Toe-Dancing in Frenzied Circles by Brenda Martinez
Cuban-American heroine Cordelia Blues embarks on a journey of self-discovery through Europe as she strives and struggles to find her friend's band. Abandoned in Spain mysteriously by the keyboard player, Trickster desperately needs to finish their European tour. They call on Cordelia, an accomplished player, to help them out. On a whim, she goes to play quirky, offbeat music with them and to enjoy Europe's colorful landscapes and peculiar inhabitants. However, early in her trip, she finds that she has embarked on a journey of hot pursuit. Crazed criminals comb the cities in search for her and she does not understand their motive. Will Cordelia, with just the right amount of savoir-faire, find her long lost friends and finish the Euopean tour? Or will the bloodthirsty fools finally catch up with her and do her in? Find out as you read, "Toe-Dancing in Frenzied Circles," Brenda Martinez's debut, picaresque novel.