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Charlotte Link (born 5 October 1963 in Frankfurt am Main) is a German writer. She is among the most successful contemporary authors writing in German.
5 October 1963
|Residence||Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany|
Charlotte Link is the daughter of a well-known German writer and journalist, Almuth Link. She wrote her first work, Die schöne Helena, when she was just 16 years old and published it at the age of 19.
She is known as much for novels about contemporary life as for psychological detective novels in the English manner. The books Sturmzeit, Wilde Lupinen and Die Stunde der Erben form a trilogy. These, among others, have been filmed for TV series for the German television station ZDF.
Her novel Am Ende des Schweigens was nominated in 2004 for the Fiction category of the Deutsche Bücherpreis (German Book Prize), while her book Die Rosenzüchterin, published in 2000, remained for several weeks at the top of the Spiegel Bestseller list.
Charlotte Link now lives with her partner and dog in Wiesbaden.
She is an active member of PETA and works for the street dogs of Turkey and Spain.
In 2007 Charlotte Link was awarded the Goldene Feder (Golden Feather) for her literary achievements.
|Year||Original title||English title||Notes|
|1985||Cromwells Traum oder Die schöne Helena||Cromwell's Dream or The Beautiful Helena|
|1986||Wenn die Liebe nicht endet||When Love Doesn't Die|
|1987||Die Sterne von Marmalon||The Stars of Marmalon|
|1987||Verbotene Wege||Forbidden Ways|
|1989||Sturmzeit||Stormy Season||Stormy season trilogy: 1|
|1992||Wilde Lupinen||Wild Lupins||Stormy Season trilogy: 2|
|1989||Die Stunde der Erben||The Heritage||Stormy season trilogy: 3|
|1996||Die Sünde der Engel||The Sin of the Angels|
|1998||Der Verehrer||The Admirer|
|1999||Das Haus der Schwestern||The Sisters' House|
|2000||Die Rosenzüchterin||The Rose Breeder|
|2002||Die Täuschung||The Deception|
|2003||Am Ende des Schweigens||At the End of Silence|
|2005||Der fremde Gast||The Foreign Guest|
|2006||Die Insel||The Island|
|2006||Das Echo der Schuld||The Echo of Guilt|
|2008||Die letzte Spur||The Last Track|
|2009||Das andere Kind||The Other Child|
|2010||Mitternachtspicknick||Midnight Picnic||YA fiction|
|2010||Gefährlicher Sommer||Dangerous Summer||YA fiction|
|2010||Mondschein Geflüster||Moonlight Whispers||YA fiction|
|2011||Diamantenraub||The Diamond Heist||YA fiction|
|2011||Der Beobachter||The Watcher|
|2012||Im Tal des Fuchses||In the Valley of the Fox|
|2015||Die Betrogene||Cheated |
- Interview Archived 22 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine mit Krimi Forum, Oktober 2006
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Charlotte Link: Crime Novels
- [permanent dead link] Random House: In the Valley of the Fox