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The soldier’s Wife

The soldier’s Wife

Author(s): Margaret Leroy

Location(s): Guernsey

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Era(s): WW2

As World War II draws closer and closer to Guernsey, Vivienne de la Mare knows that there will be sacrifices to be made. Not just for herself, but for her two young daughters and for her mother-in-law, for whom...

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The Song of the Cypress

The Song of the Cypress

Author(s): Tonia Parronchi

Location(s): Tuscany

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

Annie sets out to make a better life for herself in a mystical, timelessly beautiful Tuscan valley. Intrigued by Joe, her American neighbour and strangely drawn to the ancient cypress which protects her new home, she begins to stretch...

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The Song That Seduced Paris

The Song That Seduced Paris

Author(s): Cindy Irish

Location(s): Paris, Royal Tunbridge Wells

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

Opera gets sexy! American music mogul Teddy Wilson combines the beauty of opera with the marketability of pop and creates the pop-opera multinational singing group called “Bel Homme.” French for “Beautiful Man,” the four performers he chooses are much...

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The Sound of One Hand Clapping

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

Author(s): Richard Flanagan

Location(s): Tasmania

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

‘Flanagan’s enthralling and powerful novel centres on a Slovenian couple, Bojan and Maria Buloh, and their daughter Sonja. The story begins in 1954, when Sonja is three, and ends in 1990, when she is in her late thirties ....

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The Sound Of Waves

The Sound Of Waves

Author(s): Yukio Mishima

Location(s): Japan

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. It tells of Shinji, a young fisherman and Hatsue, the beautiful daughter of the wealthiest man in the village. Shinji...

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The Spanish Bow

The Spanish Bow

Author(s): Andromeda Romano-Lax

Location(s): Barcelona, Madrid

Genre(s): Historical

Era(s): 1890s - 1940s

A rich novel of music, politics and life, seen throught the eyes of Feliu

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The Speech

The Speech

Author(s): Andrew Smith

Location(s): Wolverhampton

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1968

His words threatened rivers of blood…and they fought him with hope… April 20th, 1968: Enoch Powell, MP for Wolverhampton South West, gives a speech that shakes a community and Britain to its very core. Words that provoke, that divide...

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The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas

The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas

Author(s): Glen Craney

Location(s): Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 14th Century

As the 14th century dawns, the brutal King Edward Longshanks of England schemes to steal Scotland. But a frail, dark-skinned boy named James Douglas, inspired by a headstrong lass from Fife, defies three Plantagenet kings and champions the cause...

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The Sport of Baronets

The Sport of Baronets

Author(s): Theresa Romain

Location(s): Newmarket

Genre(s): Novella, Romance

Era(s): Regency (19th century)

The lives of Sir Bartlett Crosby and Hannah Chandler have been marked by fierce competition between their elite families…the perfect breeding ground for a mutual attraction neither can deny. Bart hopes to conquer “the turf” through victory in a...

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The Spy in the Deuce Court

The Spy in the Deuce Court

Author(s): Frank Deford

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Thriller

A globetrotting journalist goes on assignment for the Central Intelligence Agency As the world’s premier tennis journalist, Ronnie Ratajczak has a plush life. Like the professional players about whom he writes, he spends his life on the road, hopping...

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