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Novel set in Fiji – The Castaways by Lucy Clarke

  • Submitted: 24th February 2021

CASTAWAY TO A FIJI ISLAND Want to escape to an island? For a wonderful retreat in the Fiji archipelago? This book takes you there and right into the heart of…

Historical novel set in Silk House school

  • Submitted: 18th February 2021

Kayte Nunn brings the historical secrets of Silk House to life Some novels just ooze atmosphere and that's what this novel brought for me. Setting is key here as it's…

American Dirt set across Mexico by Jeanine Cummins

  • Submitted: 15th February 2021

American Dirt takes the reader across Mexico You can't deny this book has had some publicity. The author who is white has been accused of many things such as writing…

The Lamplighters set in Cornwall by Emma Stonex

  • Submitted: 12th February 2021

Locked room mystery set in a lighthouse A fascinating read set in a lighthouse in the rough seas around Cornwall. It's actually inspired by the true life mystery of three…

The magic of a locked room mystery

  • Submitted: 9th February 2021

#BookTrailLiterarySettings There are many books on TheBookTrail that take you far and wide, whether you can travel in the real world or not. Literary travel is, after all, the only…

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American Dirt

2000s: The story of a Mexican Women’s escape from her homeland to the USA

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