Lauren Cox Escoto uses her own cross-cultural experiences in the United States and Mexico to bring this heartwarming debut novel to life. A moving tale of the search for love and family across two cultures, A Sister's Prayer explores the common bonds of human nature that unite all people.
When Dulce was a little girl in rural Mexico, her favorite brother, Manolo, ran away, never to be seen again. Now Dulce is old and frail, but she can't get Manolo out of her thoughts. Hoping against hope, her grandson Enrique takes up the quest to find his grandmother's missing brother in time. Along the way, Enrique finds the unexpected-a young woman who may become the love of his life
Meanwhile, Dulce begins the final journey of her life, setting her hope on the One for whom nothing is impossible. Her grown children in Mexico grapple with faith, forgiveness, and the approaching loss of their beloved mother.
But one son struggles alone. Living in the United States, Marcos cut ties with his mother Dulce long ago. No one knows the secret pain he carries which divides them. Will Marcos find healing and make peace with his mother before it's too late?
A Sister's Prayer will touch your heart and lift your soul through its insights into family relationships and its refreshing cultural richness.