Trouble in Paradise" is a crime thriller set in old Havana during the 1950s. The saga plunges deeply into the high octane brew of criminals and political intrigue, bringing alive the lust for gambling and the quest for power. Meyer Lansky, Cuba's gambling czar, pursues his dream, remaking Havana into the world's premier tourist destination. Meyer plans "The Grand Havana" from a most unlikely spot... the Saratoga County jail. Serving a ninety day sentence for a minor gambling violation, he makes the best of a bad situation. At a high cost to Meyer, his jail cell is a customized suite with telephone and all the amenities. Taking over the reins in Havana, Meyer begins developing the world's most lavish gambling mecca. But he faces a worthy adversary in Santo Trafficante, former gambling czar ousted for running crooked casinos that kept the high-rollers away. Meyer looks at Santo with disdain, a common criminal in a thousand dollar suit and himself as a renaissance man, without peer in ...
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