Mexican Standoff

 

  

    While on a romantic vacation in Puerto Vallarta with her retired Marine lover, Socorro, a beautiful Mexican señorita and her father are kidnapped by a powerful drug lord. A ragtag band of friends, led by the Marine, put together a dangerous rescue plan that leads them to a Mexican Standoff.. in the coastal mountains of Nayarit, Mexico.


   


While being held captive, Socorro Castillo must consider escape, face being sold for guns, or bargain for her life and honor with the narcissistic cartel leader. The novel is a sequel to The Catalina Connection and includes danger, conflict, romance and a few surprises. Enjoy some scenes of Mexico as you read.










In a previous novel, The Catalina Connection, a fictitious Ensenada Mexican cartel ‘Los Tigres’ employs a new narcotics smuggling method through Santa Catalina Island into the Southern California lucrative drug market. High-speed luxury powerboats are used far at sea to move the drugs undetected across the border from Mexico. A strong Santa Ana wind plays a role in the plot’s discovery and two old CIA/DEA friends form a partnership to identify the smugglers and attempt to capture the gang.











A beautiful Mexican detective, Socorro Castillo, has purposely involved herself in the smuggling scheme; she aids the friends, is wounded in a gunfight and falls in love. The story is set against the backdrop of Southern and Baja California. As a reward to each other, the friends vacation in Nuevo Vallarta on Banderas Bay, Mexico where they again must face the evils of a local drug cartel.  

 







A MEXICAN STANDOFF:

A Mexican standoff is a simultaneous confrontation among three opponents. The tactics for such a confrontation are substantially different than a one on one duel, where the first to shoot has the advantage. In a confrontation among three armed and mutually hostile participants, the first to shoot is at a tactical disadvantage. If opponent A shoots opponent B, then while so occupied, opponent C can shoot A, thus winning the conflict. Since it is the second opponent to shoot that has the advantage, no one wants to go first, hence, a permanent standoff or stalemate, unless someone makes a mistake. So, the unanswered question is: what is the best thing to do in such a circumstance?












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MEXICAN STANDOFF

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