The Wives of Machismo: A Collection of Short Stories by Sandra Moreno
Isabel grew up without a father, so she’s never observed firsthand how a man should treat a woman. Although she wasn’t looking for love, she meets Juan—an attractive Mexican man who falls in love with her instantly. For the first time in her life, Isabel feels wanted. Little does she know Juan’s shyness hides his abusive demeanor, and she soon becomes a victim.
Delfina is a well-educated woman with an exciting career. Her job keeps her so busy that she doesn’t have time for a social life, until she finds herself face to face with the most beautiful man she’s ever seen and is instantly swept off her feet. Post-marriage, however, Delfina finds her husband to be controlling, and fearing for her life, she loses her hard-earned independence.
Veronica and Marcos are a fun loving couple that has been married for several years. They have four beautiful boys, and Veronica enjoys the privilege of working as a stay at home mom. One day, though, she accidentally runs across a picture of a girl on her husband’s computer and her life is changed forever. Follow the stories of these and many more women as their lives are shattered and see if they have the inner strength to put themselves back together.
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About the Author
Sandra Moreno was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She’s been married for over thirty years and has two daughters and two grandchildren. She’s always had a passion for writing and would write on pieces of paper, on the back of grocery receipts, and on napkins, until she finally started blogging in 2012.
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