Fiction Spring 2024



Julia Dibbern

The Silence Below the Surface


Date of publication: April 24, 2024
Hardcover | 384 pages
After nearly twenty years away, Maira returns to her childhood town on the Baltic coast. She has only one thing in mind: clear her parents’ house, which has stood empty since her mother’s death, ...

Lisa Quentin

A Good Marriage


Date of publication: April 24, 2024
Hardcover | 352 pages
Germany, 1960. When Margarete discovers that she’s pregnant, she abandons her university studies with a heavy heart and agrees to marry Lenz. She fled Hungary as a child and grew up in poverty, a...

Elke Becker

The Family Kölln - Golden Age

The Family Kölln trilogy (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: January 11, 2024
Paperback | 432 pages
North Germany, 1886: The life of Charlotte Kölln’s husband is tragically cut short by an accident at work. There is no time for Charlotte to grieve, though, because the gristmill has to keep grin...

Corina Bomann

Moonlight Garden


Date of publication: July 10, 2024
Paperback | 528 pages
Since her husband’s death, Lilly’s life has been a largely humdrum affair. One day, a stranger enters her little antiques shop and hands her a beautiful violin. He doesn’t want to sell it – he cl...

Annette Fabiani

The Ritz Hotel: Dreaming of Glamour and Happiness


Date of publication: November 20, 2024
Paperback | 496 pages
Venetia Grey, the director’s secretary, is the beating heart of the Ritz Hotel in London. She has seen kings, actors, politicians and princesses come and go. She has witnessed back-room business ...

Anja Jonuleit


The Kaiserwald duology (Vol. 1)


Date of publication: February 28, 2024
Paperback | 400 pages
‘Your mother has disappeared.’ That’s all he said, while a series of emotions crossed his face: disbelief, shock, and finally that fear. That’s what I remember most: the fear, which now haunted t...

Jessica Amankona

The Murano Legacy


Date of publication: June 12, 2024
Paperback | 560 pages
Murano, 1893. Orietta Volpato isn’t in the least interested in marrying well. She is the rebellious daughter of a Venetian family of glassblowers, and has dreams of taking over the family busines...

Elke Becker

The Family Kölln - A New Hope

The Family Kölln trilogy (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: April 11, 2024
Paperback | 400 pages
Northern Germany, 1912. Bertha Kölln’s new breakfast oatmeal is a huge success, and her family is working tirelessly to increase production. But then the Great War arrives in the sleepy little to...

Corina Bomann

Butterfly Island

A sensual story, full of twists and secrets, which takes the reader into an exciting and mysterious world where colonialism and rigid traditions prevail, but true love cannot be suppressed.


Date of publication: May 15, 2024
Paperback | 560 pages
When Diana learns her great aunt has had a stroke, she drops everything and goes to her. On her death bed in Tremayne House, Emmely reveals to Diana that her family is burdened by an old, old sec...

Mario Giordano

The Carbonaro Women

The Terra di Sicilia series (Vol. 2)


Date of publication: March 13, 2024
Hardcover | 512 pages
Pina is the daughter of a powerful landowner living in early twentieth-century Sicily. Following a dramatic childhood, she marries the once dirt-poor businessman Barnaba Carbonaro, and defies soc...

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