- Location(s): Sweden
- Genre(s): Children, In Translation
- Era(s): N/A
The Brothers Lionheart (Swedish: Bröderna Lejonhjärta) is a children’s fantasy novel written by Astrid Lindgren. It was published in the autumn of 1973 and has been translated into 46 languages. Many of its themes are unusually dark and heavy...
- Location(s): Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth
- Genre(s): Humour, Romance
- Era(s): Contemporary
A hilarious new romantic comedy for fans of Lindsey Kelk and Jane Costello from Anna Bell, the bestselling author of Don’t Tell the Groom. Abi’s barely left her bed since Joseph, the love of her life, dumped her, saying...
- Location(s): Budapest
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): Now
Laura McLove–lover of music and dance alike–encounters a handsome Hungarian dancer and returns to Budapest to get closure on the strange events that occurred nearly twenty years earlier. Arriving on Franz Liszt Square, she enrols an old friend to...
- Location(s): Corfu
- Genre(s): Mystery
- Era(s): Modern looking back
Fictionalised Corfu. Drawn to the sun-drenched island of Mithros by the myth of its fabled bull, the arrival of investigator Hermes Diaktoros coincides with a violent and troubling death. The death has echoes in Mithros’s past, in a brutal...
- Location(s): Lebanon
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): 1980s
Marianna watches her older sister Alaine collect the detritus of war from around Beirut–bullets, shrapnel, grenades, a gas mask. These objects, some taken from dead bodies, catalogue Alaine’s retreat into a dangerous depression. As the family struggles to endure...
- Location(s): London, Suffolk
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): WW2
An exciting World War II adventure from acclaimed author Ally Sherrick – blending her trademark rip-roaring historical storytelling with mythology and magic! It’s World War II and Britain is on the brink of invasion. Londoner George has been sent...
- Location(s): Carcassone, Toulouse
- Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
- Era(s): 16th century
Bringing sixteenth-century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties . . . Carcassonne 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives...