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Gerta: A Novel

By Kateřina Tučková - By Véronique Firkusny (trans.) - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

The upheaval begins for Gerta Schnirch in the first year of secondary school when her beloved art teacher is let go and she ...Read Review

Fires of Change (The Fire Blossom Saga)

By Kate Northrup (trans.) - By Sarah Lark - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Fires of Change is the second book in the Fire Blossom Saga. It is 1863, and friends Cat and Ida have made a success ...Read Review

A Single Swallow

By Zhang Ling - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

On the day the Japanese emperor announces his nation’s surrender to the Allied forces, three quite different men, in the unbridled exaltation ...Read Review

The Empress: A Novel

By Laura Martínez-Belli - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

Wanting to establish Mexico as a part of France, in 1863 Napoleon appoints Archduke Maximilian of Austria as emperor. Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte, ...Read Review

An Artificial Light (The Photographer’s Saga)

By Petra Durst-Benning - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

This is the sequel to The Photographer, continuing Mimi Reventlow’s story as a photographer in 1911 Laichingen, Germany. Mimi is on cloud nine, ...Read Review

The Photographer (The Photographer’s Saga)

By Edwin Miles (trans.) - By Petra Durst-Benning - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Mimi Reventlow rejects a marriage proposal in 1905 Esslingen, Germany, because she has no desire to become a housewife. She wants to follow in ...Read Review

Anywhere But Home

By Daniel Speck - By Jaime McGill (trans.) - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Milan, 2014. After an exhausting fashion show, 36-year-old Julia, a German dress designer, meets an older, distinguished-looking German gentleman. He introduces himself as Vincent, ...Read Review

The Master’s Apprentice: A Retelling of the Faust Legend

By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2020

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Pötzsch’s popular Hangman’s Daughter series of historical mysteries has reached eight volumes, but the prolific author switches gears in this ...Read Review

The Girl with the Golden Scissors

By Julia Drosten - Published 2020

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This novel is a mesmerizing story of an orphaned little girl growing up in Vienna in the years before World War I. It ...Read Review

The Shattered Portrait (Belle Epoque Mystery)

By Alexandra Maldwyn-Davies (trans.) - By Alice Quinn - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Quinn’s second mystery in the Belle Époque series is set in Cannes, using the 1883 real estate scandal of the ‘Boulevard de la ...Read Review