- Location(s): Cornwall, Devon
- Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
- Era(s): 1910s and 2019
Following the breakdown of her marriage, Theo has bought a tumbledown cottage on the banks of the river Tamar which divides Cornwall and Devon. The peace and tranquillity of Boatman’s Cottage, nestled by the water, is just what she...
- Location(s): Georgia, Altamaha River
- Genre(s): Adventure, Fiction
- Era(s): early 21st century
Two brothers travel a storied river’s past and present in search of the truth about their father’s death in the second novel by the acclaimed author of Fallen Land. The Altamaha River, Georgia’s “Little Amazon,” has been named one...
The River of Lost Footsteps: Histories of Burma
- Location(s): Burma (Myanmar)
- Genre(s): Nonfiction
- Era(s): Various centuries
For nearly two decades Western governments and a growing activist community have been frustrated in their attempts to bring about a freer and more democratic Burma–through sanctions and tourist boycotts–only to see an apparent slide toward even harsher dictatorship....
- Location(s): Berlin
- Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
- Era(s): Later 20th Century
Berlin is in the midst of its worst winter in decades.Against the backdrop of freezing temperatures, blizzards and snowstorms, the city refuses to grind to a halt. Lurking within the shadows is a Stasi victim, out for revenge against...
- Location(s): Singapore
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): late 20th century
Ping, the daughter of Chinatown’s Pipa Queen, loves Weng, the voice of the people, but family circumstances drive them apart. Ping is forced to leave suddenly for the USA, where she creates a different life for herself. Many years...
- Location(s): French Riviera (Cote d'Azur), Paris
- Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
- Era(s): 1939 / present
When Remy discovers she’s mysteriously inherited a house on the French Riviera, she drops everything to go there, desperately seeking answers and an escape from her broken heart. There, she’s shocked to find a catalogue of the artwork known...