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The Walrus Mutterer

The Walrus Mutterer

Author(s): Mandy Haggith

Location(s): England

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Celtic Times

Northern Britain, Iron Age. Rian, a carefree young woman and promising apprentice healer, is enslaved by a spiteful trader and forced aboard a vessel to embark on a perilous sea voyage. They are in search of the fabled hunter...

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The Wanderers

The Wanderers

Author(s): Tim Pears

Location(s): Cornwall, Devon

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Pre-WW1

The beautiful, questing second novel in Tim Pears’ acclaimed West Country trilogy 1912. Leo is on a journey. Aged thirteen and banished from the secluded farm of his childhood, he travels through Devon, grazing on berries and sleeping in...

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The War Nurses

The War Nurses

Author(s): Lizzie Page

Location(s): Ypres

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): WW1

1914 – Two young nurses pledge to help the war effort: Mairi, a wholesome idealist hoping to leave behind her past and Elsie, a glamorous single mother with a weakness for handsome soldiers. Despite their differences, the pair become...

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The War Widow

The War Widow

Author(s): Lorna Gray

Location(s): Aberystwyth, Cheltenham, Cirencester, Wales

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): post-WWII

The echoes of war live long in the mind… Wales, 1947 Injured and terrified after an attempted abduction, desperation drives artist Kate Ward to the idyllic scene of her ex-husband’s recent suicide. Labelled a hysterical, grieving divorcée, no one...

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The Warehouse

The Warehouse

Author(s): S S Mausoof

Location(s): Waziristan

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

The Warehouse is an original and contemporary novel set in Pakistan’s dreaded Waziristan, on the borders of Afghanistan a hotbed of crime, terrorism and harsh brutality. Cash, an insurance surveyor is sent out to Waziristan to find the recipient...

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The Watchers

The Watchers

Author(s): Tahar Djaout

Location(s): Algeria

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s

The Water and the Wine

The Water and the Wine

Author(s): Tamar Hodes

Location(s): Hydra

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): 1960s

It is the 1960s and a group of young writers and artists gather on the Greek island of Hydra. Leonard Cohen is at the start of his career and in love with Marianne, who is also muse to her...

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The Water Thief

The Water Thief

Author(s): Claire Hajaj

Location(s): Sahara

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

When a heart attack kills his father, young architect Nick abandons his comfortable London life to volunteer abroad for a year – a last chance to prove himself, and atone for old sins. But in a remote village on the...

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The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia

The Way a River Went: Following the Volga Through the Heart of Russia

Author(s): Thom Wheeler

Location(s): Russia

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

Thom Wheeler is not a man to be put off by the prospect of an uncharted, impractical or downright dangerous journey. Having accidentally introduced his old school friend Vicky to Dmitry, the Russian love of her life, at the...

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The Way of Beauty

The Way of Beauty

Author(s): Camille Di Maio

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Earlier 20th Century

Vera Keller, the daughter of German immigrants in turn-of-the-century New York City, finds her life upended when the man she loves becomes engaged to another woman. But Angelo Bellavia has also inadvertently opened up Vera’s life to unexpected possibilities....

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