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  • Author(s): Tiffany McDaniel
  • Location(s): Ohio
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Fantasy
  • Era(s): Second half 20th Century

Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee father and white mother, Betty is the sixth of eight siblings. The world they inhabit is one of poverty and violence – both from outside the family and also, devastatingly,...

Between Love and Hate

Between Love and Hate
  • Author(s): Toni Morgan
  • Location(s): China, Bahrain, Idaho, Montenegro, North Carolina
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): 1930-2010

Short stories that spread around the world and told from the viewpoints of everyday people.

Between the Stops

Between the Stops
  • Author(s): Sandi Toksvig
  • Location(s): South London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

‘Between the Stops is a sort of a memoir, my sort. It’s about a bus trip really, because it’s my view from the Number 12 bus (mostly top deck, the seat at the front on the right), a double-decker...

Between the Woods and the Water

Between the Woods and the Water
  • Author(s): Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Location(s): Europe, Hungary, Romania
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1930s

this is the sequel to ‘A Time of Gifts’, and Fermor continues his walk through the length of 1930s Europe. Starting from where the previous book left off, at the border into Hungary, and on to “the Iron Gates”...

Black Reed Bay

Black Reed Bay
  • Author(s): Rod Reynolds
  • Location(s): Long Island
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Don’t trust ANYONE… When a young woman makes a distressing middle-of-the-night call to 911, apparently running for her life in a quiet, exclusive beachside neighbourhood, miles from her home, everything suggests a domestic incident. Except no one has seen...


  • Author(s): Paul Waters
  • Location(s): Armagh, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Tyrone
  • Genre(s): Historical, Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1950s

When maverick police sergeant Jolly Macken is banished to the sleepy 1950s Irish border village of Blackwatertown, he vows to find the killer of his brother – even if the murderer is in the police. But a lot can...

Blood in the Tiber

Blood in the Tiber
  • Author(s): Annelise Freisenbruch
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 70BC

A senator bleeds to death in his bath… And as the authorities turn a blind eye, Hortensia, daughter of the capital’s most celebrated orator, feels compelled to investigate a trail of murders that lead to the dark heart of...

Blood In The Water

Blood In The Water
  • Author(s): Jack Flynn
  • Location(s): Boston
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

Homeland Security agent, Kit Steel, is committed to avenge terrorism. And she’s after the blood of her nemesis, one of world’s most ruthless and dangerous criminals, Vincente Carpio. He has the blood of her husband and young son on...

Body on the Shore

Body on the Shore
  • Author(s): Diane M Dickson
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Present day

When a body washes up on Crosby Beach in Liverpool Bay, detectives quickly declare foul play. Yet they will struggle to establish the identity of the victim, let alone the killer. Leading the inquiry on his first murder case,...


  • Author(s): Zoë Sharp
  • Location(s): Appleby-in-Westmorland
  • Genre(s): Noir, Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

The traditional Appleby Horse Fair hosts the largest gathering of Gypsies and Travellers in Europe. The sudden influx of more than 40,000 visitors into the small Lakeland town has always caused its share of problems, with strained relations between...

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