- Location(s): Paris
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1870's Paris Commune
1870.17-year-old apprentice bookbinder Étienne Bonin travels from revolutionary Lyon to even more revolutionary Paris seeking excitement and professional opportunity. By the spring of 1871 he is deeply committed to the insurrection for workers’ power, to a new lover —...
- Location(s): Florence
- Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
- Era(s): Present day (2000)
Dark Dante unfolds in Florence in the spring of 2000, exactly seven hundred years after Dante Alighieri set his Inferno there; disgusted with the corruption of his contemporaries, the poet decides to punish the ill-doers of his day in...
- Location(s): Burma (Myanmar)
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): N/A
In this moving tale based on a true story, award-winning William Grill’s stunning illustrations show the majesty of Myanmar’s forests and mountains, the backdrop to a heart-warming tale about empathy between humans and animals, and the strength that can...
- Location(s): England
- Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
- Era(s): Contemporary
From the bestselling author of Dumped, Actually comes a laugh-out-loud story about saving your job…and maybe saving the planet in the process. Meet Ellie Cooke. When it comes to all things environmental she’s, well, a bit ‘green’. It’s not...
- Location(s): Rome
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Spy
- Era(s): 1942
Spies, military secrets, and a personal crusade for freedom… Rome, 1942. Cordelia Olivieri is a young, determined hotel owner desperate to escape Mussolini’s racial persecution. But as Fascist leaders gather in Rome, Cordelia is suddenly surrounded by the world’s most ruthless...
- Location(s): Florida
- Genre(s): Thriller
- Era(s): contemporary
In The Whistler, Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she...
- Location(s): United States (USA)
- Genre(s): Thriller
- Era(s): the near future
STATE OF TERROR follows a novice Secretary of State who has joined the administration of her rival, a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage. A series of terrorist attacks throws the...