A mothers love is strong enough to conquer even the cruelest criminal cartels with family connections.
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Breath-taking, moving, astonishing, the definitive tale of the border for our times Jackson Jorgens PhD, Author and Shakespeare Scholar.
Cecilia Domeykos adventure-packed novel Sacrifice on the Border follows Yoali, a young mother who is looking for her son, Elisito, torn from her arms as she crosses the Rio Grande into the U.S. Elisitos father, Guayo is a drug trafficker who has stolen the child to sell him on the black market.
Guayo tries to convince Yoali that the child drowned when they crossed the river, but Yoali doesnt believe it. She swears shell search for her son no matter the odds. Meanwhile the boy has been handed over to fellow cartel members Coyota and Gato who are told to prepare the boy for sale on the black market. The cartel couple are horrified by this evil plan and decide to save the child by escaping with him south of the border.
The story depicts a mothers love for her child and how a mother will always be willing to fight for her baby even if this means pitting her own life against powerful criminals.
For Latino migrants crossing the border into the United States it is a terrifying journey that most are willing to take even at the cost of their own lives for the promise of freedom and better opportunities.
The authors underlying themes are the value of a childs life and how it should not be sacrificed at the whim of traffickers wishing to go to any length for a profit. The novels plot and characters depict the horrors of a border crossing where migrants face darkness, corruption and especially extreme violence.
Throughout this novel, each and every character must evolve in order to move forward both physically and emotionally and in so doing must choose between love and hate, good and evil.
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Cecilia Domeyko was born in Chile and spent her childhood traveling to various parts of the world with her diplomat parents. She began her career as a foreign correspondent in Washington, DC writing for Latin American magazines and newspapers. She turned to filmmaking, producing documentaries about human rights, and the rights of women. Her work has aired in the US on PBS and Univision, and internationally on ABC Australia and Canal Plus. Her series of fiction programs for television aired on CNN-espaol in 18 Latin American countries and nationally in the US on Univision and Telemundo.
Her novel Sacrifice on the Border tells the story of Yoali, a woman whose toddler is stolen when she crosses the border into the U.S. While fiction, the story is based on Cecilias research into the plight of migrant families and talks about the issue of child trafficking on the border.
A love and adventure story rolled into one, the characters each tell their own version of events, moving the storyline forward to the heartrending finale.
The novel had its first launch in Miami, Florida at Altamira Books in October of 2017. A second launch took place at the Embassy of Chile in Washington, DC on November 14, 2019.
Cecilia Domeyko lives in Washington, DC, and her Spanish version of the novel is available for purchase online.
Sacrifice on the Border
Author | Cecilia Domeyko
Genre | Adventure
Publisher | Editorial Akeru Publicaciones
Published Date | February 9, 2020