- Location(s): Pomona Island
- Genre(s): Thriller, Crime
- Era(s): Contemporary
Detective Carrie Flynn’s sister Hattie was kidnapped when they were both little girls. After the police failed to find the culprit, Carrie swore she would become a detective and solve the case herself. But the face of the man...
- Location(s): Africa, Algeria
- Genre(s): Historical, Humour
- Era(s): 1930s
Joann Sfar’s beloved, humorous, and wise talking cat is back for more beautifully illustrated adventures in Algiers and across Africa in the 1930s. While the rabbi is away, his cat tags along with Malka of the Lions (the rabbi’s...
- Location(s): China, France, Scotland, United Kingdom
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): Contemporary and World War Two (1944)
Get ready for the race of your life… This is what it feels like when I’m running. When I’m running fast, I feel free. 12-year-old Lili is determined to defeat her arch rival in front of the Queen during...
- Location(s): Austria
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Turn 20th Century
Set during the doomed splendour of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, The Radetzky March tells the story of the celebrated Trotta family, tracing their rise and fall over three generations. Theirs is a sweeping history of heroism and duty, desire and...
- Location(s): West Yorkshire
- Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
- Era(s): 19th century
Deep in the dales of the West Riding Fells lies Scarsbeck, a remote village peopled by a close-knit community of colourful characters: Ellie Birkett, steadfastly resisting her mother’s attempts to marry her off; Vicar Hardy, wrestling with the temptations...
- Location(s): Australia
- Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future
- Era(s): The Future
In a thirsty, drought-stricken Australia, the country is well and truly sunburnt. As the Eastern states are evacuated to more appealing climates, a stubborn few resist the forced removal. They hide out in small country towns – where no...