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Book set in TUSCANY (beaches + romance + locale, what more do you need?) 10th December 2013

Save the Date! by Allie Spencer: book set in Tuscany Save the Date! by Allie Spencer is a light-hearted, fun, fast-paced holiday read.The imagery of Tuscany is striking and breathtaking and warm enough to give a little heat to your...

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Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”)

Novel set in Brooklyn, New York (“a bold piece”) 6th December 2013

Someone by Alice McDermott, novel set in Brooklyn. Essentially a Brooklyn set novel that runs from the 1920s and continues through the mid 20th century. A life charted, from childhood to old age in a novel of a good...

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Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A

Novel set in Zambia (where there’s a will there’s a way) Plus Author Q and A 3rd December 2013

The Garden of Burning Sand by Corban Addison, novel set in Zambia. A brutal sexual attack takes place on a vulnerable young person whose age has to be proven. Who is she? Where is she from? Why was she...

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Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world)

Book set in Aberdeen (and the art world) 30th November 2013

The Studio Game by Peter Burnett: book set in Aberdeen “We admired the anxiety that was special to city life in Aberdeen”…. Two things drew us to this novel. First the cover, and second, that it was clearly advertised as being...

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Crime Novel set in Vermont (..when the snows recede….)

Crime Novel set in Vermont (..when the snows recede….) 28th November 2013

Cloudland by Joseph Olshan: crime novel set in Vermont. Cloudland is a ‘crime’ novel – and that is probably its least satisfactory contribution. The plot seems contrived as detective Marco Prozzo turns from one suspect to another throughout the book, and...

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