Jesús Sánchez Adalid, Ambassador of the Joint Tourism Management Authority of Alange, publishes his 15th book, “Thirty gold doubloons.”
“In the midst of the seventeenth century, the splendid Seville languishes having lost its monopoly on overseas business as a result of the new laws of Contract, which benefit Cadiz. In a noble mansion, the young Cayetano serves as accountant Don Manuel de Paredes, when dreadful news is received: the ship Jesus of Nazareth has been sunk by a storm; the precious cargo lost in the deep sea, sinking the last hope of recovery from ruin for Don Manuel, his wife and servants, who had invested all their assets in the company. The family home and possessions are mortgaged and an uncertain future presents itself … however there’s a glimmer of hope thanks to some inherited properties in the Canary Islands. So we have to go there and confront danger and adversity … “
With this premise, and via Ediciones B, Sánchez Adalid, the reader is drawn into the fifteenth successful novel, an adventurous tone permeating every page of vitality and humour that make us devour chapter after chapter restless, wanting to know more of the protagonists, their fears and hopes.
Fernando Lara de Novela Award in 2007 for “The soul of the city” and a native of Villanueva de la Serena (Badajoz), Jesús Sánchez Leader graduated in law from the University of Extremadura doing a PhD at the Complutense University of Madrid. After serving as a judge for two years, he decided to study philosophy and theology. Also licensed in canon law from the Pontifical University of Salamanca, in 2012 won the Prize Historical Novel by Alfonso X El Sabio “Alcazaba” and, a year later, the International Prize Historical Novel of Zaragoza for the overall quality of his work .
A regular contributor to the Radio, Leader now provides us a novel full of passion in a decadent Spain that surely no faithful reader want to miss.