Biography

Libby Fischer Hellmann

Chicagoan Libby Fischer Hellmann is the award-winning author of ten “Compulsively Readable Thrillers.” They include the Ellie Foreman series, which Libby describes as a cross between “Desperate Housewives” and “24,” the hard-boiled Georgia Davis PI series, and the standalones, SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE, and A BITTER VEIL. Her 10th and newest release is HAVANA LOST, a historical thriller set largely in Cuba. She also has written nearly 20 short stories and novellas.

Libby Fischer Hellmann

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Books by Libby Fischer Hellmann

by Libby Fischer Hellmann - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

On the eve of the Cuban Revolution, headstrong 18-year-old Francesca Pacelli flees from her ruthless Mafia-boss father in Havana to the arms of her lover, a rebel fighting with Fidel Castro. Her father, desperate to send her to safety in the US, resorts to torture and blackmail as he searches the island for her. So begins the first part of a spellbinding saga that spans three generations of the same family.

by Libby Fischer Hellmann - Fiction, Literary Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Anna and Nouri, both studying in Chicago, fall in love despite their very different backgrounds. Anna, who has never been close to her parents, is more than happy to return with Nouri to his native Iran, to be embraced by his wealthy family. Beginning their married life together in 1978, their world is abruptly turned upside down by the overthrow of the Shah, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.