Dan Goldberg's marriage is in trouble because of his aluminum mistress, a 30-year-old single-engine Cessna. He tries to support both his family and the airplane by teaching monthly statistics classes in Washington D.C. One fateful Monday, Richard, a Jamaican taxi driver, offers him a fistful of cash for a short flight to New Jersey, but the trip turns out to be a drug run. The deal goes sour and Dan is left with two duffel bags, one filled with cash, one with cocaine.
That's when he meets Maria, a sexy Latina with a dubious past. Dan's view of himself and his lift shifts, first gradually and then dramatically when the cartel tracks him down. Dan's skills keep the couple alive but no matter how high he flies, he can't escape the consequences of his actions.
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About the Author
Howard Hammerman grew up on a farm not far from New York City. His love of flying started, when, as a youngster, his father bought him a 15-minute ride on a bi-plane. Many years later he became a private pilot (instrument rated) and owned his own Cessna Cardinal. His fascination with people and the choices they make in their lives started in college Sociology courses. He taught college then became an analyst with the US government hoping to make a difference in the world.
He has been a freelance statistical consultant since 1990.
Howard, his artist-wife Helen and their dog traveled the country for several years in their motor home before settling in Sarasota, Florida, where they enjoy the support for creative arts of all types.
Flying Blind is his first novel.