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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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Crime thriller set in London (an incendiary mixture …)

Crime thriller set in London (an incendiary mixture …)

12th April 2015

The Burning Man by Christopher Fowler – crime thriller set in London. The Burning...

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Historic novel set in Rome (an account of life in everyday 115 AD)

Historic novel set in Rome (an account of life in everyday 115 AD)

11th April 2015

A Day In the Life of Ancient Rome by Alberto Angela, historic novel set...

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Crime mystery set in Phnom Penh (plus author Question and Answer)

Crime mystery set in Phnom Penh (plus author Question and Answer)

8th April 2015

Death in the Rainy Season by Anna Jaquiery, crime mystery set in Phnom Penh....

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Novel set in Pennsylvania (US Rural Noir plus Author Q and A)

Novel set in Pennsylvania (US Rural Noir plus Author Q and A)

6th April 2015

Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman – novel set in Pennsylvania. A...

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Author Margaret Pinard talks about “dream destinations”

Author Margaret Pinard talks about “dream destinations”

4th April 2015

‘Dream destinations’ Why do we search out certain places for the books we read?...

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Romance novel set in Cornwall (“Cornwall feeds something in the soul…”)

Romance novel set in Cornwall (“Cornwall feeds something in the soul…”)

1st April 2015

A Seaside Affair by Fern Britton, romance novel set in Cornwall. The Pavilions Theatre...

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Psychological thriller set in London / The Home Counties (“the village-on-the-edge-of-London”)

Psychological thriller set in London / The Home Counties (“the village-on-the-edge-of-London”)

29th March 2015

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, thriller set in London and The Home...

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Young Adult novel set in Belgium (the author takes us on “an alternative tour of Belgium”)

Young Adult novel set in Belgium (the author takes us on “an alternative tour of Belgium”)

26th March 2015

Urban Legends by Helen Grant, Young Adult novel set in Belgium.   Urban Legends...

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Novel set in Tamil Nadu (“lyrical, stunning and shocking…”)

Novel set in Tamil Nadu (“lyrical, stunning and shocking…”)

24th March 2015

The Gypsy Goddess by Meena Kandasamy, novel set in Tamil Nadu, India. If it...

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Sailing travel memoir – world – (Sailing away to Adventure and Happiness)

Sailing travel memoir – world – (Sailing away to Adventure and Happiness)

22nd March 2015

Casting Off by Emma Bamford – a sailing travel memoir around the world. An uplifting...

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