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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Thrillers
  • Language:English
  • Pages:384
  • eBook ISBN:9781590793176

The Duesenberg Caper

by Roger Corea

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Overview
A vacation in Sicily turns deadly when young schoolteachers Andrew and his wife Ada find themselves commissioned to solve one the oldest mysteries in the car world. The whereabouts of the priceless 1935 Duesenberg SJ Emmanuel owned by King Victor Emmanuel of Italy has remained undiscovered for decades. Hot on its trail, Andrew and Ada are drawn into a world of high-stakes intrigue. Following the clues along a path of potential landmines, they become immersed in the dangerous landscape of Sicily’s mafia. In a land of high-rollers where the money flows, Andrew and the feisty Ada must contend with a series of riddles, risky complications, and the most notorious crime boss in Sicily.
Description
A vacation in Sicily turns deadly when young schoolteachers Andrew and his wife Ada find themselves commissioned to solve one the oldest mysteries in the car world. The whereabouts of the priceless 1935 Duesenberg SJ Emmanuel owned by King Victor Emmanuel of Italy has remained undiscovered for decades. Hot on its trail, Andrew and Ada are drawn into a world of high-stakes intrigue. Following the clues along a path of potential landmines, they become immersed in the dangerous landscape of Sicily’s mafia. In a land of high-rollers where the money flows, Andrew and the feisty Ada must contend with a series of riddles, risky complications, and the most notorious crime boss in Sicily. Classic car enthusiasts rejoice—The Duesenberg Caper is lush with the rarest and costliest cars money can’t buy. Roger Corea delves into a wealth of loving detail only a true aficionado could deliver. Shrouded in enigma, his intoxicating Sicilian countryside is a catalyst for this electrifying thriller to unfold.
About the author
Roger Corea writes about things, people, and places he is passionate about. His first novel, Scarback, published in 2013, tells the story of a critical time in the life of a mentally challenged man from the Italian neighborhood of Roger's youth. Writing is a natural outgrowth of Roger’s formal education. He earned a bachelor’s degree in English from St. Bonaventure University and completed graduate work in English literature at the University of Rochester. Before entering the business world to work for a large financial services company, Roger taught English literature at Canandaigua Academy and Penfield High School, where he also served as assistant football coach. Roger lives with his wife, Mary Ann, in Penfield, New York. They have three children and three grandchildren.

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