage work. Since Amy is half-Cuban her fluent Spanish has allowed her to work easily in the Latin American countries.
Stevens has attempted to escape the troubles of the world and has settled into a routine as a Charter Boat Captain sailing out of his brother's marina in south Florida. Amy has sought him out for his expertise in the military in demolition. Against his better judgment Stevens agrees to accompany her into Cuba to destroy a missile Dictator Castro has planned for the destruction of Washington, D.C. To foil the dying dictator, Jack and Amy risk their lives in a race against time and nature and the devious Cuban mafia. - Available from Amazon.com as an eBook for your Kindle, iPad, or any electronic reading device.