- Location(s): Balkans
- Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
- Era(s): WW2
A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 2 German intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt has just been reassigned to the Feldjaegerkorps – a new branch of the military police with far-reaching powers. His position separates him from the friends and allies...
- Location(s): Chennai (Madras)
- Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
- Era(s): 1920s India
The murder of a local rajah sees Superintendent Chris Le Fanu and his assistant, Muhammad Habubullah encounter local intrigue as well as British secret agents as they attempt to find the culprits. As they do so, they find the...
- Location(s): Nigeria
- Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction
- Era(s): folktale
When Amos Tutuola’s first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, appeared in 1952, it aroused exceptional worldwide interest. Drawing on the West African (Nigeria) Yoruba oral folktale tradition, Tutuola described the odyssey of a devoted palm-wine drinker through a nightmare of...
- Location(s): Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, United States (USA)
- Genre(s): Travelogue
- Era(s): Modern
Critically acclaimed author Tom Miller reveals the making and marketing of one Panama hat, from the straw fields of Ecuador’s coastal lowland to a hat shop in Southern California. Along the way, the hat becomes a literary device allowing...
- Location(s): Argentina, Uruguay
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): Late 1990s
In the spring of 1998, Bluma Lennon, a Cambridge academic who has just acquired a copy of Emily Dickinson’s Poems from a second-hand bookshop in Soho, is knocked down and killed at a crossroads. Following Bluma’s death, a colleague...
- Location(s): Ryhope, Sunderland
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Early 20th Century
‘She’s just a paper mill girl.’ Seventeen-year-old Ruth Hardy works long hours at Grange Paper Works, with her younger sister Bea, and spends her free time caring for their ailing parents. Their meagre income barely covers their needs, so...