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The Televangelist

The Televangelist
  • Author(s): Ibrahim Essa
  • Location(s): Cairo
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Meet Hatem el-Shenawi, a Muslim TV preacher who has won fame and fortune through his show delivering Islam to the masses. Affable, sharp-witted, and well-connected to the government and business elite of Cairo, Shenawi seems at the top of...

The Templar Legion

The Templar Legion
  • Author(s): Paul Christopher
  • Location(s): Ethiopia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The hunter becomes the hunted. Army Ranger Lt. Col. John Holliday continues his quest to uncover the mysterious secrets of the ancient Templar Order, an organization renowned for its incredible wealth and hidden power. He is swept into an...

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
  • Author(s): Yukio Mishima
  • Location(s): Kyoto
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Because of the boyhood trauma of seeing his mother make love to another man in the presence of his dying father, Mizoguchi becomes a hopeless stutterer. Taunted by his schoolmates, he feels utterly alone untill he becomes an acolyte...

The Temptation of Dragons

The Temptation of Dragons
  • Author(s): Chrys Cymri
  • Location(s): Northampton
  • Genre(s): Fantasy
  • Era(s): Today

Bishop Nigel smiled at me. ‘Holy water doesn’t harm vampires. Which is just as well, as it would make it impossible to baptise them.’ When I was asked by a dragon to give him the last rites, I never...

The Temptation of Gracie

The Temptation of Gracie
  • Author(s): Santa Montefiore
  • Location(s): Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): contemporary

Never give up on your dreams, no matter how long you hold on to them . . . When Gracie Burton stumbles upon an advertisement for a week-long cookery course in the heart of the Tuscan countryside,she cannot resist,...

The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino

The Ten Loves of Mr Nishino
  • Author(s): Hiromi Kawakami
  • Location(s): Japan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Who loves Mr Nishino? Minami is the daughter of Mr Nishino’s true love. Bereaved Shiori is tempted by his unscrupulous advances. His colleague Manami should know better. His conquest Reiko treasures her independence above all else. Friends Tama and...

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Author(s): Anne Brontë
  • Location(s): Yorkshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 19th century

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a powerful and sometimes violent novel of expectation, love, oppression, sin, religion and betrayal. It portrays the disintegration of the marriage of Helen Huntingdon, the mysterious ‘tenant’ of the title, and her dissolute,...

The Tenth Circle

The Tenth Circle
  • Author(s): Jodi Picoult
  • Location(s): Maine, Alaska
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Daniel Stone was a child, he was the only white boy in a native Eskimo village where his mother taught, and he was teased mercilessly because he was different. He fought back, the baddest of the bad kids:...

The Tenth Gift

The Tenth Gift
  • Author(s): Jane Johnson
  • Location(s): Morocco, Cornwall
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 17th Century and 2000s

Jane Johnson’s The Tenth Gift is an wonderfully escapist page-turner set in seventeenth century Cornwall and Morocco,based on spine-tinglingly shocking historical fact, with a romantic hidden love story at its heart. His parting gift to her was a new...

The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores

The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
  • Author(s): Diana Marcum
  • Location(s): Azores
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern Day

From a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer comes an exuberant memoir of personal loss and longing, and finding connection on the remote Azorean Islands of the Atlantic Ocean. Reporter Diana Marcum is in crisis. A long-buried personal sadness is enfolding her—and...

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