This morning, I read a fascinating article called, “Cuba for sale: Havana is Now the Big Cake and Everyone is Trying to Get a Slice.” In this article, I learned that Wi-Fi is forbidden in private Cuban homes. Checking emails at an internet cafe can cost nearly a week’s wages, and the wait for a […]
As a child, I remember feeling full of wonder as I looked around my local library. To me, that gigantic room filled with art and words was magical. Authors (and their illustrators) were my heroes; the good ones provoked my emotions, intellect and imagination, and I was in awe. Today, it’s the same. I can […]
By the time you read Margaret Donnelly’s third book, The Path of Lord Jaguar, you become aware of her versatility. You will not find formulaic stories between the covers of a Donnelly novel; unlike some authors, each of Donnelly’s works flaunt unique style and character. Her mind is prismatic, and each of her novels shines […]
If you’ve read any of Margaret Donnelly’s books, you know she believes in the value of a strong female protagonist. Diana Giller of the Pan American Development Bank plays a heroic role in “The Song of the Goldencocks,” and Kemi conquers her evil boss in “The Path of Lord Jaguar.” Through her autobiographical book, “The […]
Margaret Donnelly taps into the Quechua version of what happened to Bolívar’s heart in this thrilling story that weaves history with humanitarian, economic, and political issues of today.
A sacred altar dedicated to Lord Jaguar in Chichen Itza protects the people of the Americas. According to the ancients, Lord Jaguar protects the path of life, or kuxan sum, so that the hemisphere will survive cataclysms that will soon befall the earth. Only a few are aware that the path gives instructions to those […]
HONORABLE MENTION – Best Historical Novel 2007 International Latino Book Awards, Book Expo, New York City. After the end of World War II, high-ranking Nazi officials escaped Europe with the help of Argentina’s Juan Domingo Peron in order to avoid the Nuremberg trials. While carting loot they stole from Holocaust victims, the officials […]
A book that is a journey into Venezuela’s hidden world of magic and spirits.
How would you feel if I told you that your neighbor – here in the United States – could be a Nazi war criminal or his beneficiary? As surprising as it may sound, it’s a possible scenario. Before the Nuremberg trials, thousands of Nazi war criminals fled to new homes across the globe. The United […]