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The Locked Away Life

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  • Book: The Moroccan Daughter
  • Location: Fez
  • Author: Deborah Rodriguez

"You may have come across the author’s delightful novel The Little Coffee Shop in Kabul which garnered great reviews. The writing..."

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  • Book: The Kimono Tattoo
  • Location: Kyoto
  • Author: Rebecca Copeland

"4.5* This is one of those books I happened to stumble upon over on NetGalley, as an audiobook, and what a..."

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good old fashioned historical saga

  • Book: Love in Another Time
  • Location: Sardinia
  • Author: Lexa Dudley

"Reviewed By Lesley Jones In Love in Another Time by Lexa Dudley, the year is 1947 and Ellie di Montford returns..."

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Falling in love with Sardinia

  • Book: Love in Another Time
  • Location: Sardinia
  • Author: Lexa Dudley

"Reviewed By Josephine Strano D’Urso for Readers’ Favorite 5 Lexa Dudley’s Love in Another Time is a moving tale of loss..."

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“Join Flora Steele – bookshop owner, bicycle-rider, daydreamer and amateur detective – in her quest to solve a brand-new murder mystery!”

  • Book: Murder At Primrose Cottage (Flora Steele #3)
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Author: Merryn Allingham

"This is the third book in this excellent cozy mystery series, set in the late 1950s, featuring Flora Steele, Abbeymead bookshop..."

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  • Book: Time for the Dead
  • Location: Afghanistan, Glasgow, Isle of Skye
  • Author: Lin Anderson

"Time for the Dead is number 14 in the Rhona McLeod series of detective novels set in Scotland. In this book,..."

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  • Book: The Dictator’s Wife
  • Location: Eastern Europe
  • Author: Freya Berry

"The fictional country is Yanussia, surrounded by countries that are familiar in real life. It is coming towards the end of..."

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  • Book: Overnight to Innsbruck
  • Location: Egypt, Europe, The Sudan
  • Author: Denyse Woods

"I love it when a gem of a read unexpectedly comes into my hands. Overnight to Innsbruck has nothing to do..."

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  • Book: Sun Damage
  • Location: The South of France (Le Midi)
  • Author: Sabine Durrant

"The novel opens in Sainte-Cécile, a fictional seaside town on the western fringes of the French Riviera. It then moves inland..."

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  • Book: Thea and Denise
  • Location: England, Scotland
  • Author: Caroline Bond

"3.75* Inspired at some level by the adventures of Thelma and Louise (consider the name choice as starters, Thea and Denise),..."

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