Books

El Libro de los Portales

Title: El Libro de los Portales

Publisher: Minotauro

Synopsis:

There are no barriers to those who dare to look beyond the everyday. The painters at the Academy of Portals are the only ones who know how to draw the extraordinary transporter portals that make up the most important communications and transport network in Darusia. Their rigid regulations and exhaustive training ensure impeccable professionalism and technical perfection in all their work. When Tabit, a student in his last year at the Academy is assigned the job of painting a portal for a humble farmer, he has no idea that he’s about to find himself involved in a plot full of intrigues and secrets that could rock the institution to its foundations.

Rights sold: Catalan (Columna), Poland (Dreams Wydawnictwo).

Memorias de Idhún - La Resistencia

Title: Memorias de Idhún 1. La Resistencia

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Ashran the Necromancer seized the power in Idhun the day the three suns and the three moons aligned. In our world, a warrior and a magician exiled from Idhun have formed the Resistance, which Jack and Victoria, two adolescents born on Earth, also belong to. The group’s objective is to end the reign of the winged serpents, but Kirtash, a young and ruthless assassin, sent by Ashran to the Earth, is not going to let that happen…

Rights sold: Germany (DTV),  France (Bayard Jeunesse), Italy (Fabbri), Portugal (Arte Plural / Contraponto), Catalan (Cruïlla), Sweden (Bazar Förlag AB), Norway (Bazar Förlag), Finland (Bazar Kustannus Oy), Denmark (Bazar Förlag Aps), Poland (Ksiaznica), Hungary (Delta Vision), Romania (ERC Press), Turkey (Pegasus Yayinlary)  and Korea (Munhakdogne Publishing Corp.).

Memorias de Idhún - Tríada

Title: Memorias de Idhún 2. Tríada

Publisher: SM
Synopsis:

The members of the Resistance have reached Idhun at last, ready to fulfil the prophecy. Not everything is as simple as it seems, though. Will the characters take on their role in the destiny foretold by the Oracles? Can the Resistance trust their new ally? How will they be received in Idhun after being away for fifteen years? What will Ashran and the sheks’ next move be?

Rights sold: Germany (DTV – Rights Reverted),  France (Bayard Jeunesse),  Portugal (Arte Plural), Catalan (Cruïlla), Finland (Bazar Kustannus Oy), Hungary (Delta Vision), Romania (ERC Press), Turkey (Pegasus Yayinlary)  and Korea (Munhakdogne Publishing Corp.).

Memorias de Idhún - Panteón

Title: Memorias de Idhún 3. Panteón

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

After the last battle against Ashran and the sheks many things seem to have changed in Idhun. However, the Oracles speak again, and their voices are far from reassuring. Something is about to happen, something that could change the destiny of two worlds forever… something which even the heroes of the prophecy may not be capable of tackling…

Rights sold: Germany (DTV),  France (Bayard Jeunesse),  Portugal (Arte Plural), Catalan (Cruïlla), Finland (Bazar Kustannus Oy), Hungary (Delta Vision), Romania (ERC Press), Turkey (Pegasus Yayinlary)  and Korea (Munhakdogne Publishing Corp.).

Crónicas de la Torre I

Title: Crónicas de la Torre 1. El Valle de los Lobos

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Dana, a young farmer, is summoned by a mysterious Master and taken to the Tower, in the remote Valley of the Wolves. In times gone by, the Tower was a brilliant school of high sorcery, but today only three people live there. Besides the Master himself and the cook, the only apprentice studying in the Tower is a shy elf with a dark past. Dana has secrets as well. Kai is always by her side, her best friend, her confidante, her protector… a boy only she can see. Whilst she becomes initiated in the mysteries of the Tower’s ancient magic, Dana discovers that an old curse hangs over the place…

Rights sold: Germany (DTV), United States (Scholastic), France (Baam!) Portugal (Ambar) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

Crónicas de La Torre II

Title: Crónicas de la Torre 2. La maldición del Maestro

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

The Master of the Tower swore vengeance before he died. No apprentice of magic must rebel against his Master, and yet, Dana, the current Mistress of the Tower, and Fenris, the elf, do just that. Now, seizing the opportunity of there being new disciples at the school, death is not going to prevent the Master from fulfilling his promise…

Rights sold: Germany (DTV / Rights reverted), France (Baam!) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

Crónicas de La Torre III

Title: Crónicas de la Torre 3. La llamada de los muertos

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

After Saevin, a boy with exceptional powers, arrives at the Tower, Dana feels that something strange is about to happen, and she decides to travel to the Forgotten City to visit the Nameless Temple and consult the Oracle. The terrifying prophecy involving eleven people worries her even more Yet, can anyone manipulate the plans of fate?

