G.A. Henty's By Right of Conquest
Hardback; ISBN 9781590870433
The Conquest of Mexico is the ground-work of this story, which is interwoven with the adventures of an English youth. He is beset by many perils, but by a ruse he obtains the protection of the Spaniards. After the fall of Mexico he succeeds in regaining his native shore, with a fortune and a charming Aztec bride. 400 pages, hardcover.