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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Today is the official release of Dale Dye's Havana File

When retired US Marine gunner Shake Davis learns an American with highly classified information has gone missing in Cuba, his investigation reveals the man is being held hostage on Fidel Castro’s private island

In the midst of a major move from suburban Virginia—“too close to the flagpole”—to the great state of Texas—“my kind of place and my kind of people”—retired US Marine gunner Shake Davis is contemplating the government’s proposed normalization of relations with Cuba—and he’s not happy about it. By the time he arrives at the new Davis homestead in a quaint little town south of the Texas capitol at Austin, he’s convinced—by instinct and past experience with tenacious communist governments—that America is making a big mistake in making nice with the Castro regime.

And Shake’s instinct may be right. When a missing American intelligence analyst goes missing in Cuba and is presumed dead, Shake flies into action, conducting his own investigation from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. The drama reaches a head as Shake pulls together a small team of Marine Raiders to stage a daring rescue from the sea.
About the Author
Dale A. Dye is a US Marine officer who rose through the ranks to retire as a captain after twenty-one years of service in war and peace. He is a distinguished graduate of the Missouri Military Academy who enlisted the United States Marine Corps shortly after graduation. Sent to war in Southeast Asia, he served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970, surviving thirty-one major combat operations. Appointed a warrant officer in 1976, he later converted his commission and was a captain when he deployed to Beirut, Lebanon, with the Multinational Force from 1982 through 1983. He served in a variety of assignments around the world and along the way attained a degree in English literature from the University of Maryland. Following retirement from active duty in 1984, he spent time in Central America, reporting and training troops for guerrilla warfare in El Salvador, Honduras, and Costa Rica. Upset with Hollywood’s treatment of the American military, he went to Hollywood and established Warriors, Inc., the preeminent military training and advisory service to the entertainment industry. Dye has worked on more than fifty movies and TV shows, including several Oscar- and Emmy-winning productions. He is a novelist, actor, director, and show business innovator, who wanders between Los Angeles and Lockhart, Texas. 

"No one knows more about ground war and warriors than Dale Dye, and no one writes it better." Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of War: A Novel


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