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Child of the Spanish Civil War By Sally Diaz
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More than a half-million Spaniards lost their lives in the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s, a bloody conflict that became the “proving grounds” for Nazi Germany’s plan for world... More > domination. Neighbor battled against neighbor; friends and family members fought on opposing sides, and many perished as religious and political passions flared. In Child of the Spanish Civil War, Andres and his family find their lives torn apart as their small town in the mountains of Northern Spain becomes a battlefield. Dodging bullets and hiding from Nazis as they make their way across the ravaged countryside, they pay a dear price in their quest for freedom. Based on the true story of a young survivor, this book is a gripping account of one family’s struggle against almost impossible odds.< Less
Deathsongs By Bart McCarthy
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The Euopean invasion that began in 1492 saw the genocide of millions of Native Americans. Nowhere is the pattern of this tragedy more clearly manifest than that of Columbus’ own story. This... More > play takes a hard look at the truth behind Columbus and his dealing with the Taino Indians. Columbus is on his deathbed in Spain, driven mad by his ambitions for fame and fortune. In his fever, he has a retrospective vision of his exploits in the New World. In juxtaposition, we see Anacaona, female chieftain of the Taino, on the eve of her execution by the Spaniards. She sings her “deathsong”, and in a vision travels the path of her life’s amazing story. In Deathsongs, we learn who the real heroes of the first contact between Europeans and Americans actually were. Deathsongs has been extensively researched and is based or real events and characters. Most of Columbus’ surprising dialogue is in his own words, extracted from his journals.< Less
The Treasure of La Malinche Volume 1 By Jeffry S. Hepple
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In his conquest of New Spain, Herman Cortés was assisted by the hereditary Aztec Princess, Malintzin Tenepal who became his chief interpreter and the mother of his son, Martin Cortés,... More > who is often called the First Mestizo. Christened as Doña Marina by the Spaniards and known to the natives as La Malinche, this extraordinary woman was, and still is, a polarizing character in Mexico and Hispanic American culture. The ordinary life of college professor Margaret de Vega is forever changed when she discovers the six hundred year old memoirs of La Malinche containing the secret to finding the lost treasure of Montezuma. With the aid of retired Special Forces Colonel R.A. Lincoln, Doctor de Vega undertakes her treasure hunt along a rapidly deteriorating United States – Mexican border.< Less
The Treasure of La Malinche Volume 2 By Jeffry S. Hepple
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In his conquest of New Spain, Herman Cortés was assisted by the hereditary Aztec Princess, Malintzin Tenepal who became his chief interpreter and the mother of his son, Martin Cortés,... More > who is often called the First Mestizo. Christened as Doña Marina by the Spaniards and known to the natives as La Malinche, this extraordinary woman was, and still is, a polarizing character in Mexico and Hispanic American culture. The ordinary life of college professor Margaret de Vega is forever changed when she discovers the six hundred year old memoirs of La Malinche containing the secret to finding the lost treasure of Montezuma. With the aid of retired Special Forces Colonel R.A. Lincoln, Doctor de Vega undertakes her treasure hunt along a rapidly deteriorating United States – Mexican border.< Less
Deathsongs By Bart McCarthy
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The Euopean invasion that began in 1492 saw the genocide of millions of Native Americans. Nowhere is the pattern of this tragedy more clearly manifest than that of Columbus’ own story. This... More > play takes a hard look at the truth behind Columbus and his dealing with the Taino Indians. Columbus is on his deathbed in Spain, driven mad by his ambitions for fame and fortune. In his fever, he has a retrospective vision of his exploits in the New World. In juxtaposition, we see Anacaona, female chieftain of the Taino, on the eve of her execution by the Spaniards. She sings her “deathsong”, and in a vision travels the path of her life’s amazing story. In Deathsongs, we learn who the real heroes of the first contact between Europeans and Americans actually were. Deathsongs has been extensively researched and is based or real events and characters. Most of Columbus’ surprising dialogue is in his own words, extracted from his journals.< Less
