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The Love Detective

The Love Detective
  • Author(s): Alexandra Potter
  • Location(s): Goa, India
  • Era(s): Modern

‘In a way, I’m a bit of a love detective. Because what’s a greater mystery than love?’ Meet Ruby Miller. A writer who makes happy-ever-afters happen. Until she discovers her fiance is a lying cheat and loses her faith...

Between the Assassinations

Between the Assassinations
  • Author(s): Aravind Adiga
  • Location(s): West India
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Nestling on India’s southern coast lies the fictional town of Kittur, in West India. Ranging through the city’s streets and schoolyards, bedrooms and businesses, its inner workings and its outer limits, through the myriad and distinctive voices of its...

The Elephant Girl

The Elephant Girl
  • Author(s): Henriette Gyland
  • Location(s): England, Goa
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

When five-year-old Helen Stephens witnesses her mother’s murder, her whole world comes crumbling down. Rejected by her extended family, Helen is handed over to child services and learns to trust no-one but herself. Twenty years later, her mother’s killer...

The Portuguese House

The Portuguese House
  • Author(s): Pamela D Holloway
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present day

After being badly let down by her husband, writer Liz O’Malley takes a holiday in Goa, in India. To her surprise she falls in love with the place, the people and an old, somewhat derelict, Portuguese house. To her...

Under the Coconut Tree

Under the Coconut Tree
  • Author(s): Marissa de Luna
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

In the early hours of November 11th the body of Sandeep Shah is discovered, nestled amongst a pile of coconut husks. Detective Arthur Chupplejeep and Police Officer Pankaj are called to investigate. From their experience this should be a...

The Sea of Innocence (Simran Singh 3)

The Sea of Innocence (Simran Singh 3)
  • Author(s): Kishwar Desai
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Goa, south India. A beautiful holiday hideaway where hippies and backpackers while away the hours. But beneath the clear blue skies lies a dirty secret… Simran Singh is desperate for a break and some time away from her busy...

Goa Traffic

Goa Traffic
  • Author(s): Marissa de Luna
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Lisa Higgins is an average twentysomething looking for love in all the wrong places. To Lisa, a two-week holiday in India seems like just the ticket to coax her out of her comfort zone and help her find her...

Bye, Bye, Motabhai!

Bye, Bye, Motabhai!
  • Author(s): Kala Sambasivan, Ambika Sambasivan (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): Ahmedabad, West India
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

Do you ever think of your future – dream about becoming an astronaut, a surgeon or a wildlife photographer? What if animals too have such ambitions? What if a rhesus monkey wishes to be a school bus driver or...

Kiss of Salt

Kiss of Salt
  • Author(s): Smita Bhattacharya
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Cosy Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

*Heliconia Lane was a spot of heaven until you discover the secrets that lay behind its closed doors.* It was crazy really, for Darya to think she could have some peace and quiet at Heliconia Lane. Yes, it was...

Lemon Seas

Lemon Seas
  • Author(s): Neil Beardmore
  • Location(s): Goa
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

Goa: this was the break Rich had waited for, what with a broken marriage and his mother’s death. At last he could breathe again on a beach lined with palm trees. The discovery of the body of an Indian...

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