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Winter In Paradise

Winter In Paradise

Author(s): Elin Hilderbrand

Location(s): St John

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Irene Steele’s life is idyllic, until it is rocked by a late-night phone call that brings news of her husband’s sudden death. Even in the midst of her crippling grief, Irene cannot get one question out of her head:...

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Winter’s Fairytale

Winter’s Fairytale

Author(s): Maxine Morrey

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Humour, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Step into a winter wonderland and fall in love in the snow this Christmas… Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… A few weeks before Christmas and a sudden blanketing of snow has closed the roads and...

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Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)

Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)

Author(s): Graham Swift

Location(s): Isle of Wight

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2000s

On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton, former Devon farmer and now the proprietor of a seaside caravan park, receives the news that his soldier brother Tom, not seen for years, has been...

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With Love, The Argentina Family

With Love, The Argentina Family

Author(s): Mirta Ines Trupp

Location(s): Argentina

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1970s

With Love, The Argentina Family ~ Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes is a unique account, enlightening and inspirational with its autobiographical genuineness. The story unfolds in “die goldene medina” -America-sharing the insecurities and confusion of a...

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Without Reservations

Without Reservations

Author(s): Alice Steinbach

Location(s): London, Oxford, Paris, Venice

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

American journalist Alice Steinbach took a year off to live in four cities – Paris, Venice, London and Oxford – when she realized she had entered a new phase of life. Her sons had graduated from college; she had...

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Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey

Wives of the Leopard: Gender, Politics, and Culture in the Kingdom of Dahomey

Author(s): Edna G Bay

Location(s): Benin (Danhomè)

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): 18th century, 19th century

“Wives of the Leopard” explores power and culture in a pre-colonial West African state whose army of women and practice of human sacrifice earned it notoriety in the racist imagination of late nineteenth-century Europe and America. Tracing two hundred...

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Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall

Author(s): Hilary Mantel

Location(s): England

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): First half 16th Century

The greatest literary sensation of recent times – and now the inspiration for a major BBC series, starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis and directed by Peter Kosminsky. In this staggeringly brilliant novel, Hilary Mantel brings the opulent, brutal...

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Wolf Point

Wolf Point

Author(s): Edward Falco

Location(s): North America

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Late 20th Century

A mature man, driving alone from Virginia to the Thousand Islands near the Canadian border, impulsively stops to pick up two hitchhikers, Jenny and Lester, a young woman and her long-haired companion. They have quite some story to tell,...

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Woman at Sea

Woman at Sea

Author(s): Catherine Poulain

Location(s): Alaska, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Lili is a runaway. She’s left behind her native France to go in search of freedom, of adventure, of life. Her search takes her to Kodiak, Alaska, home to a ragtag community of fishermen, army vets and drifters who...

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Women in Sunlight

Women in Sunlight

Author(s): Frances Mayes

Location(s): Tuscany

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

By the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, and written with Frances Mayes s trademark warmth, heart, and delicious descriptions of place, food, and friendship, Women in Sunlight is the story of four lives that change over the...

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