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Dead of Night

Dead of Night

Author(s): Michael Stanley

Location(s): South Africa

Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): contemporary

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When freelance journalist, Crystal Nguyen, heads to South Africa, she thinks she’ll be researching an article on rhino-horn smuggling for National Geographic, but within a week she’s been hunting poachers, hunted by their bosses, and then arrested in connection...

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Dead Woman Walking

Dead Woman Walking

Author(s): Sharon Bolton

Location(s): Northumberland

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Just before dawn in the hills near the Scottish border, a man murders a young woman. At the same time, a hot-air balloon crashes out of the sky. There’s just one survivor. She’s seen the killer’s face – but...

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Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile

Author(s): Agatha Christie

Location(s): Egypt

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1930s

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The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything — until she lost her life....

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Deception Island

Deception Island

Author(s): Judith A Boss

Location(s): Antarctica

Genre(s): Romance, Suspense

Era(s): Near-future

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While at an archaeology dig in Afghanistan, evolutionary anthropologist Rachel St. Claire discovers a pendant with strange shifting symbols. Not long after, she receives an urgent call from her colleague, Dr. Grace McAllister, insisting Rachel come to Antarctica to...

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Deep Down Dead

Deep Down Dead

Author(s): Steph Broadribb

Location(s): California, Florida, Georgia, West Virginia

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start...

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Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity

Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity

Author(s): Sam Miller

Location(s): Delhi

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

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The author trips up over rough pavements, crosses highways, clambers onto rooftops and over 500-million-year-old rocks as he brings this city to life in the pages of his book.

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Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures

Author(s): Patricia Ketola

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

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When New York art dealer Elizabeth Martel’s mother falls ill, she returns to her hometown in the Midwest. After her mother’s death she is seriously short of funds, and a friend suggests she take a job as art adviser...

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Downtown

Downtown

Author(s): Pete Hamill

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue

Era(s): Various

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Manhattan, the keystone of New York City, is a place of ghosts and buried memory. One can still see remnants of the British colony, the mansions of the robber barons, and the speakeasies of the 1920s. These are the...

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Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography

Era(s): 21st Century

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The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...

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Dream of Venice in Black and White

Dream of Venice in Black and White

Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Tiziano Scarpa

Location(s): Venice

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography

Era(s): Contemporary

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Dream of Venice in Black and White reveals Venice as a narrative in chiaroscuro. Over 50 photographers have documented the city to create a visual legacy of elegant realism in light and shadow. The acclaimed Italian author Tiziano Scarpa...

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