The expedition that took Doña Mencia de Calderón to the New World has been a success. However, all the members of the expedition’s lives are turned upside down when Captain Salazar is accused of murder and disappears together with Fray Juan.
A captivating tale that masterfully takes us back to an exciting period along with a character who will leave her mark on every reader to come across her.
Readers will witness the creation of a new society in which conquistadores from across the sea mingle with native Indians and mestizos... conflict is inevitable.
Two of the themes of the novel have notable commercial power: the myth of El Dorado and the city of Potosi, which held the Silver Mountain, the largest silver mine of the age.