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Die Walfängerin von Borkum
 - Claudia Schirdewan - Taschenbuch
Die Walfängerin von Borkum
 - Claudia Schirdewan - Taschenbuch

Claudia Schirdewan (Author)

THE WHALER OF BORKUM

Love and betrayal set against the background of early whaling in the North SeaBorkum in 1653. Joris Meyer, a 21-year-old from Borkum, has completed his training as a ship's master. In the summer, he is scheduled to take the whaler "Het Eiland" on a hunt as far as Spitsbergen. Whaling is a young business and excitement on Borkum is running high. His fiancée, Fenja, is worried because the renowned Captain Hansen has designs on her younger sister, and with Joris at sea they are without protection. Joris...

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Das Haus der Fugger
 - Peter Dempf - Taschenbuch
Das Haus der Fugger
 - Peter Dempf - Taschenbuch

Historical novel about the oldest social settlement in the world The Fuggerei in Augsburg is the world’s oldest social housing project still in existence. It was founded in 1521 by Jakob Fugger as a housing settlement for needy citizens of Augsburg. The settlement was intended for craftsmen and day laborers who were threatened by poverty and could not support a household of their own, for example, due to illness. They were allowed to continue earning a living and were supposed to move out again once...

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Krone der Welt
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch
Krone der Welt
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch

Sabine Weiß (Author), Markus Weber (Illustrator)

Crown of the World

Amsterdam in the Golden Age - the rise of a world metropolis Sabine Weiß has written a new historical novel set in Amsterdam. As the story plays out, Amsterdam is rising to become a commercial and financial center, and the city’s world-famous canal belt, the Grachtengordel, is under construction. The underlying themes and lines of conflict revolve around self-assertion in a new, foreign world, and advancement through talent and hard work. The novel focuses on the fate of three siblings who, after...

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Die Jüdin von Magdeburg
 - Ruben Laurin - Taschenbuch
Die Jüdin von Magdeburg
 - Ruben Laurin - Taschenbuch

Ruben Laurin (Author)

The Jewess of Magdeburg

Love, intrigue, and betrayal over several decades. Top historical entertainment set against the construction of a cathedral as a backdropMagdeburg, the 2nd half of the 13th century. During a pogrom, two young children are kidnapped: a boy and a girl, two best friends. The girl can be ransomed, but the boy remains missing and is thought to be dead. Years later, the bridge over the Elbe collapses under a procession. Esther, a young Jewish woman, is in danger of drowning but is saved by the squire Wolfram....

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Die Romanfabrik von Paris
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch
Die Romanfabrik von Paris
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch

Dirk Husemann (Author)

The Novel Factory of Paris

A great historical novel about Alexandre DumasParis in 1850. Alexandre Dumas runs a novel factory where 70 employees write the popular episodes of The Three Musketeers and the Count of Monte Cristo series that are delighting newspaper readers as they are published in installations. But in the latest work to leave the factory there is something rotten between the lines. The stories are peppered with state secrets from the court of the Russian Tsar and risqué episodes from the life of English Queen...

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Die Gabe der Sattlerin
 - Ralf H. Dorweiler - Taschenbuch
Die Gabe der Sattlerin
 - Ralf H. Dorweiler - Taschenbuch

Ralf H. Dorweiler (Author)

THE GIFT OF THE  SADDLER

A dazzling historical novel from the Black ForestThe year is 1781. Charlotte, the young daughter of a saddle maker, flees from her home village to escape an arranged marriage. She finds refuge at the court stud farm in Marbach, where the Duke of Württemberg, Charles Eugene, breeds the noblest horses in the world. The manager of the stud farm hires Charlotte on a trial basis. Soon her talent for making artistic saddles is recognized, and she is commissioned to craft a particularly valuable saddle...

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Das Schicksal der Henkerin
 - Sabine Martin - Taschenbuch
Das Schicksal der Henkerin
 - Sabine Martin - Taschenbuch

Sabine Martin (Author), Dr. Helmut Pesch (Editor)

THE FATE OF THE HANGWOMAN

Love, hope, betrayal, and intrigue - Sabine Martin makes the Middle Ages come alive Rottweil, 1340. Former hangwoman Melisande is leading a happy life with her husband, Wendel, her daughter, and her son. That is, until she receives a cry for help from a stranger who claims to be her brother, Rudger. But Rudger is dead; she herself executed the murderer who brought her Rudger's bloody sword. Was he lying? Is Rudger still alive? Supposedly, her brother is innocently imprisoned in the dungeon of Esslingen,...

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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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Die Kinder von Nebra
 - Ulf Schiewe - Hardcover
Die Kinder von Nebra
 - Ulf Schiewe - Hardcover

Ulf Schiewe (Author), Markus Weber (Illustrator)

The Children of Nebra

The mystery of the Sky Disk, an advanced civilization in the heart of Europe,  and the perpetual fight between good and evilAs early as 4,000 years ago, the first mega-state existed in the heart of Europe, with trade links to England, the Alps, and the Middle East. It was a state with sophisticated hierarchies and a ruling family. It possessed cutting edge science, knew the course of the stars, and could plan planting and harvests according to a calendar year. It was the Unetice culture. Why...

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Der Chirurg und die Spielfrau
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch
Der Chirurg und die Spielfrau
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch

Sabine Weiß (Author), Markus Weber (Illustrator)

The Surgeon and the Minstrel Woman

Of medicine and minstrels, knightly virtues and a thirst for revenge – and an impossible loveEurope in 1217. When Thonis, an adventurous nobleman, goes blind on a crusade to the Holy Land, he is left to die in Genoa. Yet a beguiling song gives him new courage to live. He accepts his fate and is able to regain his sight with the help of the surgeon Wilhelm. Fascinated, he searches for the singer who turns out to be Elena, a young slave. While Thonis does everything in his power to learn about medicine,...

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