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The Betrayal of the Self

The fear of autonomy in man and woman

Preface by Gaetano Benedetti

The concept of autonomy, which does not mean power and superiority but full conformity of a human being to his feelings and needs, is an important factor of modern psychology. If this autonomy is lacking - more often the rule than the exception - ...
Rights sold: France, Turkey

Wanda's Secret Notebook

With two-colour illustrations

"This is just the worst thing that could have happened to me. It's utterly dire! New people are moving in next door. And that lot, of all people! I just can't believe it"

No, no! Wanda just can't believe it. This is decidedly too much! Fabian ...
Rights sold: Thailand, Poland, Latvia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia & Montenegro, Russia & Ukraine, Dutch language, Chinese (simplified characters), Spain (Catalan & Castilian language), France, Turkey

Katharina von der Gathen

Tell Me the Facts of Life

101 real-life children's questions about an exciting topic

Everything children really want to know about sex-and aren't afraid to ask

How much sex education do primary school children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And what exactly is it that children want to know? When teaching primary school classes about the human ...

Rights sold: English language, Spain (cast., cat.), Latvia, Taiwan, Korea, The Netherlands, Slovenia, Serbia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark

The Strangers

An appeal for more compassion

Based on a fragment of a manuscript rediscovered in 2015, this text depicts the violent revolt of the London citizens in the 16th century against the Hugenot refugees. 400 years aft er its creation, the text is still a plea for a humane society in times of radical change. Th e editor and ...

Rioja For The Matador


Journalist Henry Meyenbeeker, who is reporting from the most famous of all Spanish wine regions, inadvertently finds himself in the midst of a dispute raging between a large winery and a young highly committed co-operative. When the co-operative's oenologist dies in a car crash, ...
Rights sold: Poland, Greece

The Forgotten

Dresden 1948: a hot summer, three years after the end of the war. The great currency reform throws occupied and divided post-war Germany into a crisis. In the midst of the arduous reconstruction work, Detective Inspector Max Heller finds himself entangled in a case involving a fourteen-year-old ...

Volume: 3

Summer Act

A darkly humorous family saga from the successful crime fiction author

On a hot summer weekend the old and critically ill patriarch Joseph invites his family to his villa on the Baltic coast. Th e extremely rich man with a colorful past accepts death as what it is. However, ...


Tannenstein

Time of revenge

When the Hiker comes, people die: eleven in the remote town of Tannenstein near the Czech border, then a gas station attendant in the Harz region, and a real estate agent in the Allgäu area. The killer materializes out of nowhere, murders without warning, and ...


Red Raven

The spy inside your own borders
In late summer 1951, Detective inspector Heller and his family are returning to Dresden from their state-authorized vacation on the Baltic Sea. His wife Karin will be leaving again immediately, having unexpectedly received permission to visit ...
Volume: 4

A Thousand Devils

Max Heller's second case

"This was the price of survival. He would pay for it with his dreams and his deepest, most unfathomable fears."

A freezing winter, an occupied city, abandoned children, a brutal murderer on the loose-and Max Heller's second case

Dresden, 1947: the city lies within ...

Volume: 2

The Air Raid Killer

"What is this war turning us into?"

Dresden, 1944-a brutal killer terrorises a war-torn city -
Detective Inspector Max Heller's first case

"A few minutes was all it took to turn a quiet, frosty winter's night into a raging inferno. Heller found himself alone in ...

Rights sold: English World Rights, Greece, Arabic language, Dutch language, Hungary
Volume: 1

Katharina Gathen von der

The Love Lives of Animals

When animals fall in love

"How do animals do it?" Children are always especially eager to learn about this whenever Katharina von der Gathen talks to them about sex education. And so she began to look into it, and discovered a treasure trove of information about seductive ...

Rights sold: English language, Spain (cast., cat.), Italy, Poland, Estonia, The Netherlands, PR China, Sweden, Romania, Korea, Czech Republic, Hungary