Publisher:Mystic Moon Press
Release Date:February 2007
Book Preview: "Abandoned"
When her parents die, Maria Gonzales, goes to live with Carlota and Manuel Marcos and their two sons, Johnny and Danny. The death of her parents was not the only pain Maria had to endure; she also suffers at the hands of Johnny. His advances and betrayal cause Maria to lose hope. When Johnny abandons Maria and her baby in a haunted ranch, she vows to never cry or beg again. The ghosts, Indians, and wild wolves of New Mexico scare Maria, but make her strong for the sake of her baby.
Lupe Bloch has written an engaging, sweet and heartbreaking story about Maria, A young woman whose parents immigrated to the United States from Mexico and then, through tragic misfortune, left her orphaned. Although the novel is titled Abandoned, it is just as much a moving story of survival.
Reviewed by: Robin Carr: Author, Blue Skies, Wedding Party, House on Olive Street, Never Too Late