Conny Jansky was born in Austria where she studied International Development Studies as well as Business Informatics. After living and working in several countries, she moved to Madrid, Spain, where she has been living since 2009.
Arriving at one of the hotspots of financial turmoil, she was inspired to write her first novel 'Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery' which was published in 2012. The story recounts real events from the peak of ‘la crisis’ and fuses them with fictional references to Spanish history and contemporary mythology that were inspired by research on sociology of miracles. The Spanish translation of the novel, 'Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada', was published in 2014.
Her latest work takes up George Orwell’s famous 'Animal Farm' (1945) and continues its plot as a historical review of modern industrial societies with a sarcastic interpretation of the myth of perpetual growth in the context of the ongoing climate crisis and mass extinction of species. 'A Donkey’s Diary' was written in free-range conditions and published during the coronavirus quarantine in spring 2020 from where the author is developing her next story on social change during times of historic transformation.
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery is a funny mystery novel based on true events. It puts the genre of arcane thrillers in a humoristic new scenery. The action kicks off in a chicken shop in Madrid where Consuelo finds herself confronted with a face that suddenly appeared on the floor. Her quest to reveal the truth leads her to one of the most extraordinary mysteries in Spanish history!