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Maria Duenas

Biography

Maria Duenas

Maria Duenas holds a PhD in English Philology and is currently a professor at the University of Murcia. She has also taught at American universities, is the author of several academic articles, and has participated in various educational, cultural and editorial projects. She is currently writing her second novel.

Maria Duenas

Books by Maria Duenas

by Maria Duenas - Fiction, Historical

Blanca Perea's life unravels when her husband of 20 years suddenly leaves her for another woman. Moving from Madrid for San Francisco, Blanca is forced to question the life she once had and how well she truly knows herself. In her new home, she becomes entrenched in the history of an enigmatic Spanish writer, spinning together his ill-fated loves and half truths with her own to create an exciting life anew.

by Maria Duenas - Fiction, Historical Fiction

By her early 20s, Sira Quiroga has learned the ropes of her mother’s seamstress business and is engaged to a government clerk. But everything changes when two charismatic men burst into her neatly mapped-out life: an attractive salesman and the father she never knew. Sira leaves her mother and fiancé, following her handsome lover to Morocco, but soon finds herself abandoned, penniless and heartbroken in an exotic land.