Gods of Jade and ShadowBook - 2019
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A Cinderella story set in Mexico in the 1920s featuring Mayan gods and a plucky heroine. - Mary B.
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A heroic young woman, a quest, a handsome fallen god, magic & mayhem set in post-revolutionary 1920s Mexico woven with fantastic Mayan cosmology. What's not to love?!
The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather's house to listen to any fast tunes. Then one day she finds a curious wooden box in her grandfather's room, opens it - and accidentally frees the spirit of the Mayan god of death, who requests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother.
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