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The Incident

The Incident
  • Author(s): Kenneth Macleod
  • Location(s): Baltic Coast, Germany, Grömitz
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): WW2 onwards

‘Certainly there are ghosts in these towers. For me they are the ghosts of two children. And even now – ten years later and seven hundred miles away – I still wake most nights with the muffled echo of...

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The Information Officer

The Information Officer
  • Author(s): Mark Mills
  • Location(s): Malta
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1940s

Summer, 1942. For the people of Malta, suffering daily bombing raids, the British are the last line of defence against the Nazis. And it is Max Chadwick’s job as the information officer to ensure the news the islanders receive...

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The Inn at Rose Harbor

The Inn at Rose Harbor
  • Author(s): Debbie Macomber
  • Location(s): Washington State
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

From the minute she sees the Rose Harbour Inn, Jo Marie Barlow knows that this is the place that will help her find the peace she craves. And if the inn can comfort her, surely it can offer the...

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The Inn at the Top

The Inn at the Top
  • Author(s): Neil Hanson
  • Location(s): Yorkshire Dales
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1970s onwards

The delightful tale of a young couple who in the late 1970s, on impulse, became the new landlords of the most remote, bleak and lonely pub – The Tan Hill Inn – located in the bleak landscape of the...

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The Innocent

The Innocent
  • Author(s): Ian McEwan
  • Location(s): Berlin
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Cold War

The setting is Berlin. Into this divided city, wrenched between East and West, between past and present: comes twenty-five-year-old Leonard Marnham, assigned to a British-American surveillance team.Though only a pawn in an international plot that is never fully revealed...

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The Innocent (David Szalay)

The Innocent (David Szalay)
  • Author(s): David Szalay
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A well researched book about an extraordinary environment and how it affects the lives of ordinary people doing ordinary things with huge consequences. About ordinary people going about their daily lives against a thunderous state backdrop.

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The Interestings

The Interestings
  • Author(s): Meg Wolitzer
  • Location(s): United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s onwards

‘Every summer we sit like this. We should call ourselves something.’ Ash Wolf said. ‘Why?’ said Goodman, her older brother. ‘So the whole world can know just how unbelievably interesting we are?’ On a warm July night in 1974...

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The Interpretation of Murder

The Interpretation of Murder
  • Author(s): Jed Rubenfeld
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1900s

Sigmund Freund makes a single visit to New York in 1909, together with Carl Jung. A beautiful debutante is found murdered in her penthouse above Broadway. Within 24 hours Nora Acton, an heiress is found tied to a chandelier,...

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The Invention of Curried Sausage

The Invention of Curried Sausage
  • Author(s): Uwe Timm
  • Location(s): Hamburg
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1940s

The Invention of Curried Sausage” by Uwe Timm is a melancholy read of friendship and coincidence. The inventor of sausage with curried ketchup which is still one of the most popular burger van menu items in Germany.

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret
  • Author(s): Brian Selznnick
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Children, Mystery
  • Era(s): 20th Century

ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlock with an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo’s...

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