María Dueñas is PhD in English Philology and was a full professor at the Universidad de Murcia. She has also taught at American universities, and has written academic papers and participated in numerous educational, cultural and editorial projects.
Time In-Between was her first novel and had an overwhelming success, having been translated into 35 languages and inspired a successful television series all over the world.
Her second novel The Heart Has Its Reasons (2012) was one of the most sold books in Spain in 2013, following in its predecessor’s success.
In 2018, María published her last novel, Las Hijas del Capitán, which was at the top of the lists all year long.