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Women of the Dunes

Women of the Dunes

Author(s): Sarah Maine

Location(s): Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern looking back

In AD 800 there is Ulla, lost in a foreign country after her lover is brutally killed. Ellen, a servant-girl in the 1800s, catches the unwanted attentions of the master of the house’s lascivious son. And, in the present...

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Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Author(s): Anne LaBastille

Location(s): Adirondacks

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1960s, 1970s

Many have dreamed of building a cabin in the wilderness and living there alone in the solitude of a region that is far from civilization. Here is the unusual story of a young wildlife ecologist who has done just...

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Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Author(s): Romy Wood

Location(s): Cardiff

Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction

From http://wots1.eventbrite.co.uk: The homeless are dying: a pestilence is sweeping them off the streets, while the authorities herd the not-yet-dead into sinister ‘clinics’ in derelict industrial wastelands… until suddenly The Public is no longer immune. Word on the Street...

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Words in Deep Blue

Words in Deep Blue

Author(s): Cath Crowley

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): Modern

Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked a love letter into his favorite book in his family’s bookshop. She waited. But Henry never came. Now Rachel has returned to...

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Working It

Working It

Author(s): Leah Marie Brown

Location(s): Alaska, Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Falling in love is always in fashion…. With her trust fund and coveted job at Christian Dior, Fanny Moreau believes she has it all. But when her best friend finds a fulfilling new career abroad—and a dreamy relationship with...

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author(s): Emily Brontë

Location(s): Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 19th Century

Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and...

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WWOOFing North and South

WWOOFing North and South

Author(s): Margaret Halliday

Location(s): New Zealand, Scotland

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue

Era(s): 2002-2009

WWOOFing North and South describes the author’s time as a WWOOFer in New Zealand and Scotland. She travels widely encountering an eclectic mix of people and animals. She gets butted by a billy goat, chased by geese, mobbed by...

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Wyld Dreamers

Wyld Dreamers

Author(s): Pamela Holmes

Location(s): Somerset

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): End of 20th Century

In the summer of 1972, a group of friends is invited to Somerset to help photographer Seymour Stratton renovate a dilapidated cottage on Wyld Farm. Over the next year the group come to regard the farm as offering them...

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XX

XX

Author(s): Angela Chadwick

Location(s): Petersfield

Genre(s): Fiction, LGBT

Era(s): Contemporary

When Rosie and Jules discover a ground-breaking clinical trial that enables two women to have a female baby, they jump at the chance to make history. Fear-mongering politicians and right-wing movements are quick to latch on to the controversies...

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Yellow Room

Yellow Room

Author(s): Shelan Rodger

Location(s): Kenya

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Present

Haunted by a tragic childhood accident, Chala’s whole life has been moulded by guilt and secrets. After the death of the stepfather she adored, Chala is thrown into turmoil once again. Volunteering in Kenya seems to offer an escape,...

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