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Women in Sunlight

Women in Sunlight

Author(s): Frances Mayes

Location(s): Tuscany

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

By the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, and written with Frances Mayes s trademark warmth, heart, and delicious descriptions of place, food, and friendship, Women in Sunlight is the story of four lives that change over the...

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Women of the Dunes

Women of the Dunes

Author(s): Sarah Maine

Location(s): Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern looking back

In AD 800 there is Ulla, lost in a foreign country after her lover is brutally killed. Ellen, a servant-girl in the 1800s, catches the unwanted attentions of the master of the house’s lascivious son. And, in the present...

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Women Who Walk, How 20 Women From 16 Countries Came to Live in Portugal

Women Who Walk, How 20 Women From 16 Countries Came to Live in Portugal

Author(s): Louise Ross

Location(s): Portugal

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): The Present

What compels someone to leave their country of origin, which is the story before their departure? What happens to them on their journey to the new place, which is the story of getting from one place to another? And...

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Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Woodswoman: Living Alone in the Adirondack Wilderness

Author(s): Anne LaBastille

Location(s): Adirondacks

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 1960s, 1970s

Many have dreamed of building a cabin in the wilderness and living there alone in the solitude of a region that is far from civilization. Here is the unusual story of a young wildlife ecologist who has done just...

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Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Author(s): Romy Wood

Location(s): Cardiff

Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction

From http://wots1.eventbrite.co.uk: The homeless are dying: a pestilence is sweeping them off the streets, while the authorities herd the not-yet-dead into sinister ‘clinics’ in derelict industrial wastelands… until suddenly The Public is no longer immune. Word on the Street...

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Words in Deep Blue

Words in Deep Blue

Author(s): Cath Crowley

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Young Adult

Era(s): Modern

Years ago, Rachel had a crush on Henry Jones. The day before she moved away, she tucked a love letter into his favorite book in his family’s bookshop. She waited. But Henry never came. Now Rachel has returned to...

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Working It

Working It

Author(s): Leah Marie Brown

Location(s): Alaska, Scotland

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Falling in love is always in fashion…. With her trust fund and coveted job at Christian Dior, Fanny Moreau believes she has it all. But when her best friend finds a fulfilling new career abroad—and a dreamy relationship with...

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Worst Case Scenario

Worst Case Scenario

Author(s): Helen Fitzgerald

Location(s): Glasgow

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

Mary Shields is a moody, acerbic probation offer, dealing with some of Glasgow’s worst cases, and her job is on the line. Liam Macdowall was imprisoned for murdering his wife, and he’s published a series of letters to the...

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Wrapped in the Stars

Wrapped in the Stars

Author(s): Elena Mikalsen

Location(s): Berne

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th Century

Struggling with guilt over her sister’s death and the stress of her medical residency, Maya Radelis runs away to Scotland. A robin seems to lead her to an antique shop, where she finds a century-old engagement ring. But what...

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

Author(s): Emily Brontë

Location(s): Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 19th Century

Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and...

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