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The Messenger set in Paris – Megan Davis

  • Submitted: 27th March 2023

The Messenger - Megan Davis This book will transport you right to the heart of Paris. Well, it's dark heart. Even though this is both a crime book and a…

Weyward set in Cumbria – Emilia Hart

  • Submitted: 25th March 2023

BetweentheCovers with Weyward This book appears on the very fantastic BBC Two show Between The Covers with Sara Cox and guests. They discuss  BOOKS like good friends sitting in their…

The Horseman’s Song set in Spain – Ben Pastor

  • Submitted: 23rd March 2023

The Horseman's Song - Ben Pastor Spain, summer 1937. The civil war between Spanish nationalists and republicans rages on. Martin Bora is German but in this novel Presently is a lieutenant…

The Walled Garden set in Suffolk – Sarah Hardy

  • Submitted: 20th March 2023

Walled Garden, Suffolk The Walled Garden set in Suffolk - Sarah Hardy. This is a wonderful historical read set in a crumbling mansion in Suffolk. Having been requisitioned in the…

A Walk in the Dark set in Bari, Italy – Gianrico Carofiglio.

  • Submitted: 16th March 2023

A Walk in the Dark  - Gianrico Carofiglio Guerrieri takes the case when no lawyer accepts to represent Marina in her attempt to bring her boyfriend to trial for assault and…

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