Miriam Georg, born in 1987, is a freelance proof-reader and editor. She has a degree in European literature as well as a master’s degree with a special focus on American Indian literature. She also has her own jewellery label – Mina Gold. When she is not on one of her trips, the author lives in Berlin Neukölln with her deaf dog Rosali and her book collection.
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 with the young man’s fate. Then Johannes Bolten comes to the ship owner’s villa to demand compensation for his injured friend. Lily wants to help and allows herself to be drawn into a dangerous game of hide-and-seek. She begins a passionate affair with him. But Jo, who comes from the notorious gangland area, has a secret that Lily must never discover…