- Location(s): Bath
- Genre(s): Historical, Romance
- Era(s): Regency
Emma Hibbert will never again trust a good-looking man. They offer nothing but heartbreak and humiliation. But her conscience won’t let her abandon a sinfully handsome stranger needing help—even if he ignites an unwelcome passion in her. She soon...
- Location(s): Varanasi
- Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
- Era(s): Contemporary
Following the break-up of her relationship and unsure of her life’s direction, Marianne leaves a London still reverberating from the terrorist bombings to travel for a year with the mysterious and beautiful Sara. However, deep into the heart of...
- Location(s): Saudi Arabia
- Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
- Era(s): mid 1930s to late 1950s
Jordanian-born attorney Munif, former editor of the Baghdad-based monthly Oil and Development , brings his epic Cities of Salt trilogy full circle in its closing volume. Cities of Salt and The Trench , set in the Sultanate of Mooran...
- Location(s): Bogota
- Genre(s): Short Stories, In Translation
- Era(s): Modern
A constellation of short stories illustrates the complex, interrelated lives of women in and around Bogotá, Colombia. In six subtly connected vignettes, Variations on the Body explores the obsessions, desires, and idiosyncrasies of women and girls from every level...
- Location(s): Mexico City
- Genre(s): Crime, Noir, Thriller
- Era(s): 1970s
From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a riveting noir thriller about a daydreaming secretary and a lonely enforcer – and the missing woman they are both seeking. 1970s Mexico City: while student protests and...
- Location(s): Venice
- Genre(s): Travelogue, Nonfiction
- Era(s): Various
Built on an inverted forest, paved with a tortoiseshell of boulders, Venice is a maze of tiny alleys, bridges and squares. Tiziano Scarpa wanders through the city, recounting the customs and secrets that only Venetians know. With everything from...