- Location(s): Wisconsin
- Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
- Era(s): early 21st century
While investigating a double homicide in an isolated northern Wisconsin town, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists through long-buried Cold War secrets and targets present-day tensions in the Middle East. In his most explosive...
The Queen of Paris: A Novel of Coco Chanel
- Location(s): Paris
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): World War II
Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style—the iconic little black dress—and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No. 5. Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigue, shadowed by mysterious rumors. The...
- Location(s): Derbyshire
- Genre(s): Gothic, Thriller
- Era(s): Post war period
Country houses can be such spooky places and Rhiannon Ward who has written the Derbyshire crime novels shows us one with her new novel The Quickening. Her gothic novel is about Clewer Hall. It is the country house shutting...
- Location(s): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): 1960s
‘The novel that I love the most is The Quiet American’ Ian McEwan Into the intrigue and violence of 1950s Indo-China comes CIA agent Alden Pyle, a young idealistic American sent to promote democracy through a mysterious ‘Third Force’....