Tag: Palenque

Sak K’uk Now Published in Print

The Controversial Mayan Queen: Sak K’uk of Palenque.  Book 2, Mists of Palenque Series. A MOTHER AND SON FIGHT TO PRESERVE THEIR DYNASTY… Sak K’uk, the strong-willed daughter of Yohl Ik’nal—first Mayan woman ruler—faces rebellious nobles and spiritual crisis in

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Silver Medal for The Mayan Red Queen

The Mayan Red Queen: Tz’aakb’u Ahau of Palenque received the Global Ebook Silver Medal Award in Fiction-Historical Literature-Ancient Worlds for 2016.  It was an exciting moment when I received the notice in August that my book won a Silver Medal

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The Mayan Red Queen – Midwest Book Review

The Mayan Red Queen: Tz’aakb’u Ahau of Palenque review by Diane Donovan, Editor and Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review, November 1, 2015 Young Mayan ruler K’inich Janaab Pakal is marrying the shy, retiring Lalak, whose only inclination towards royalty lies

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Yohl Ik’nal Wins Writer’s Digest Award

The first book in the Mists of Palenque Series about Mayan queens won a Writer’s Digest Award for self-published eBooks in 2014. The Controversial Mayan Queen: Yohl Ik’nal of Palenque received Honorable Mention in the Mainstream/Literary Fiction category. The judge’s

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Sak K’uk Story Reaches Amazon Top 100 Kindle Books

Sak K’uk, second Mayan woman ruler of Lakam Ha (Palenque)  A young queen rises to meet her destiny in this gripping saga set in the ancient Maya world. After an attack leaves her people without a leader or a portal

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Sak K’uk – The Controversial Queen of Palenque

Controversy about who became ruler of Palenque after Aj Ne Ohl Mat   In 611 CE, Palenque (Lakam Ha) suffered a devastating defeat by Kalakmul (Kan).  The two cities were enemies for years and had skirmished frequently.  In the 611

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Yohl Ik’nal: The Visionary Mayan Queen of Palenque

  Just published Kindle ebook Records of Mayan civilization and history show that Yohl Ik’nal was one of a very small number of Mayan women who carried a full royal title and ruled in her own right.  She acceded to

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