Touch the Mayan Moon

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1960s & '70s

Susan LeMiles

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A reluctant Mexican beauty helps an American businessman discover her culture, the dangers of life as an illegal immigrant and the healing power of true love.


Historical Fiction, Suspense / Thriller, Action, Drama

Short Summary

An American businessman, Case, becomes involved in the shadow world of illegal migrant workers and falls in love with a Mexican beauty, Catarina, who is pursued by a coercive Border Patrol Officer, Logan. Logan takes revenge by framing Case for murder and deporting Catarina.


Border of Mexico; South Padre Island, Texas; Private island resort off the coast of Yucatan; Tulum

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

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Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Twist, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Catarina de la Alvarado

Age: 23

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Faithful, Secretive, Seductive, Sexy, Complex, Confident, Empathetic, Perseverance, Underdog, Aspiring, Beautiful, Educated

Additional Character Details

Name: Case Becker

Age: 29

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Funny, Unapologetic, Romantic, Sexy, Badass, Empathetic, Engaging, Heroic, Honorable, Strong Moral Code, Adventurous, Aggressive, Heartthrob, Selfless, Skillful, Charming, Masculine

Additional Character Details

Name: Sixto Terrazos

Age: 26

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Funny, Honorable, Leader, Masculine, Aspiring, Charming, Empathetic, Engaging, Modest, Romantic, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Logan Dell

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative, Engaging, Desperate, Narcissistic, Empathetic, Masculine, Villainous, Aggressive, Complex, Crazy, Insecure, Unapologetic, Badass, Aspiring

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Female leaning

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2010

Hard Copy Available



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