Freedom Dreams

by Karen Walch | Nov 13, 2021

The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba
by Chanel Cleeton

When Grace Harrington lands a job at Hearst’s newspaper in 1896, she’s caught in a cutthroat world where one scoop can make or break your career, but it’s a story emerging from Cuba that changes her life.

Unjustly imprisoned in a notorious Havana women’s jail, eighteen-year-old Evangelina Cisneros dreams of a Cuba free from Spanish oppression. When Hearst learns of her plight and splashes her image on the front page of his paper and she becomes a rallying cry for American intervention in the battle for Cuban independence.

With the help of Marina Perez, a courier secretly working for the Cuban revolutionaries in Havana, Grace and Hearst’s staff attempt to free Evangelina. When the explosion of the USS Maine propels the United States and Spain toward war, three women must risk everything in their fight for freedom.

Great historical fiction that teaches about how powerful each person can be.

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