- Location(s): Virginia
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1831
In 1831 Nat Turner awaits death in a Virginia jail cell. He is a slave, a preacher, and the leader of the only effective slave revolt in the history of ‘that peculiar institution’. William Styron’s ambitious and stunningly accomplished...
- Location(s): Tunisia, London
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
- Era(s): 1990s and now
Seven-year-old Gavanndra Hodge’s life is a precarious place. Her father is a hairdresser and drug dealer to Chelsea’s most decadent inhabitants; her mother an alcoholic ex-model. So, it is up to Gavanndra to keep her little sister Candy safe....
- Location(s): Scottish Highlands
- Genre(s): RomCom
- Era(s): 1969, 2014
1969. Hollywood descends on a tiny Scottish village for the making of Billy Wilder’s most ambitious picture yet: a sprawling epic detailing The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. But the formidable director and his crew soon come into conflict...
- Location(s): Zambia (Northern Rhodesia)
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): late 20th century
Zimbabwe’s dictator exploits critical faults in the decaying infrastructure of his own country. Evil reigns unchecked and greed has no limit. But the blood-soaked grass, empty shelves, and unmarked graves birth a new era of African resistance. When political...
- Location(s): San Francisco
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): Late 20th century, early 21st century
At the turn of the last century, two sisters are following very different paths. Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is a CEO of an internet start-up; twenty-three-year-old Jess is a grad student in philosophy, a vegan who rejects the rampant capitalism that...
- Genre(s): Humour, Romance
- Era(s): Modern looking back to early 20th century
Get swept away along the beautiful Cornish coast, where a love story in a long forgotten diary has the power to change one woman’s life forever. Victoria Langley’s world crumbles when her husband leaves, but she knows exactly where...