Taking the Heat

Book Cover: Taking the Heat
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Taking the Heat: An Expat Under Pressure in Spain

Nick Snelling

High in the Spanish mountains, life at Casa Desolada is nothing if not fraught. Embattled and bemused, Nick Snelling, ex-soldier, antiques dealer, builder, legal executive, consultant, author, estate agent and equity trader has finally become an expatriate. A doomed romantic, Nick lurches from the shortest TV career in media history to a disastrous attempt at becoming a wine merchant of fine Riojas. Along the way, he battles sex obsessed English language students, lethal barbecues, the temptation of topless beach beauties, the mysteries of Iberian building and the ultimate peril of a wife ruinously seduced by Spanish shopping. Meanwhile, Nick’s attempts to impose Spanish patriarchal machismo upon his family repeatedly back-fire…

Publisher: Lean Marketing Press

Author: Nick Snelling

Nick is an experienced journalist and author of five books (three of which are about Spain). He is married with two kids and he and his family have lived in Spain for the past nine years. He has acted as a management consultant to real estate agencies and knows the Spanish property market intimately. Nick is also a website copywriter and SEO specialist writer, and he runs www.culturespain.com, a highly authoritative information site about "all things Spanish".