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Friday, February 05, 2021

Featured Indie Book: Waking Up in Medellin (Kathryn Lane)

Waking Up in Medellin (Kathryn Lane)Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Mystery Novel Waking Up in Medellin by Kathryn Lane.

Waking Up in Medellin is as hard to put down as an unscratched lottery ticket. Nikki Garcia is the accountant version of James Bond. The story is set in Medellin, Colombia, and moves at lightning speed toward an explosive finish. As a comparison, Grisham comes to mind.

The Book has been self-published via Amazon and is available as eBook and Paperback - 272 pages - released in February 2020.

About the Book

Nikki Garcia, an American woman, arrives in Medellin, Colombia to investigate allegations of fraud against the General Manager of Amazonia Steel, a local affiliate of the multi-national corporation where she works. 

In her ensuing investigative work, she connects two accidental deaths at the Company to a much darker plot involving the man under investigation. 

To help with the investigation, she hires a former CIA operative to assist her. Nikki also meets a medical doctor she soon finds herself falling in love with until she is kidnapped and wonders if he is also part of the sinister plot threatening her life. 

Waking Up in Medellin (Kathryn Lane)
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Reviews (Excerpts)

- "Nikki Garcia, a corporate auditor, sent to audit a company in Columbia. Suspecting fraud Nikki is caught up in a dangerous investigation. She meets Eduardo, the first man she has been interested in since the death of her child and her subsequent divorce, but is he to be trusted? Danger and suspicious characters at every turn make this a very exciting read!" - Donna D. (Amazon)

- "Lane is an excellent writer, with a good sense of style. I was interested in the characters and kept wondering who was going to turn out to be the good guy and which the bad guy. I wasn't surprised with who turned out to be the good guy, but I was shocked with who turned out to be the bad guy [...]"  - Ron Beall

- "This novel was so intriguing - mystery, love, healing, all taking place in a foreign location.
This author obviously researched the politics, country law enforcement, and gave a comprehensive description of cartel operations. It kept me reading every day until finishing this book. [...]" - Duchee (Amazon)

About the Author

Author Kathryn Lane
Author Kathryn Lane
Kathryn Lane
, originally from Mexico, took the long road to becoming an author. She started work life as an artist in oil painting, but soon discovered that lead to a starving artist lifestyle. 

To earn a living, she became a certified public accountant and enjoyed a two-decade career in international finance with Johnson & Johnson. She started as an auditor, ferreting out fraud at affiliates around the world. Later she became CFO of Johnson & Johnson Mexico for five years, moved to Argentina, where she served as CFO of the local affiliate and was also given sub regional responsibilities. After five years in the Southern Cone, she was named to head the Latin America and Caribbean finance function.

Kathryn took an early retirement from corporate life to live out her dream of writing fiction. As an author of mystery and suspense novels, she draws deeply from her experiences growing up in a small town in Mexico as well as her work and travel in over ninety countries around the globe. In her youth, she lived in a story-centric culture where reality blended with the surreal in perfect harmony – a dichotomy that developed her ability to form mental images of characters and stories that spring to life. 

Kathryn loves the Arts and is a board member of the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council. Kathryn and her husband, Bob Hurt, split their time between Texas and the mountains of northern New Mexico where she finds it inspiring to write. 

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