Selection of novelties for May

May brings several new titles to the publishing market. Here is a selected selection of novelties that includes national and international names such as those of Blue Jeans, Julio Alejandre, María Oruña, Leticia Sierra, Pierre Lemaitre and Sara Donati.

the crown of the sea — Julius Alexandre

May 2

second novel published in the Pàmies publishing house after The islands of Poniente presented by Julio Alejandre in 2019. Repeat in the historical adventure genre and leads us to 1580, when the king of Portugal dies without issue and the throne is disputed by his nephews Antonio de Avis and Felipe II of Spain, whose triumph in the Peninsula moved the conflict to the Azores Islands. But France and England, suspicious of a dynastic union that supposes an immense empire, support the Portuguese pretender and they make the corsican war in all corners of the ocean.

In this environment, the lives of various characters as an inexperienced and presumptuous official who sets sail from Veracruz and intends to cross the Atlantic to marry for convenience, a couple in love, two families divided by their loyalties, a privateer who wants to get a fleet, soldiers of fortune, spies, smugglers y pirates.

the great serpent  – Pierre Lemaitre

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La first noir novel by Pierre Lemaitre has already been considered by critics as "funny, immoral and juicy" which is not lacking in murders, shocking scenes and large doses of humor.

So we have to never trust appearances when meeting supposedly bland ladies like Mathilde Perrin, a widow which is actually a trigger-happy holster for hire and nerves of steel. Able to elude the police and her pursuers, and a veteran of the Resistance, she smoothly carries out the assignments of a mysterious commander. But when his carelessness and bad character they make her more and more uncontrollable, her controls decide that it is time to Get rid of her before it is too late.

Where does the light come in? – Sarah Donat

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Sara Donati had immense success with The golden age, which was repeated when they made their television version. Now he returns with a new historical epic about two pioneering female doctors in the NY of the nineteenth century.

Shipping is sophie savard, who returns home to Manhattan to rebuild her life after becoming a widow. With Anna Saverd, also a doctor, her dearest friend, plans to continue her work helping disadvantaged and marginalized women from society.

And while Sophie sets out to build a new life, Anna's husband, Detective Sergeant Jack Mezzanotte, invites them to consult on two new cases: the wife of a prominent banker has disappeared and the body of a young woman has injuries that suggest that a murderer is on the loose.

the path of fire — Maria Oruna

May 18

María Oruña takes us to the Highlands with the inspector Valentina Redondo and her partner Oliver, who decide to take a vacation and travel to Scotland to visit his family. His father wants to recover part of the heritage and history of his ancestors and has taken over the huntly castle, which had belonged to his family until the XNUMXth century. During the rehabilitation of the building he finds a tiny office that had been hidden for two hundred years and, in it, documents that reveal that the memoirs of lord byron they can still be intact and be there. When the word spreads, both the press and several relatives of the family will come to see what happens. But when the body of a man appears In the castle, Oliver and Valentina will start an investigation that will lead them to enter the Scotland of past times.

Evil — Leticia Sierra

May 19

His debut with Animal It was a complete success with critics and readers. Now Leticia Sierra in this new novel tells us that they find the corpse of a thirteen year old girl in a vacant lot Oviedo with a brutally disfigured face and a mangled body. Her name was hilt and was a student at a local high school. Those assigned to the investigation of the case, in the regional newspaper and in the police, are the journalist Olivia Marassa and Inspector Agustin Castro. And when Olivia begins to investigate on her own, she discovers that the victim had many secrets and enemies.

Chopin's crimes —Blue Jeans

May 25

Blue jeans has taken a liking to the noir genre and presents us with this new story set in Sevilla, where several houses have been robbed. The thief is nicknamed "Chopin" because he always leaves a sheet music of the famous composer as signature. The tension increases when one night a corpse in the living room of one of those houses.

Nikolai Olejnik He is a young Pole who arrived in Spain several years ago. He is alone and commits crimes to survive. He was a child prodigy and his greatest passion is play the piano, so he becomes the prime suspect. He goes to the office Celia Mayo, a private detective, to ask him for help and there he meets Triana, Celia's daughter, who immediately likes him.

Furthermore, Blanca Sanz He has been working for a short time El Guadalquivir newspaper and one day he receives a strange call in which he is filtered facts about the case that no one else knows. So he too tries to find out who the thief is.

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