Cambridge, MA, September 08, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Mexican drug war has reached critical mass, and the U.S. Government, under the direction of the INL and National Clandestine Service, must take drastic measures. Mason Church, a decorated U.S. soldier, returns home plagued by the emotional scars of war and the fragmented memories of his father. Loveless, broke, and jaded, he's recruited by National Clandestine Service to assassinate Mexico's biggest drug kingpin. 16 year-old, Valentina Vargas, witnesses the massacre of her family by the ruthless drug lord. Suddenly orphaned, she must make a decision to remain a peasant or retaliate against the sadistic murderers. Following the D.C. bombing death of the Head of INL by an unrecognizable and grotesque assassin--a mole is suspected within the high ranks of Washington. In order to succeed in Mexico, Mason must partner with Valentina, maneuvering through the dangerous labyrinth of menacing drug cartels, and corrupt government officials. Brought together by accident, Mason and Valentina realize that their only hope of survival lies with each other.
S.C. Smith released his 5-star reviewed debut novel, Mexican Hit Girl, on August 13th to solid reviews on Good Reads and Amazon. Copies of the book will also be on sale at Porter Square Books in Cambridge starting in late September.
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