Giselle Roeder


Giselle Roeder is the author of several books, including ‘We Don’t Talk About That’ which describes three decades of her life in three “Germanys”. First as a child under Nazi rule, then as a teenager growing up in Communist East Germany, and, following her escape, life in the West where she found she had to start all over again. Following her emigration to Canada, Giselle became a successful business woman and international speaker.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
Tough quwestion! There are so many to choose from: Ken Follett, James Patterson, Ann Victoria Roberts, Lyn Alexander, Jane Austin...
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Can't wait to write more: weekly stories for my website, right now especially the next chapters for my forthcoming book, the sequel to 'We Don't Talk About That'. People send me e-mails regarding the 'abrupt ending' and most say 'I need to know what happens next...' - so I really have to get going! Actually, I really enjoy this manuscript. Twenty chapters are done - but many more to come. After all, theis sequel covers 50 plus years of my life.
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Where to buy in print


We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
Ein Mensch Von Gestern… Heute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: German. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » German Poetry
"Ein Mensch von Gestern ... Heute" ist eine Sammlung von heiteren Gedichten, die meisten im Stil von Eugen Roth. Gisela Fiting-Roeder hat einen Blick fuer das 'allzu Menschliche' - und wie es den Menschen von 'gestern' nun 'heute' ergeht, und wie er sich dem modernen Leben anpassen musste: Von Partnerschaften ueber das weltweite Reisen, von Kindern und Hunden bis zum Komputer und mehr.
Forget Me Not - A Bouquet of Stories, Thoughts and Memories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Emotions, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A thousand ‘Forget-me-nots’ have lined my path. From adoption, babies, cancer, dating, depression, dogs, earthquake, escape, grandmas, kayaking, love, Olympics, politics, from superstition, war to weeping angels and many surprises in-between – these stories are part of me and part of the people who touched my life. They are independent of each other and surely incite discussion.

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adoption    alte geschichten    babies    cancer    depression    dogs    earthqueake    east germany    escape    eviction    frauensuche    gefuehle    grandmas    hitlers rise    humor    hunde    kinder    komputer    love    rape    refugee    reisen    russian invasion    sammelsurien    superstition    west germany    world war 1    world war 2