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Clarissa’s Warning

Clarissa’s Warning
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A lottery jackpot changes Claire Bennett’s life. She buys an ancient stone ruin on the island of her dreams. Her mystic aunt Clarissa warns her of danger, but Claire pays no heed. Soon after moving to the idyllic island,...

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Going Local in Gran Canaria

Going Local in Gran Canaria
  • Author(s): Matthew Hirtes
  • Location(s): Gran Canaria
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Whether you’re visiting Gran Canaria courtesy of picking up a last-minute bargain break or planning to relocate there, Going Local in Gran Canaria is the book for you. Covering everything from places to see on your holiday to property...

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The Drago Tree

The Drago Tree
  • Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn
  • Location(s): Lanzarote
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Haunted by demons past and present, geologist Ann Salter seeks sanctuary on the exotic island of Lanzarote. There she meets charismatic author Richard Parry and indigenous potter Domingo, and together they explore the island. Ann’s encounters with the island’s...

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A Proper Family Holiday

A Proper Family Holiday
  • Author(s): Chrissie Manby
  • Location(s): Lanzarote
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Newly single magazine journalist Chelsea Benson can’t think of anything worse. Your grubby small nephew torpedoing any chance of romance with the dishy guy you met on the plane . . . Your eighty-five-year-old granddad chatting up ladies at...

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More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman

More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife Barman
  • Author(s): Joe Cawley
  • Location(s): Tenerife
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2000s

British couple decamp from the North of England to Tenerife.

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Putting Right the Past

Putting Right the Past
  • Author(s): Ian Wilfred
  • Location(s): Tenerife
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Carole Harding is in her 50s. She divorced her husband after he cheated on her with a prostitute. She hated her life – working in a Bristol supermarket – and the only exciting thing she’d done was to go...

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Too Much Trouble in Paradise

Too Much Trouble in Paradise
  • Author(s): Michelle Betham
  • Location(s): Newcastle upon Tyne, Tenerife
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Molly Parker is a DWAG – a darts wife and girlfriend. Or rather, she’s an ex-DWAG after divorcing Paul “Bad Lad” Parker, a professional darts player and the self-pronounced Geordie pantomime villain of the sport, after catching him aiming...

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Bay of Secrets

Bay of Secrets
  • Author(s): Rosanna Ley
  • Location(s): Barcelona, Dorset, Fuerteventura
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1930s to present

Spain, 1939. Following the wishes of her parents to keep her safe during the war, a young girl, Julia, enters a convent in Barcelona. Looking for a way to maintain her links to the outside world, she volunteers to...

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The Cruise Connection

The Cruise Connection
  • Author(s): Peter Kerr
  • Location(s): Majorca (Mallorca), The Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Humour
  • Era(s): Modern

In this, the third in the series of humour-spiked ‘Bob Burns Investigates’ mysteries, the droll Scottish Detective Inspector is once again aided by foxy forensic scientist, Julie Bryson, and abetted by keener-than-smart rookie detective, Andy Green. A finger is...

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Under Suspicion

Under Suspicion
  • Author(s): Helen and Morna Mulgray (the Mulgray Twins)
  • Location(s): Tenerife
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): 2000s

DJ Smith, Undercover investigator for HM Revenue & Customs, is sent to Tenerife to infiltrate a money-laundering organisation run by Ambrose Vanheusen, a ruthless criminal with an obsession for his Persian cat, Samarkand Black Prince. DJ’s passport into Vanheusen’s...

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