Rhythms in Crime Dance Quartet: rumba

 

Book cover for Dancing with Death by Ruth WadeCURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT

 

 

 

Rumba is a true reflection of Cuba’s mixed heritage. The dance reflects the needs of the colonial Spanish to codify unchaperoned couplings and the Africans sold into slavery to express the passionate sensuality of freedom. The result comes close to perfection.

 

Watch this video and see for yourself . . .

You may also be interested in Ruth Wade’s other books: A Fatal Rhythm* (the first in the Rhythms in Crime Dance Quartet) or Walls of Silence.

For crime stories set in 1920’s London, try the May Keaps series by BK Duncan.

* here you can watch a clip of flamenco outside the Sacromonte caves in Granada.

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