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Effi liest
 - Anna Moretti - Hardcover
Effi liest
 - Anna Moretti - Hardcover

Anna Moretti (Author)

Effi reads

A romantic comedy in the 19th century: peculiar historical facts combined with an enrapturing love storyBerlin, 1894. Elena Sophie von Burows – everyone calls her Effi – is 18 years old and her biggest wish is to go to university and study psychology. Her father is not exactly thrilled with this idea but willing to compromise. Effi is allowed to learn Latin and prepare for her studies on the condition that she allows, at the same time, her Aunt Auguste to teach her everything a young lady from a...

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Im Land des Korallenbaums
 - Sofia Caspari - Taschenbuch
Im Land des Korallenbaums
 - Sofia Caspari - Taschenbuch
Nr. 1

Sofia Caspari (Author)

In the Land of the Coral Tree

A gripping and evocative family saga set against the breath taking backdrop of Argentina In the summer of 1862, while on their trip to Buenos Aires, the two young German women Anna Weinbrenner and Viktoria Reyes meet for the first time. They are both on their way to reunite with their husbands who had traveled ahead. Anna thinks she might be pregnant but keeps it a secret from everyone else. Also aboard the ship is Julius Meyer, a young merchant who falls seriously in love with Anna. She reciprocates...

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Im Land der weißen Wolke
 - Sarah Lark - Taschenbuch
Im Land der weißen Wolke
 - Sarah Lark - Taschenbuch
Nr. 1

Sarah Lark (Author)

In the Land of the Long White Cloud

In the Land of the Long White Cloud saga Book 1

IN THE LAND OF LONG THE WHITE CLOUD is a suspenseful, vividly narrated family saga about love and hate, trust and enmity and the story of two estranged families. Sarah Lark succeeds extraordinarily in combining all the familiar components of an emotional novel: passion, history and suspense! London, 1852: Two young women independently start out on a trip for New Zealand and become friends. For both it is a departure into a new life – as future wives of men whom they only know through letters....

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Im Schatten des Kauribaums
 - Sarah Lark - Taschenbuch
Im Schatten des Kauribaums
 - Sarah Lark - Taschenbuch
Nr. 2

Sarah Lark (Author)

In the Shadow of the Kauri Tree

The Kauri Saga Book 2

New Zealand, 1875: The lives of Lizzie and Michael Drury are abruptly derailed when their oldest daughter Matariki is kidnapped – by her biological father, Maori chief Kahu Heke. Kahu is one of the leaders of the Hauhau movement, which aims at regaining the land that the Maori lost to the Europeans during the colonization process. In order to consolidate his position within the tribe, he resorts to the cult surrounding the worship of the chief’s daughter as a priestess and goddess of war. However,...

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Im Schatten des Teebaums
 - Elizabeth Haran - Taschenbuch
Im Schatten des Teebaums
 - Elizabeth Haran - Taschenbuch

Elizabeth Haran (Author)

In the Shadow of the Tea Tree

Women's Fiction

Happiness is where you least expect to find it – the new novel by Elizabeth HaranThe success of Elizabeth Haran’s Australia novels is incredible. Her most recent novel, IN THE VALLEY OF THE FLAMING SUN, has been sold some 500,000 times and was on the Spiegel bestseller list for four weeks. Her new novel follows this success and once again shows Haran's intuition for the destinies of individuals against the breathtaking background of the Australian continent. IN THE SHADOW OF THE TEA TREE is...

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Killer City
 - Wolfgang Hohlbein - Hardcover
Killer City
 - Wolfgang Hohlbein - Hardcover

Wolfgang Hohlbein (Author)

Killer City

The 1893 Chicago World’s Fair: 27 million visitors and 1 killerThornhill, the protagonist, has succumbed to the delusion that he can absorb people’s life forces by murdering them. He believes it is because he is possessed by a demon he took on at the age of 12 from an Indian dying on the battlefield of Gettysburg. Thirty years later, Thornhill is crossing America on a murder spree using an open razor as his tool. After the deed, he often assumes the identity of his victim. The last person he killed...

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Eine Liebe zwischen den Fronten
 - Maria W. Peter - Taschenbuch
Eine Liebe zwischen den Fronten
 - Maria W. Peter - Taschenbuch

Maria W. Peter (Author)

Love Between the Fronts

A gripping historical novel about the fate of three families torn apart by the Franco-Prussian WarThe Franco-Prussian War in 1870/71 was a dark chapter in European history that significantly influenced the course of the 20th century. It set the course for the further development of Europe and relations between the Orient and the Occident. Nationalism, colonialism, fanaticism - all of these echo in Maria W. Peter's new novel. By drawing on a wide array of perspectives, it sheds light on the various...

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Ministry of Souls – Das Schattentor
 - Akram El-Bahay - PB
Ministry of Souls – Das Schattentor
 - Akram El-Bahay - PB
Nr. 1

Akram El-Bahay (Author)

MINISTRY OF SOULS – The Shadow Gate

Vol.1

The beginning of a new two-part story about an agent of the British Crown, an Arabian princess, and a magical cat London, 1850. Unnoticed by the public, the Ministry of Final Affairs ensures that the souls of the deceased are transported to the realm of limbo. Jack has almost completed his trial employment period at the Ministry, when he is called up for his first field assignment – of all places on the grounds of Buckingham Palace, where a foreign delegation has been murdered. All the other agents...

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Es war einmal in Italien
 - Luca Di Fulvio - PB
Es war einmal in Italien
 - Luca Di Fulvio - PB

Luca Di Fulvio (Author)

Once upon a time in Italy

Rome in 1860 - with the exciting age of the Risorgimento as an atmospheric backdropLuca Di Fulvio's new novel is a powerful emotional epic about solidarity, self-discovery, homeland, family, love, and life dreams. The story begins in 1860, with the plot set mainly in Rome during the last phase of the Italian unification movement, the Risorgimento. Luca Di Fulvio creates a highly emotional, mentally cinematic epic with strong, distinctive characters. An orphan boy who wants to use his camera to change...

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Der Tanz des Kolibris
 - Sofia Caspari - Taschenbuch
Der Tanz des Kolibris
 - Sofia Caspari - Taschenbuch

Sofia Caspari (Author), Reinhard Borner (Illustrator)

THE DANCE OF THE HUMMINGBIRD

A wonderful South America saga set against the exotic backdrop of Brazil THE DANCE OF THE HUMMINGBIRD is a stirring family saga that unfolds on two time levels in the German Hunsrück Mountains and in Brazil.A village in the Hunsrück region in the middle of the 19th century: Anne and Thomas are in love but as the maidservant and the farm hand of rich farmer Hansen, they do not see any chance to start a family. Furthermore, Hansen begins to sexually harass Anne. When an emigration agent visits their...

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