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Gelato Sisterhood on the Amalfi Shore

Gelato Sisterhood on the Amalfi Shore

Author(s): Chantal Kelly

Location(s): Amalfi Coast

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

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Warmed by the brilliant Campania sun and the lemon-scented breeze off shimmering Mediterranean waters, the Amalfi Coast has been seducing travelers since Roman times. Lush terraced mountainsides brimming with grape vines and olive groves tumble down to meet the...

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Golden Child

Golden Child

Author(s): Claire Adam

Location(s): Trinidad and Tobago

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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Rural Trinidad: a brick house on stilts surrounded by bush; a family, quietly surviving, just trying to live a decent life. Clyde, the father, works long, exhausting shifts at the petroleum plant in southern Trinidad; Joy, his wife, looks...

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Green Dolphin Street

Green Dolphin Street

Author(s): Elizabeth Goudge

Location(s): New Zealand

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 19th Century

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Also published as: Green Dolphin Country Vivid, exciting tales ― earthquakes, shipwreck, encounters between New Zealand settlers and the indigenous Maori people ― are paired with fascinating details of 19th-century life, from sailing ships and steamboats to women’s fashions...

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grk and The Hot Dog Trail

grk and The Hot Dog Trail

Author(s): Josh Lacey

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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New York might be the Big Apple, but for Tim it’s sausage city! A priceless golden statue has been stolen and Tim has a vital clue. He follows the trail of hot dogs in a sizzling chase from sleepy...

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grk Down Under

grk Down Under

Author(s): Josh Lacey

Location(s): Australia, Sydney

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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When Grk sniffs some succulent sausages, he can’t resist following his nose – and ends up on the other side of the world. He’s in Australia, the land of surfing, sharks and the Red Jelly Gang, a ruthless band...

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grk Takes Revenge

grk Takes Revenge

Author(s): Josh Lacey

Location(s): Paris

Era(s): Modern

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Tim and Natascha realise to their horror that Max has gone to Paris to confront their first adversary, Colonel Zinfandel, the dictator of Stanislavia. They rush after him, with their intrepid dog Grk. Will Max overstep the mark and...

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grk: Operation Tortoise

grk: Operation Tortoise

Author(s): Josh Lacey

Location(s): Seychelles

Genre(s): Children

Era(s): Modern

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When Tim discovers a man badly hurt on a beach, his sun-kissed relaxing holiday in the Seychelles takes on a more dangerous twist. He and Grk are the only ones, it seems, who want to know what happened. They...

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Hausfrau

Hausfrau

Author(s): Jill Alexander Essbaum

Location(s): Zurich

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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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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Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go: A Novel of Haiti

Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go: A Novel of Haiti

Author(s): Laura Rose Wagner

Location(s): Haiti

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): 2010

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Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go is the vivid story of two teenage cousins, raised as sisters, who survive the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, though they lose the woman who raised them, Manman. They must fend for themselves in...

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Human Rites

Human Rites

Author(s): J J Marsh

Location(s): Hamburg, Sylt

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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Judgement is in the eye of the beholder Adrian Harvey, London wine merchant, has lost the Christmas spirit. Someone is stalking him, stealing his post and vandalising his shop. When the police question him after an anonymous tip-off, he’s...

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