Fiction Autumn 2022



Hannah Conrad

An Almost Perfect Debutante

The Lily Palace saga (vol. 1)


Date of publication: November 9, 2022
Paperback | 352 pages
Munich, 1827. Johanna von Seybach has moved from Königsberg to the magnificent Lily Palace, her uncle’s family seat – where an exciting season awaits her! Even before her official debut, it looks...

Susanne Goga

Glasgow Girls

Into the world of art


Date of publication: December 14, 2022
Paperback | 384 pages
Glasgow, 1892. Olivia has grown up poor, and it seems like all her dreams have come true when she gets the chance to study at the prestigious School of Art. But she is unprepared for this alien w...

Lisa Graf

Dallmayr: Dawn of a Gilded Age

The Dallmayr saga (vol. 2)


Date of publication: November 23, 2022
Paperback | 544 pages
Munich, 1905. Therese Randlkofer’s expertise has introduced Germans to delicacies from all over the world, and Dallmayr’s displays are filled with hand-picked fruit from the Canary Islands, the f...

Katharina Innig

The Explorer: Princess Therese and the Call of the Amazon


Date of publication: September 14, 2022
Paperback | 368 pages
Princess Therese of Bavaria is clever and ambitious – and she does not want to marry, as time and social status dictate. Instead, she is drawn to faraway places – to Brazil, the land of her dream...

Anne Jacobs, Hilke Müller

The Tanner’s Daughter

Historical novel

Date of publication: September 21, 2022
Paperback | 608 pages
The young tanner’s daughter Arlette seems to have an enchanted life. She is not only stunningly beautiful, but also intelligent and ambitious. But when a nobleman rapes her and she becomes pregna...

Petra Durst-Benning

The Chef: Dare to Live Your Dream

The Chef (vol. 1)


Date of publication: August 24, 2022
Hardcover | 512 pages
Southern France, 1880: "Bon appétit!" Fabienne is happiest when looking after the guests at the Lockkeeper’s Cottage. After all, the place is renowned for serving the best meals on the entire Can...

Maren Gottschalk

Miss Steiff


Date of publication: June 20, 2022
Hardcover | 416 pages
Strong-willed, funny and curious about everything – even as a little girl, Margarete wanted to conquer the world. Born in Swabia in 1847, she contracts polio as a child. She knows she’ll never wa...

Emma Hunter

Somerset: Seduction and Betrayal

The Somerset saga (vol. 2)


Date of publication: October 13, 2022
Paperback | 624 pages
Young widow Rebecca Seagrave has an ambitious plan: she wants to become a politician, and make the world a better place. But it won’t be easy – after all, she’s a woman living in eighteenth-centu...

Anne Jacobs

Reunion in the Cloth Villa

The Cloth Villa (vol. 6)


Date of publication: November 9, 2022
Paperback | 640 pages
Augsburg, 1939. The Melzer family and its staff are facing dark times. The Second World War is on the horizon, and it’s clear that it will change the lives of everyone in the city. The textile fa...

Mina König

Mademoiselle Oppenheim: The Woman Who Loved Life and Invented Modern Art


Date of publication: August 10, 2022
Paperback | 512 pages
Paris, 1933. The young Swiss German artist Meret Oppenheim is enjoying life in bohemian Paris. Among her closest friends are the Surrealists Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Alberto Giacometti and André...

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