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Reviewed by Danita Dyess for Readers' Favorite
In Blood Brothers by George R. Hopkins, you meet Howard Stevens, a Harvard graduate, CIA covert agent, Green Beret and international assassin. April 6, 1976 is a special day for Howard Stevens. He had his best friend, regarded as his brother, murdered in the jungles of Columbia. Now he receives an assignment from a mysterious stranger wielding $250k in an envelope: Kill Fidel Castro. Castro was the political mastermind behind the Bay of Pigs, the battle that killed his brother, Edgar. Castro was the cause of fellow Harvard and friend John F. Kennedy's untimely demise. With his infiltration into Rocco Muscatelli's mob, he will watch the heroin and cocaine shipments from Cuba roll into the U.S. This mission will allow him to succeed where others have failed.
Blood Brothers by George R. Hopkins is a fast paced, action packed thriller that grabbed my attention and never let go. I succumbed to the intrigue, danger and sophisticated twists and turns. The complex characters, Father Bennis, Tom Cavanaugh, Vito Muscatelli, etc. and real dialogue gave the storyline authenticity and depth. The Washington, D.C. backdrop was appropriate. "Six different kids from six different backgrounds" was brilliant and added humour. I thoroughly enjoyed the though-provoking quotes at the beginning of each chapter. The pacing and suspense was perfect. Hopkins, a former English teacher, is a master storyteller.