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An academic questionAn Academic Question, Barbara Pym
Published: first published 1986
Setting: Set in a college community
Library✔ Large print ed. (171 pages)
Genre: Historical fiction; Literary fiction
Other details: Comedy of manners
Africaville : a novelAfricaville, Jeffrey Colvin
Published: 2019
Setting: 1930s – Novia Scotia
Library
Genre: Historical fiction; Family saga
ALL MY PUNY SORROWS.All My Puny Sorrows, Miriam Toews
Published: 2014
Setting:
Library
Genre: Literary fiction
Subjects: Mental Health;
Awards: Scotiabank Giller Prize Nominee (2014), Wellcome Book Prize Nominee (2015), Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction (2015), Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize (2014), Andrew Carnegie Medal Nominee for Fiction (2015), Rathbones Folio Prize Nominee (2015)
All the livingAll the Living, C. E. Morgan
Published: first published 2009
Setting: Set Kentucky America
Library
Genre: Literary fiction; Contemporary
Subject: Unmarried couples; Tobacco farms; Kentucky — History — 20th century
Awards: New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award Nominee (2010), PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award Nominee (2010), Weatherford Award for Fiction and Poetry (2009)
The all of it.The All of It
Published: 1986
Setting: Set in Ireland
Library
Genre: Literary fiction
Subjects: Brothers and sisters. Confession. Priests. Ireland.
The Andromeda Strain.The Andromeda Strain (Andromeda #1), Michael Crichton
Published: first published 1969
Setting: Set in USA (Arizona)
Library
Genre: Science fiction
Subjects: Epidemics. Scientists.
Other details: Also in this series: The Andromeda Evolution
Cover image for The architect's apprenticeThe Architect’s Apprentice, Elif Shafak
Published: 2015
Setting: Turkey — History — Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918; Turkey — Social life and customs — 16th century; Istanbul (Turkey) — History — 16th century
Library✔ Book 455 pages; Large print 678 pages
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subjects: Architects — Turkey — 16th century; Human-animal relationships; Apprentices; Elephants; Secrets; Gifts
The Arctic fury : a novelThe Arctic Fury, Greer Macallister
Published: January 2021
Setting: Arctic Circle 1850
Library✔Book 300 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subjects: Franklin, Jane, — 1791-1875; Women explorers; Quests (Expeditions); Survival; Trials (Murder); Northwest Passage — Discovery and exploration — British
Autumn LaingAutumn Laing, Alex Miller
Published: 2011
Setting:
Library ✔ Book 452 pages
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Subjects: Artists and patrons; Man-woman relationships; Artists; Redemption; Adultery
The Autumn of the AceThe Autumn of the Ace, Louis de Bernieres
Published: February 2021
Setting: England, Canada
Library✔book 311 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918; Fathers and sons; Veterans; Families
Cover image for The beautiful motherThe Beautiful Mother, Katherine Schole
Published:
Setting: Tanzania
Library✔ Book; Audio disc; ebook
Genre:
Subjects: Australians — Tanzania; 1970s; Interracial adoption; Life change events; Archaeologists; Stepmothers
44453031Beheld, TaraShea Nesbit
Published: 2020
Setting: Set Plymouth, Massachusetts
Library
Genre: Historical fiction
The Big SleepThe Big Sleep, (Philip Marlowe Series #1) Raymond Chandler
Published: 1988
Setting: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Library✔digital audio; book
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Subjects: Private investigators — United States
Cover image for Bird cottageBird Cottage, Eva Meijer
Published:
Setting: Sussex (England)
Library✔ book
Genre:
Subjects: Women violinists — England; Country life — England; Women naturalists
2526Blindness #1, José Saramago
Published: 1995
Setting: Set Portugal
Library✔ book 349 pp
Genre: Sci-fi – Dystopia
Awards: Nobel prize-winning author; International Dublin Literary Award Nominee (1999)
2638482The Blue Fox, Sjon
Published: First pub 2003
Setting: Set Iceland 1868, 1883
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Genre: Historical fiction; Fantasy; Magic realism
Bodies of menBodies of Men, Nigel Featherstone
Published: 2019
Setting: Egypt 20th century
Library✔324 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Australia. Australian Army; World War, 1939-1945 — Participation, Australian; World War, 1939-1945 — Egypt; Missing persons — Egypt; World War, 1939-1945; Soldiers — Australia; Australians — Egypt; Soldiers — Egypt; Fellowship; Secrecy
The Bohemians, Jasmin Darznik
Published: Expected publication: April 6th 2021
