Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog by Daniel Chavez Sr.
Approx. 97,920 words.
Published on September 8, 2011 by
Brighton Publishing LLC.
Marcelino was born in a remote Mexican village where life was tolerable until his loving mother’s death. His evil father gave him to an uncle who worked him like a beast of burden. Running away, he spent years in search of work to provide for his family, enduring hardships beyond comprehension. Branded as a sorceress his wife lapsed into insanity threatening the entire family with her evil plan.