Fiction Spring 2021

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Rena Rosenthal

The Royal Gardener – The Dream of Spring

The Royal Gardener saga (Vol. 1)

Novel

Date of publication: March 22, 2021
Paperback | 688 pages
Oldenburg, 1891. All her life, Marleene has dreamt of being a gardener, working with nature and growing the most beautiful flowers in the world. But her dream seems out of reach: only men are al...
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Emily Walton

Miss Hollywood – Mary Pickford's Year of Love

Date of publication: May 10, 2021
Paperback | 544 pages
1918. From Hollywood to New York City, one woman's name is on everyone's lips: Mary Pickford. The glittering Jazz Age is still just a faint glow on the horizon, but Mary is already being blinded ...
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Robert Hültner

Lazare and the Trail of Death

Inspector Lazare (Vol. 2)

Crime novel

Date of publication: June 14, 2021
Hardcover | 320 pages
Inspector Lazare is summoned to Sète in the south of France, where a young Muslim girl has gone missing. At first, it looks like Nadia may have been radicalised and travelled to Syria, but then L...
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Angélique Mundt

Trauma

If she remembers, she'll become a murderer

Thriller

Date of publication: April 13, 2021
Paperback | 352 pages
Leila experiences her own personal nightmare: she can't remember the night her music producer was killed. Yet, neither her family nor the police believe her when she says that she remembers nothi...
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Sarah Nisi

I Want to Be Close to You

Psychological thriller

Date of publication: May 10, 2021
Paperback | 336 pages
In London Underground's lost property office, Lester Sharp looks after abandoned objects: mobiles, keys, wallets – he particularly likes taking care of clothes and medical gadgets. He's a collect...
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Bettina Storks

Klara’s Silence

Novel

Date of publication: March 8, 2021
Paperback | 400 pages
Freiburg, 2018. Following a stroke, Miriam's ancient grandmother suddenly starts speaking French – a language that she supposedly never learnt. Miriam soon realises that Klara is hiding something...
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Bernhard Aichner

Dark Room

A Bronski crime novel (Vol.1)

Date of publication: March 22, 2021
Paperback | 352 pages
Winter in Innsbruck. A homeless man seeks refuge in a long abandoned house in the woods. In the bedroom, he finds a dead body. It has been lying there for twenty years. It's just what the press p...
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Derek Meister

Death Freight

Patrician Rungholt (Vol. 4)

Historical crime novel

Date of publication: May 17, 2021
Paperback | 400 pages
Lübeck 1393: A prostitute is found dead in a cesspit. Her arms and legs have been fettered and it looks as if she has been tortured during interrogation. During his investigations, Rungholt stumb...
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Clemens Murath

The Man from Lebanon

Date of publication: March 1, 2021
Paperback | 480 pages
Frank Bosman and his team from the State Criminal Police are conducting a hopeless fight against Arslan Aziz, head of the extended Lebanese family that has cornered the drugs market in Berlin. Wh...
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Christa von Bernuth

Deep Under Ground

Crime novel based on a true story

Date of publication: March 15, 2021
Paperback | 384 pages
A village in Upper Bavaria, 1981. Ten-year-old Annika is cycling home, but never arrives. Following unbearable days of waiting, the police make a shocking discovery: They unearth a chest in the f...

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