HANSEATIC STORMS – A FAMILY SAGA SET IN HAMBURG

HANSEATIC STORMS – A FAMILY SAGA SET IN HAMBURG

After three years in England, Lily von Cappeln returns to Hamburg to be by her husband’s side. She finds the courage and strength to look to the future through her little daughter Johanna. Then she discovers Jo’s letters that never reached her. Despite her fears, she sets out to find him. Full of anger, Jo had thrown himself into the battle of the ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 480
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00345-5
2021/04/20
PROPAGANDA

PROPAGANDA

It’s 1944 and John Glueck is at war, deep inside Germany in the gloomy Hürtgen Forest. It seems only a few days ago that he was a student in New York, full of love for the German culture of his ancestors. Then he was inducted into Sykewar, the US Army’s propaganda unit. In France, he meets his idol Ernest Hemingway, on whose orders he goes to ...  read more

price: € 14,00
pages: 496
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27647-7
2021/03/23
THE SWIFT

THE SWIFT

A summer house on the Baltic Sea: the key to a tragic family secret
Struggling with a life crisis, Juliane takes refuge with her second cousin, Johann, at the Baltic Sea coast near Greifswald. The old man lives there almost self-sufficiently in a summer house from the 1920s, only occasionally sharing the company of a dedicated entomologist. The ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 352
Kindler
ISBN: 978-3-463-40717-3
2021/02/16
RED JUDAS

RED JUDAS

Leipzig, January 1920. Paul Stainer, a police officer, returns home from a POW camp. Germany is stumbling through the chaos of the post-war years; nothing is as it once was. At night, Stainer is often plagued by the memories of the horrors he faced in the trenches. Then a sensational case forces the detective to focus on the present.
Several ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 480
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00039-3
2021/01/26
THE REVENGE OF THE LOMBARDS

THE REVENGE OF THE LOMBARDS

Cologne, anno domini 1424: Aleydis de Bruinker cannot believe it. Their wards were kidnapped. by their own relatives. And now the two young girls are helplessly exposed to the intrigues of the de Piacenza family. Aleydis vows to do everything in her power to get the girls back. That's why she is immediately suspected when the de Piacenza family is ...  read more

price: € 11,00
pages: 384
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27500-5
2021/01/26
ABEL’S RESURRECTION

ABEL’S RESURRECTION

Leipzig, 1920. Haunted by traumatic memories of the trenches and the death of his wife, Stainer throws himself into his work: the body of a soldier has been found in the park. Was this former member of a Jewish student organisation murdered by right-wing radicals? Another dead soldier is pulled out of the Rhine near Basel. A cigarette case made by ...  read more

price: € 20,00
pages: 352
Wunderlich
ISBN: 978-3-8052-0060-8
2021/01/26
HANSEATIC RADIANCE - A FAMILY SAGA SET IN HAMBURG

HANSEATIC RADIANCE - A FAMILY SAGA SET IN HAMBURG

A turbulent era. An impossible love affair. A moving saga.
Hamburg 1886. Lily, whose father is a ship owner, dreams of becoming a writer. During a ship-naming ceremony, Lily gives a short speech during which her hat is blown off her head. One of the workers tries to get it back for her and is badly injured. Lily is shocked that no-one sympathises ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 480
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00344-8
2021/01/26
WOLVES AT THE GATE

WOLVES AT THE GATE

Freiburg, February 1418: the citizens are suffering from the biting cold. Frighteningly close the hungry wolves howl at night and kill the first sheep. Then they find their first human victim – the young miller’s son from the village of Würi, just outside the city. It’s a terrible shock, but then there are also the ghost stories about werewolves. A ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00182-6
2020/12/15
MERCURIA

MERCURIA

Rome, 1570: gazette writer Michelangelo moves in as a tenant with rich courtesan Mercuria. During an illicit excavation he comes across a strange skeleton and uncovers a scandal, in which a former contract killer, now cardinal, plays the lead a leading role – together with Mercuria herself, who carries a terrible secret around with her.
Michael ...  read more

price: € 24,00
pages: 448
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00128-5
2020/12/15
THE HAMMER

THE HAMMER

Joseph Hammer, later known as Baron Hammer-Purgstall, is a 15-year-old with an exceptional talent for languages. His gift leads him from the Styrian village of his birth to the royal court in Vienna, where he is in great demand with diplomats who require an interpreter. Joseph learns Turkish, Arabic, Persian and many other tongues; he is sent to ...  read more

price: € 14,00
pages: 448
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27427-5
2020/11/17
PANDOLFO

PANDOLFO

Milan, 1493. When silk merchant Bernardino Bellapianta finds the young Pandolfo lying on a rubbish heap with a broken skull, he takes the injured man in and nurses him back to health in his fairytale palace. Pandolfo, who has lost his memory, begins a search for his own past. He survives a second murderous attack, ascends high into the skies with a ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 544
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27619-4
2020/10/13
A DANISH WINTER

A DANISH WINTER

December 1929: the author Karen Blixen has returned home from Kenya to the estate of her rich family north of Copenhagen to visit her sick mother. Her relationship with Denys Finch-Hatton has ended, the global economy is in ruins and her farm in Africa close to bankruptcy. The baroness is at a low point in her life when she meets Minna, who has ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 160
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00164-2
2020/10/13
IN BLACK WATERS

IN BLACK WATERS

Hamburg, 1772: When an apprentice enters the tannery in the city centre near the Alster in the early hours of the morning, there is a body floating in the caustic tanbark liquid. The dead man was an inventor and new in town – might he have got in someone’s way? Comedian Rosina and her partner Wagner focus their investigations on the Eimbecksche ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 416
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00330-1
2020/10/13
FRÄULEIN GOLD: THE LOST CHILDREN OF BERLIN (Vol. II)

FRÄULEIN GOLD: THE LOST CHILDREN OF BERLIN (Vol. II)

Volume 2 of the colourful saga of midwife Hulda Gold, who is entangled in mysterious cases in 1920s Berlin.
Berlin, 1923: midwife Hulda Gold is called to the city district "Scheunenviertel" for a birth. Though the Jewish family lives by their own strict rules, Hulda earns the young mother's trust. And when the newborn disappears after a few days, ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 448
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00429-2
2020/10/13
THE CHARITÉ: A NEW AWAKENING (Vol. II)

THE CHARITÉ: A NEW AWAKENING (Vol. II)

Times of change and difficult choices

Berlin, 1903: the renowned Charité hospital has appointed its first female doctors, among them Rahel Hirsch. She has a deep passion for science and has dedicated her life to helping people through medicine. The times of equality between the sexes, however, are still far away; her work is unpaid and women are ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 544
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-27454-1
2020/09/15
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