Annette Oppenlander

About me

Annette Oppenlander writes historical fiction for young adults. When she isn’t in front of her computer, she loves indulging her dog, Mocha, and traveling around the U.S. and Europe to discover amazing histories.

“Nearly every place holds some kind of secret, something that makes history come alive. When we scrutinize people and places closely, history is no longer a number, it turns into a story.”

From my website

Attention: Upcoming Workshop

For those of you who are living nearby in Solingen, Germany, I’m teaching another workshop at the VHS. When: November 16 from 4 – 5:30 pm and November 17 from 10 am – 2:30 pm Where: VHS Solingen, Mummstr. What: How to write a first chapter that readers won’t put…

New Reviews of ‘Surviving the Fatherland’ from NetGalley

Last month I offered NetGalley readers a chance to review my bestselling and award winning WWII novel, Surviving the Fatherland. Here are snippets of their reviews, which I have to admit, are great fun to read. “Definitely 5 stars. I can see why this book is so loved. Very engrossing,…

Something New

Recording of ‘Everything We Lose’ Audiobook Finished Alan Taylor has completed narration of ‘Everything We Lose,’ my civil war adventure. Alan’s voice truly brings Adam’s and Tip’s adventurous plight to life and I can’t wait to share it with the world. Just a few more weeks until administration and distribution…

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