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The Inn at the Top

The Inn at the Top

Author(s): Neil Hanson

Location(s): Yorkshire Dales

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1970s onwards

The delightful tale of a young couple who in the late 1970s, on impulse, became the new landlords of the most remote, bleak and lonely pub – The Tan Hill Inn – located in the bleak landscape of the...

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The Innocents

The Innocents

Author(s): Michael Crummey

Location(s): Newfoundland

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

A brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland’s northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean, by a relentless pendulum of abundance and murderous scarcity. Still children with...

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The Inside City

The Inside City

Author(s): Anita Mir

Location(s): Lahore

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Earlier 20th Century

As India hurtles towards Partition, in Lahore’s ancient inside city, Amrau Dar is not thinking about politics. She is waiting for a prediction about her son, Awais, to come true. Awais discovers not a secret garden but a secret...

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The Iron Road

The Iron Road

Author(s): Jane Jackson

Location(s): Cornwall

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Era(s): 1900s

It’s 1865 and the Great Western Railway has spread across Cornwall, changing the face of the countryside with earthworks and viaducts. Now a new line in under construction. The invading army of navvies has many women but few wives....

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The Island of Lost Maps

The Island of Lost Maps

Author(s): Miles Harvey

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): 20th Century

In December 1995 Gilbert Bland was chased from a rare book room of Johns Hopkins University, clutching a 232-year-old map. He turned out to be one of the greatest map thieves in history. Miles Harvey traced Bland¿s journey from...

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The Islanders

The Islanders

Author(s): Meg Mitchell Moore

Location(s): Block Island

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Anthony Puckett was a rising literary star. The son of an uber-famous thriller writer, Anthony’s debut novel spent two years on the bestseller list and won the adoration of critics. But something went very wrong with his second work....

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The Islands

The Islands

Author(s): Carlos Gamerro

Location(s): Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 1990s

Buenos Aires, 1992. Hacker Felipe Felix is summoned to the vertiginous twin towers of magnate Fausto Tamerlan and charged with finding the witnesses to a very public crime. Rejecting the mission is not an option. After a decade spent...

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The Islands at the End of the World

The Islands at the End of the World

Author(s): Austin Aslan

Location(s): Hawaii

Genre(s): Dystopian, Science Fiction/Future, Young Adult

Era(s): Modern

Sixteen-year-old Leilani loves surfing and her home in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. But she’s an outsider – half white, half Hawaiian, and an epileptic. While Lei and her father are on a visit to Oahu, a...

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The Isle of Devils

The Isle of Devils

Author(s): Craig Janacek

Location(s): Bermuda

Genre(s): Historical, Mystery

Era(s): Later 19th Century

November, 1880. An aimless, freshly-wounded twenty-eight year-old discharged British Army surgeon finds himself washed ashore on the lush Atlantic island of Bermuda. He has few prospects, and seems content roaming the back streets of the ancient town of St....

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The Isle of Wight’s Missing Chapter

The Isle of Wight’s Missing Chapter

Author(s): James Rayner

Location(s): Isle of Wight

Genre(s): Historical

Bringing hundreds of sources together for the first time, The Isle of Wight’s Missing Chapter tells the story of the island’s hidden international history. It examines the island’s many international visitors, including Mahatma Gandhi, King Cetshwayo of the Zulus...

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