Monday, November 10, 2014

Guest Post: Christopher Cloud

Meet Diego and Adelita in Adelita’s Secret
Adelita and Diego are the characters in Adelita’s Secret, a young adult fantasy romance. Adelita is 17 years old and in high school and Diego is the man, the soldier she falls in love with when she travels back in time to 1910. Let’s meet each of them.
Diego, the man is a disciplined soldier, but has the heart of a lion. He is a farmer, but is wise beyond his years. Diego can read and write whereas, most peasants in 1910 Mexico could not. He is kind, gentle, romantic and falls in love with Adelita. Will Diego bring Adelita closer to embracing her heritage? Can he change the Revolution and Adelita?

 Adelita is lost in a superficial world of materialism and social status. She is loved by two men that are separated by 100 years, one a poet at heart in her time in 2010, the other a soldier in the 1910 Mexican Revolution. Adelita is ashamed of her heritage, keeping her Mexican roots secret under green eyes and brown hair. Adelita finds her great grandmothers diary and steps through the portal of time to the year 1910 on the battle front lines in the Mexican Revolution, but what happens to the life she leaves behind? Will her love for Diego, bring her closer to her Mexican roots?

Read Chapter 1 – 4 on Amazon
Title: Adelita’s Secret
Author: Christopher Cloud
Genre: young adult fantasy romance
Title is available at Amazon kindle or paperback
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About Adelita’s Secret  
Lost in a superficial world of materialism and social status—and ashamed of her Latino heritage—seventeen-year-old Adelita Noé is loved by two men, two men separated by a hundred years and vastly different stations in life. One man owns little more than the shirt on his back. The other, a poet at heart, is heir to a vast fortune. Their love for Adelita serves as the backdrop for the Latino girl’s quest to better understand herself and her Mexican roots.

About Christopher Cloud

Award-winning author Christopher Cloud writes middle-grade and young adult novels. He began writing fiction full time at the age of 66 after a long career in journalism and public relations. Chris graduated from the University of Missouri in 1967 with a degree in journalism. He has worked as a reporter, editor, and columnist at newspapers in Texas, California, and Missouri. He was employed by a major oil company as a public relations executive, and later operated his own public relations agency. He created the board game Sixth Sense in 2003. Chris lives in Joplin, Missouri, and enjoys golf and hiking.

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