The Temptation of Demetrio Vigil by Alisa Valdes
Approx. 89,840 words.
Published on May 16, 2013.
Coronado Prep student Maria Ochoa, 16, is near death after crashing her car on an isolated stretch of New Mexico Highway 14 during a blizzard. When the only person to show up to help her is a teen gangbanger named Demetrio Vigil, Maria fears she’s doomed -- until the young man manages, miraculously, to heal her nearly fatal wounds with nothing but the warm energy radiating from his hands.