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Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Author(s): Anne LaBastille

Location(s): Adirondacks

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1960s, 1970s

Many have dreamed of building a cabin in the wilderness and living there alone in the solitude of a region that is far from civilization. Here is the unusual story of a young wildlife ecologist who has done just...

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Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Author(s): Romy Wood

Location(s): Cardiff

Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction

From http://wots1.eventbrite.co.uk: The homeless are dying: a pestilence is sweeping them off the streets, while the authorities herd the not-yet-dead into sinister ‘clinics’ in derelict industrial wastelands… until suddenly The Public is no longer immune. Word on the Street...

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Words in Deep Blue

Words in Deep Blue

Author(s): Cath Crowley

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): Modern

Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked a love letter into his favorite book in his family’s bookshop. She waited. But Henry never came. Now Rachel has returned to...

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Working It

Working It

Author(s): Leah Marie Brown

Location(s): Alaska, Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Falling in love is always in fashion…. With her trust fund and coveted job at Christian Dior, Fanny Moreau believes she has it all. But when her best friend finds a fulfilling new career abroad—and a dreamy relationship with...

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Worst Case Scenario

Worst Case Scenario

Author(s): Helen Fitzgerald

Location(s): Glasgow

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

Mary Shields is a moody, acerbic probation offer, dealing with some of Glasgow’s worst cases, and her job is on the line. Liam Macdowall was imprisoned for murdering his wife, and he’s published a series of letters to the...

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Wounded Knights: a Viv Fraser Mystery

Wounded Knights: a Viv Fraser Mystery

Author(s): V Clifford

Location(s): Doune, Edinburgh

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

There’s no code she can’t crack. But this latest gig is murder. Scottish security hacker Viv Fraser’s personal life has been pushed to the limit. Devastated by the loss of her recent lover, she takes a simple missing person’s...

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Wounds of Armenia

Wounds of Armenia

Author(s): Abovian Khachatur

Location(s): Armenia

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Earlier 1800s

The historical novel Wounds of Armenia (written in 1841, first published in 1858) was the first Armenian secular novel dedicated to the fate of the Armenian people and its struggle for liberation in the period of Russo-Persian war of...

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Wrapped in the Stars

Wrapped in the Stars

Author(s): Elena Mikalsen

Location(s): Bern

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

Struggling with guilt over her sister’s death and the stress of her medical residency, Maya Radelis runs away to Scotland. A robin seems to lead her to an antique shop, where she finds a century-old engagement ring. But what...

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Writing Love

Writing Love

Author(s): Khalil Sweileh

Location(s): Damascus

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): early 21st century

Then, she looked at me assiduously, “What is it that you do exactly?” I replied, savoring my last sip of coffee, with all the sass of a gypsy, “A novelist.” How to write a novel? Where to find inspiration?...

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Written in Black

Written in Black

Author(s): K H Lim

Location(s): Borneo

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

A darkly humorous coming-of-age novel set in Brunei on the island of Borneo, Written in Black offers a snapshot of a few days in the life of ten-year-old Jonathan Lee, attending the funeral of his Ah Kong, or grandfather,...

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