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Resilience

The secret of harnessing your inner resources

Two businessmen are bankrupted: how come one of them continues to bubble with new ideas while the other just throws in the towel? Why does a misplaced remark gnaw away at someone for days when others can simply shrug it off?

Stress, burnout and depression are the afflictions of our time.

Rights sold: Italy, Spain (cast.), Denmark, Korea, Poland, Taiwan, PR China, Brazil, Czech Republic, Norway, Serbia, Russia

The Office Bible

Everything you need to know to do a better job

One day. Loads of problems. All the answers!

Offices are more than just common human habitats - they are also conflict zones that exert a massive influence on people's behaviour, psyche and well-being. They are akin to small local communities, with their own (largely ...

Rights sold: Korea

Fletcher 1 - What a Stinker!

Fletcher, the cleverest and coolest striped skunk in town by a long shot, has made his home in the back yard of the Wild Elk Restaurant-where he also enjoys many an alfresco dining experience - until the day Bode, the head chef and owner of the establishment, cottons on. As a result of this bad ...

Rights sold: Denmark, Romania, PR China, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Volume: 1

Maxi and Mo - Love & Co.

Maxi is in love. Totally crazy about the guy. And Patrick, of all people! Who thinks he's Casanova and has just stood her up for the third time in a row! But, this time, he's going to be sorry. Really, really sorry. She's going to make damn sure of that with the help of her best friend Mo. So ...

Rights sold: Latvia, Bulgaria

The Invention of the Countdown

A story of human longing and failure, of German history, and the ethics of science

Against his father's will, Hermann Oberth moves to Göttingen in 1920 in order to study physics - the most exciting science of his age in the most exciting city there is. Hermann wants to turn the ...


Frederick

Frederick only ever wanted to dance, nothing else; and he achieved such unprecedented levels of accomplishment that no one could come close to him. Yet his unsurpassable perfection became his own undoing-because anything that's beyond compare cries out to be destroyed.

Fred Astaire ...


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 ...

Volume: 1

The Air Raid Killer

Detective Inspector Max Heller’s first case

"What is this war turning us into?"

Dresden, 1944-a brutal killer terrorises a war-torn city


"A few minutes was all it took to turn a quiet, frosty winter's night into a raging inferno. Heller found himself alone in a completely alien world. No longer his ...

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

Leo Berlin

Leo Wechsler's first case

Berlin 1922. Germany is divided into two rival political factions; with their defeat at the end of the First World War, the people seem unable to settle down and come to terms with peace. Detective superintendent Leo Wechsler, a widower with two children, has to investigate a mysterious murder: a ...
Volume: 1

How I Set Out to Buy some Milk and Came Home with a Bicycle

The deeper truth behind our decisions

Many of our decisions have no major influence on our lives, while others are a matter of do or die. And some of them are so insane in retrospect that we can hardly believe we took them. A single good or bad decision can change the course of our lives forever. But what influences our decisions?

Rights sold: PR China, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Latvia, Czech Republic, Turkey

Individuation

How We Become the People We Want to Be The Path to the I Who Will Fulfill My Needs

These days, many people are searching for their "true selves". However the "I" isn't a fixed quantity, but in constant flux. Christina Berndt has dedicated herself to the big, intriguing question of how we become what we are. She focuses on the creation and development of our personalities, and on ...
Rights sold: Italy, Brazil,

Contentment

Contentment is a pretty reliable emotion. It may be less thrilling than the euphoria of happiness, but it has the advantage of being a great deal more stable and enduring. Rooted in in a basically positive mindset - a fundamentally life-affirming attitude - contentment is governed more by the mind ...
Rights sold: Italy, Brazil