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  • Location: Shetland islands, Whalsay

Red Bones (Shetland 3)

2000s: Any Ann Cleeves title is good to read as it depicts  Shetland so well – this time we are off to Whalsay, Symbister and…

  • Location: Crete, Athens, Greece

The House of Dust and Dreams

WW2: Wonderful descriptions of Crete that only someone with a passion for Crete could write. But the clouds of war are looming…

  • Location: Mauritius

Dodo Destiny

1500s: The dodo  – a symbol of extinction but who really knows the story of how these birds lived?

  • Location: Bali

Balilicious

21C: Imagine if Bridget Jones went travelling around the world

  • Location: Shetland Islands (fictional Biddista)

White Nights (Shetland 2)

2000s: No one puts Shetland on the map like Ann Cleeves and her depiction of North Mavine – for her fictional setting of Biddista is…

Featured Book

Rosalind

1950s: One woman did the work. Three men took the glory.

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