A Happy Hanukah for an American family

Alan Gross was released today from a Cuban prison where he was held for five years. Gross, an employee of USAID (United States Agency of International Development) was accused by the Cuban government of espionage for bringing telecommunication devices into Cuba and sentenced to 15 years. According to Alan Gross himself, Pope Francis interceded between […]

What’s Under Your Tree?

It is my pleasure to feature Susan Bernhardt, friend and writing colleague. Congratulations, Susan, on your second book, Murder Under the Tree, which just came out. Your first, The Ginseng Conspiracy, received great attention and notices. I’m sure this one will too. Thank you, Lorenzo. I’m happy for the opportunity to be here. How long […]