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Celebrating crime fiction in translation with The Petrona Award

  • Submitted: 25th April 2019

CRIME FICTION FROM DENMARK, ICELAND AND NORWAY SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 PETRONA AWARD Six crime novels from Denmark, Iceland and Norway have been shortlisted for the 2019 Petrona Award for…

Magical book set in Mexico – The murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia

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Beguiling Mexican novel  - El murmullo de las abejas  - by Sofia Segovia Magical book set in Mexico - The murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia is a novel translated…

Five books set in New York City

  • Submitted: 23rd April 2019

Books set in the city that never sleeps There are countless books set in the city that never sleeps. There are so many infact, this list was the hardest to…

Book set in Vietnam and USA – If I Had Two Lives by Abbigail Rosewood

  • Submitted: 21st April 2019

A story of  a girl from Vietnam who emigrates to the USA Book set in Vietnam and USA - If I Had Two Lives by Abbigail Rosewood In this novel…

A journey of escape – Fled, the story of Mary Bryant – Meg Keneally

  • Submitted: 20th April 2019

A convict from Cornwall is sent to NSW. Then she escapes. A journey of escape - Fled, the story of Mary Bryant - Meg Keneally takes you on a very…

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The Calendar Man

2042:  Petra Piitalaat Jensen was supposed to be retiring from the police in Nuuk…

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