Marcelo's Secret by George Vergara
Approx. 75,180 words.
Published on April 8, 2013 by
Jack G Hardy.
Spanish Inquisition Terror: Marcelo Espinosa, raised as a Catholic, learns the peril of his true Jewish heritage. His secretly practicing Jewish parents are summoned to trial for heresy. Seeking to shield Marcelo from torture and burning at the stake, his parents make covert arrangements for him to become a novice monk. Later, Marcelo sails for Mexico with falsified Catholic birthright papers.