- Publisher: Mardibooks
Danger looms as a cast of American and Mexican characters expose the precarious relationships shared by these two countries in the novel A Mortar of Lies. The setting of this love story/expat escapade is San Miguel de Allende, a beautiful colonial town in central Mexico. An American invests in land development, where danger of reprieve lies in the shadows, creating a sense of foreboding in this suspenseful character driven read. A man arrives with his American girlfriend, but is allured by a Mexican beauty, eventually exposing the tenuous relationships between these two countries, and the need for a new model of justice to heal cultural divisions.
Will this investment lead to violence, or can love and redemption prevail?