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The Birdcage Library set in Scotland, NY and London

  • Submitted: 4th May 2023

Birdcage Library by Freya Berry A mystery lies hidden within an old book... It's 1932 and Miss Littlewood, a female adventurer is invited to a huge castle in Scotland to…

Our Hideous Progeny set in Crystal Palace – CE McGill

  • Submitted: 1st May 2023

Our Hideous Progeny What a title. What does it mean I asked myself.Well, progeny is 'a descendant or the descendants of a person, animal, or plant; offspring' but you put…

Children of the Sun set in the Adirondacks – Beth Lewis

  • Submitted: 28th April 2023

Children of the Adirondacks Just listen to this blurb. I immediately wanted to go to the Adirondacks. Not to join a cult, but well, the one in this book was…

Ghost Girl Banana set in Hong Kong and London

  • Submitted: 24th April 2023

Hong Kong and London set read Sook-Yin's daughter Lily can barely remember the mother she lost as a small child. She returns to Hong Kong to claim an inheritance and…

Solas set in Spain by Javier Díez Carmona

  • Submitted: 20th April 2023

Solas by Javier Díez Carmona This book is just in Spanish at the moment and books like this are why I am so pleased I can read Spanish! The joy…

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The Beach Holiday

2023: A somebody. A nobody. A love story waiting to be written . . .

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