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Brighton releases "Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog II" from novelist Daniel Chavez Sr
"Written in a unique style that only Daniel Chavez Sr. can create, this story of American Folklore is filled with crackerjack dialogue and fascinating characters"
Synopsis: This is the continuing story of Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog that ended in 1920. After the family moves to Texas, the responsible men work hard at their jobs, but Tacito and his cantankerous father work hard at avoiding jobs and creating their own style of mischief and chaos, much of which borders on lunacy.
The family has many good and bad experiences and during this time Ramona and Tacito's ultimate lifelong friendship begins to develop. He takes on the role of protector, advisor and confidant for the young girl.
After moving to Austin, Tacito views relocation as a great challenge and lives separate from Marcelino's family making his own living. Late in his life, he marries for the first time and has a daughter. Tragedy befalls the young girl and also claims the life of his wife. Deep, dark depression engulfs him until Ramona enters his life again.
Ramona takes Tacito into her home and he quickly adjusts to his new surroundings becoming his old self. Gone much of the time and supposedly just roaming around Austin, he's always home for supper. Ramona demands to know what he is doing and after learning of his escapades, a confrontation leads to Tacito moving out of the house.
Tacito gets himself in serious trouble with his doctor by refusing to follow doctors orders and Ramona tries to keep the now elderly man at home which is near impossible. Conflicts develop which land him in a nursing home where he lives the remainder of his life.
After Tacito's death, Ramona learns the surprising truth of why her dear friend wouldn't stay at home, and that her biological father is now on his deathbed requesting her presence. She refuses, as she has despised him her entire life for what he allowed to happen to her mother. Ramona must now find a way to put to rest years of animosity before the bell that tolls the loudest chimes no more.
Written in a unique style that only Daniel Chavez Sr. can create, this story of American Folklore is filled with crackerjack dialogue and fascinating characters, said Brighton Publishing.
Daniel "Danny" Chavez, Sr., was born in San Antonio, Texas, the third of thirteen children. Written in a passionate style only Danny can create, Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog II; The Next Fifty Years provides the continuing story of American Folklore that continues to shape our own individual identities and destinies.
Danny enjoys life one day at a time from his current home in Kansas.