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The Study

The Study
  • Author(s): Kathy Garthwaite
  • Location(s): Vancouver Island
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): contemporary

AN ENGROSSING MURDER MYSTERY FROM CANADA Many of the inhabitants of a Vancouver Island town are gathered at the local castle for the opening of a time capsule buried some forty years ago. But the event comes to an...

The Stupid Monkey

The Stupid Monkey
  • Author(s): Rodney Romig
  • Location(s): Hawai'i
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Renowned management consultant Dr. Dan Trix has been hired to market a luxury golf course in Hawaii. So why is someone trying to kill him? Trix is no stranger to violence. And he particularly doesn’t appreciate being attack by...

The Stylist

The Stylist
  • Author(s): Rosie Nixon
  • Location(s): Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Amber Green loves her job at Smith’s, the exclusive London boutique frequented by the rich, the famous and the stylish – and with stylist to the stars Mona Armstrong as a customer, there is never a dull moment. With...

The Succubus

The Succubus
  • Author(s): Vlado Žabot
  • Location(s): Slovenia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

In an unnamed city shrouded in mist, Valent Kosmina is a retiree living quietly yet discontentedly with his doped-up, TV-addicted wife. To escape the claustrophobia of home and city, he masquerades as a man of means and takes to...

The Suffragette’s Daughter

The Suffragette’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Michelle Salter
  • Location(s): Hampshire
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920

A feminist reporter. A smalltown murder. A national scandal. The Great War has ended, the suffragettes have disbanded, and life for women is a far cry from the stylised world of the flapper girl. 1920 is a time of...

The Sugar Queen

The Sugar Queen
  • Author(s): Sarah Addison Allen
  • Location(s): North Carolina
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Magical Realism
  • Era(s): Modern

Twenty-seven-year-old Josey is sure of three things: winter in her North Carolina hometown is her favourite season; she’s a sorry excuse for a Southern belle; and sweets are best eaten in the privacy of her hidden closet. For while...

The Suicide House

The Suicide House
  • Author(s): Charlie Donlea
  • Location(s): Indiana
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Inside the walls of Indiana’s elite Westmont Preparatory High School, expectations run high and rules are strictly enforced. But in the woods beyond the manicured campus and playing fields sits an abandoned boarding house that is infamous among Westmont’s...

The Suitcase Murderer

The Suitcase Murderer
  • Author(s): James Andrew
  • Location(s): North Yorkshire
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1920s

When a shop worker is reported missing, the circumstances lead Inspector Blades to launch a murder investigation. A man with ‘strange eyes’, struggling with two suitcases, is seen leaving the building where the young woman, Emma Simpson, lived. There...

The Sultan’s Wife

The Sultan’s Wife
  • Author(s): Jane Johnson
  • Location(s): Morocco
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 17th Century

A sweeping historical adventure, set in 17th-century Morocco, from the bestselling author of Court of Lions. Morocco, 1677 The tyrannical King Ismail resides over the palace of Meknes. Through the sweltering heat of the palace streets, Nus Nus, slave...

The Summer Before the War

The Summer Before the War
  • Author(s): Helen Simonson
  • Location(s): Sussex
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England’s brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been so beautiful. Hugh Grange, down from his medical studies, is visiting his Aunt Agatha, who lives with her...

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