When We Left Cuba

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  • Paperback
  • 346 pages
  • When We Left Cuba
  • Chanel Cleeton
  • 23 March 2018
  • 045149086X

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When We Left Cuba In 1960s Florida, a young Cuban exile will risk her life and heart to take back her country in this exhilarating historical novel from the author of Next Year in Havana, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Beautiful Daring Deadly The Cuban Revolution took everything from sugar heiress Beatriz Perez her family, her people, her country Recruited by the CIA to infiltrate Fidel Castro s inner circle and pulled into the dangerous world of espionage, Beatriz is consumed by her quest for revenge and her desire to reclaim the life she lost.As the Cold War swells like a hurricane over the shores of the Florida Strait, Beatriz is caught between the clash of Cuban American politics and the perils of a forbidden affair with a powerful man driven by ambitions of his own When the ever changing tides of history threaten everything she has fought for, she must make a choice between her past and future but the wrong move could cost Beatriz everything not just the island she loves, but also the man who has stolen her heart Read When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “When We Left Cuba

  1. Miranda Reads says:

    I am nothing if not a scandalBeatriz is one of the Perez daughters known for their fame and fortune in their homeland, Cuba.But they were forced to flee due to the revolution And though her family has settled in Florida, and her father is bent on reforming the Perez family fortune, Beatriz cannot help but long for the life she left behindThey said you ruled like a queen in HavanaBeatriz becomes consumed with the near impossible goal to destroy Fidel Castro.But making plans andI am nothing if not a scandalBeatriz is one of the Perez daughters known for their fame and fortune in their homeland, Cuba.But they were forced to flee due to the revolution And though her family has settled in Florida, and her father is bent on reforming the Perez family fortune, Beatriz cannot help...

  2. Angela M says:

    Political intrigue, history, wanting to knowabout Cuba, and a love story were the things that attracted me to this book, as well as the fact that I enjoyed Next Year in Havana It moved a little slowly at first I didn t feel immersed until a third of the way in and then I was taken in I remembered that Beatriz Perez was Marisol s great Aunt and Elisa s sister from the previous book, but I don t remember muchabout her from the first novel She turns out to be a spirited, independen Political intrigue, history, wanting to knowabout Cuba, and...

  3. Susanne Strong says:

    4.75 Intriguing and Suspenseful Stars Beatriz Perez wants nothingthan to return to Cuba Having been exiled to Florida after the Cuban Revolution is not what she had in mind She has no interest in being a debutante like her sisters, nor does she have any interest in marriage For Beatriz, the loss of her twin brother Alejandro, is excruciating thus all she wants is revenge When the CIA recruits her as a spy, she jumps at the chance hoping that she can make Castro pay What Beatriz doesn 4.75 Intriguing and Suspenseful Stars Beatriz Perez wants nothingthan to return to Cuba Having been exiled to Florida after the Cuban Revolution is not what she had in mind She has no interest in being a debutante like her sisters, nor does she have any interest in marriage For Beatriz, the loss of her twin brother Alejandro, is excruciating thus all she wants is revenge When the CIA recruits her as a spy, she jumps at the chance hoping that she can make Castro pay What Beatriz doesn t count on, is meeting Nick, who captures every fiber of her being, and whose life is the exact opposite of hers How will Beatriz s need for revenge coinci...

  4. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    A stunning and intriguing follow up Beatriz Perez lost everything during the Cuban Revolution, including her family and her home, her beloved Cuba The CIA recruits her to get close to Fidel Castro and his comrades Now a spy, Beatriz is thirsty with revenge for all she s lost The Cold War is in full swing when Beatriz finds herself in love with power hungry man a clandestine affair, and she knows it Beatriz comes to a crossroads where she must choose between everything she holds dea A stunning and intriguing follow up Beatriz Perez lost everything during the Cuban Revolution, including her family and her home, her beloved Cuba The CIA recruits her to get close to Fidel Castro and his comrades Now a spy, Beatriz is thirsty with revenge for all she s lost The Cold War is in full swing when Beatriz finds herself in love with power hungry man a clandestine affair, and she knows it Beatriz comes to a crossroads where she must choose between everything she holds dear from her past and her hopeful, pos...

