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That Other Juana (Queen Juana I of Spain) Juana la Loca
Juana founded the Hapsburg dynasties of Spain and Austria but her life was ruined by three men: her husband a blatant womaniser and political schemer; her father who betrayed and isolated her; and her son who imprisoned her for a further thirty years. Her spirited resistance to this lifetime of barbaric persecution earned her, unfairly, the infamous nickname Juana la Loca, Joan the…Continue
Posted on February 10, 2012 at 6:25am
Summary: A fascination with Spain’s history led to an historical novel trilogy based on the descendents of Ferdinand and Isabella. Publication in the UK has led to worldwide digital ebook sales and print book contracts from Portugal and Brazil.
A Spanish Hapsburg Trilogy by Linda Carlino
The books of the trilogy are connected (mother, son, grandson) but each one is a stand-alone read.
That Other Juana…Continue
Posted on November 25, 2011 at 9:30am
The speed at which the sales of Kindle and other digital ebooks have taken off has been quite spectacular. Amazon online sales of digital books are now greater than sales of all other printed book forms. My own Kindle Books are already outselling the paperbacks by more than 4 to 1. With the recent launch of Google eBooks this trend may well accelerate.
Now the ease of self-publishing in digital form makes it possible for anyone to publish and…Continue
Posted on October 27, 2011 at 7:42am
Spanish history and Spanish royals as the subject for historical fiction can make for very entertaining and interesting reading and provide a real change.
Intriguing characters and fascinating stories abound: Juana la Loca (Joan the Mad) who was imprisoned for most of her life by her family and denied her rightful claim to the Spanish throne; the outrageously ill-tempered Emperor Charles V who ruled most of Europe - badly - and whose only solace was in memories of…Continue
Posted on October 12, 2011 at 7:03am