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BookTrail Travel Awards 2018 – Methods of Travel

  • Submitted: 9th December 2018

The BookTrail Travel Awards 2018 - methods of travel is the second round of Awards for the Best Books of the Year. This week, we look at travel and all…

Dystopian novel set in Switzerland

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The Last is a dystopian novel set in Switzerland by Hanna Jameson  Will you be #TheLast to survive on earth if a nuclear war breaks out? Hanna Jameson looks at…

Book set in Russia – The Moscow Code, Nick Wilkshire

  • Submitted: 8th December 2018

The Moscow Code is a book set in Moscow by Nick Wilkshire. Part spy, part humour. Ottawa bureaucrat-turned-diplomat Charlie Hillier has survived his first posting in Havana and he's ready for…

Books set in Alaska, New York and Scotland at Christmas

  • Submitted: 7th December 2018

There are many books set at Christmas. There are certain locations around the world such as Alaska and Lapland where you might expect to spend time in a Christmas novel.…

Books set in Copenhagen, The Chestnut Man, Soren Sveistrup

  • Submitted: 6th December 2018

The Chestnut Man is a book set in Copenhagen by Soren Sveistrup There are many books set in Copenhagen and other Scandi cities which are cold and calculating in equal…

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Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose

1800s: Sherlock Holmes’ Mrs Watson gets her own case of a valuable ruby about to be stolen

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