Tag Archives: German literature

New Fantasy Story Available: Kiss of Ice

I’ve said before that I’d have a couple of promo posts and new book announcements coming up in the run-up to Christmas and here is the second of them. This announcement is for Kiss of Ice, a dark and wintery … Continue reading

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New release announcement No. 3: A German holiday romance – Neue weihnachtliche Liebesgeschichte erhältlich: Last-Minute Geschenke

As mentioned before, this is the third of the pre-Christmas new release announcements. This time around, it’s for the German edition of last year’s short holiday romance Christmas Gifts, so let’s switch to German right away: *** Nach zwei Ankündigungen … Continue reading

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New German spy story available – Neue Spionagegeschichte auf Deutsch erhältlich: Auf der anderen Seite des Vorhangs

I have a new release in German, namely the German language version of The Other Side of the Curtain. I initially planned to announce the new release on November 9 to tie in with the 25th anniversary of the fall … Continue reading

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A German Perspective on Serials and Novellas

One effect of the e-book revolution in the English speaking world has been a resurgence in the popularity of short stories, novellas and serialized fiction. I already wrote a couple of posts about this topic, which you can find here, … Continue reading

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Familienkutsche featured at Kobo Next and other news

Familienkutsche, the German version of my crime short Family Car, is a featured selection at Kobo Next, Kobo’s own promo site, this week, along with a whole lot of other good books such as When the Music’s Over by German … Continue reading

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Yet more Amazon bashing from Germany

I’ve been planning this post for a few days now, gathering links, when Amazon decided to escalate its battle with Hachette by sending a rather strange e-mail to everybody with a KDP account. At first, I actually thought this was … Continue reading

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Kobo Next in German – with Pegasus Pulp e-book/Kobo Next jetzt auch auf Deutsch – mit einem Pegasus Pulp Buch

Kobo Next, Kobo’s own indie e-book discovery platform, is now also available in German. And one of the books featured is none other than Die Liebe in den Zeiten des Frischkornmüslis, i.e. the German edition of Love in the Times … Continue reading

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Some prime Amazon bashing from Germany

Amazon currently isn’t too popular because of its negotiations tactics with the publishers Hachette in the US and Bonnier in Germany. Now a lot of pixels have already been wasted on discussing the conflict between Amazon on the one side … Continue reading

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New German crime short available – Neuer Kurzkrimi auf Deutsch erhältlich: Familienkutsche

It’s once again time for some announcements. First of all, as mentioned before, our e-books are now available at the subscription e-book service Scribd as well as at You Heart Books with more sales channels coming in the near future. … Continue reading

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Of Penny Dreadfuls and Moral Panics

The Guardian has an article about the so-called penny dreadfuls, cheap serialized novels of the Victorian era, inspired by the success of the eponymous TV series (which I haven’t yet seen, hence no comment). I usually don’t remember where and … Continue reading

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