Setting: California; 1920s
Library
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Photographer
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page.The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, G.B. Edwards
Published: 1981
Setting: Guernsey
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Cover image for The book of longingsThe Book of Longings, Sue Monk Kidd
Published:
Setting: Palestine — History — To 70 A.D
Library✔ book 418 pages;
564 pages (large print)
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Jesus Christ-Friends and associates; Jesus Christ; Man-woman relationships; Women authors; Young women; Secrecy; Wives
Cover image for A bookshop in AlgiersA Bookshop in Algiers, Kaouther Adimi Translated by Chris Andrews
Published: 2021
Setting: Algiers (Algeria) 20th century
Library✔160 pages
Genre: Biographical fiction; Historical fiction.
Subject: Booksellers and bookselling — Algeria — History; Bookstores — Algeria — History; Bookstores; Publishers and publishing — Algeria — History
Box 88Box 88, Charles Cummings
Published:
Setting: Great Britain.
Library✔book 400 p.; ebook
Genre:Adventure stories; Suspense fiction; Historical fiction; Spy stories
Subject: MI5. Secret Intelligence Service; Undercover operations; Intelligence officers; Espionage, British; Terrorism; Secrecy
Brave new worldBrave New World, Aldous Huxley
Published: first published 1932
Setting: New Mexico (United States) ; London, England, 2540 
Library ✔book 229 pages; digital audio
Genre: Science Fiction; Psychological fiction
Subject: Passivity (Psychology); Genetic engineering; Totalitarianism
Bread and wineBread and Wine (The Abruzzo Trilogy #2), Ignazio Silone translated from the Italian
Published: 1937
Setting: Set Fascist Italy
Library
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Italy; Fascism; Italian fiction — 20th century
Other details: The Abruzzo Trilogy: Fontamara #1; Bread and Wine #2; The Seed Beneath the Snow #3
Bride of the sea : a novel
Bride of the Sea, Eman Quotah
Published: Expected publication: January 26th 2021
Setting: Cleveland Ohio; Saudi Arabia
Library
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject:
https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1574094709l/52760782._SX318_SY475_.jpgBronte’s Mistress, Finola Austin
Published: 2020
Setting: Yorkshire, 1843
Library✔book 320 pp; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Yorkshire (England) — History — 19th century
Burr : a novelBurr, (Narratives of Empire #1), Gore Vidal
Published: first published 1973
Setting:
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Genre: Historical Fiction; Fictional Memoir
Subject: Burr, Aaron, — 1756-1836; Vice-Presidents; United States.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1974)
Other details: Narratives of Empire (also known as American Chronicle): Burr #1; Lincoln #2; 1876 #3; Empire #4; Hollywood #5; Washington, DC #6; The Golden Age #7
Cancer code: a revolutionary new understanding of a medical.The Cancer Code, Jason Fung
Published: 2020
Setting:
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Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Cancer; Health
Careful, he might hear youCareful, He Might Hear You, Sumner Locke Elliott
Published: 1963
Setting: Australia
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Orphans — Australia; Families — Australia; Australia
Awards: Miles Franklin Literary Award (1963)
Cover image for CarpentariaCarpentaria, Alexis Wright
Published: 2006
Setting: Gulf of Carpentaria
Library✔book 519 pp; Digital Audio
Genre:
Subject: Land tenure — Qld.; Storytelling in literature.; Aboriginal Australians — Folklore; Aus fiction — 21stC
Awards: Miles Franklin Literary Award (2007), Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction (2007), Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards for Fiction (2007), Australian Literature Society Gold Medal (2007), Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA) for Literary Fiction (2007) ALS Gold Medal (2007)
Other details: Aus Indigenous author; Aboriginal Aus literature
Catch-22Catch-22, Joseph Heller
Published: 1961
Setting:
Library✔book 523 pages
Genre: Satire
Subject: United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 — Italy; Bombardiers — United States; World War, 1939-1945
List: Life-changing
Awards:
CATHEDRAL.Cathedral, Ben Hopkins
Published: Expected publication: January 21st 2021
Setting: Hagenburg, Germany; 1200s
Library
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Caught in the lightCaught in the Light, Robert Goddard
Published: 1998
Setting:
Library
Genre: Thriller
Subject: Missing persons. Photography.
