Rania enjoys a quiet existence in Jericho where she regularly tends the family small vegetable garden with her mother and on occasion serves as a guide for tourists visiting the local holy sites. Suddenly she finds herself both victim and key witness to a horrifying event that forces her to leave her life behind.
She lands anonymously in New York among a group of successful media and finance executives. When a member of the group unexpectedly dies, their lives are shaken and no one can imagine the danger that awaits them.
Black Tequila, Bernal´s first novel, is an exhilarating story full of intrigue and suspense that explores the pain of injustice, loneliness, compassion and love.
“Excellent Opera prima, his detailed descriptions of life in ancient Jericho in contrast with glamorous life in NYC, and the complexity of every character make this thriller full of love, drama and suspense a Must read!” —Amazon readers review
"Riveting, well written, and suspenseful. One of the best books I have read in a long time." —Deborah J (Amazon readers review)
“Wow! quite a story: history, romance, mystery. Happy joyful sad and gruel war turning hateful vengeful greedy and back to live and it is worth living!...” —Mary Lou
"Amazing story. What a twist in this story. I t was a great read. Some events were horrifying, however, and I still cringe thinking about them." —B.Kay
“The story was very good, fast paced and intriguing. It takes you from tiny Jericho to Wall Street in a thrilling, suspenseful way” —Robin Downey