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A Thrilling Historical Romance Driven by Love and Justice

A courageous farm girl's life is changed forever when she falls in love with a charming street musician, opening her eyes to the cruel mistreatment of Mexico's mine workers and compelling her to stand with them against their oppressor - the man she is marrying.

 

Esperanza lives a charmed life. The daughter of a wealthy landowner, her family is thrilled when she attracts the attentions of the handsome and mysterious Don Raúl, opening the door to a glittering life of opulence for them all.

 

However, a chance encounter with a charming street musician forces Esperanza to open her eyes to the cruel underworld of Mexico's mistreated working classes, and she begins to doubt everything she ever thought she wanted.

 

As the people begin to rise up in a bloodthirsty revolution against their oppressors, Esperanza is forced to make choices that she hoped never to face. Esperanza's decisions threaten to tear apart her family, her heart, and the country she loves.

 

In this brutal world where a few careless words can cost lives, will the price of freedom prove to be more than what Esperanza is willing to pay?

Artie's Courage: A Thrilling Historical Romance Driven by Love and Justice, written by Rachel Le Mesurier. The Musician's Promise Series, historical fiction by 5310 Publishing.

Release date: March 08, 2022

Praise and Reviews

"A rip-roaring, romantic adventure that is impossible to put down." - Starred Review

 

"A well-written and well-researched story against the background of early 20th century Mexico." - D. Wells, author

 

"Class intrigue, dynastic maneuvering, and dangerous politics against growing civil unrest in pre-revolutionary Mexico. Can an unlikely friendship blossom into more? I couldn't put it down, and nor will you!" - Jennifer Nugée, editor

 

"This beautifully written novel will have you gripped right from the start." - Melissa Hoskins, author

 

"A riveting peek into a time of Mexico's history where huge change, excitement and danger are on the horizon. Hugely engaging characters really pulled me in." - Starred Review

 

"I fell in love with the characters and laughed and cried with them all the way on their exciting journey. They feel like my best friends. It was wonderful to read about this little-known part of Mexican history that happened before the revolution. I cannot wait to read what will happen next." ­- Starred Review

 

"A book that will make you weep, rage, and fall in love with an array of characters so realistic they might step off the page. An excellent novel." - Jessica Leather, author