schwindtPeter Schwindt studied German and Comparative Literature at Bonn University. He was comics editor for a large publishing house, and developed computer games. In the 1990s he began to write screenplays for film and television and radio plays for children. His first books for children, the time travel series Justin Time, was translated into several languages. In 2010 he published his first adult novel.

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77600

BORDERLAND

Young adult
Sauerländer (August 2018)
272pp

BORDERLAND

Life is a fragile matter.

Sixteen-year old Vincent has reached a low point in his life: Following his father's death his mother is no longer coping, his beloved piano had to be sold and the customs at his new school are rough. When his mother is taken to hospital, Vincent is torn between the relief of having to look out only for himself and a deep sense of insecurity...

It is only when he meets the mysterious Jane that he realises that friendship and trust are also part of life's sound.

An affecting novel full of language music and cool beats.
Peter Schwindt Ich bin dein du bist mein

ICH BIN DEIN, DU BIST MEIN

Young adult, thriller
Ravensburger (2014)
256 pp

I AM YOURS, YOU ARE MINE

A misdirected email connects Judith with the mysterious Gabriel. When they finally meet, she is disappointed and wants to end their correspondence. But he won't leave her alone...

74722

LEBENSLANG


Thriller
Piper (2011)
288 pp

 

LIFELONG

The Steilbergs plan a bbq with friends. At the last minute, Astrid Steilberg notices that she's missing a few things and sends Julia, her ten year old daughter, on a quick trip to the supermarket. When Julia does not come back after two hours, Astrid begins to panic and calls the police. The following day brings the terrible news: Julia was raped and murdered. The Steilbergs spin into a vicious circle of recrimination and suspicion, a nightmare from which there seems to be no escape.

71375

SCHWARZFALL


Thriller
Piper (2010)
288 pp

BLACKOUT

Heat wave pushes power grid to breaking point. A brief flickering heralds the catastrophe: Nothing works anymore, nor light nor telephone, nor fridge nor AC. ATMs, lifts, petrol pumps, street and traffic lights - everything is shut off. The first supply crunches are a matter of hours, and in the suburbs, people begin to riot...

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71297

 

MORLAND
(Trilogy)


YA,Steampunk
Ravensburger (2009-2010)
ca. 400 pp per book

 

Vol. 1: Die Rückkehr der Eskatay (The Return of the Eskatay)
Vol. 2: Die Blume des Bösen (The Flower of Evil)
Vol. 3: Das Vermächtnis der Magier (The Legacy of the Magicians)


Steampunk fantasy trilogy

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68526

LIBRI MORTIS
(Trilogy)


YA, Mystery Thriller
Loewe (2006-2007)
ca. 390 pp per book

Vol 1: Flüsternde Schatten (Whispering Shadows)
Vol. 2: Schlaflose Stimmen (Sleepless Voices)
Vol. 3: Lauernde Stille (Lurking Silence)

Mystery-thriller trilogy

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GWYDION
(Tetralogy)


Middle-grade, Historical Adventure
Ravensburger (2006-2007)
ca. 320 pp per book


France: Bayard
Spain: El Andén

Vol. 1: Der Weg nach Camelot (The Road to Camelot)
Vol. 2: Die Macht des Grals (The Power of the Grail)
Vol. 3: König Arturs Verrat (King Arthur's Betrayal)
Vol. 4: Merlins Vermächtnis (Merlin's Legacy)

Four Artus novels

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66585

JUSTIN TIME
(Pentalogy)


Middle-grade, time-travel adventure
Loewe (2004-2006)
Rowohlt (paperback)
ca.  260-320 pp per book


France: Bayard
Spain: Roca
Catalan: Enciclopedia Catalana
Czech: Vasut

Vol. 1: Zeitsprung (Time Gap)
Vol. 2: Der Fall Montauk (The Case Montauk)
Vol. 3: Das Portal (The Portal)
Vol. 4: Verrat in Florenz (Treason in Florence)
Vol. 5: Mission London (Mission London)

Time-travel adventure series

66357

DREI BÄREN IN DER NACHT


Children's book
Ravensburger (2007)
120 pp

THREE BEARS IN THE NIGHT

Sammy is desperate. The child to whom he was given as a gift four years ago doesn't want to play with him anymore. For a teddy bear, that means: The box, the attic, the end. But the old bear Jeremias claims to know the secret of immortality. And thus, three bears set off one icy winter night to save Sammy.