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Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

Ticket to Ride: Around the World on 49 Unusual Train Journeys

Author(s): Tom Chesshyre

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

Experience the world by train Why do people love trains so much? Tom Chesshyre is on a mission to find the answer by experiencing the world through train travel – on both epic and everyday rail routes, aboard every...

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Ties

Ties

Author(s): Domenico Starnone

Location(s): Italy

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern looking back

Translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri, Ties is a compulsively readable and provocative novel about marriage and family by one of Italy’s bestselling novelists. Like many marriages, Vanda and Aldo’s has been subject to strain, to attrition, to...

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Tiger Blood

Tiger Blood

Author(s): Penny Grubb

Location(s): York

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Contemporary

Detective Superintendent Martyn Webber already has enough on his plate without the re-emergence of a get-away car from a 30-year-old felony. The sophistication of modern crime and a hacker at loose on the city’s traffic systems has to take...

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Till the Cows Come Home

Till the Cows Come Home

Author(s): Lorna Sixsmith

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 20th Century

One farm. Two worlds. Three generations. Fuelled by dreams of a rural idyll, Lorna Sixsmith and her husband swap the 9 to 5 for a return to her family’s ancestral farm at Garrendenny. They love the fields and lanes...

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Time for Honesty

Time for Honesty

Author(s): Mette Barfelt

Location(s): Norway

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Welcome to Solvik – a seemingly cozy little town on the Norwegian coast. It’s an idyllic place with old, white wooden houses, almost a touch of paradise. However, under the surface lays intrigues, jealousy, and rivalry, threatening to destroy...

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Time Shifters

Time Shifters

Author(s): Shanna Lauffey

Location(s): Los Angeles

Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future

Era(s): 20-21st century

An ancient people who can move through time or space. . . A secret that never should have been revealed. . . One day in a Los Angeles restaurant, Akalya of the Harekaiian witnesses the capture of several of...

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Time Shifters Chronicles

Time Shifters Chronicles

Author(s): Shanna Lauffey

Location(s): Chicago, Idaho, Los Angeles, New York City (NYC)

Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future

Era(s): 20-21st century

An ancient people who can move through time or space… but not both at the same time. Akalya of the Harekaiian must discover who is behind the hunt for her people, when no one should have known they existed....

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Tiny Stations

Tiny Stations

Author(s): Dixe Wills

Location(s): United Kingdom

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Contemporary

An eccentric look at lost Britain through its railway request stops. Perhaps the oddest quirk of Britain’s railway network is also one of its least well known: around 150 of the nation’s stations are request stops. Take an unassuming...

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Tirzah and the Prince of Crows

Tirzah and the Prince of Crows

Author(s): Deborah Kay Davies

Location(s): Wales

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

Set in a remote valley in Wales, this is 1974, and Tirzah is sixteen, pretty, witty and wise. Brought up in a staunchly religious family, she has lived a sheltered life. But then she meets a boy. As she begins to struggle against the confines of her community, juggling...

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Tisha: A Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness

Tisha: A Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness

Author(s): Anne Hobbs, Robert Specht

Location(s): Alaska

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1920s

Anne Hobbs is a prim and proper 19-year-old schoolteacher who yearns for adventure. She finds this and much more in a town with the unlikely name of Chicken, located deep in the Alaskan interior. It is 1927 and Chicken...

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