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Maria Duenas


Maria Duenas

María Dueñas is the author of the New York Times and internationally bestselling novel THE TIME IN BETWEEN, which was translated into 25 languages and inspired a successful television series under the same title, as well as the highly acclaimed THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS. She holds a PhD in English philology and is currently a professor at the University of Murcia. Dueñas has also taught at American universities, authored several academic articles, and has participated in various educational, cultural and editorial projects. She lives in Murcia, Spain.

Maria Duenas

Books by Maria Duenas

by Maria Duenas - Fiction

A talented college professor in Madrid, Blanca Perea seems to have it all. Sadly her world is suddenly shattered when her husband of 20 years leaves her for another woman. She accepts what looks like a boring research grant in California involving an exiled Spanish writer who died decades ago. But in delving into the past, Blanca finds herself simultaneously awakened to the present by Daniel Carter, a charismatic professor with crucial knowledge about the dead writer that he has never before revealed.

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.