Awakening From the Golden Sleep

      Daniel Wetta
Awakening From the Golden Sleep

This supplementary short story to the novel, The Z Redemption, is about the childhood of Ana Valdez, one of the principle characters in the novel. Ana grew up to become one of the true heroines and patriots of Mexico when she was in her thirties. Her life had always been privileged and especially enriched by her older father’s love. Discover the young Ana who later became a heroine of Mexico!This supplementary short story to the novel, The Z Redemption, is about the childhood of Ana Valdez, one of the principle characters in the novel. Ana grew up to become one of the true heroines and patriots of Mexico when she was in her thirties. Her life had always been privileged and especially enriched by her older father’s love. She never knew another love so genuine until she fell into a passionate romance with David James, a gringo twenty-two years her senior. Discover in this story the experiences Ana had as a child that helped to form her feisty and compassionate spirit!Note: This is an independent short story not in the novel, The Z Redemption.
Read online

    Nightfire! (The Corvette Nightfire Prequel)

      Daniel Wetta
Nightfire! (The Corvette Nightfire Prequel)

The sins of the grandfather determine the destiny of Corvette Nightfire! Experience in "Nightfire!" the heart-rending fates of Día and Luna, the Tarahumara Indians of Chihuahua who were Corvette's grandparents! Written in the fast-paced style of The Z Redemption novels, this romantic thriller sends you tumbling into the lives of the unusual Mexican ancestors in the murky web of Corvette's history.Nightfire! is the short story prequel to the novel, Corvette Nightfire, the second book of The Z Redemption Trilogy. This 9,000 word short story presents the mystery of Día and Luna, the Tarahumara natives who were Corvette's grandparents. Growing up in the rugged mountains and cliffs of the Copper Canyon in northern Mexico, Día and Luna married while teenagers. They were proud members of the people who were famous world-wide for their ability to run for days in the mountains and steep canyons of their homeland. When Día became seduced by the Mexican drug-cartel men who invaded the mountains to grow poppy and marijuana, he pulled Luna with him into a life of enslavement to crime. For decades, the drug cartels had forced many of the young Indian men and women to run their marijuana through the desert and across the border into the United States. As the cartels moved in, they took the lands from the natives, who retreated deeper into the precipitous canyon for safety.Written in the fast-paced style of the novels of The Z Redemption trilogy, "Nightfire!" is a stand-alone short story that also enriches details in the second volume of the series (Corvette Nightfire). Día's plan to escape the drug cartel gets complicated by the birth of his son, Rogelio, in Texas in 1963. Moving and suspenseful, the story describes Día's desperate plot to escape with Luna. What happened as a consequence ended up impacting the life of a future grandson he had never contemplated. It also altered the course of two nations!
Read online