While the World Is Still Asleep by Petra Durst-Benning audiobook

While the World Is Still Asleep

By Petra Durst-Benning
Translated by Edwin Miles
Read by Teri Clark Linden

Brilliance Audio

The Century Trilogy: Book 1

14.19 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The first in a new series from Petra Durst-Benning, the bestselling author of The Glassblower series. An inspiring historical tale of one woman risking it all for her dreams set in 1890s Berlin. After the tragic death of her little brother, Josephine travels to the Black Forest to heal. There she discovers a feeling of freedom astride a brand-new invention: the bicycle. The very idea of a woman on a bicycle is beyond taboo—it is indecent and even illegal—but Josephine will not be deterred. Back home, Josephine rides under cover of night, while the world is still asleep so as not to provoke a scandal. But Berlin’s streets are dangerous and the winds of change are blowing. Can Josephine’s fighting heart help her overcome the obstacles in her path? Will the passion she feels for this new adventure lead her toward true love?

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The first in a new series from Petra Durst-Benning, the bestselling author of The Glassblower series.

An inspiring historical tale of one woman risking it all for her dreams set in 1890s Berlin.

After the tragic death of her little brother, Josephine travels to the Black Forest to heal. There she discovers a feeling of freedom astride a brand-new invention: the bicycle. The very idea of a woman on a bicycle is beyond taboo—it is indecent and even illegal—but Josephine will not be deterred. Back home, Josephine rides under cover of night, while the world is still asleep so as not to provoke a scandal. But Berlin’s streets are dangerous and the winds of change are blowing.

Can Josephine’s fighting heart help her overcome the obstacles in her path? Will the passion she feels for this new adventure lead her toward true love?

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Author Bio: Petra Durst-Benning

Author Bio: Petra Durst-Benning

Petra Durst-Benning has developed a loyal following for her well-researched historical novels in her native Germany, where she lives with her husband. She has written more than a dozen books, many of which have gone on to be bestsellers. Her love of the United States dates back many years. She visited frequently as a child and developed a passion for American bestsellers, which went on to inspire her own writing career in later years. The Glassblower’s English-language debut is, in many ways, the fulfillment of a girlhood dream.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 14.19
Audience: Adult
Language: English