Genre(s): Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The body on the mortuary slab wasn’t who Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron was looking for. But it wasn’t a stranger. Suddenly, a routine missing persons investigation becomes a fight for survival. As Charlie is dragged deeper into Glasgow’s underbelly...
Location(s): Kolkata (Calcutta)
Although she was orphaned at birth, Korobi Roy has enjoyed a privileged childhood with her adoring grandparents, spending her first seventeen years in a beautiful, crumbling old mansion in Kolkata, India. But she is troubled by the silence that...
Oligarchy is Scarlett Thomas’s fierce and brilliant new novel about power, privilege and peer pressure. When Natasha, daughter of a Russian oligarch, arrives for her first day at an all-girl boarding school, she finds herself thrown into a world...
Era(s): early 2000s
The fragile peace is holding. Behind the scenes, the Israelis are competing for dwindling water resources as Jordan and Palestine face drought. Daoud Dajani has the solution to Jordan’s water problems and is bidding against the British for the...
Location(s): The Falkland Islands
There’s a king penguin dynasty happening at the Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary on the Falkland Islands. What do you think will happen to Princess Olivia, Olly and Olivette, and to Piper-the-Penguin? What about the grown-ups, Olivia and Harry? What...