Child of the Spanish Civil War By Sally Diaz
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More than a half-million Spaniards lost their lives in the Spanish Civil War of the 1930s, a bloody conflict that became the “proving grounds” for Nazi Germany’s plan for world... More > domination. Neighbor battled against neighbor; friends and family members fought on opposing sides, and many perished as religious and political passions flared. In Child of the Spanish Civil War, Andres and his family find their lives torn apart as their small town in the mountains of Northern Spain becomes a battlefield. Dodging bullets and hiding from Nazis as they make their way across the ravaged countryside, they pay a dear price in their quest for freedom. Based on the true story of a young survivor, this book is a gripping account of one family’s struggle against almost impossible odds.< Less
Bloodthirsty Aztec Gods By Vianka Van Bokkem
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In twenty minutes my eighteen - year old twin sister Quetzali is going to be sacrificed to our bloodthirsty Gods that need to be pleased. Quetzali and I are Aztec slaves that were chosen by a group... More > of ‘brujos’ (male witches) from ‘Tenochtitlan’. One of the reasons why we were chosen was because we were born with green eyes and because Aztecs have dark eyes it was interpreted as a bad omen. There is a secret surrounding my birth. I will be thorn between revenge and my attraction for two handsome vampires; Luca the Italian who turned me into a vampire and Enrique the charming Spaniard. With the help of Maxtla the Tepaneca werewolf leader we are going to try to stop a more dangerous kind of brujo that call themselves ‘Brujos del Diablo’ (Devil’s witches) from performing human sacrifices.< Less
Fort McKavett By Clifford Caldwell
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The Texas Hill Country is rich with history. In recent years revisionist historians have only written about a select few aspects of the region, apparently preferring to overlook the fact that... More > outlaws, lawmen, Indians, horse soldiers and Spanish explorers crisscrossed the San Saba River and Menard County area for hundreds of years. True enough, the quaint shops and bistros, the music festivals, wildflowers, and the pleasing climate may be the attraction today but the area was home to Paleo-Indians 10,000 years ago. Spaniards trekked through the region in 1753, finding promise of gold and silver in the surrounding hills. Early Texas pioneers ultimately carved out a frontier settlement here, only to be menaced by hostile Comanche Indians, reluctant to release their hold on the region. Fort McKavett, the lonely outpost on the San Saba, played a vital part in the settlement of this area and in the rich military history of Texas. Join the author in rediscovering the fort, and Menard County.< Less
The Names of Heaven By Flavia Idà
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In 1511 the survivors of a Spanish shipwreck were captured by the Maya near the town of Tulum in Yucatan. Among them was a sailor from Palos named Gonzalo Guerrero. He lived among the Maya as a slave... More > for three years, learning their language and customs; he then escaped to Nachancan, lord of the city of Chetumal in Belize, who made him a free man. In Chetumal Gonzalo quickly rose to become Nachancan's war captain; he married Nachancan's sister had had three children with her. This was the foundation of the first European-American family, and the birth of the new race called the Mestizo. In 1517 Hernando Cortez came to bring Gonzalo back to the Spaniards; the decision Gonzalo took then was the only one ever taken by a white man in the conquest of the Americas, and it made him a hero.< Less
THE DISCOVERY OF GUYANA, SOUTH AMERICA By Sir Walter Raleigh
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Sir Walter Raleigh may be taken as the great typical figure of the age of Elizabeth. Courtier and statesman, soldier and sailor, scientist and man of letters, he engaged in almost all the main ... More > lines of public activity in his time, and was distinguished in them all. in 1578 engaged, with his half-brother, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, in the first of his expeditions against the Spaniards. After some service in Ireland, he attracted the attention of the Queen, and rapidly rose to the perilous position of her chief favorite. With her approval, he fitted out two expeditions for the colonization of Virginia, neither of which did his royal mistress permit him to lead in person, and neither of which succeeded in establishing a permanent settlement.< Less

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