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The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

The Last Wild Men of Borneo: A True Story of Death and Treasure

Author(s): Carl Hoffman

Location(s): Borneo

Genre(s): Adventure, Nonfiction

Era(s): 1960s - present day

Two modern adventurers sought a treasure possessed by the legendary “Wild Men of Borneo.” One found riches. The other vanished forever into an endless jungle. Had he shed civilization—or lost his mind? Global headlines suspected murder. Lured by these...

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The Lathe of Heaven

The Lathe of Heaven

Author(s): Ursula K Le Guin

Location(s): Portland

Genre(s): Fantasy

Era(s): 1970s

George Orr is a man who discovers he has the peculiar ability to dream things into being—for better or for worse. In desperation, he consults a psychotherapist who promises to help him—but who, it soon becomes clear, has his...

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The Laughing Cavalier

The Laughing Cavalier

Author(s): Emmuska Orczy

Location(s): Haarlem

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 17th Century

The Lavender Garden

The Lavender Garden

Author(s): Lucinda Riley

Location(s): Paris, The South of France (Le Midi)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1990s, WW2

This is the same book as The Light Behind the Windows, Please see details under that listing.

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The Lawn Job

The Lawn Job

Author(s): Chuck Caruso

Location(s): Oregon

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

When ex-con Craig Collins began his new job mowing lawns, he was ready to leave his former life where it belonged-in the past. But everything changes when Craig suddenly loses one of his contracts after staring a little too...

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The Lazy Conman and Other Stories

The Lazy Conman and Other Stories

Author(s): Ajit Baral

Location(s): Nepal

Genre(s): Fiction, Short Stories

Era(s): Various

Kakaji is a lazy man, much given to sitting around, until, one day, his wife kicks him out in a rage. After a series of adventures – which involve a tree that bears clothes and a dancing bear that...

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The Legacy

The Legacy

Author(s): Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Location(s): Iceland

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): present

The Legacy is the first installment in a fantastic new series featuring the psychologist Freyja and the police officer Huldar. The only person who might have the answers to a baffling murder case is the victim’s seven-year-old daughter, found...

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The Legacy of Beauregarde

The Legacy of Beauregarde

Author(s): Rosa Fedele

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Mystery, Noir

Era(s): 1980s

‘You could lose someone down there, couldn’t you? Anyone could get buried under the concrete slab, and no one would even know!’ The Beauregarde women have lived in the shadow of The Seminary for four generations. And there is...

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The Legacy of Old Gran Parks

The Legacy of Old Gran Parks

Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Humour

Era(s): 1980s

Set in Cann River in Australia’s rugged southern wilderness, The Legacy of Old Gran Parks is a tale of a remote town haunted by a legacy, a legacy with ominous consequences. It’s a warm evening in the autumn of...

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The Lemon Tree Hotel

The Lemon Tree Hotel

Author(s): Rosanna Ley

Location(s): Cinque Terre

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): contemporary

In the beautiful village of Vernazza, the Mazzone family have transformed an old convent overlooking the glamorous Italian Riviera into the elegant Lemon Tree Hotel. For Chiara, her daughter Elene and her granddaughter Isabella, the running of their hotel...

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