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The Ravi Lancers

The Ravi Lancers

Author(s): John Masters

Location(s): Flanders

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): WW1

January, 1914. They had suffered at the hands of the Raj; now they were being asked to die in its name… Reinforcing all that Prince Krishna Ram admires about Britain, in Warren Bateman it seems the Ravi Lancers have...

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The Reader

The Reader

Author(s): Bernard Schlink

Location(s): Germany

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1940s

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend

Author(s): Katerina Bivald

Location(s): Iowa

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to meet her book-loving pen pal, Amy. When she arrives, however, she finds Amy’s funeral guests just leaving. The residents of Broken...

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The Reading Party

The Reading Party

Author(s): Fenella Gentleman

Location(s): Cornwall, Oxford

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

It is the 1970s and and Oxford’s male-dominated institutions are finally opening their doors to women… Sarah Addleshaw is a young and spirited academic, determined to prove her worth as she starts term as her college’s first and only...

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The Reckoning

The Reckoning

Author(s): John Grisham

Location(s): Mississippi

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1930s-40s

Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son–a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove...

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The Red Brick Haze

The Red Brick Haze

Author(s): R W Wallace

Location(s): Toulouse

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Present Day

Short prequel to The Red Brick Cellars No Good Deed Goes Unpunished When an explosion lays waste to part of the city of Toulouse and the citizens attempt to recover in the ravaged cityscape, Louis runs to the aid...

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The Red Die

The Red Die

Author(s): Alex MacBeth

Location(s): Mozambique

Genre(s): Crime, Fiction

Era(s): 2014

The body of a white man in a suit washes into the bay of the rural African district of Mossuril, a place normally so quiet for law enforcement a whole day can pass without a misdemeanour occurring. Comandante Felisberto...

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The red notebook

The red notebook

Author(s): Antoine Laurain

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Bookseller Laurent Letellier comes across an abandoned handbag on a Parisian street, and feels impelled to return it to its owner. The bag contains no money, phone or contact information. But a small red notebook with handwritten thoughts and...

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The Red Room

The Red Room

Author(s): August Strindberg

Location(s): Sweden

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 19th century

The flax merchant, Charles Nicholas Falk—son of the late flax merchant, one of the fifty elders of the burgesses, captain of the infantry of militia, vestryman and member of the Board of Administration of the Stockholm Fire Insurance, Charles...

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The Red-Haired Woman

The Red-Haired Woman

Author(s): Orhan Pamuk

Location(s): Istanbul (Constantinople)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them. On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a...

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