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Five books set in lovely Locations – Paris, Italy and more

  • Submitted: 12th February 2019

Where would you choose to spend Valentines Day? Which fictional character would you want to spend it with? Oh the possibilities for this are endless. So, for Valentine’s Day coming up, there’s no better time than to prepare and choose your book, destination and travel companion carefully..

Five books set in lovely Locations – Paris, Italy and more….

Books set in lovely locations


One way ticket to Paris Emma robinsonBookTrail Travel via a One Way Ticket to Paris

Book partner: Kate

You can’t have a list of books set in lovely locations without including Paris can you? And if you travel with Kate you get to buy a one way ticket like she does and see where it takes you?

So, whoever you go with, you’re going to have an adventure!




The library book - susan orleanBookTrail Travel to The Library Book – Los Angeles

Book partner: A book and a library

This book might tell the story of a fire in the Los Angeles library but it’s all about the love of books. The Los Angeles Library today is an homage to that love of books. After the fire, the whole community came together and the library and the books lived on. What better message of love than to read a book about the love of books?




Kate Morton The Secret KeeperBookTrail Travel to The Secret Keeper – Suffolk

Book partner: Jimmy

Readers of this blog will know that I kinda have a soft spot for Jimmy in this novel. He starts going out with Daisy and they go a the Lyons Tea Rooms (which sounds ideal) but there’s a frisson when he meets Vivien who loves the theatre. Later in the novel two people meet on a park bench in Kensington Gardens next to the Peter Pan statue and that’s a lovely romantic spot. So, take a moment to spend time with Jimmy, Vivien and Dorothy with a twist in the story to get your heart going!




Once upon a river Diane SetterfieldBookTrail Travel to Once Upon A River – London

Book partner: The storyteller

This is a lovely book about the magic and love of storytelling. Perfect for settling down beside a roaring fire, in one of the inns along the Thames as in the book. Cuddle yourself in a corner, with the storyteller himself and be swept away..






Gardens of Delight Erica JamesBookTrail Travel to Gardens of Delight –  Lake Como

Book partner: Conrad or Laura

The setting is lovely. Lakes in Italy: calm waters, sun, stunning scenery, a chance for rest and relaxation. There’s a bit of family drama going on in this book though so you might want to keep an eye out for the more sedate spots to stay when you have to avoid someone. The setting would be ideal to take a loved one. There’s a tour around the area’s Gardens of Delight so the perfect ending to a perfect book tour!





More books set in lovely locations here

Books set in the city of love – Paris – here

Whichever book, person or fictional character you spend Valentine’s Day with – Happy Valentine’s Day!


And don’t forget the other tours around Literary settings: 

Five Books set in the art world

Five books set on the beach

Five books set in lovely locations

Five books with a foodie twist

Five books set at sea

Five books set in hotels


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