comes from an old seafaring family and spent her childhood on the islands of East Friesland. After 15 years as a reporter for Stern she began to write novels for children and teenagers. The Treacherous Heart of the Sea is her first historical novel for young adults.
Previous works include:
Fräulein Bauer, Tomtom und wie die Liebe kam (Carlsen, 2002); Ein Pferd namens Milchmann (Carlsen, 2005); Melissa und die Meerjungfrau (Carlsen, 2006)
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