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Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom

Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom
  • Author(s): Stephen Ainley
  • Location(s): Kensington, Beacon's Bottom, Birmingham
  • Genre(s): Humour, Crime
  • Era(s): 1970

1970. Dennis Bisskit and best friend, Stinky Blackshaw are now recognised as Dudley’s finest private investigators. After foiling a gang of shoplifters at Lewis’s Department Store, they are hired by Lady Babbington-Perch, to guard her Crufts Dog Show favourite,...

Dennis Bisskit and the Man from Paris with the Very Large Head

Dennis Bisskit and the Man from Paris with the Very Large Head
  • Author(s): Stephen Ainley
  • Location(s): Birmingham, Dudley
  • Genre(s): Humour, Crime
  • Era(s): 1969

Set in Dudley and Birminghay in 1969, Dennis Bisskit and best friend, Stinky Blackshaw, have recently left the army and begun a new career as Dudley’s finest (and only) private investigators. Full of the laughter and hilarious situations that...

Der Tote am Gletscher (in German)

Der Tote am Gletscher (in German)
  • Author(s): Lenz Koppelstätter
  • Location(s): South Tyrol / Alto Adige
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Alpenkulisse, italienisches Flair und ein raffinierter Fall – ein Muss für alle Südtirol-Fans Nachts auf dem Gletscher, da gehört der Mensch nicht hin. Da sind nur die Geister der Toten und der Sturm und der Schnee. Trotzdem entdeckt Skipisten-Toni...

Devolution

Devolution
  • Author(s): John Casey
  • Location(s): Paris, Berlin
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

Michael Dolan is a stoic perfectionist and former special operations pilot working a staff job at the Pentagon. After accepting an improbable CIA request to help prevent impending terrorist attacks in Europe, Dolan finds that of the demons he...

Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures
  • Author(s): Patricia Ketola
  • Location(s): Amsterdam
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When New York art dealer Elizabeth Martel’s mother falls ill, she returns to her hometown in the Midwest. After her mother’s death she is seriously short of funds, and a friend suggests she take a job as art adviser...

DISSENT

DISSENT
  • Author(s): Françoise Montgomery
  • Location(s): Welsh Borders, Heredfordshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980S

SYNOPSIS: Jan is persuaded by husband and son, William, to move to rural smallholding on the Welsh borders, strong Chapel country. It’s a far cry from her urban life. DISSENT is a powerful story of Jan’s struggle for acceptance:...

Downtown

Downtown
  • Author(s): Pete Hamill
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Various

Manhattan, the keystone of New York City, is a place of ghosts and buried memory. One can still see remnants of the British colony, the mansions of the robber barons, and the speakeasies of the 1920s. These are the...

Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Frances Mayes
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
  • Era(s): 21st Century

The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...

Dream of Venice Architecture

Dream of Venice Architecture
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Richard J Goy
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Photography, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Dream of Venice Architecture is an intimate journey through the remarkable Venetian urban landscape. A cadre of 36 notable international architects and architectural writers explore the elements that make Venice unique in the world. Dream of Venice Architecture reveals...

Dream of Venice in Black and White

Dream of Venice in Black and White
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Tiziano Scarpa
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Dream of Venice in Black and White reveals Venice as a narrative in chiaroscuro. Over 50 photographers have documented the city to create a visual legacy of elegant realism in light and shadow. The acclaimed Italian author Tiziano Scarpa...

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