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Mystery set in Northern Italy at the end of WW2

Mystery set in Northern Italy at the end of WW2 19th April 2017

The Girl from Venice by Martin Cruz Smith – mystery set in Northern Italy.   The Girl from Venice is a mystery set in Northern Italy as the end of WW2 approaches. It in not, though (despite its title) set primarily...

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Talking Location with author Clare Flynn – The Blue Mountains, Australia

Talking Location with author Clare Flynn – The Blue Mountains, Australia 17th April 2017

#TalkingLocationWith... author Clare Flynn – The Blue Mountains, Australia, the setting for her novel “A Greater World“ On my first visit to Australia in 1995 I visited the Blue Mountains and knew immediately I wanted to set a book...

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Novel set in Vienna of the later 1930s (“insight is the midwife of  recovery”)

Novel set in Vienna of the later 1930s (“insight is the midwife of recovery”) 16th April 2017

The Tobacconist by Robert Seethaler, novel set in Vienna of the later 1930s. My eye was drawn to this book when I saw a lovely display in my local Waterstone’s bookshop, Fiction Book of the Month, April 2017. It...

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Historical novel set on Sicily and the Tremiti Island of San Domino

Historical novel set on Sicily and the Tremiti Island of San Domino 15th April 2017

Mussolini’s Island by Sarah Day – historical novel set on Sicily and the Tremiti Island of San Domino. ‘The plague of pederasty in this province’s capital is worsening and spreading because youths so far unsuspected are now so taken...

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Crime thriller set in Wyoming (plus author location piece…)

Crime thriller set in Wyoming (plus author location piece…) 14th April 2017

Vicious Circle by C J Box – crime thriller set in Wyoming. Vicious Circle is the 17th in the hugely successful Joe Pickett series by C J Box (for my review of number 16 – Off the Grid – and an...

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