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A Devil Comes to Town

A Devil Comes to Town
  • Author(s): Paolo Maurensig
  • Location(s): Swiss Alps
  • Genre(s): Gothic, Suspense
  • Era(s): Modern

Wild rabies runs rampant through the woods. The foxes are gaining ground, boldly making their way into the village. In Dichtersruhe, an insular yet charming haven stifled by the Swiss mountains, these omens go unnoticed by all but the...

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Damnation

Damnation
  • Author(s): Peter Beck
  • Location(s): Switzerland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Dead clients are bad for business, something that Tom Winter, head of security at a private Swiss bank, knows only too well. When a helicopter explosion kills a valuable client and a close colleague, Winter teams up with the...

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FALL OUT

FALL OUT
  • Author(s): M N Grenside
  • Location(s): California, London, Switzerland, The Philippines, The South of France (Le Midi)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): PRESENT

An LA screenwriter is killed shortly after completing his latest script, FALL OUT – a thriller destined to be a blockbuster but written with a secret double purpose. Echoing events from the past the screenplay is sent to a...

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Hausfrau

Hausfrau
  • Author(s): Jill Alexander Essbaum
  • Location(s): Zurich
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Anna was a good wife, mostly . . . Anna Benz lives in comfort and affluence with her husband and three young children in Dietlikon, a picture-perfect suburb of Zurich. Anna, an American expat, has chosen this life far...

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Little

Little
  • Author(s): Edward Carey
  • Location(s): Bern, London, Paris
  • 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,...

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Swiss Watching

Swiss Watching
  • Author(s): Diccon Bewes
  • Location(s): Switzerland
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2000s

This is a fascinating journey around Europe’s most individual and misunderstood country. From seeking Heidi and finding the best chocolate to reliving a bloody past and exploring an uncertain future, Swiss Watching proves that there is more to Switzerland...

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Christmas in the Snow

Christmas in the Snow
  • Author(s): Karen Swan
  • Location(s): Zermatt
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

In London, the snow is falling and Christmas is just around the corner – but Allegra Fisher barely has time to notice. She’s pitching for the biggest deal of her career and can’t afford to fail. And when she...

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Never Again

Never Again
  • Author(s): Nicky Clifford
  • Location(s): Wengen
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

(from Amazon.co.uk) Mountains, Mystery, Romance: Can you run from your past? Harriet Anderson’s life is spiralling out of control. Unused to such mayhem, she ditches her high-powered job to take refuge in the Swiss Alps where she meets Philippe...

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Shame

Shame
  • Author(s): Melanie Flinn
  • Location(s): Africa, Switzerland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Shortlisted for 2015 Not the Booker Prize REDEMPTION IS A FOREIGN COUNTRY – or so Pilgrim Jones hopes as she looks up at a departures board and takes the first flight.   She is running away; from her failed...

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Slow Train to Switzerland

Slow Train to Switzerland
  • Author(s): Diccon Bewes
  • Location(s): Switzerland
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1850s and Modern

One tour, two trips, 150 years and a world of change apart In June 1863 an English lady set off by train on the trip of a lifetime: Thomas Cook s first Conducted Tour of Switzerland. A century and...

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