Wild Shoots

Three women on a farm In the eyes of Lisbeth, an aging well-to-do farmer, there is nothing more important than the farm. Its preservation is what gives meaning to her life. She has never questioned the duties that come with it.
But with daughter-in-law Marlies, a new woman ...

Mathilda, or Someone Always Dies

Dettebüll - where appearances are the most deceptive

Mathilda loves Dettebüll. She has lived here on her mother's farmstead since infancy - and for over forty years with her husband Gunnar. Changes are torture for her. Her children have long since fl own the proverbial coop. ...


The Game of the Night Girls

Sixteen-year-old Annamaria will never forget that "Dirty Thursday": A harmless Carnival tradition spells doom for the young girl. And yet no one is willing to believe what happened to Annamaria, who has been living with a negligent and unloving foster mother since her parents' untimely deaths.


The Forest Calls

The new meerkat novel from the bestselling author Moritz Matthies


The zoo in Berlin needs money, and so director Windhoeck unceremoniously sells the beloved mob of meerkats to a garden centre in ice-cold Oslo. At the last second, the mob manages to escape, thanks to ...

Volume: 6

Fortune’s Travelers

The Boysen family celebrates life
During a major celebration at Tide House - Inge Boysen is turning 80, while her granddaughter Inka is turning 18 - Fortune's Comet soars over the North Sea island. Inge, her children, and her grandchildren become Fortune's travellers. Enno is ...
Volume: 2

Stay Away from Gretchen

An impossible love story

A great love during dark times

A young woman, an African-American Gi and the secret of a forbidden love


The well-known Cologne news anchor Tom Monderath is worried about his 84-year-old mother Greta, who is growing increasingly forgetful. What was initially an ...

Rights sold: Italy (Edizioni Nord)

The Manor on the Moor

Shadows over Lynhybrook Hall
A dilapidated manor becomes the key to the past for Laura Milton. Two timelines illuminate the fates of Laura (today) and Victoria (100 years ago). The fate of Lady Victoria Milton has cast a long shadow into the present day. Exmoor in the late ...

June '53

Max Heller remains true to himself - but the gap that is dividing the country also starts to fragment his own family

Summer 1953: Daily life in the new German Democratic Republic (GDR) is becoming difficult. The ongoing shortages of everything continue. The population's ...

Volume: 5

Nights with Tom

When erotic fantasies become reality

"I still can't even put into words what it was like in bed with Tom. He could transport me to another world."

Fifty-year-old Nina should be as content as can be. She is a passionate cookbook author and happily married - although she can't ...


Something Worthwhile

"Isn't a deep passion the only justification for living?"

Clarita von Trott zu Solz sets a pail beside her bed in which she can quickly burn dangerous documents if needed. Annedore Leber has fought for years to get her husband freed from prison. Freya von Moltke and Marion von ...

Volume: 2

Young Woman, Standing by the Window, Evening Light, Blue Dress

The heritage of our mothers

Berlin, 2017: 27-year-old Hannah finds a letter from a lawyer, identifying her grandmother and her as possible heirs to a Jewish art collection which had been confiscated under the Nazi regime. However, this is the first time the young student hears ...

Rights sold: Italy (Sperling&Kupfer), The Netherlands (Signatuur), France (Actes Sud)

The Revenge of the Christmas Pickle

A holiday mystery

The darker, twisted side of Christmas - murder included

In the village of Eliasborn, a new season kicks off on December 1. The mayor has ordered the town to be transformed into a Christmas wonderland, reflecting the theme of a living Advent calender. Even Christmas curmudgeon Adam ...