José María Zavala is a journalist, historian, and a professional writer. Author of more than thirty books on the Bourbons or the Spanish Civil War, he has worked for more than twenty years in the editorial office of El Mundo and Expansión, and in the magazine Capital. He contributes to the TV program Cuarto Milenio (Cuatro TV), and in the newspaper La Razón. But in his life as a husband and father there is a before and an after, since his radical conversion through the intercession of Padre Pio, of whom he is a spiritual son. Hence, the book he loves more among all he has written, the one that changed his life, is Padre Pío. Los milagros desconocidos del santo de los estigmas, published by Libros Libres, with twenty editions in Spain and translations into English, Italian, Portuguese, Hungarian, and Slovenian. He is also the author of Así se vence el demonio, and the co-author, with his wife Paloma, of Un juego de amor, the witness of the action of God in their souls through the intercession of Padre Pio. His latest book, El secreto mejor guardado de Fátima, published by Planeta, has already become the best-selling spirituality book of the year in Spain. His previous great success, Madre Esperanza, is to be published in Italy by Mondadori.