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Treasure Hunting in the Caribbean

dtv Tiger Eye - Treasure Hunt

Luzie's father, Captain Tim Timm is unexpectedly hired by a shipping company that specialises in salvaging shipwrecks - and for Luzie that means summer holidays in the Caribbean! However it has to be said that life on board the Constantina is far from idyllic, as Elena Wagner, the company's ...

Rights sold: Latvia, Korea, Poland, Chinese (simplified characters), Turkey

Immortality Isn’t a Solution Either

A Goethe-Schiller disaster

In 2014, the crisis-shaken book market causes even the sales of works by German classics Goethe and Schiller to plummet, which is why their publisher Cotta sends the two gentlemen (now 265 and 255 years old) on a reading tour. The itinerary will culminate in an open-air reading of Faust. Only ...

Paris for Beginners

A wildly adventurous journey through the City of Love
Paul adores being in control. Stains make him nervous, and he has absolutely no tolerance for bad manners. His life and his relationship with Annika would be running along an extremely straight track - if it weren't for her ...

Here’s Sand in your Eye!

Maths and physics student Lenny has decided to propose to his girlfriend Zoe on their holiday in the South of France. But then the ring falls into the pool just as he is offering it to her! When Zoe appears supremely unmoved by Lenny's proposal and his gift despite the huge effort involved in ...


Midhusbandry

Nils, 27, lives for his drum kit and his rock band, getting by as a hearing-aid dispenser's assistant while he waits for his big break. In the meantime, his relationship is in a state of crisis. Charlotte loves her job as a midwife, her chipmunk Maya-and of course Nils-but ...


Four Legs in the Way of Love

Thirty-two year old Florian dangles a baited hook in the waters of a Cologne daily paper's lonely hearts section. He owns a chaotically untidy flat and a motorbike he hasn't paid off yet, he's got an irritating mother and two really close friends. So what's missing? A ...


Whalesong

David McGregor's life has undergone a radical change: the former investment banker lost his fortune playing the stock exchange and has reinvented himself as a (seemingly) passionate whale conservationist. Leah Cullin, a young journalist, is investigating undercover on board ...


The Plantation

South Carolina, 1781. Antonia Lorimer is a young widow living alone on her plantation, Legacy, which has been devastated over the course of the American War of Independence. She has made it her business to rebuild the estate and nurse William Marshall, a British soldier, back to health. Antonia ...


Germany’s Leadership Responsibilities

- Servant Leadership as political strategy

After seven decades of peace, freedom and increasing prosperity, Germany is the most successful country in the world in geopolitical terms. It has been actively involved in global security issues while steering clear of any hint of superpower politics. In the wake of its moral suicide in World ...


Death Knows No Mercy

Commissioner Richard Thiess is back with a new caseload. In the Munich suburb of Krailling, a man murders his sister-in-law's two daughters in the most gruesome manner imaginable; the sister-in-law escapes her intended fate by pure chance. Then there's the brutal attack on a taxi ...


Police! Stop Right There!

Scenes from the life of a criminal investigator

Featuring more than 40 real-life cases

Following his bestselling book Homicide Squad, Detective Chief Superintendent Richard Thiess gives us an intimate glimpse behind the scenes of the criminal investigation department, revealing fascinating insights into the work of its officers.


And Suddenly We Were Criminals

The story of an escape from East Germany

In the summer of 1983, a group of people attempted to flee from East Germany: siblings Michael and Dorothea, both musicians from Dresden, as well as Dorothea's husband and an art student friend of theirs. Telling not even parents or friends, they planned to cross the border between Bulgaria and ...