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Thriller set in Greece – One of the Girls Lucy Clarke

  • Submitted: 19th May 2022

Head to fictional Aegos in Greece The setting here is a fictional Greek island. Just as well, as although it sounds amazing for a holiday like the girls in this…

Novel set in a 1950s Bloomsbury Bookshop – Natalie Jenner

  • Submitted: 17th May 2022

Novel set in a 1950s Bookshop A book set in a 1950s Bookshop. What more of an introduction do you need?  BookTrail Travel to the locations in Bloomsbury Girls  …

Dead Rich set in Caribbean G W Shaw

  • Submitted: 16th May 2022

The world of Russian luxury yachts Picture the scene. You're on a yacht in the middle of the Carribean. The sky is as blue as the sea below. There is…

Tragedy on the Branch Line set in Bury St Edmunds – Edward Marston

  • Submitted: 15th May 2022

Tragedy on the Branch Line by Edward Marston Tragedy on the Branch Line set in Bury St Edmunds - Edward Marston. I do love this series. A gentle series of…

Take my Hand and come to Alabama with Dolen Perkins-Valdez

  • Submitted: 9th May 2022

Take my hand and read Dolen Perkins-Valdez This novel is inspired by one of the most shocking cases in America I have ever heard of.  It looks at of the most…

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