The Schwarzschild Radius
By Gustavo Florentin
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Published: September 23, 2014
Genre: Thriller, Suspense, Mystery
Columbia student Rachel Wallen descends into the netherworld of runaways and predators to find her sister, Olivia, who has been abducted by a killer who auctions the deaths of young girls in an eBay of agony. As she closes in on the killer who’s taken Olivia, Rachel becomes his next target.
Recent Praise for The Schwarzschild Radius:
“A fierce thriller that doesn’t offer many chances to catch a breath.” ~Kirkus Reviews
“A top-rate thriller.” –San Francisco Book Review
“One of the Top-Ten Fiction Books of 2014” –Thelatinoauthor.com
“The next GONE GIRL”–Bestthrillers.com
‘Vivid, sinister, unsettling – Florentin delves into the darkest recesses of humanity in this fast-paced thriller’ –Crime Thriller Hound
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Other books by Gustavo Florentin:
In the Talons of the Condor
Published: December 2013
Genre: Thriller, Suspense
In the Talons of the Condor is a searing exploration of the power of revenge when it consumes the deadliest commando in South America. Roland Sabatini and John Muir are young missionaries who have been called to bring the Word of God to a remote Amazonian tribe. Soon after they meet, John notices strange and incongruous abilities in his companion. Roland is an expert tracker and survivalist; he knows the rain forest intimately and is a martial artist. Roland ultimately reveals that he is a commando on a mission of vengeance. While tracking his prey, Roland meets Lourdes McCallum, the daughter of a rubber-tapper and descendant of one of the many Southern families that emigrated to the Amazon after the Civil War. When they fall in love, he is torn between humanity and revenge and she is thrust into the vortex of his inexorable battle with his sworn enemy.
In the Talons of the Condor, won the following awards:
- WUACADEMIA–Prix d’Or Best Novel
- The Verb First Chapter Contest–First Prize
- Mount Arrowsmith Best Novel 4th place
- The Writing Show–Second Prize best first chapter of a novel.
- Second Prize–16th Annual International Latino Book Awards
About the Author:
Gustavo Florentin was born in Queens, New York and received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. He spent a decade in the defense industry then, after the fall of the Soviet Union, he moved on to the financial sector in New York where he is currently a network engineer. His passions include violin, travel to exotic places and exploring worldwide conspiracies. He lives in New Jersey where he is working on his third novel.
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