By Arturo Perez-Reverte
From “master of the highbrow mystery” (Chicago Tribune) Arturo Pérez-Reverte, The Queen of the South is a notable story, spanning a long time and continents—from the dusty streets of Mexico to the gleaming waters off the coast of Morocco, to the Strait of Gibraltar and Spain—in a narrative encompassing sensuality and cruelty, love and betrayal, and existence and demise. This foreign bestseller encouraged Queen of the South, the must-watch drama on united states community starring Alice Braga as Teresa Mendoza.
Few authors encourage the type of ardour that Arturo Pérez-Reverte does. Reviewers, readers, and booksellers alike have embraced his fiction because the excellent mix of suspense and literary ambition. a world bestseller, he's probably the most renowned and broadly learn authors on this planet. And this beautiful novel is his top yet.
Teresa Mendoza's boyfriend is a drug smuggler who the narcos of Sinaloa, Mexico, name "the king of the quick runway," simply because he can get a airplane packed with coke off the floor in 300 yards. yet in a ruthless enterprise, existence could be brief, and Teresa even has a different cellphone that Guero gave her besides a dismal caution. If that cell jewelry, it capacity he is lifeless, and she'd higher run, simply because they are coming for her next.
Then the decision comes.
In order to outlive, she is going to need to say so long to the previous Teresa, an blameless woman who as soon as entrusted her lifestyles to a pinche narco smuggler. she's going to need to locate inside of herself a lady who's difficult adequate to inhabit an international as gruesome and unsafe as that of the narcos-a lady she by no means earlier than knew existed. certainly, the lady who emerges will shock even those that recognize her legend, that of the Queen of the South.
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