Annette Oppenlander
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Annette Oppenlander

Annette Oppenlander is an award-winning writer, literary coach and educator. As a bestselling historical novelist, Oppenlander is known for her authentic characters and stories based on true events, coming alive in well-researched settings. Having lived in Germany the first half of her life and the second half in various parts in the U.S., Oppenlander inspires readers by illuminating story questions as relevant today as they were in the past.

Oppenlander's bestselling true WWII story, Surviving the Fatherland, was elected to IWIC's Hall of Fame, won the 2017 National Indie Excellence Award and is a finalist in the 2017 Kindle Book Awards. Her historical time-travel trilogy, Escape from the Past, takes readers to the German Middle Ages and the Wild West. Uniquely, Oppenlander weaves actual historical figures and events into her plots, giving readers a flavor of true history while enjoying a good story. Oppenlander shares her knowledge through writing workshops at colleges, libraries and schools. She also offers vivid presentations and author visits. The mother of fraternal twins and a son, she recently returned to her home, Solingen, Germany where she lives with her husband and old mutt, Mocha.

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Best Sellers

    • Surviving the Fatherland

    • A True Coming of Age Love Story Set in WWII Germany
    • By: Annette Oppenlander
    • Narrated by: Naomi Jacobson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Spanning 13 years from 1940 to 1953 and set against the epic panorama of WWII....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not worth my time

    • By alice webber on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Everything We Lose

    • A Civil War Novel of Hope, Courage and Redemption
    • By: Annette Oppenlander
    • Narrated by: Alan Taylor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Two friends - one black, one white - torn apart by an attack gone wrong. One escapes into war, the other is sold into slavery....

    Regular price: $19.95

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