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Helena P. Schrader

Understanding Ourselves by Understanding the Past

Author of 24 Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction Titles

Winner of 55 literary accolades

More than 34,000 copies sold


Runner-up for BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023

Historical Fiction Company

GOLD in Historical Fiction 2024

Feathered Quill Book Awards

GOLD in Wartime Fiction 2023

Historical Fiction Company

SILVER in Political Thrillers 2023

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For readers tired of clich├ęs and cartoons, award-winning novelist Helena P. Schrader offers nuanced insight to historical events and figures based on sound research and an understanding of human nature. Her complex and engaging characters bring history back to life as a means to better understand ourselves.

Most Recent Release:

Bridge to Tomorrow: COLD PEACE

Based on historical events, the Bridge to Tomorrow Series brings to life the dramatic story of the West's bloodless victory against Russian aggression via the Berlin Airlift. The first book in the series, Cold Peace, focuses on the factors and events leading to the crisis.

The first battle of the Cold War is about to begin...

Berlin 1948. The economy is broken, the currency worthless, and the Russian bear is hungry. In the ruins of Hitler's capital, war heroes and resilient women adrift in the post-war doldrums come together to defend Berlin's freedom from Soviet tyranny. When a Russian fighter brings down a British passenger plane, the world teeters on the brink of World War Three. The first battle of the Cold War is about to begin.


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