Matilde Asensi (born 1962 in Alicante, Spain) is a Spanish journalist and writer, who specializes mainly in historical thrillers.
She has more than 20 million readers wordwide and has become the reference of quality bests-sellers in Spanish language. According to the magazine Que Leer she is the ‘Queen os the adventure novels’.
Her books, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentation, have been translated to 15 languages. The English translation of The Last Cato won the 2007 International Latino Award in the category ‘best mystery novel’ and an honor mention for ‘best adventure novel’. The following year, Everything Under the Sky won the second place for the International Latino Award.
In 2011 she recived the Honour Award of Historical Novel Ciudad de Zaragoza for her career in this genre. She also was awarded the Premio Juan Ortiz del Barco (1996) and the Premio Felipe Trigo de Relato (1997)
THE RETURN OF THE CATÓN
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THE AMBER SALON
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THE LAST CATO
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THE LOST ORIGIN
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EVERYTHING UNDER THE SKY
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REVENGE IN SEVILLE
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The Conspiracy of Cortes
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