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Six Slovenian Poets

Six Slovenian Poets

Author(s): Brane Mozetič

Location(s): Slovenia

Genre(s): Poetry

Era(s): Modern

Six Slovenian Poets is the first in a new series of bilingual anthologies which brings the work of a younger generation of poets from across Europe to a wider English-language readership, a series which aims to keep a finger...

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Six Wicked Reasons

Six Wicked Reasons

Author(s): Jo Spain

Location(s): Ireland

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): 2008

It’s June 2008 and twenty-one-year-old Adam Lattimer vanishes, presumed dead. The strain of his disappearance breaks his already fragile family. Ten years later, with his mother deceased and siblings scattered across the globe, Adam turns up unannounced at the...

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Sixteen Shades of Crazy

Sixteen Shades of Crazy

Author(s): Rachel Trezise

Location(s): South Wales

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

Aberalaw, a tiny South Wales valley village where nobody ever arrives and nobody ever leaves. The new police chief has declared war on recreational drugs, resulting in an eighteen-month drought. The party-loving wives and girlfriends of local punk band,...

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Skeleton Women

Skeleton Women

Author(s): Mingmei Yip

Location(s): Shanghai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 20th century

Once upon a time in China, the most beautiful and gifted women were known as “skeleton women”–the ultimate femme fatales who could bring a man to his knees, or to his doom. . . When Camilla, a young orphan...

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Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Author(s): Liz Nugent

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

Genre(s): Psychological Thriller

Era(s): Modern

From the No 1 bestselling author of Richard and Judy Book Club pick, Lying in Wait ‘I could probably have been an actress. It is not difficult to pretend to be somebody else. Isn’t that what I’ve been doing...

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Skinny Dip

Skinny Dip

Author(s): Carl Hiaasen

Location(s): Florida

Genre(s): Fiction, Humour

Era(s): 1990s

Set in south Florida in the 1990s, Skinny Dip is a fun and funny tale about a woman, Joey, who is thrown off a cruise ship by her loser husband, Chaz. Joey survives by hanging onto a drifting bale...

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Skipping Christmas

Skipping Christmas

Author(s): John Grisham

Location(s): United States (USA)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That’s just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they’ll skip the holiday altogether....

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Sky of Red Poppies

Sky of Red Poppies

Author(s): Zohreh Ghahremani

Location(s): Iran

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1960s

Sky of Red Poppies begins with a casual friendship between two schoolgirls coming of age in a politically divided 1960’s Iran under rule of the Shah. Roya, the daughter of a prominent family, is envious of the fierce independence...

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Sky’s the Limit

Sky’s the Limit

Author(s): Janie Millman

Location(s): France, Marrakech

Genre(s): RomCom

Era(s): Present

Sky is devastated when she finds that her husband is in love with someone else, even more that it is her oldest friend Nick. She has lost the two most important men in her life and can’t ever trust...

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Slade House

Slade House

Author(s): David Mitchell

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction, Gothic, Horror

Era(s): 1970s to present

Turn down Slade Alley – narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you’re looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your touch it swings open....

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