- Location(s): Italy
- Genre(s): Travelogue
- Era(s): Early 2000s
In 1999 Tobias Jones immigrated to Italy, expecting to discover the pastoral bliss described by centuries of foreign visitors. Instead, he found a very different country: one besieged by unfathomable terrorism and deep-seated paranoia. The Dark Heart of Italy...
- Location(s): London
- Genre(s): Young Adult, Historical
- Era(s): Elizabethan era
A natural storyteller with a vision of his own, THE DARK LADY, Akala’s debut novel for teens will enthuse and entertain teenagers and young adults, showing that reading is a true super-power. A PICKPOCKET WITH AN EXCEPTIONAL GIFT A...
- Location(s): Damascus
- Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
- Era(s): 20th century / early 2000s
A dead man hangs from the portal of St Pauls Chapel in Damascus. He was a Muslim officerand he was murdered. But when Detective Barudi sets out to interrogate the mans mysterious widow, the Secret Service takes the case...
- Location(s): United Kingdom
- Genre(s): Children, Mythology
- Era(s): Modern
Book 2 in the Last Wild Trilogy A thrilling animal adventure for fans of Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Katherine Rundell Twelve-year-old Kester thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was...
- Location(s): Manchester
- Genre(s): Thriller
- Era(s): 1848
Set in 1848, Darkest Walk of Crime sees recently promoted Detective Mendick sent on his first case. Disturbing new evidence suggests the working class Chartist movement is seeking violent action after years of oppression and the defeat in Parliament...
- Location(s): Iceland
- Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
- Era(s): Modern
A body is found off the coast of Iceland. A cursory police investigation calls it suicide. She’s just another statistic, soon forgotten. But not by Reykjavik Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir. Difficult and unconventional, Hulda is being forced into early...
- Location(s): Maine
- Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
- Era(s): Revolutionary
These are the darkest days of the Revolution… The darkness descending over coastal Maine leaves George no choice but to leave childhood behind for good. Despite living in the shadow of America’s most crushing naval defeat in the ongoing...