Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Monthly Newsletter

Join Now

The genre "Genre." was not recognised, please select one from the drop-down menu.

Down and Out in Kathmandu

Down and Out in Kathmandu

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Nepal

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Modern

Location

Content

Reviews

Overworked computer programmer Zelda Richardson is teetering on the edge of burnout. Inspired by a girlfriend’s trip around the world, she leaves her life in Seattle, Washington, buys a backpack and flies to Kathmandu as a volunteer English teacher...

View Book

Death on the Danube

Death on the Danube

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Budapest, Hungary

Genre(s): Cozy Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

Location

Content

Reviews

Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series Book 1 Recent divorcee Lana Hansen needs a break. Her luck has run sour for going on a decade, ever since she got fired from her favorite job as an investigative reporter....

View Book

The Lover’s Portrait

The Lover’s Portrait

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary/WW2

Location

Content

Reviews

When a homosexual Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery – rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer – he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam,...

View Book

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Indonesia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): 1962, 2017

Location

Content

Reviews

Art, religion, and anthropology collide in Alderson’s latest art mystery thriller, Rituals of the Dead, Book three of the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series. Art history student Zelda Richardson is working at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on an exhibition...

View Book

Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller

Marked for Revenge: An Art Heist Thriller

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Turkey

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): present day

An adrenaline-fueled adventure set in the Netherlands, Croatia, Italy, Luxembourg, and Turkey about stolen art, the mafia, and a father’s vengeance. When researcher Zelda Richardson begins working at a local museum, she doesn’t expect to get entangled with an...

View Book

Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand

Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand

Author(s): Jennifer S Alderson

Location(s): Nepal, Thailand

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

The ride back to Kathmandu was comfortable and relaxing. There were more overturned trucks (the gas-powered ones seem to tip the most, I’m surprised there weren’t more explosions), goats being herded across the highway by ancient women, children playing...

View Book

Would you like to add a book or a review or create a reading list? Join Today – It's FREE

Register Now