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The Wheel of Surya

The Wheel of Surya
  • Author(s): Jamila Gavin
  • Location(s): India
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): 1947

A beautiful new edition of the first volume in the Surya Trilogy by Whitbread award-winning author Jamila Gavin. India, August 1947: Fleeing from their burnt-out village as civil war rages in the Punjab, Marvinder and Jaspal are separated from...

The Whiskey Rebels

The Whiskey Rebels
  • Author(s): David Liss
  • Location(s): Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early days of the USA

Ethan Saunders, once among General Washington’s most valued spies, now lives in disgrace, haunting the taverns of Philadelphia. An accusation of treason has long since cost him his reputation and his beloved fiancée, Cynthia Pearson, but at his most...

The Whisper of the River

The Whisper of the River
  • Author(s): Ferrol Sams
  • Location(s): Georgia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1938

Young for his class and small for his age, Porter Osborne, Jr., leaves his rural Georgia home in 1938 to meet the world at Willingham University, armed with the knowledge that he has been “Raised Right” in the best...

The Whispering House

The Whispering House
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Brooks
  • Location(s): Devon
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Suspense
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Freya Lyell is struggling to move on from her sister Stella’s suicide five years ago. Visiting the bewitching Byrne Hall, only a few miles from the scene of the tragedy, she discovers a portrait of Stella – a portrait...

The Whistleblower

The Whistleblower
  • Author(s): Robert Preston
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 1997

1997. A desperate government clings to power; a hungry opposition will do anything to win. And journalist Gil Peck watches from the sidelines, a respected commentator on the sport of power politics. He thinks he knows how things work....

The Whistler

The Whistler
  • Author(s): Ondjaki
  • Location(s): Angola
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

From Angola, a country riddled with civil war and it’s aftereffects for the last 30 years, comes a surprising story of hope, passion, and magical realism from a groundbreaking, young African novelist. A young man arrives at the church...

The White

The White
  • Author(s): Deborah Larsen
  • 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...

The White Album

The White Album
  • Author(s): Joan Didion
  • 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...

The White Blouse

The White Blouse
  • Author(s): R Leigh Turner
  • Location(s): Dushanbe
  • Genre(s): Horror, Short Stories
  • Era(s): Modern

VOLUME 2 IN THE “HOTEL HORROR” SERIES OF SHORT STORIES Ms N, the fabulous hotelier introduced in “The Two Rooms”, has a new assignment – to the hotel from hell. The most valued guest is the brother of the...

The White Darkness

The White Darkness
  • Author(s): Geraldine McCaughrean
  • Location(s): Antarctica
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): 2000s

Captain Titus Oates, hero of the Antarctic, has been dead for nearly a century. But not in Sym’s head. In there, he is her constant companion, her soul mate, her adviser. It is as if he walked out of...

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