The chant of Jimmie BlacksmithThe Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith, Thomas Keneally
Published: 1972
Setting: Australia
Library✔ebook
Genre: Australian Fiction; Historical Fiction
Subject: Aboriginal Life — Cultural Conflicts. Australia.
Awards: Booker Prize Nominee (1972), W.H. Heinemann Award (1973)
The cheffe : a cook's novelThe Cheffe: A Cook’s Novel, Marie NDiaye Translated from the French by Jordan Stump.
Published: First published 2016 in French as “La cheffe : roman d’une cuisinière”
Setting: France
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Genre: Biographical fiction
Subject: Women cooks. Women — Conduct of life. Mothers and daughters. Manners and customs. Male domination (Social structure) Cooking, French. France.
Cover image for Child wonderChild Wonder, Roy Jacobsen
Published: 2009
Setting: Set early 1960s; Oslo (Norway)
Library 256 pp;
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Brothers and sisters; Families; Family secrets
Childhood's endChildhood’s End, Arthur C. Clarke
Published: 1953
Setting:
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Genre: Science fiction
Subject: Extraterrestrial beings.
Awards: Retro Hugo Award Nominee for Best Novel (2004)
The children's blizzard : a novelThe Children’s Blizzard, Melanie Benjamin
Published: 2021
Setting: Dakota Territory
Library✔book 288 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Blizzards — Dakota Territory — History; Pioneers — Dakota Territory; Immigrants — Dakota Territory; Frontier and pioneer life — Dakota Territory; Dakota Territory — History
book cover of ChinaChina, Edward Rutherfurd
Published: 2021
Setting: China 1800s +
Library✔book 752 pp
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: China — History — 19th century; China.
Cover image for Codex 1962Codex 1962, Sjon
Published: 2016
Setting: 1962, Iceland
Library✔Book 517 p
Genre: Magical realism
Subject: Geneticists; Jews — Germany — History — 1933-1945; Fathers and sons
Awards: BTBA Best Translated Book Award Nominee for Fiction Longlist (2019)
A coffin for DimitriosA Coffin for Dimitrios (Charles Latimer #1), Eric Ambler
Published: 1939 Also published as The Mask of Dimitrios
Setting: the Balkans in the years between the world wars
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Genre: Mystery, Spy Thriller
Subject: Espionage.
Other details: Charles Latimer Series (2 primary works • 2 total works) The Mask of Dimitrios #1, The Intercom Conspiracy #2
The color of air : a novelThe Color of Air: A Novel, Gail Tsukiyama
Published: 2020
Setting: Hawaii
Library✔Book 256 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Hawaii sugar plantations.;
Volcanic eruptions — Hawaii; Physicians
18428067A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Anthony Marra
Published: 2013
Setting: Set Chechnya, 2004
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Chechni︠a︡ (Russia) — History — Civil War, 1994; Medical fiction.; Women physicians.; Russia (Federation) — Chechni︠a︡.
