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With the exception of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which is published by Unbridled Books, my ebooks are all published under my own imprint, Dancing Chiva. Most are in Kindle format, available from the amazon.com store worldwide; a few are in Apple's format made with the iBook Author app; and a very few are offered as PDFs. Stayed tuned for updates. Several more ebooks are in-progress.
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The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire
A novel based on the true story. A Library Journal Best Book 2009
"a crucial period in Mexican history... an engaging story brimming with majestic ambition." Publisher's Weekly.
EBOOK: Kindle; iBook EN ESPAÑOL: Kindle
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Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution:
Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
In a blend of personal essay and a rendition of deeply researched metaphysical and Mexican history that reads like a novel, award-winning writer and noted literary translator C.M. Mayo provides a rich introduction and the first English translation of Spiritist Manual, the secret book by Francisco I. Madero, leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico, 1911-1913.
EBOOK: Kindle EN ESPAÑOL: Kindle
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Miraculous Air:
Journey of as Thousand Miles through Baja California,
the Other Mexico
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One of the best books ever about Baja California. Highly recommended" Library Journal
EBOOK: Kindle
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From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion
A nonfiction novela about a fairytale: a visit to the Emperor of Mexico's Castle in Italy
Originally published in a slightly different version in Massachusetts Review.
Winner, Washington Independent Writers Prize for Best Personal Essay
EBOOK: Kindle; iBook

Podcasting for Writers & Other Creative Entrepreneurs
Based on award-winning writer and avid podcaster C.M. Mayo's one day workshop at the Writer's Center, this ebook provides an introduction and overview of podcasting for writers, from basic concepts to nuts-and-bolts tips.
EBOOK: Kindle; iBook

My Recollections of Maximilian by Marie de la Fere,
Introduced by C.M. Mayo
An eyewitness memoir of Mexico's brief, sparkling but doomed Second Empire under Maximilian von Habsburg: A handwritten manuscript circa 1910, from the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. EBOOK: PDF

C.M. Mayo on Creative Writing:
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The Building of Quality
(short story with Q & A)
Originally published in Kenyon Review, Summer 2004. A tornado deposits what may or may not be a temple in John and Jane Smith's backyard. The destinies of all concerned are most peculiar.
EBOOK:
Kindle; iBook 

Los Visitantes: Una visita a Todos Santos, Baja California Sur
Traducción por Bertha Ruiz de la Concha del capítulo 2 de Miraculous Air, por C.M. Mayo
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