"General Houston's Little Spy" is Cara Skinner's award winning debut Young Adult Historical Fiction novel. Young Samantha Russell wants only to marry her fianc?, Danny Autry, and move to Texas to begin a new life together. But once there, they soon find themselves caught up in the Texan settlers' struggle against the Mexican dictator, Santa Anna, and his tyrannical rule. After tragedy strikes at the Alamo, Samantha vows to seek revenge and embarks on a dangerous mission to assist General Sam Houston and his small fledgling army in their fight against Santa Anna's superior military force. Little does Samantha know that the outcome of this fight will not only decide the fate of Texas, but will ultimately alter the futures of two powerful nations.