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Slam

Slam

Author(s): Nick Hornby

Location(s): England

Genre(s): Fiction, Humour

Era(s): early 2000s

‘There was this time when everything seemed to have come together. And so obviously it was time to go and screw it all up.’ Sam is sixteen and a skater. Just so there are no terrible misunderstandings: skating =...

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Slaughter and Forgetting

Slaughter and Forgetting

Author(s): Graham Brack

Location(s): Czech Republic

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

Era(s): Modern

Book 2 Prague, Czech Republic Thirty years ago a young woman was brutally slaughtered in her home. The police charged and eventually hanged a suspect in what appeared to be an open and shut case. But when a retired...

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Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five

Author(s): Kurt Vonnegut

Location(s): Dresden

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): WW2

Prisoner of war, optometrist, time-traveller – these are the life roles of Billy Pilgrim, hero of this miraculously moving, bitter and funny story of innocence faced with apocalypse. Slaughterhouse 5 is one of the world’s great anti-war books. Centring...

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Sleep

Sleep

Author(s): C L Taylor

Location(s): Inner Hebrides, Rum

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): contemporary

All Anna wants is to be able to sleep. But crushing insomnia, terrifying night terrors and memories of that terrible night are making it impossible. If only she didn’t feel so guilty… To escape her past, Anna takes a...

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Sleep Baby Sleep

Sleep Baby Sleep

Author(s): David Hewson

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

Annie Schrijver is just twenty-two-years-old. She works in the picturesque Albert Cuyp flower market where her father has a stall. Brimming with personality, she’s always been popular with the customers. But then she goes missing, only to be found...

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Sleep with the Lights On

Sleep with the Lights On

Author(s): Maggie Shayne

Location(s): Binghamton

Genre(s): Paranormal, Romance, Suspense

Era(s): Modern

Rachel de Luca has found incredible success writing self-help books. But her own blindness and the fact that her troubled brother has gone missing have convinced her that positive thinking is nothing but bull. Her cynicism wavers when a...

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Sleeper

Sleeper

Author(s): J D Fennell

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fantasy, Thriller, Young Adult

Era(s): 1940s

Sixteen-year-old Will Starling is pulled from the sea with no memory of his past. In his blazer is a strange notebook with a bullet lodged inside it: a bullet means for him. As London prepares for the Blitz, Will...

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Sleeper: The Red Storm

Sleeper: The Red Storm

Author(s): J D Fennell

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fantasy, Thriller

Era(s): 1940s

1943.Sleeper spy Will Starling has been drafted in to the SOE, joining forces with the French Resistance in the fight against the Nazis; but Will’s memory is fractured and only occasional flashbacks reveal fragments of his past. Despite this,...

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Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs

Author(s): Thomas Mogford

Location(s): Corfu

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): 2015

An old friend persuades Gibraltarian lawyer Spike Sanguinetti to take a well-earned rest on Corfu’s beautiful north-east coast. But when the bloodied body of a young Albanian is found and a local man accused of his murder, Spike reluctantly...

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Sleuth on Safari

Sleuth on Safari

Author(s): A R Kennedy

Location(s): South Africa

Genre(s): Cozy Mystery

Era(s): Modern

A bargain deal on a safari + one dead body = An adventure no one could plan for. Naomi and her estranged sister are off on a trip of a lifetime—an African safari, a bucket list trip for Naomi...

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