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Fiction / Personal Growth
A LUCKY BREAK Sometimes dreams help us to wake up
This book tells the story of an
unscrupulous social achiever that, after
a serious car accident, begins to
experience a series of strange psychic
experiences that will change his life
This self-help story, with psychic
touches, is the first novel by renowned
psychologist Antoni Bolinches. In a
direct style and full of irony, a brilliant
economist and ambitious politician tell
us, in first person, the psychological
changes he experiences thanks to the
help of three great masters of the past
who visit him while in coma. These
messengers of wisdom help him revive
his body and awaken his consciousness
to a point that allows him to review his
life plan and become a better person.
This is a moral tale full of optimism that
makes clear the idea that the great
traumas can become the prelude to the
World Spanish: Lectio Catalan: Cossetnia Publication: March 2013
Antoni Bolinches has a degree in Philosophy and Education with degree in Psychology and Master in Human Sexuality. He is one of the introducers of humanistic psychology in Spain and has specialized in the treatment of marital conflict, sexual dysfunction and personal growth therapies with a new methodology known as Vital Therapy. He is the most read Catalan psychologist and the impact of their ideas accredite him as one of the most prestigious figures in the new trends of positive psychology, which this work, in a fictional key, can be considered an excellent example.
The Clear Light
The detective and the Buddhist monk
This is a detective story set in the Pyrenees of Huesca, in the scenario of a Buddhist temple hidden in the mountains. Bards are, according to Buddhist tradition and The Tibetan Book of the Dead, the phases through which the soul after death and until his next reincarnation. The book's protagonist is a policewoman who just over a month has lost her 18 year old son in a car accident. She becomes involved in investigating a strange case of disappearance of a deputy nearby Buddhist temple. There, a small lama named Kalu Ari, runs into the soul of the deceased, and begins a web of mystery, mysticism and humor.
B.R. Vega is a Psychiatrist in Hospital de la Paz, in Madrid. This is her first novel.
Joscelyn Godwin & Guido Mina di Sospiro
The Forbidden Book
Gripping, thought-provoking, resonant
with esoteric knowledge. I couldnt put it
down. Graham Hancock, author of The
Sign and the Seal
This gripping page-turner has something for every fan of occult fiction: a murder mystery set against the conflicts of Islam and the West with symbolism, alchemy, and magic fueling the action. The evocative setting of Venice and the Veneto dominates the plot, along with vivid scenes in Santiago de compostela, Provence, Washington and the Vatican.
Joscelyn Godwin is a professor of music at Colgate University. Guido Mina di Sospiro is an award winning novelist born in Argentina, raised in Italy, and educated in the United States.
World Spanish: Luciernaga Publication: January 2013 117 Pages
Brasilian and Portuguese Rights available. 282 Pages
Fiction / SciFi
SALTY NIGHTS Scifiworld Award 2012
Aurora, at age eleven, was marked
by the tragic circumstances of the
death of her mother in a car accident.
Since then, she remains detained in
an apartment in Nocturnes Street of
Valencia, chained to old faces from
his childhood and ghostly creatures
born of his own psychosis.
Abel, a young illustrator who works
for a newspaper and studying
medicine at the university, reaches
her through a common passion:
writing. Art and inspiration
consummate an atypical relationship
between them. But this relationship
will bring dire consequences in the
distant future that will affect people
A horror thriller divided into two
timelines. A group of women have to
deal with a serial murderer, whose
criminal methodology has led him to
receive the nickname of Pilate. An
entity that terrorizes the streets of
Valencia becomes a character in the
Spanish fantasy novels have few
essentials. This is one of them.
Jose Miguel Pallares.
World Spanish: AJEC Publication: March 2012
David Mateo (Valencia, 1976) writes
fantasy novels. He also writes for
several newspapers in Valencia.
He works as a literary events manager
for different organisations. Founding
member of Nocte, the Spanish
Association of Horror Writers, he has
directed two magazines devoted to
Inspirational Fiction / Self help
The Man who Rode the Tiger of Happiness How To Transform Anxiety Into Positive Energy David is a young person with a normal job, who daily goes to the office and fulfills his duties. One day, he feels a strong chest pain and faints. He ends up in the hospital. Fortunately, the doctors rule out any heart problem. It is an anxiety problem that can only be treated by psychiatric or psychological means. Coincidentally, David meets an old Chinese man in a small restaurant, who starts to show him the way of stress liberation through small changes in his life. This book will be of great help to millions of people who nowadays suffer the consequences of stress and anxiety.
The Diet of the Chinese Princessess An easy way to get slim with no suffering Meifen was an obese Chinese princess. She tried to get slim many times but she always failed. Finally she metes a chinese monk who promises to help her. He teaches her three techniques to loose weight. 4000 years later a young journalist is writing an article about diets. She interviews a cardiologist, a personal trainer and an anthropologist. But she doesnt find the secret to loose weight. One day she meets a Chinese master. He tells her the story about the Princess.
He was born in Iran and grow up in Italy. Later he studied in Canada and Spain. He is hypnologist and has written several books about addictions.
World Spanish: Zenith Publication: March 2013
Spanish (world): EDAF Greece: Opera
Inspirational Narrative / PNL
The Magician who didnt Believe in Magic Transform lifes challenges into opportunities for growth Peter (the books protagonist) runs into an old university friend who invites him to participate in a conference on communication. Once hes overcome his initial skepticism and under the guidance of his friend who acts as his coach (without his name being mentioned even once), Peter embarks on a process of personal, professional and family transformation. As the chapters progress, Peter begins to discover the fundamental principles of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) which help him have a better grasp of the mechanisms of human conduct while improving communication processes between individuals. To achieve this, Peters friend gives him the task of creating a blog in which Peter is supposed to jot down the progress he makes day by day; moreover, he hands him a mysterious deck of black cards, under the condition that Peter investigates each of the cards when asked to do so; in this way, Peter gauges each of the NLP principles and learns to implement them in his personal and professional life. http://www.bertrand.pt/catalogo/detalhes_produto.php?id=281966 http://www.pedrovieira.net/
The author Pedro Vieira loves to think about how we can achieve the objectives we set for ourselves. He is an expert on using our mental resources to maximize results in different areas of our lives. He has worked as a manager of a multinational company and at present is the CEO of Life Training, a company that trains executives in NLP techniques.
English translation available Publication date: February 2011 Portugal: Pergaminho Spanish (World): Temas de Hoy (Planeta) To be published soon by Pergaminho:
Communication / Inspirational Narrative
The Island of the 5 Lighthouses A travel to the keys of comunication "Do you still have this beautiful retreat in Menorca? Go there and watch your favorite landscape: the lighthouses. They can teach you a lot more than me. Look at them calmly and with eyes wide open ... " This is what Max, an old friend and professor, said to Ferran after listening to his presentation and seeing that he had not been able to connect with the public. On the advice of Max, Ferran travels to Menorca in winter. Menorca is a small island in the Mediterranean. The five lighthouses on the island will give you the keys of the communication, the keys to make clear messages and effectively reach to our audience. This brief history will be useful for those who need to be heard at some point in their lives: teachers, parents, politicians, media ... Ferran Ramon-Corts
Ferran was born in Barcelona in 1962. He holds a degree in Economics from ESADE. He has worked in marketing and communications for over 20 years. He currently heads his own school of communication and collaborates with various universities. He is the author of five books. Island of the five lighthouses, published by RBA in Spain in 20