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Sisters of Berlin

Sisters of Berlin

Author(s): Juliet Conlin

Location(s): Berlin

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2019

BERLIN 2019. A young writer is brutally attacked in her home and left for dead. For her sister Nina Bergmann, it’s the beginning of a nightmare that will threaten to destroy her marriage, her job and ultimately her life....

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Sitt Marie Rose

Sitt Marie Rose

Author(s): Etel Adnan

Location(s): Lebanon

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1980s

Translated from the French by Georgina Kleege, Sitt Marie Rose, is the story of a woman abducted by militiamen during the Civil War in Lebanon. It reveals the tribal mentality which makes the Middle East a dangerous powerhouse. It...

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Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant

Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant

Author(s): Lillian McCloy

Location(s): India, Japan, Spain, Venezuela

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): 20th century

“If you’re married to a spy, the always fraught arena of a relationship turns into a positive minefield. What does that all-night absence mean? What can you begin to say to the kids? In Six Car Lengths Behind an...

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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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