This story is set at the beginning of the conquest of America and features an incredible protagonist: the Marquess Juana de Alcántara, a cultured, high-born woman fallen on hard times. Pursued by the Inquisition, she finds herself obliged to dress as a nun to survive in the hostile world of a recently founded colonial city. There, in addition to concealing her identity (and her growing attraction to the captain of the colony), she will have to solve a set of mysterious crimes while in the background the indigenous people are preparing a revolt against their new masters.
The adventure of an intelligent, perspicacious woman in colonial America who must conceal her identity to catch an implacable killer.
The perfect mixture of adventure and thriller. An unforgettable, charismatic protagonist who brings the story to life.
A savage, hostile environment that combines the unsettling suspense of the best mystery novels with the excitement of adventure narratives.