Fiction Spring 2022



Marion Lagoda

The Garden Above the Elbe


Date of publication: March 28, 2022
Hardcover | 384 pages
Hamburg, 1913. When Hedda takes on the position of head gardener to the Clarenburgs, a Jewish banking family, she has her work cut out. She's the first woman to hold the post at the estate on the...

Anne Müller

The Song of Sky and Sea


Date of publication: March 21, 2022
Hardcover | 400 pages
Schleswig, 1872. Emma’s mother is furious when she turns down a proposal from an eligible bachelor. Rather than marry a man she doesn't love, though, Emma boards the steamship Borussia and emigra...

Rena Rosenthal

The Royal Gardener: Summer Glow

The Royal Gardener saga (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: April 26, 2022
Paperback | 720 pages
Oldenburg, 1893. Marleene and her fiancé dream of opening their own nursery of scented lilacs and glorious rhododendrons. When they're given the chance to cultivate a piece of land, they can hard...

Marie Adams

The House of Midwives: Susanne's Wish

The House of Midwives (vol. 1)


Date of publication: May 16, 2022
Paperback | 416 pages
The midwives Susanne, Carola and Ella work at the same hospital in Cologne, and are best friends. When they come across an empty house in 21 Cranach Street, they decide to set up their own matern...

Marina Kirschner

Together We're Perfect


Date of publication: February 8, 2022
Paperback | 448 pages
Baking is Anna's great passion. She loves running the Sunsweet café, where, as a little girl, she would spend every free minute by her grandmother's side. Every day, customers come to the café lo...

Sylvia Lott

The Women from the Island Salon

The Norderney saga (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: April 11, 2022
Paperback | 544 pages
Norderney in the early twentieth century: fisherman's daughter Frieda's dream comes true when she lands a job at the Fisser salon. A new, exciting world opens up for her there, and her happiness ...

Felicia Otten

The Country Doctor: A New Life

The Country Doctor (vol.1)


Date of publication: March 14, 2022
Paperback | 560 pages
Germany, the early 1950s. Although young Dr Thea Graven has had tough times in the past, she never lost her lust for life and believes in the good in people. When she witnesses a senior surgeon m...

Annette Wieners

The Ambassadors' Boulevard


Date of publication: March 14, 2022
Hardcover | 448 pages
Heike's quiet life is thrown into disarray when her old graphology professor Erik Buttermann suddenly shows up unannounced and invites her to the Bonn Graphology Institute’s anniversary celebrati...

Manuela Inusa

Blueberry Days

The Californian Dreams series (vol. 6)


Date of publication: February 14, 2022
Paperback | 416 pages
When tragedy strikes, the sisters Alison, Jillian and Delilah move to their grandparents' blueberry farm in California. Together with their grandmother Fran they bake cakes, make jam and sell ber...

Jana Lukas

Where Your Heart Is

The Old Schoolhouse series (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: June 14, 2022
Paperback | 464 pages
Felicia Sommerfeldt loves her home, the old schoolhouse on the Starnberg lake. She has spent many happy times here. But her great-aunt Leona's death cuts short the women's dream of opening a cook...

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