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Der Attentäter
 - Ulf Schiewe - Taschenbuch
Der Attentäter
 - Ulf Schiewe - Taschenbuch

Ulf Schiewe (Author)

The Assassin

A historical thriller about the murder of Franz-Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throneJune 1914. There have been repeated political crises in recent years, but most people still have no idea what is brewing in Europe. The major European powers are competing against one another. The German emperor is expanding his fleet, which is particularly worrisome for England. France and Germany are quarrelling over Alsace-Lorraine and, in a general sense, many Frenchmen harbour thoughts of revenge for the Franco-Prussian...

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Das weiße Gold der Hanse
 - Ruben Laurin - Taschenbuch
Das weiße Gold der Hanse
 - Ruben Laurin - Taschenbuch

The eventful life and love story of a merchant in the heyday of the Hanseatic League1275: Construction on the Heiliger Geist Hospital in Lübeck is nearing completion. As respected merchant Bertram Morneweg examines the final stages of the work, he notices that one of the painters is behaving strangely. Indeed, Morneweg is able to prevent the suicide of the painter Johannes at the very last second. To give the desperate man hope, the merchant tells him his life story. Orphaned at age seven, he struggled...

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Das Lied der Pferde
 - Ricarda Jordan - PB
Das Lied der Pferde
 - Ricarda Jordan - PB

Ricarda Jordan (Author), Tina Dreher (Illustrator)

Song of the Horses

An adventure-filled destiny and a story of love and hate set against a colorful backdropTHE SONG OF THE HORSES is an exceptional historical novel. Featuring an incredibly captivating story, it is set against a thrilling background that the author illustrates with great knowledge. Cologne; 1072. Thirteen-year-old Aenlin is a lively child and prefers to spend most of her time in her father's stables and storerooms, rather than obediently sewing and embroidering. While her mother never tires of scolding...

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Als wir im Regen tanzten
 - Michaela Saalfeld - Taschenbuch
Als wir im Regen tanzten
 - Michaela Saalfeld - Taschenbuch

Michaela Saalfeld (Author)

When We Danced in the Rain 

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The big novel about Berlin in the Weimar RepublicThe year 1928 is shaped by hopes for a life in prosperity and equality, visions of world peace, and Berlin is rising to become the city of boundless possibilities. It is the dawn of the sound film era and the actress Recha and the director Willi zur Nieden are not only the dream couple of their blossoming film world, but also of the metropolis that is reeling in the glamour of the 1920s. They seem to have everything others can only dream of: beauty,...

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Das schwarze Feuer von Byzanz
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch
Das schwarze Feuer von Byzanz
 - Dirk Husemann - Taschenbuch

Dirk Husemann (Author)

The Black Fire of Byzantium

A breathtaking adventure in the wonder world of the Renaissance Constantinople, 1599. Queen Elisabeth I of England sends an extraordinary diplomatic gift to the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed III: an organ that plays by itself, powered by a clockwork motor. It was developed by the clever inventor and organ builder Thomas Dallam. He has been charged with personally bringing the enormous instrument to the Bosporus, assembling it in the Sultan’s palace, playing it for the ruler, and instructing him in the art...

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Lady Annes Geheimnis
 - Martha Sophie Marcus - Taschenbuch
Lady Annes Geheimnis
 - Martha Sophie Marcus - Taschenbuch

Martha Sophie Marcus (Author)

Lady Anne's Secret

A young noblewoman fights for her childHanover, the summer of 1714. Twenty-year-old Anne is unmarried and lives at the court of the Elector and heir to the English throne, Georg Ludwig. Three years before, her parents banished her to Germany to cover up Anne’s illegitimate pregnancy and then took her child away after it was born. Anne's greatest wish is to return to her English homeland and find her son again, but she lacks the means to do so. When Georg is proclaimed king and moves to London with...

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Der Spion des Königs
 - Magnus Forster - Taschenbuch
Der Spion des Königs
 - Magnus Forster - Taschenbuch

Magnus Forster (Author)

The King's Spy

The name is  Faversham: Richard Faversham. Spy in Her Majesty's serviceLondon, 1639. Richard Faversham, a sought-after portrait painter, is a frequent guest in the homes of the upper nobility. What nobody knows is that his painting is only camouflage. In reality, Richard works as a spy for King Charles I. Richard is not interested in politics. He is attracted to the danger and adventure of his work. But then he exposes a ring of smugglers who are secretly running puritanical, anti-royalist writings...

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Die Perlenfischerin
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch
Die Perlenfischerin
 - Sabine Weiß - Taschenbuch

Sabine Weiß (Author)

The Pearl Fisherwoman

A dramatic, magnificently colorful and poetic family story about love and betrayal, knights and crusades, monasteries and emperors, and about the treasures of nature – pearlsNorthern Germany at the turn of the 13th century. The throne dispute between the Staufers and the Welfs is leaving its mark on the land. In the north, Danish and German rulers are fighting for supremacy. When Henry the Lion razes the trading town of Bardowick, siblings Ida and Bendix are separated.Bendix becomes a goldsmith in...

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Der Gesang der Bienen
 - Ralf H. Dorweiler - Taschenbuch
Der Gesang der Bienen
 - Ralf H. Dorweiler - Taschenbuch

Ralf H. Dorweiler (Author)

The Song of the Bees

A riveting historical adventure about a honey hunter and beekeeper in the Middles AgesThe Holy Roman Empire, 1152 A.D. Seyfried, a honey hunter, leads a peaceful life with his wife Elsbeth in the Black Forest. While Seyfried roams the woods in search of wild bee colonies, his wife stays home and cares for the sick and injured.One day the prince's daughter is found dead in front of their hut. Elsbeth's earnest declarations that she had been abandoned there after a failed abortion are rejected. The...

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