- Location(s): Manchester
- Genre(s): Fiction, Young Adult
- Era(s): 1950s to present day
In this heart-stopping adventure, Benjamin Zephaniah shows us what it was like to be a child of the Windrush generation. Leonard is shocked when he arrives with his mother in the port of Southampton. His father is a stranger...
- Location(s): Catalonia
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): Mid 20th Century
Winds of the Night is the follow-up, published almost thirty years later, to Joan Sales’ acclaimed masterwork of the Spanish Civil War, Uncertain Glory. It describes the shell-shocked wasteland that was post-war Catalonia through the eyes of Cruells, a...
- Location(s): Ohio
- Genre(s): Fiction, Short Stories
- Era(s): late 20th century
Winesburg, Ohio depicts the strange, secret lives of the inhabitants of a small town. In “Hands,” Wing Biddlebaum tries to hide the tale of his banishment from a Pennsylvania town, a tale represented by his hands. In “Adventure,” lonely...
- Location(s): New Jersey
- Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
- Era(s): early 21st century
Private detective Bill Smith is hurtled headlong into the most provocative-and personal-case of his career when he receives a chilling late night telephone call from the NYPD, who are holding his fifteen-year-old nephew Gary. But before he can find...
- Location(s): Maine
- Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
- Era(s): Early 21st century
Perfect for fans of Jenny Milchman, Linda Castillo, and Lisa Gardner—the first book in a suspenseful new crime thriller series featuring the tough but haunted police chief Lizzie Snow, a big-city cop with a mission, taking on a small...
- Location(s): Western Australia
- Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
- Era(s): 1950s
Forbes Lighthouse is a dangerous place. Twenty-year-old Molly McLaren agrees to tend the light when her father breaks his leg, so she leaves behind the city and her nursing career. Molly dreads the thought of three months as the...
- Location(s): Virginia
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): early 2000s
Still grieving the loss of her wandering, free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she’s inherited—one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman...