A Novel of Fury and Passion in Arizona

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Student Esperanza Navarro is living with a secret.

        It's a secret that might be exposed.

Join her and other Arizonans in their tangled pursuit
               of the American Dream.

Tears of Esperanza as an e-book is available at Amazon (for Kindle), Barnes & Noble (for Nook), and in all e-formats at Smashwords.

Tears of Esperanza is available in
trade paperback at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Bards Books in Phoenix. It is also available at Phoenix's Burton Barr Central Library.

Tears of Esperanza placed second in the published fiction category of the 2013 Arizona Literary Contest.

Read a review at Stage Mom Musings (gripping ... a cautionary tale) or Goodreads (5 of 5 stars -- I would have given this book 10 stars if I could have).

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ISBNs: 978-1477581605, 147758160X,
LCCN:  2012909973

Links to websites helpful in understanding Arizona and immigration:

The Real Arizona Coalition
One Arizona
Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform
National Immigration Forum
America's Voice
American Immigration Council
Reform Immigration FOR America


What’s it actually like in Arizona, ground zero in the national fight over immigration enforcement and border control? What’s it like for a politician? Or to be called an “illegal”? Read and find out, taking a voyage from the streets of the barrios to the halls of the capitol.

About the author: Bill Lace is a native of the Southwest, a proponent of sensible immigration reform, and a federal law enforcement special agent in Phoenix, Arizona.
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