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Stan Bullock, shipping agent and part time Honorary British Consul in Galicia northwest Spain, returns from an annual Madrid consular conference to be confronted with the suicide of Donald Simmons, an English yachtsman whose body was found hanging from a ceiling lamp in a local hotel. After dealing with the police and examining magistrate who clear the case and confirm the ...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published 2010 by Cyberwit.net
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James G. Skinner is a retired world wide telecommunications executive and ex-Honorary British Consul in Spain. For the past twenty years he has lived in Vigo and has observed through the press the constant flow of drugs from Latin America into Europe via the coast of Galicia. Living in Spain has also given him an insight into the fight on terrorism, especially the Basque Separatist movement ETA. He has managed to combine his research of both criminal activities into a unique fictitious novel ...more
Author of The Goa File, James G. Skinner's Serene Maiden draws from his own experiences as a former Honorary British consul in Spain and injects the story with impeccable research and consular anecdotes, resulting in a reasonably accurate, yet fictional account of the inner working of Spanish drug cartels between the inlets of Europe and Galicia, Spain. ... http://www.theusreview.com/reviews/Se...