‘LA RIUÁ’ October 14, 1957: 60 Years Since The Flood That Changed Valencia Forever

On October 14, 1957, a little known disaster occurred in the Spanish city of Valencia. When I first moved to Valencia in 2005, I heard the story of the Turia (the Valencia river) flooding the city in the 1950’s. Now, the city has the beauty of a park in place of the dry riverbed. Years after I first moved to Spain, I decided to research … Continue reading ‘LA RIUÁ’ October 14, 1957: 60 Years Since The Flood That Changed Valencia Forever

Valencia Photos of the Month: Las Fallas

Everyone knows all about Las Fallas – started in the middle ages to celebrate the coming of spring. You don’t know? Here’s a one-minute recap. Workshops would through the woodchips etc out on the street during March, along with anything else they didn’t want, and would burn it. Over time, these fires became more artistic, leading to statues representing people and events, which could be … Continue reading Valencia Photos of the Month: Las Fallas

Part 4: Vengeance in the Valencian Water: Photo Tour

Sit back and take in many scenes featured in the upcoming novel Vengeance in the Valencian Water, out January 24. Since the book is brand new, I can’t go into detail about what will happen in each scene featured here (no spoilers allowed), but it gives readers a chance to see just what the areas in Valencia and Madrid look like. Enjoy! (Spanish spellings have … Continue reading Part 4: Vengeance in the Valencian Water: Photo Tour

PART 3: Vengeance in the Valencian Water Q+A

Click here to read Part 1 and Part 2 Here is the final part of the VITVW questions. I have put questions together to answer as many as possible. If yours was missed, let me know in the comments section. 11 ) Did you learn anything new about writing while working on Vengeance in the Valencian Water? Did you enjoy writing this book? Would you change anything about your … Continue reading PART 3: Vengeance in the Valencian Water Q+A

PART 2: Vengeance in the Valencian Water Q+A

To read part one, click here – PART 1: VENGEANCE IN THE VALENCIAN WATER Q+A Here we go, part two of the Q+A, time for some of the more specific questions – 6 ) Did you base the characters on real-life people, like with Blood in the Valencian Soil?  Rather than look at the situations of specific individuals and make a fictional tale based on their … Continue reading PART 2: Vengeance in the Valencian Water Q+A