David Pereda Makes Amazon Breakthrough Novel Semifinals

ASHEVILLE — Author David Pereda announced today that Amazon.com chose his manuscript for Who Killed Fidel Castro? out of 5,000 entries to be a semifinalist in the online bookseller’s Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. If Pereda’s mystery thriller wins, Pereda would get a book contract from Penguin Group, one of the world’s largest publishers. Amazon is asking members […]

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Who Killed Fidel Castro? Wins Second Literary Award This Year

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (July 30, 2007) – David Pereda, an up-and-coming author who gave up a successful international consulting career to become a writer, won first place in the Lighthouse Book Awards mystery-thriller category this weekend for his manuscript titled Who Killed Fidel Castro? The award was the second this year for Pereda’s story about a […]

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Miami Author Wins Literary Award

MIAMI (Nov. 13, 2006) – The Florida Writers Association awarded Miami-based author David Pereda second place in the 2006 Royal Palm Literary Awards for his novel, Beyond Midnight in America.   The book, scheduled for publication next year, is about a successful Miami architect who fled Cubaduring the Mariel boatlift and reluctantly returns to his native country to unravel a 25-year-old family secret.  […]

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