Awards: National Bk Award Nominee Fiction (2013), California Bk Award First Fiction (Gold) (2013), PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize Nominee Sh/list (2014) Dayton Literary Peace Prize Nominee Fiction (2014), National Bk Critics Circle Award John Leonard Prize (2013)
Cover image for The courierThe Courier, Kjell Ola Dahl
Published:
Setting: Stockholm (Sweden)
Library ✔Book 276 pp; ebook; Audiobook
Genre: Suspense fiction.; Historical fiction.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 — Underground movements — Norway; Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Man-woman relationships; Fathers and daughters; Holocaust survivors
CranfordCranford, Elizabeth Gaskell
Published: 1853
Setting: England — 19th century
Library✔Book 314 p.; Large print
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Interpersonal relations; City and town life — England
Cunning Women, Elizabeth Lee
Published: 2021
Setting: 1620 in a Lancashire fishing community
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Awards:
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Cover image for DamnationDamnation, Peter Beck
Published: Originally published in German as Söldner des Geldes, 2013.
Setting: Switzerland
Library✔book
Genre: Spy stories; Suspense fiction.
Subject: Banks and banking — Security measures — Switzerland — Employees; Helicopters — Accidents — Investigation — Switzerland; Murder — Investigation
Daughter of fortuneDaughter of Fortune, Isabel Allende
Published: 1999
Setting: California — History — 1846-1850.; California — Social life and customs — 19th century; Chile — Social life and customs — 19th century
Library✔book 399 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Gold mines and mining — California.; Self-reliance; Adopted children
The daughter of timeThe Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant Series #5), Josephine Tey
Published: 1951
Setting:
Great Britain
Library
ebook
Genre:
Detective and mystery fiction
Subject:
Richard — III, — King of England, — 1452-1485.; Cold cases (Criminal investigation); Libel and slander.; Police.; Great Britain.
Other details:
Inspector Alan Grant Series 6 primary works: The Man in the Queue #1; A Shilling for Candles #2; The Franchise Affair #3; To Love and Be Wise #4; The Daughter of Time #5; The Singing Sands #6
David copperfield.David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
Published: First published 1850
Setting: England
Library✔book 984 pages; Digital audio; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Manners and customs.; Orphans.; England.; Great Britain.
Other details: The novel’s full title is The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account). It was first published as a serial in 1849–50, and as a book in 1850.
Fifth businessFifth Business, (The Deptford Trilogy#1) , Robertson Davies
Published: 1970
Setting:
Canada
Library
Genre:
Historical fiction
Subject:
History teachers; World War, 1914-1918 — Veterans; Christian hagiography; School principals; Bachelors; Canada; Guilt; Authors, Canadian (English) — 20th century.; Veterans.; Canada.
Awards:
Premi Llibreter de narrativa (2006) (Narrative Bookseller Prize of the Guild of Booksellers of Barcelona and Catalonia)
Other details:
Series: The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business #1; The Manticore #2; World of Wonders #3
The diary of a provincial lady.The Diary of a Provincial Lady, E. M. Delafield
Published: 1930
Setting: 1930s Devon, England
Library✔book large print
Genre: Autobiographical fiction.; Diary fiction.; Humorous fiction.
Other details: Series: Provincial Lady: The Diary of a Provincial Lady #1; The Provincial Lady Goes Further #2; The Provincial Lady in America #3.; The Provincial Lady in Russia (I Visit The Soviets) #4; The Provincial Lady in Wartime #5
Cover image for The details : on love, death and readingThe Details: on love, death and reading, Tegan Bennet
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔book
Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Books and reading — Australia; Women authors, Australian — Biography; Australian essays — 20th century.; Books and reading.; Essays
Cover image for The dictionary of lost wordsThe Dictionary of Lost Words, Pip Williams
Published: 2020
Setting: Great Britain — Social life and customs — 20th century; Great Britain — History — 20th century; Oxford (England)
Library✔ book, ebook, Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Oxford English dictionary; Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Women — Language; Women — Suffrage; Lexicographers — Fiction.
