José Carlos Somoza

José Carlos Somoza is a Spanish author born in Havana, Cuba, in 1959. He is a trained psychiatrist but has gained international recognition for his writing, particularly in the genres of thriller, science fiction, and historical mystery. His works often blend elements of suspense, psychological drama, and speculative fiction. Some of his notable novels include 'The Athenian Murders', which won the Gold Dagger Award for best crime novel, and 'The Art of Murder', which delves into the world of art and artificial intelligence.


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  1. 1. La Dama Número Trece

    This novel is a thrilling blend of mystery, horror, and fantasy, revolving around a struggling writer who becomes the target of a secret society known as "The Thirteen Ladies". These shadowy figures have the ability to manipulate reality through the power of words and storytelling. As he is drawn deeper into their world, he must uncover their secrets and find a way to survive their deadly games. The narrative is a rich exploration of the power of language and mythology, with a suspenseful plot that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.