#FridayBookShare ~ The Emperor’s Second Wife (Rise of the Aztecs #3) by @ ZoeSaadia #Histfic @ShelleyWilson72

#FridayBookShare ~ an excellent idea created by Shelley Wilson

With the weekend approaching it’s the perfect time to seek out new books to read, so Shelley created a Friday Book Share meme to help search for that ideal read.

FridayBookShare

Anyone can join in. Just answer the following F.R.I.D.A.Y. questions based on the book you’re either currently reading (or listening to, in my case) or have just finished reading. Use the hashtag #FridayBookShare and remember to tag Shelley (@ShelleyWilson72)  Continue reading

Crossing Worlds ~ Rise of the Aztecs #2 #Histfic #SundayBlogShare @ZoeSaadia

  • 16062945Author: Zoe Saadia
  • Kindle Edition
  • Category: Historical Fiction
  • five-stars

With the crushing defeat resulting in the conquest of the beautiful Texcoco, fleeing into the Highlands seemed like their only option. 
Before giving it much thought, Kuini takes his highborn Acolhua friend, the heir to Texcoco throne, to his homeland, to hide in the safety of the mountains, while counting on the help of his people. 

Following on from The Highlander, Crossing Worlds continues the adventures of Kuini and Coyotl, friends from distinctly different backgrounds. Disillusioned with what he considered his father’s deception, Kuini left his homeland angry and estranged from his family. The boys have spent the last two years as warriors, fighting the enemies of Coyotl’s people. He and Coyotl are nevertheless forced to return to Huexotzinco when the Lowlanders are defeated in battle and the Emperor, Coyotl’s father, is killed. Continue reading

The Jaguar Warrior/The Warriors Way ~ Pre Aztec

The Jaguar Warrior ~ Pre Aztec #2

  • JaguarWarriorAuthor: Zoe Saadia
  • Publication Date: December 2013
  • Category: Historical Fiction
  • five-stars

The growing Aztec capital is unhappy under the stern rule of their Tepanec overlords.
Having tried every political trick, Acamapichtli, the wise and vigorous ruler of the Aztecs, is about to seek an unusual solution.
When the delegation of the Tepanec elite warriors arrives at his island-city in order to enlist Aztec warriors, he seizes his chance, unleashing a series of adventures for our Tepanec heroes.

Ten years have passed and the Chief Warlord’s son, Atolli, has grown up, although still unpredictable and hotheaded. Atolli and his childhood friends, Mecatl and Cuatl, as part of a delegation of elite Tepanec warriors, have travelled to the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan in order to recruit warriors for their raids. Tenochtitlan is under the rule of the Tepanec overlords of Azcapotzalco and it’s Emperor. The Aztecs themselves reap no rewards from the raids and are kept in deprivation. Continue reading