About ‘Sweetness in the Lime’

“Part love story, party mystery,” The Sweetness in the Lime is a “quietly powerful novel” that asks the question: What is Love?

When Eli, a resolutely single, fiftysomething Canadian newspaper copy editor, meets Mariela, a thirtysomething off-the-books Cuban tour guide, he isn’t looking for love. He isn’t even sure what love is. And yet love finds him. But does it find Mariela?

Mariela has secrets. So does Eli. Neither is ready to share those secrets until they have no choice.

“Vividly drawn, intriguing, lyrical, funny and always entertaining.”