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The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception
  • Author(s): Louise Mangos
  • Location(s): Canton Vaud, Canton Bern
  • Genre(s): Suspense, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Art college dropout Lucie arrives in a Swiss ski resort looking for work – but instead finds love in the form of the handsome and charismatic Mathieu. Matt seems like perfect husband material – especially when Lucie discovers he’s...

Wrapped in the Stars

Wrapped in the Stars
  • Author(s): Elena Mikalsen
  • Location(s): Bern
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Struggling with guilt over her sister’s death and the stress of her medical residency, Maya Radelis runs away to Scotland. A robin seems to lead her to an antique shop, where she finds a century-old engagement ring. But what...


  • Author(s): Edward Carey
  • Location(s): Paris, Bern, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 18th century

“There is a space between life and death: it’s called waxworks” The wry, macabre, unforgettable tale of an ambitious orphan in Revolutionary Paris, befriended by royalty and radicals alike, who transforms herself into the legendary Madame Tussaud. In 1761,...

The End of the Valley: Part 1 of The Valley Trilogy

The End of the Valley: Part 1 of The Valley Trilogy
  • Author(s): J D Ferguson
  • Location(s): Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bernese Oberland, Edinburgh
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): 1980’s / present day

1984: Kate is the golden girl of British ski racing and a leading gold medal hope for the Sarajevo Winter Olympics until a serious knee injury shatters the dream. 2012: Kate is now one of the country’s leading chefs...

In Matto’s Realm

In Matto’s Realm
  • Author(s): Friedrich Glauser
  • Location(s): Bern
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): 1920s

Studer investigates when the director vanishes and a child murderer escapes from an insane asylum in Bern, an environment Glauser knew all too well from personal experience. Set in the 1920s, the novel explores the no-man’s-land between reason and...

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