- Location(s): Pennsylvania
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): 1758
In 1758, when Mary Jemison is about sixteen, a Shawnee raiding party captures her Irish family near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Mary is the only one not killed and scalped. She is instead given to two Seneca sisters to replace their...
- Location(s): California
- Genre(s): Nonfiction
- Era(s): 1960s and 1970s
Joan Didion’s hugely influential collection of essays which defines, for many, the America which rose from the ashes of the Sixties. ‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live. The princess is caged in the consulate. The man with...
- Location(s): Malta
- Genre(s): Paranormal
- Era(s): Early 1900s, and modern times
An Australian doctor and his wife try to establish a B & B in a dilapidated villa near a fishing village in Malta. The house’s unfortunate history, and a young woman’s restless spirit, make the project difficult to manage....
- Location(s): South Africa
- Genre(s): Crime
- Era(s): 1990s
Inspector Kurt Wallander returns in the second of Henning Mankell’s award-winning, internationally-bestselling detective novels, this time to investigate the execution-style killing of a Swedish housewife. The local police focus on a determined stalker who’s suddenly nowhere to be found,...