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Location(s): Liguria, Tuscany
Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue
Era(s): 1960s onwards
This book is a lush and beautiful memoir of a very special house and a superb recreation of a bygone era. In 1967, veteran travel writer Eric Newby and his heroic wife Wanda fulfiled their dream of a return...
Location(s): Scottish Highlands
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROMANTIC NOVELISTS’ ASSOCIATION HISTORICAL ROMANTIC NOVEL AWARD A gripping and poignant love story set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands at the end of the Second World War. ‘the only fault I can find...
Location(s): Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham
Four women, linked by blood ties, friendship, betrayal, loss and hope, struggle with the choices they’ve made and the hand that life’s dealt them. All Pippa’s ever wanted is marriage and kids, but at thirty-four and about to embark...
Location(s): Europe, United States (USA)
Was it murder, suicide or an accident? Who will be next to die? Six international friends all appear to be successful, albeit to different levels. A human rights’ lawyer, an IT geek, a businessman, a waitress, a phone guy...
Location(s): Berlin, Eastern Europe
Era(s): 1905 to present
Set in contemporary Berlin, Disposable Man tells the story of Max Krumm: American expatriate, struggling journalist and the reluctant descendant of Holocaust survivors. Krumm also suffers from a mysterious genetic disorder: All of the men in his family are...
Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
Era(s): 21st Century
The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...