- Location(s): Jerez
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 13th century
Adventure, intrigue and self-discovery in 13th century Spain, as our heroes come of age; fighting bandits, falling in love and, perhaps most difficult of all, coping with their families. The long-awaited sequel to ‘Reconquista’ (long listed 2016 Children’s Book...
- Location(s): County Clare, Dublin
- Genre(s): Magical Realism, Thriller
- Era(s): Modern
Leah Howland is a survivor. And a deserter. After three numbing years, she has forsaken her husband and escaped to mythical Ireland where a stalker leaves her calling cards that are eerie and increasingly gruesome. Shadowed by the legend...
- Location(s): Namibia
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue
- Era(s): 1990s
The “Skeleton Coast”, where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean in south-western Africa, is named after the bleached bones and shipwrecks that lie on its shores. This is Benedict Allen’s account of his thousand-mile trek with camels through...
- Location(s): The Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)
- Genre(s): Short Stories
- Era(s): 19th-20th centuries
The Skipping Verger and Other Tales is a collection of delightful short stories set on the island of Tenerife between the late 19th and early 21st centuries. In an engaging and unique style, John Reid Young’s stories range from...