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Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland

Author(s): Tory Bilski

Location(s): Iceland

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

What if you could steal time out just for yourself each year, a brief reprieve from ordinary life and its responsibilities? Wild Horses of the Summer Sun is Tory Bilski’s witty, sometimes poignant, account of her annual ‘horse sabbaticals’...

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Wild Nights: Camping Britain’s Extremes

Wild Nights: Camping Britain’s Extremes

Author(s): Phoebe Smith

Location(s): United Kingdom

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

It’s not until we push ourselves past our perceived limits, till we feel so cold and so tired that we feel we can’t go on any further, that we discover what we are truly capable of… Britain’s most famous...

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Wilderness

Wilderness

Author(s): B E Jones

Location(s): United States (USA)

Genre(s): Psychological Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

Two weeks, 1,500 miles, three opportunities for her husband to save his own life. It isn’t about his survival – it’s about hers. Shattered by the discovery of her husband’s affair, Liv knows they need to leave the chaos...

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Wilderness Weekends: Wild adventures in Britain’s rugged corners

Wilderness Weekends: Wild adventures in Britain’s rugged corners

Author(s): Phoebe Smith

Location(s): United Kingdom

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

Bed down among some of the most dramatic landscapes in the world and discover your own bolthole in one of Britain’s rugged corners. Wilderness Weekends reveals the 26 best places for wild camping from the south coast of England...

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Willful Disregard

Willful Disregard

Author(s): Lena Andersson

Location(s): Sweden

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Ester Nilsson is a sensible person in a sensible relationship. Until the day she is asked to give a lecture on famous artist Hugo Rask. The man himself is in the audience, intrigued and clearly delighted by her fascination...

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Willoughby’s Return

Willoughby’s Return

Author(s): Jane Odiwe

Location(s): Devon, Lyme Regis

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Regency

In Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, when Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she puts her heartbreak over dashing scoundrel John Willoughby in the past. Three years later, Willoughby’s return throws Marianne into a tizzy of painful memories and exquisite...

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Winds of the Night

Winds of the Night

Author(s): Joan Sales

Location(s): Catalonia

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Mid 20th Century

Winds of the Night is the follow-up, published almost thirty years later, to Joan Sales’ acclaimed masterwork of the Spanish Civil War, Uncertain Glory. It describes the shell-shocked wasteland that was post-war Catalonia through the eyes of Cruells, a...

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Winter Tales

Winter Tales

Author(s): George Mackay Brown

Location(s): The Orkneys

Genre(s): Short Stories

Era(s): Various

These short stories are set in the winter in the Orkney Islands but range over time. They are filled with memorable characters and draw the reader into life in these isolated islands north of the Scotland mainland.

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Winter’s Fairytale

Winter’s Fairytale

Author(s): Maxine Morrey

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Humour, Romance

Era(s): Contemporary

Step into a winter wonderland and fall in love in the snow this Christmas… Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow… A few weeks before Christmas and a sudden blanketing of snow has closed the roads and...

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Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)

Wish You Were Here (Graham Swift)

Author(s): Graham Swift

Location(s): Isle of Wight

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2000s

On an autumn day in 2006, on the Isle of Wight, Jack Luxton, former Devon farmer and now the proprietor of a seaside caravan park, receives the news that his soldier brother Tom, not seen for years, has been...

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