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When Turtles Come Home: A Memoir on Life in the Philippines

When Turtles Come Home: A Memoir on Life in the Philippines

Author(s): Victoria Hoffarth

Location(s): The Philippines

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Later 20th Century

When Victoria Hoffarth was at graduate school in the U.S., her lecturer, the anthropologist Margaret Mead, once told her class, “There are so many varied places in the world. It is incumbent upon us to search for one where we most...

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When We Fall

When We Fall

Author(s): Carolyn Kirby

Location(s): England, Poland

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1940s

England, 1943. Lost in fog, pilot Vee Katchatourian is forced to make an emergency landing where she meets enigmatic RAF airman Stefan Bergel, and then can’t get him out of her mind. In occupied Poland, Ewa Hartman hosts German...

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When We Were Orphans

When We Were Orphans

Author(s): Kazuo Ishiguro

Location(s): London, Shanghai

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1930s

England, the 1930s. Christopher Banks has become the country’s most celebrated detective, his cases the talk of London society. Yet one unsolved crime has always haunted him: the mysterious disappearance of his parents, in old Shanghai, when he was...

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When We Were Rich

When We Were Rich

Author(s): Tim Lott

Location(s): London

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Early 2000s

Millennium Eve and six people gather on a London rooftop. Recently married, Frankie Blue watches with his wife, Veronica, as the sky above the Thames explodes into a kaleidoscope of light. His childhood companion, Colin, ineptly flirts with Roxy,...

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Where Can I Find Wifi? Work Anywhere, Travel Forever

Where Can I Find Wifi? Work Anywhere, Travel Forever

Author(s): Kayla Kurin

Location(s): World

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Travelogue

Era(s): Present

Do you want to join the digital nomad community and live a location independent life by working remotely? Do you want to travel the world indefinitely, setting up your office in cafes with views of crystal clear waters in...

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Where Dragonflies Hover

Where Dragonflies Hover

Author(s): AnneMarie Brear

Location(s): France, Yorkshire

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern/WWI

Sometimes a glimpse into the past can help make sense of the future … Everyone thinks Lexi is crazy when she falls in love with Hollingsworth House – a crumbling old Georgian mansion in Yorkshire – and nobody more...

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Where Monsters Dwell

Where Monsters Dwell

Author(s): Jorgen Brekke

Location(s): Richmond (VA), Trondheim

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Contemporary

A murder at the Edgar Allan Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia, bears a close resemblance to one in Trondheim, Norway. The corpse of the museum curator in Virginia is found flayed in his office by the cleaning staff; the...

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Where Seagulls Dare and other tales from Herm Island

Where Seagulls Dare and other tales from Herm Island

Author(s): Paul Sherman

Location(s): Guernsey, Herm

Genre(s): Short Stories

Era(s): Mostly the present, with one set in WW2

The tiny Channel Island of Herm measures one and a half miles long by half a mile wide. This book comprises twelve short stories drawing on the island’s history, myths and legends – each evocative of an island location....

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Where She Went

Where She Went

Author(s): B E Jones

Location(s): Mumbles

Genre(s): Crime, Mystery

Era(s): Contemporary

Welcome to the strange new world of Melanie Black. She used to report on murder cases – but now she finds herself the victim of one TV journalist Melanie Black wakes up one morning next to a man she...

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Where the Forest Meets the Stars

Where the Forest Meets the Stars

Author(s): Glendy Vanderah

Location(s): Illinois

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary

An Amazon Charts, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post bestseller. In this gorgeously stunning debut, a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast...

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