  5. Warda says:

    As beautiful as I was expecting it to be I was anticipating this book a lot since I read Next Year in Havana earlier this year and fell in love with it The way that story concluded had me excited to see what Beatriz s story would be like and it didn t disappoint She exuded a lot of strength, charm and beauty in the previous book and those qualities carry through in her own book.Beatriz is a defiant character She has a reputation that follows her, but she couldn t care less She s bold and br As beautiful as I was expecting it to be I was anticipating this book a lot since I read Next Year in Havana earlier this year and fell in love with it The way that story concluded had me excited to see what Beatriz s story would be like and it didn t disappoint She exuded a lot of strength, charm and beauty in the previous book and those qualities carry through in her own book.Beatriz is a defiant character She has a reputation that follows her, but she couldn t care less She s bold and brave and pushed the standards of what it was like to be a woman in the 1960 s She set the societal standard for herself and I really appreciated that about her character.Chanel Cleeton can write Her writing is full of passion, honesty and heart and I love how she manages to express and explain the political climate that was going on in Cuba and the States through her characters The romance will cause you to have a fever It s flawed and raw and your own heart has you feeling the emotional turmoil her char...

  6. Holly B says:

    Beatriz Perez lives in exile in Palm Beach, Florida with her family, but Cuba forever lives in her heart The family fled during the Cuban Revolution and they lost their family home and successful sugar field business They are safe, but Beatriz has anger and revenge on her mind She isn t one to forget the past.Beatriz as...

  7. Chelsea (chelseadolling reads) says:

    EEEEEEEEeeeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhh Not really sure how to rate this one as it just. wasn t what I expected it to be Which I guess is my fault I went in wantingromance but this was definitelyabout espionage and like. spy stuff It wasn t a bad book, but it was just not my cup of tea.

  8. Liz says:

    4.5 stars, rounded up When We Left Cuba picks up in time after Next Year in Havana The Perez family, part of the Cuban sugar aristocracy, has landed in Palm Beach after the Cuban Revolution Once again, Cleeton does a great job of combining an engaging story with a real feel for the time and place This is historical fiction done right Cleeton knows how to weave historic facts into the story in a seamless manner This sequel focuses on a different Perez daughter Driven by revenge, Beatriz Per 4.5 stars, rounded up When We Left Cuba picks up in time after Next Year in Havana The Perez family, part of the Cuban sugar aristocracy, has landed in Palm Beach after the Cuban Revolution Once again, Cleeton does a great job of combining an engaging story with a real feel for the time and place This is historical fiction done right Cleeton knows how to weave historic facts into the story in a seamless manner This sequel focuses on a different Perez daughter Driven by revenge, Beatriz Perez makes contact with the CIA in an effort to return to Cuba and assassinate Castro It s...

  9. Jen says:

    I think I m going to get poo pooed on for this review Having read and adored Next Year in Havana, this one just fell flat for me Too unrealistic I love Cuba but this character What happened to Beatrize For a 22 year old she makes reckless decisions which may be appropriate for her age but for how intelligent she is supposed to be just didn t jive for me.This one readlike a harlequin romance hey I m a sucker for a good love story every now and then but I couldn t buy into it I m I think I m going to get poo pooed on for this review Having read and adored Next Year in Havana, this one just fell flat for me Too unrealistic I love Cuba but this character What happened to Beatrize For a 22 year old she makes reckless decisions which may be appropriate for her age but for how intelligent she is supposed to be just didn t jive for me.This one readlike a harlequin romance hey I m a sucker for a good love story every now and then but I couldn t buy into it I m the cynic.M...

  10. Marialyce says:

    4.5 starsI always find there is nothing better than reading a book that connects you to a time you so well remember Such was the case in this wonderfully written story that Chancel Cleeton constructed for her readers This story takes us into the life and times of Beatriz Perez, a strong willed, beautiful, independent woman who possesses great love and feelings for her native land Her wish is to see Cuba become the place of beauty, family, and one that her memories so want it to be However, 4.5 starsI always find there is nothing better than reading a book that connects you to a time you so well remember Such was the case in this wonderfully written story that Chancel Cleeton constructed for her readers This story takes us into the life and times of Beatriz Perez, a strong willed, beautiful, independent woman who possesses great love and feelings for her native land H...