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Novel set in Oxford – Becoming Mrs Lewis by Patti Callahan

  • Submitted: 12th May 2019

The story of CS Lewis and Mrs Lewis, their letters and love Who was the man behind such great childhood reads as  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe? CS…

Petrona Award Winner – The Katharina Code, Jørn Lier Horst

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2019 Petrona Award Winner: The Katharina Code by Jørn Lier Horst Jørn Lier Horst, author of a gripping thriller set in the icy cold landscape of Norway, is the winner…

Novel set in Basque Country – Homeland by Fernando Aramburu

  • Submitted: 9th May 2019

Homeland to the Basque Country The Basque country in Spain is home to some of the most stunning landscape in Spain but also the most complex politics. Homeland tries to…

Book set in Cape May, New Jersey – by Chip Cheek

  • Submitted: 8th May 2019

Cape May, New Jersey for a honeymoon you will never forget "Cape May explores the social and sexual mores of 1950s America through the eyes of a newly married couple from the…

Five books set Down Under

  • Submitted: 5th May 2019

Five books set in New Zealand and Australia Sometimes you want to really disappear into a new country and setting when you read a book, and for many readers in…

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Those Who Are Loved

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