Rights sold: Germany (DTV / Rights reverted), France (Baam!) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

Crónicas de La Torre

Title: Crónicas de la Torre. Fenris, el elfo

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Fenris is a very special elf. He has great powers, and, at night, when there is a full moon, an inexplicable force takes over him turning him into an amazing being. His love for Shi-Mae and his confrontation with powerful characters in the Elf Kingdom will determine his future. Thus begins his journey to the Tower in the Valley of the Wolves.

Rights sold: France (Baam!) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

La leyenda del Rey Errante

Title: La leyenda del Rey Errante

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Walid is an Arab prince who wants to be a great poet, but for three years in a row he has been beaten in the poetry competition by Hammad, a humble, poor and illiterate carpet weaver. Jealous, Walid appoints him as the royal historian, and gives him a series of impossible tasks, such as putting the enormous and chaotic palace archive in order, and weaving a carpet that contains the entire history of mankind. But… what would happen if Hammad actually managed to weave this carpet?

Rights sold: United States (Scholastic),  Germany (Gerstenberg), France (La joie de lire), Italy (Piemme / Rights reverted), Greece (Opera), Japan (Kaisei-Sha), Korea (Little Esil), Catalan (Cruïlla).

Finis Mundi

Title: Finis Mundi

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

France. Year 997 A.D. Michel, a Cluniac monk, decides to set off on an impossible mission. According to the revelations of the hermit Bernardo de Turingia, the end of the world is nigh, and there is only one way to save mankind: invoking the Spirit of Time. Before that, the three axles supporting the Wheel of Time need to be recovered. Where are they? Nobody knows…

Rights sold: Germany (DTV), Italy (Piemme / Rights reverted), Brazil (SM / Rights reverted), Greece (Opera), Catalan (Cruïlla) and Japan (Kaisei-Sha), Bulgaria (Tonipres – Antoaneta Yordanova)

El coleccionista de relojes extraordinarios

Title: El coleccionista de relojes extraordinarios

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

To save his stepmother’s soul, Jonathan must find the Deveraux clock before twelve hours are up. It is somewhere in the Old City. As the night progresses, the city transforms. It looks the same but something just isn’t right…

Rights sold: France (Seuil) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

Donde los árboles cantan

Title: Donde los árboles cantan

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Viana de Rocagrís is a perfect maiden with a perfect life. She is in love with Robian de Castelmar, a young and dashing duke, and both will marry next spring. But when the barbarians invade the kingdom of Nortia, Viana’s life will never be the same. She has no chance but running away, and maybe pay attention to the legends about the Great Forest – the place where the trees can sing.

Rights sold: Catalan (Cruïlla), Poland (Dreams Wydawnictwo), Brazil (SM), Italy (Salani), France (Baam!)

Dos velas para el diablo

Title: Dos velas para el diablo

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

Cat is a teenager who has spent almost her entire life travelling from one place to another with her father. When he is murdered, she loses virtually everything, and she swears to find whoever did it and make them pay. The search will not be easy, but Cat is no ordinary girl. Her father was an angel, which means that only someone with a power similar to his own could have defeated him. Cat is even prepared to make a pact with demons to find out who did it.

Rights sold: Germany (DTV), Italy (Salani), France (Baam!) and  Catalan (Cruïlla).

La Emperatriz de los Etéreos

Title: La emperatriz de los Etéreos

Publisher: Alfaguara

Synopsis:

Bipa does not believe in fairy tales. She is not interested in what might lie beyond the Caves where her people live. But when her friend Aer, fascinated by the legend of the mythical Empress, goes on a journey towards certain death, Bipa goes to look for him, risking her own life in a world of ice bathed by the light of the blue star, pursuing something that may be no more than a pipe dream. Does the Ethereal Kingdom really exist? Is there something more than the comfortable safety of the Caves? Or is there merely cold, death and darkness?

