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Books set on Mountains

  • Submitted: 20th January 2023

Books set on Mountains Who dares to go climbing? Not up a mountain but up your TBR pile... If you want to conquer both your TBR pile AND a mountain,…

30 Days in Paris with Veronica Henry

  • Submitted: 16th January 2023

Paris for a month with Veronica Henry Before you board on this literary journey : Years ago, Juliet left a little piece of her heart in Paris - and now, separated…

The Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time – Markus Rex

  • Submitted: 13th January 2023

Polar expedition to the Arctic -Markus Rex A thrilling account of a 21st-century Arctic mission! The Greatest Polar Expedition of All Time vividly describes one year aboard the Polarstern, a powerful ice-breaker ship…

Thriller hike set in British Columbia

  • Submitted: 9th January 2023

Hiking in Canada You would be wise to reconsider a camping trip after this. Ha just as well you can travel via fiction and head into the woods and trails…

River Sing Me Home set in the Caribbean

  • Submitted: 6th January 2023

Caribbean tale by Eleanor Shearer All in all, this is the story of a mother's gripping journey across the Caribbean to find her stolen children in the aftermath of slavery.…

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1959, 2018: At the end of a scorching hot day, beside a creek in the grounds of a grand…

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