|About the Book|
The alarm of my Mercedes Benz went screaming into alert mode. I hustled back to the four door sedan to find: No Lucky!!! What would you do if someone you truly loved was taken? To what lengths would you travel? How far into danger would you venture,MoreThe alarm of my Mercedes Benz went screaming into alert mode. I hustled back to the four door sedan to find: No Lucky!!! What would you do if someone you truly loved was taken? To what lengths would you travel? How far into danger would you venture, to get a member of your family back?Lucky, the most famous dog in all of Sonora, Mexico was dog napped on March 1st, 2014. Was it a prank gone bad by teenagers? Did it involve the ruthless, Sinaloa Drug Cartel, deadliest in the world? Or was it just a lowlife dog thief?The true, epic story of how the State of Sonora, Mexico and communities of San Carlos, Guaymas, Hermosillo, Empalme and Obregon came together to try and locate Luckys captors, free Lucky from harms way and get him into Jim Kawaguchis arms. Mexicans, Americans Canadians and the Consulate of Hermosillo, joined forces in an attempt to solve the greatest mystery of dog theft in Mexicos history.Mi Vida Loca: Born and raised in Southwestern Idaho, Rico is the oldest of five boys, growing up in an area that was ripe for several adventures with his four younger brothers and numerous cousins. Rico grew up near farmland that produced potatoes, hay, hops, grain and corn. There were several fruit orchards and vineyards in the Snake River Valley as well, due to the extraordinary fertile soil. Rico is an avid fisherman and has traveled far and wide to cast his line into many waters- including streams, lakes, ponds, rivers, seas and oceans. He has worked for a few international companies as both a sales manager and a marketing manager. In his spare time he has worked as a land developer and was a licensed Realtor in Arizona. Should you decide to visit Arizona, Rico would be more than happy to show you around his Great State of Arizona through his children’s book, ARIZONA Is Where I Live.Rico is happily married to a graphic artist from Minnesota. They make their homes in the “Land of the Sun,” Scottsdale, Arizona, and San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. He and wife Connie enjoy snorkeling, hiking, hanging by their swimming pool and traveling to the different beaches of Mexico while sipping on a cold cerveza or margarita blended with Rico’s favorite TEQUILA.