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Best booktrail of the Month for August 2022

  • Submitted: 2nd September 2022

Best booktrail of the Month for August 2022 The best booktrail of the month for me for August was a book that came out of nowhere and really took me…

Dutch fiction set on Bird Island

  • Submitted: 1st September 2022

Vogeleiland A book in Dutch. One of the first I have read all the way through in a long while. My Dutch (picked up when living in Belgium) is a…

The Invisible set in Greece, Macedonia and Albania

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Crime fiction set in three countries When a man goes missing in a region where three countries intersect - it's not going to be easy to find him... Detective Sergeant…

Best BookTrails of September 2022

  • Submitted: 30th August 2022

Best BookTrails of September Happy Autumn! This is one of my favourite times of year. The dark nights are drawing in, the crisp autumn leaves will soon fall from the…

The Rising Tide set on Holy Island – Ann Cleeves

  • Submitted: 29th August 2022

The Rising Tide of Holy Island Can't believe it's the tenth novel featuring Vera already! This time we're off to Holy Island for a reunion that has gone tragically wrong.…

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Exiles

2022: A mother disappears from a busy festival on a warm spring night.

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