Fiction Spring 2021



Emma Sternberg

A Garden for Two


Date of publication: May 10, 2021
Paperback | 432 pages
Lu is smart, quick-witted and super-successful as a lawyer in a top law firm. But then her big brother Pip dies and all of a sudden Lu no longer knows which way is up and which way is down. At fi...

Catherine Aurel

Belladonna – A Florentine Beauty

Daughters of Italy series (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: May 10, 2021
Paperback | 416 pages
Florence, 1469. Cosima Bellani's days as the city's Great Beauty are over. The ageing courtesan's looks are beginning to fade, and she fears for her future. When the young noblewoman Simonetta be...

Nora Elias

The Beauty Salon - The Sisters' Triumph

The Beauty Salon saga (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: September 20, 2021
Paperback | 448 pages
Berlin, 1950. The young doctor Marion Lichtenthal gives up her job at the Charité hospital to run her mother's cosmetics empire. She wants to focus on medical cosmetics – but this puts her in dir...

Susanne Goga

The Secret of the Thames


Date of publication: February 8, 2021
Paperback | 448 pages
London, 1894. Charlotte and Tom have been married for two years, but a cloud hangs over their happiness: they haven't been able to have children yet, and there's much that remains unspoken betwee...

Julia Kröhn

The Alster School – Times of Change

The Teacher from Hamburg (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: June 21, 2021
Paperback | 432 pages
Hamburg, 1931: a fresh wind blows through the schools of the Weimar Republic. Once reigned by the cane, students now approach their teachings with head, heart and hand. Felicitas, who has just s...

Meike Werkmeister

The Wind Is Singing Our Song


Date of publication: April 19, 2021
Paperback | 464 pages
Toni is a world traveller, at home everywhere and nowhere – until a phone call from her father takes her back to the North Sea. The village of St Peter Ording, with its pretty thatched houses and...

Caren Benedikt

The Grand Hotel - Those Who Play with Fire

The Grand Hotel Saga (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: March 15, 2021
Paperback | 512 pages
Bernadette von Plesow has had to deal with a lot of things in her life, but the past year has almost broken her. She has been able to protect her glamorous hotel, but not her family: her son Alex...

Clara Frey

The House of Lost Children

Date of publication: May 17, 2021
Paperback | 640 pages
France, 1940. When Antoine Mardieu is drafted into the Vichy government and relocated to the small town of Izieu, little does he know that his life will change for ever. He meets Marguerite, who ...

Anna Jessen

The Island of Dreams – The Storms of Life

Island of Dreams trilogy (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: March 22, 2021
Paperback | 544 pages
Hamburg, 1887. The young flower girl Tine Tiedkens is destitute. To escape her misery, she decides to try her luck on the island of Heligoland. But the crossing to the fashionable island turns in...

Marie Lacrosse

The Coffee House – Fool's Gold

The Coffee House saga (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: April 13, 2021
Paperback | 752 pages
Young Sophie von Werdenfels has taken up a position as Empress Sisi's lady-in-waiting. But things are difficult for her at court. Countess Marie Festetics, Sisi's favourite, is dogging her every ...

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