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Of Dutch Ways

Of Dutch Ways

Author(s): Helen Colijn

Location(s): Netherlands

Genre(s): Gastro, Travelogue

Era(s): 2000s

Of Love and Shadows

Of Love and Shadows

Author(s): Isabel Allende

Location(s): Chile

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Irene Beltrán is a force to be reckoned with. As a magazine journalist – an unusual profession for a woman with her privileged upbringing – she is constantly challenging the oppressive regime. Her investigative partner is photographer Francisco Leal,...

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Of Windmills and War

Of Windmills and War

Author(s): Diane Moody

Location(s): Framlingham, Netherlands

Genre(s): Historical

Era(s): WW2

The rumblings of war in distant countries mattered little to Danny McClain. Growing up in Chicago, his world revolved around after-school jobs, a rescued beagle, his pen pal in Holland, and the Cubs’ chance to go to the World...

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Off the Beaten Track: My Crazy Year in Asia

Off the Beaten Track: My Crazy Year in Asia

Author(s): Frank Kusy

Location(s): Australia, India, London, Thailand

Genre(s): Humour, Travelogue

Era(s): 1980s

One man. Four continents. And a love-crazed travel writer going off the beaten track… In 1989, Frank Kusy found himself the unwilling love pawn of a booted and bodiced Boadicea on a Harley low rider. Then he fell in...

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Off-Island

Off-Island

Author(s): Marlene Hauser

Location(s): Martha's Vineyard, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

Krista Bourne has always been surrounded by the strength, love and wealth of her family and their homes in New York City and Martha’s Vineyard. She has never had to think for herself. Living with boyfriend Michael and her...

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Offering to the Storm (The Baztan Trilogy, Book 3)

Offering to the Storm (The Baztan Trilogy, Book 3)

Author(s): Dolores Redondo

Location(s): Baztán valley, The Basque Country

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Contemporary

The final book in Dolores Redondo’s atmospheric Baztan trilogy, featuring Inspector Amaia Salazar. With masterful storytelling and a detective to rival Sarah Lund, this Spanish bestselling series has taken Europe by storm. It begins with a murdered child. It...

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Offside

Offside

Author(s): Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

Location(s): Barcelona

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

‘The centre forward will be killed at dusk…’ To revive its sagging fortunes, Barcelona FC has bought the services of Jack Mortimer, European Footballer of the Year. No sooner has Mortimer taken possession of his company Porsche than death...

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Offstage in Nuala

Offstage in Nuala

Author(s): Harriet Steel

Location(s): Nuwara Eliya

Genre(s): Crime, Historical, Mystery

Era(s): 1930s

In this third instalment of The Inspector de Silva Mysteries, there’s great excitement when a professional theatre company comes to Nuala. However matters take a dark turn when the company’s actor manager is brutally murdered. Inspector de Silva has...

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Oh! What a Pavlova

Oh! What a Pavlova

Author(s): Isabella May

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Fiction, RomCom

Era(s): The naughties

Kate Clothier is leading a double life; a successful jet-setting businesswoman to the outside world, but behind closed doors life with Daniel and his volcanic temper is anything but rosy. Some days – heck, make that EVERY day –...

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Ohio

Ohio

Author(s): Stephen Markley

Location(s): Ohio

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2013

The debut of a major talent; a lyrical and emotional novel set in an archetypal small town in northeastern Ohio – a region ravaged by the Great Recession, an opioid crisis, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan –...

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