Franziska Humphrey

Franziska Humphrey – Translator

English to German translator, 150+ novels experience, multiple Amazon-bestsellers for self-publishing authors, romance, paranormal, YA, etc.


Translation is my absolute passion! When you hire me to translate your novel you can be sure to receive a well-written, enjoyable-to-read manuscript in immaculate German with correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation that captures not just the words but the feelings, atmosphere and tone of your personal voice. The completed text will not sound translated but instead as if it was written in German in the first place.

Over the past 6 years I have translated more than 150 novels into German, including contemporary romance, paranormal romance, dark romance (incl. explicit and steamy content), romantic comedy, military romance, YA fiction, and more. Many of my clients have trusted me with their entire back list/series of their books. I value open and honest communication, will answer enquiries and emails in a timely manner, and always offer my help where possible. Once a deadline is set I will make sure to deliver the manuscript on time.

Attention to detail is the most important aspect to delivering high-quality outcomes so all my texts go through two rounds of thorough editing and external proofreading before I send them back to you.

Here is what some of my clients say about my work:

Anna Lowe - USA Today & Amazon best-selling author of travel, adventure, and paranormal romance:

Franziska is fast, flexible, and 100% reliable. German readers consistently leave reviews that praise qualities like “smooth writing style,” “well written,” and “lots of humor, emotion and suspense.” These reviews closely mirror comments on the English originals and are a testament to the fine quality of Franzi’s work. As a fluent German speaker, I can attest to these qualities first-hand. I value Franzi’s flexibility, reliability, and commitment to capturing the essence of a story.

Lilian Monroe - Award-winning bestselling author of contemporary romance:

Franzi has been translating my books into German for nearly four years, and it's been an absolute joy to work with her. She's always on time and great at communicating. Her work is excellent, and I look forward to doing many more projects with her! I highly recommend her for anyone who needs their work translated into German.

Are you ready to get started? The German book market is the 3rd biggest in the world and it would be my pleasure to take your story there! Please get in touch for a free translation sample and quote.


Chick Lit Contemporary Romance Paranormal Romance Romantic Comedy Romantic Suspense Young Adult Fantasy
English to German

Work experience


Dec, 2017 — Present

Do you want to break into the 3rd biggest book market in the world (only exceeded by English and Chinese)? Then you have come to the right place!
I will deliver high-quality manuscripts that will allow you to reach a whole new audience! Immaculate German with correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation that captures not just the words but the feelings, atmosphere and tone of your personal voice will make your German novel enjoyable to read and, most importantly, have the readers come back for more!

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