I just received an autographed copy of Charles L. Fields new novel Sentimental Me. As the blurb on the back of the book says--don't let the nostalic title fool you...Sentimental Me sounds like one heck of a ride!
This fast paced travel mystery is a true gem. It takes Boston lawyer, Charles Stone to Aqua Prieta, Mexico to see why a slain U.S. Border Agent made a woman, with known Drug Cartel connections, the beneficiary of his $500,000 life insurance policy. Stone was often called in by the Franklin Life Insurance Company to investigate what they referred to as "exotic cases". He had recently returned from an assignment in Ireland involving the Real IRA and a notorious international arms dealer. Exposing fraudulent activity almost cost him his life. Needing a little R&R, he accepted the retainer and hoped the trip to Arizona and the Mexican border city would not be as dangerous, but nothing Franklin Life assigned him had ever been a "piece of cake". This investigative journey, rich in descriptive side events, introduces the reader to murder, drugs, arms smuggling and the powerful people who make it all happen.