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Der Glanz der neuen Zeit
 - Fenja Lüders - PB
Der Glanz der neuen Zeit
 - Fenja Lüders - PB
Nr. 2

Fenja Lüders (Author)

The Splendour of a New Time

Europe‘s gate to the world, the alluring smell of coffee and a merchant’s daughter with big plansThe Speicherstadt, Hamburg: huge warehouses, sacks of coffee, the smell of the big wide world. A man’s world – in the early years of the century, at least. Young Mina Deharde has the coffee trade in her blood, and spends every spare minute at the offices of her father’s coffee company in the heart of the Speicherstadt. They both know that as a woman she cannot take over the company, and her father has...

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Schicksalssterne
 - Sarah Lark - Hardcover
Schicksalssterne
 - Sarah Lark - Hardcover

Sarah Lark (Author)

Stars of Destiny

 A stirring tale of love and betrayal, despair and courage, set against the background of the First World War In this novel, Sarah Lark tells a wonderful love story that plays out against the great panorama of world political events in the early 20th century. A young couple has to leave Germany in order to lead a happy life without anti-Jewish sentiment. Yet when the First World War breaks out, they suddenly find themselves just as unwanted in their new home country of New Zealand. Hanover,...

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Eine Liebe in Australien
 - Elizabeth Haran - Hardcover
Eine Liebe in Australien
 - Elizabeth Haran - Hardcover

Elizabeth Haran (Author)

Love in Australia

A wonderful outback novel with a 1950s Flair Elizabeth Haran's new novel is a touching family story that unfolds between the outback and England, spanning a period of over 20 years.The outback, 1936. Willie McGregor has left England to seek his fortune down under. Together with his best friend, he is searching for gold in a remote area. Their only contact is with a clan of Aboriginals who occasionally set up camp nearby. Willie begins a love affair with a young Aboriginal who calls herself...

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Ein Traum vom Glück
 - Eva Völler - PB
Ein Traum vom Glück
 - Eva Völler - PB
Nr. 1

Eva Völler (Author)

Dreaming of Happiness

Strong women and moving destinies in the Ruhr District of the 1950sThe 1950s in Germany. The post-war years of hunger are history. Up and down the country, new construction is arising from the ruins. People buy VW beetles, head south for a vacation, go to an ice cream parlour, and listen to rock 'n roll from the juke box. The girls are wearing petticoats and ponytails; the boys studded jeans and Elvis-style hairdos. Yet the bitter consequences of the war can be felt everywhere. Its shadows are impossible...

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Der Duft der weiten Welt
 - Fenja Lüders - PB
Der Duft der weiten Welt
 - Fenja Lüders - PB
Nr. 1

Fenja Lüders (Author)

THE SCENT OF THE WIDE WORLD

Europe‘s gate to the world, the alluring smell of coffee and a merchant’s daughter with big plans This is the first part of the SPEICHERSTADT SAGA (the Speicherstadt is the warehouse district in Hamburg) set between 1910 and 1950. The story is based around the Deharde family, the owners of an old-established coffee import company in Hamburg. Hamburg, 1912: Karl Deharde is the owner of the old-established coffee import company ‘Kopmann & Deharde’ based in the warehouse district of Hamburg. Following...

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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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Der Himmel über dem Outback
 - Elizabeth Haran - Hardcover
Der Himmel über dem Outback
 - Elizabeth Haran - Hardcover

Elizabeth Haran (Author)

The skies over the Outback

A touching love and family saga on the Red Continent Phillip Island/ Australia, 1886: At first, it seems to be a tender vacation romance but for Maggie, Patrick Shanahan is the love of her life. When Patrick proposes to her only a short time later, her happiness is complete. But then they return to Melbourne and reality catches up with them. Maggie’s family is poor but Patrick belongs to one of the most influential and wealthiest families in the Federal State of Victoria, and Patrick’s father is...

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Fünf Sterne für dich
 - Charlotte Lucas - Hardcover
Fünf Sterne für dich
 - Charlotte Lucas - Hardcover

Charlotte Lucas (Author)

five stars for you 

Those, who love, reach for the starsYears ago, a terrible loss turned Konrad Michaelsen, (39), into a different person. He lives in his own little world, an allegedly ‚safe’ world, and he doesn't let anything or anyone get close to him. As a professional product evaluator he gets paid for writing customer reviews, sometimes about cookware and sometimes about garden hoses or ladies’ hosiery. The most important person in his life is Mathilda, his 12-year-old daughter. The single father’s main goal...

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Wo der Tag beginnt
 - Sarah Lark - Hardcover
Wo der Tag beginnt
 - Sarah Lark - Hardcover

Sarah Lark (Author), Tina Dreher (Illustrator)

where the day begins

The stirring fate of two women intertwined with the history of an unknown tribeThe latest novel by Sarah Lark, WHERE THE DAY BEGINS, is a wonderful New Zealand page-turner about two unlike women, who each in their own way cope with their fate and, eventually, find love and happiness. The novel’s historical background is the history of the Moriori tribe, who had been settling the Chatham Islands east of New Zealand for centuries before they were attacked by hostile Maori tribes in 1835.Chatham Islands,...

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Zeilen ans Meer
 - Sarah Fischer - Hardcover
Zeilen ans Meer
 - Sarah Fischer - Hardcover

Sarah Fischer (Author)

Notes to the Ocean

A romantic epistolary novel spanning two continentsWhile jogging on a beach near Sydney, Sam finds a bottle with a message from the past. It had been written in 1999 by Lena, who then spent a Work and Travel year in Australia, and when she left, she threw a letter into the waves as a way of saying goodbye. Without thinking, he writes to her, not expecting her to reply. But Lena does. She had almost forgotten about her notes to the ocean that contained all her dreams and wishes. This is the beginning...

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