Daughters of the Sun

Daughters of the Sun Long ago in a century of violent passions and swift invasions twin sisters called by some the most beautiful and cunning women in all of Mexico were sold into slavery forced from their village into

  • Title: Daughters of the Sun
  • Author: Sally Hayton-Keeva
  • ISBN: 9780451176783
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Paperback
  • Long ago, in a century of violent passions and swift invasions, twin sisters called by some the most beautiful and cunning women in all of Mexico were sold into slavery, forced from their village into a world they did not know existed and into a future their wildest visions could not have foretold One would be taken into the glittering savagery of the Aztec court, a wLong ago, in a century of violent passions and swift invasions, twin sisters called by some the most beautiful and cunning women in all of Mexico were sold into slavery, forced from their village into a world they did not know existed and into a future their wildest visions could not have foretold One would be taken into the glittering savagery of the Aztec court, a witness to human sacrifice and lavish ritual prophetess and lover to the king.The other, believing herself the handmaiden to the golden god himself, would embrace a foreigner bent on conquest and be branded a traitor and whore Caught in a tidal wave of history, these two extraordinary women would be swept into the currents of betrayal and desired come face to face once to choose between blood loyalty and blinding love

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    1. Graphic, but entertaining fictional accounting mixed in with historical facts of the Conquest of Mexico. Good afterword by author.

    2. Here is another and very good re-telling of the Nahua (Toltec) slave woman, Malinali or Malintzin whom the Spaniards would name Dona Marina and the Aztecs would curse as La Malinche. Ms. Sally Hayton Keeva brings forth the tale Malinali and her twin sister, Xochtil, Unlike her sister, Xochitl is favored by the Aztecs and grows up as a slave in Tenochtitlan and later a favorite of the court, She is proud of being part of the Mexica (Aztec) court. Hers is an attitude opposite of Mailnali who is ma [...]

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