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Chasing Shadows

Chasing Shadows
  • Author(s): Matthew J Evans
  • Location(s): Chichester, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

When DS David Angelis wakes from a coma, his world is turned upside down as he discovers he can see into the minds of others. Is he now a threat to his job, or will he use his supernatural...

Chasing the Dragon (Singapore Saga, Vol.2)

Chasing the Dragon (Singapore Saga, Vol.2)
  • Author(s): John D Greenwood
  • Location(s): Singapore
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1830s

Set against the expansion of Singapore in the years 1834-1854, Chasing the Dragon (Singapore Saga, Vol. 2) continues to vividly portray the lives of the early pioneers of the expanding port city, including Joseph Balestier, Seah Eu Chin, Captain...

Chasing the Light

Chasing the Light
  • Author(s): Jesse Blackadder
  • Location(s): Antarctica
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Last century

A fictional recounting of the little-known true story of the first woman to ever set foot on Antarctica, and her extraordinary fight to get there. It s the early 1930s. Antarctic open-sea whaling is booming and a territorial race...

Children of the Mists

Children of the Mists
  • Author(s): Lexa Dudley
  • Location(s): Sardinia
  • Genre(s): Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): 1800

This is a story of enduring love. Set in the 1800s, life on Sardinia had barely changed since the time of the Caesars. Two families, the Sannas and the Canus, are united by friendship and honour; love and laughter;...

Christmas With The Railway Girls (The Railway Girls #4)

Christmas With The Railway Girls (The Railway Girls #4)
  • Author(s): Maisie Thomas
  • Location(s): Manchester
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WWII

Manchester, 1941 Christmas is the season for family and friends, and this year the railway girls will need each other more than ever. Cordelia appears to have the perfect life. When her daughter Emily arrives home unexpectedly, she can’t...

Circling the Sun

Circling the Sun
  • Author(s): Paula McLain
  • Location(s): Kenya
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

As a young girl, Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya from Britain by parents dreaming of a new life. For her mother, the dream quickly turned sour, and she returned home; Beryl was brought up by her father, who...

City Of A Thousand Spies (Conor McBride #3)

City Of A Thousand Spies (Conor McBride #3)
  • Author(s): Kathryn Guare
  • Location(s): Prague
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Conor McBride has accepted bargains he may live to regret – assuming he lives through them at all. He’s taken an undercover assignment in exchange for the chance to resume his career as a solo violinist. He’s also agreed...

City of Wonders

City of Wonders
  • Author(s): Eduardo Mendoza, Nick Caistor (translator)
  • Location(s): Barcelona
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1888 - 1929

Eduardo Mendoza’s classic novel about the birth of Barcelona as a world city, embodied in the rise of the ambitious and unscrupulous Onofre Bouvila “Though historical in subject matter, this story of Catalonian enterprise and Barcelonan ambition is thoroughly...

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,...

Cobra

Cobra
  • Author(s): Deon Meyer
  • Location(s): Cape Town
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Why would a mathematics professor from Cambridge University, renting a holiday home outside Cape Town, require a false identity and three bodyguards? And where is he, now that they are dead? The only clue to the bodyguards’ murder is...

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