Rights sold: Germany (DTV),  France (Baam!) Brazil (Salamandra) and  Catalan (Bromera).

Alas de Fuego

Title: Alas de fuego

Publisher: Laberinto

Synopsis:

Queen Marla, who is only seventeen, is the sovereign of a splendid nation. Ahriel, a female angel, has been by her side since she was born, with the mission to guide and protect her, and to keep the balance in human kingdoms. However, when she discovers a conspiracy to start a bloody war, Ahriel is betrayed, her wings clipped, and locked up in the terrible prison of Gorlian, a primitive, wild and savage world, which no one has ever managed to escape from. Ahriel will have to learn not only to survive in Gorlian, but also to see things from a human point of view… from ground level.

Rights sold: Catalan (La Galera), Italy (Fanucci), France (Baam!), Brazil (Salamandra)

Alas Negras

Title: Alas negras

Publisher: Laberinto

Synopsis:

Ahriel has regained her freedom and taken her revenge, but there is still one more thing she needs to do. After going to the City of Clouds to report to her peers, she renews her search for the magic prison of Gorlian to recover what she left behind when she escaped. She is determined to do anything to find it, even questioning the only person who knows where it is hidden. It will not be easy to reach this person, but Ahriel will not be alone this time…

Rights sold: Italy (Fanucci), France (Baam!), Brazil (Salamandra)

La hija de la noche

Title: La hija de la noche

Publisher: Edebé

Synopsis:

The peace and quiet of the small French town of Beaufort is altered by an event, which does not seem to have a reasonable explanation at first. The farmer Henri Morillon has discovered that one of his cows has died in strange circumstances: she has bled completely to death. Some of the town’s inhabitants, such as the young Jerôme, believe that the Grisard mansion is somehow connected with what has happened. The large broken-down house had been abandoned and empty for many years, until suddenly the beautiful and enigmatic Isabelle moved in, returning to the place where she had been born, and which she had fled from years before. The mystery surrounding this woman will make her neighbours suspicious, and the local gendarme, the young Max, starts to investigate.

Rights sold: France (Baam!) and Italy (SEI).

Las hijas de Tara

Title: Las hijas de Tara

Publisher: SM

Synopsis:

The Mannawinard natural world has been clashing with the Dumas’ technological world for a long time. Five humans from different places and an android have the solution. First, they must meet each other, and together embark on a journey full of danger, in which mercenaries, mutants and destructive robots will try to end their lives. Las Hijas de Tara (Tara’s Daughters) combines fantasy and science fiction set in a world where genetic manipulation and machine- enhancement have made many humans think about returning to nature.

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Mandrágora

Title: Mandrágora

Publisher: Pearson

Synopsis:

Cornelius, the wise man in the court of King Hector, disappears in strange circumstances. An immediate replacement is sought, and the scholar Zacharias arrives at the court accompanied by his daughter, young Miriam. In the shadows, someone is plotting to overthrow the king and take over his kingdom. Miriam and Zacharias will get caught up in a conspiracy of ambition, vengeance and black magic, which will endanger their lives.

Rights sold: Catalan (Bromera)

Sara y las goleadoras - 1

Title: Sara y las Goleadoras (six titles)

Publisher: Destino

Synopsis:

Sara y las Goleadoras is the story of Sara, her passion for football, and how she manages to get ten friends interested in the game. They all share the same school, hobby, friends and enemies… Learning to play will not be the most difficult challenge…

Rights sold: Catalan (Destino) and Portugal (Planeta)

Mago por casualidad

Title: Mago por casualidad

Publisher: Bruño

Synopsis:

Ratón is the typical boy who works at the typical inn of a typical fantasy kingdom with typical knights, typical magicians and -of course- very typical dragons. But then he gets by mistake the great powers of the famous magician Calderaus – a magic he is not able to use. And Calderaus, now turned into a crow, will never stop until he regains his powers… A hilarious story with a lot of magic and funny adventures.

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