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The Devil’s Road to Kathmandu

The Devil’s Road to Kathmandu
  • Author(s): Tom Vater
  • Location(s): Nepal, India, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s, 1990s

A TENSE, FAST PACED AND KALEIDOSCOPIC PULP THRILLER, FOLLOWING THE LIVES OF TWO GENERATIONS OF DRIFTERS EMBROILED IN A SAGA OF SEX, DRUGS AND MURDER ON THE ROAD BETWEEN LONDON AND THE ROOF OF THE WORLD. In 1976, four...

Disoriental

Disoriental
  • Author(s): Negar Djavadi, Tina Kover (Translator)
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern looking back

Kimia Sadr fled Iran at the age of ten in the company of her mother and sisters to join her father in France. Now twenty-five and facing the future she has built for herself as well as the prospect...

Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)

Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Iran, Istanbul (Constantinople), Syria, Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Medieval, Byzantium

A voyage into the heart of Byzantium… Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as...

Daughters of Smoke and Fire

Daughters of Smoke and Fire
  • Author(s): Ava Homa
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Set in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel takes readers into the everyday lives of the Kurds. Leila dreams of making films to bring the suppressed stories of her people onto the global stage, but obstacles keep piling up. Leila’s...

Legionary: Land of the Sacred Fire (Legionary 3)

Legionary: Land of the Sacred Fire (Legionary 3)
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Syria, Iran, Iraq, Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late Antiquity, Late Roman Empire

A tale of adventure and military brotherhood in the legions of Rome The empire is on its knees, but a last hope lies beyond the eastern frontier . . . 377 AD: Emperor Valens has stripped the Persian frontier...

Legionary: Dark Eagle (Legionary 8)

Legionary: Dark Eagle (Legionary 8)
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Syria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Iran, Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late Antiquity, Late Roman Empire

A tale of vengeance and high adventure set in the war-torn late Roman Empire What hope has one forgotten soldier of bringing an emperor to justice? Winter, 382 AD. The Gothic War is over. After years of bloodshed, the...

Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1)

Strategos: Born in the Borderlands (Strategos 1)
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Iran, Istanbul (Constantinople), Syria, Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Medieval, Byzantium

An orphan’s tale. Born in a broken land, drawn into a savage war When the falcon has flown, the mountain lion will charge from the east, and all Byzantium will quake. Only one man can save the empire ....

Strategos: Island in the Storm: (Strategos 3)

Strategos: Island in the Storm: (Strategos 3)
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Istanbul (Constantinople), Georgia (GE), Iran, Turkey
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): Medieval, Byzantium

A tragic hero’s tale, set in the heart of a historic war The storm is upon us, Haga. The answers you seek dance within its wrath . . . 1071 AD. Emperor Romanus Diogenes has rekindled the guttering flame...

Strategos: The Complete Trilogy

Strategos: The Complete Trilogy
  • Author(s): Gordon Doherty
  • Location(s): Greece, Georgia (GE), Iran, Iraq, Istanbul (Constantinople), Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Medieval, Byzantium

The saga of a tragic hero, born in the borderlands between two great empires, destined to walk on the battlefield in a war that will echo through history In the 11th century AD, the ailing Byzantine Empire teeters on...

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree
  • Author(s): Shokoofeh Azar
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Later 20th Century

From the pen of one of Iran’s rising literary stars, The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree is a family story about the unbreakable connection between the living and the dead. Set in Iran in the decade following the 1979...

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