nicole c. vosseler
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Born and raised at the Eastern edge of the Black Forest, Nicole C. Vosseler studied English, American and German Literature as well as Psychology while working a string of part-time jobs. Writing prize-winning poetry, essays and short fiction already at a young age, she later turned to writing novels.

Her debut novel "South Winds", a fictional account of Captain James Cook's first voyage, gained critical acclaim; in 2007, she received the Konstanz Young Artists' Advancement Award in Literary Arts. "Heaven Over Darjeeling" and "Under the Saffron Moon" were both on the German Bestseller List for several weeks. "The Heart of the Fire Island", her novel about the eruption of Krakatoa in the Dutch East Indies, won the third place at the DELIA Literature Award in 2013.

She is also a highly regarded author of young adult fiction: in 2014, "This Very Special Night" was also shortlisted for the the DELIA Literature Award.

Her books have been translated into eight languages.

Nicole C. Vosseler resides in Konstanz, situated on the banks of Lake Constance in Southwestern Germany - in a part of town officially called "Paradise". When she is not working on one of her novels, she travels the world with her camera and a passion for food ethnology. Always looking for new adventures, she sometimes even climbs a volcano, in spite her fear of heights.
Nicole C. Vossler
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