Cover image for Dinner at the homesick restaurantDinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Anne Tyler
Published: 1982
Setting: Baltimore
Library✔ book, 325 pages
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Desertion and non-support.; Families.; Single parents.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize Nominee for Fiction (1983), PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Nominee (1983), Los Angeles Times Book Prize Nominee for Fiction (1982), National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee for Fiction (1982), National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (Hardcover) (1983)
Cover image for The doll factoryThe Doll Factory, Elizabeth Macneal
Published: 2019
Setting: London (England) — Social life and customs — 19th century; London (England) — History — 1800-1950; Great Britain — History — 19th century
Library✔Book 376 pp; Large print; Audio disc; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England); Pre-Raphaelites — England — London; Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Kidnapping victims — England; Artists’ models — England; Interpersonal relations; Painters — England; Women artists; Stalkers; Artists
Cover image for Doom CreekDoom Creek, Alan Carter
Published: Expected publication: March 1st 2021 by Fremantle Press
Setting: Set in the Malborough Sounds on the South Island of New Zealand
Library✔Book 299 pages
Genre: Australian fiction.; Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Cold cases (Criminal investigation); Gold mines and mining; Murder — Investigation; Police; Sects
The drowned worldThe Drowned World, J. G. Ballard
Published: 1962
Setting: Set during the year 2145, London England
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Genre: Science fiction – dystopia
Subject: climate change; apocolyptic
33257392. sx318 The Duke’s Children, Anthony Trollope
Published: 1880
Setting:
Library✔ Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Upper class — Social life and customs.; England.
Other details: Palliser Series 6 primary works • 6 total works. Can You Forgive Her? #1; Phineas Finn #2: The Eustace Diamonds #3; Phineas Redux #4; The Prime Minister #5; The Duke’s Children #6
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine.Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman
Published: 2017
Setting: Glasgow (Scotland)
Library✔book; ebook; Large print; Digital audio
Genre: Psychological fiction.; Romance fiction.
Subject: Intergenerational relations; Computer technicians; Life change events ; Social isolation; Single women; Habit breaking
Awards: Costa Book Award for First Novel (2017), Audie Award for Fiction (2018), Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2018), Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA) Nominee for International Book (2018), Women’s Prize for Fiction Nominee for Longlist (2018)
Elizabeth and her German garden / Elizabeth Von Armin.Elizabeth and Her German Garden, Elizabeth von Arnim
Published: first published 1898
Setting: Germany
Library❌
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Gardening.; Interpersonal relations.; Germany.
The emigrantsThe Emigrants, W. G. Sebald
Published: first published 1992
Setting: Germany; New York; Britain
Library❌
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945); Exiles.
Excellent womenExcellent Women, Barbara Pym
Published: first published 1952
Setting: 1950s London England
Library❌
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Women — Conduct of life.
49397137The Exiles, Christina Baker Kline
Published: August 2020
Setting: Van Dieman’s Land
Library✔book 370 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Factory 19 : a novelFactory 19, Dennis Glover
Published:
Setting: Hobart (Tas.) 2022
Library✔Book; ebook
Genre: Australian fiction.
Subject: Factories — Tasmania — Hobart; Technology and civilization; Technology — Social aspects; Factories.; Happiness.; Nostalgia.; Social conditions.
Cover image for FaithlessFaithless, Kjell Ola Dahl (Oslo Detectives #2)
Published: first published 2010
Setting: Oslo (Norway)
Library✔Book 265 pp
Genre: Mystery; Crime; Thriller
Subject: Murder — Investigation — Norway; Cold cases (Criminal investigation); Police — Norway — Oslo; Murder — Investigation
Other details: Translated; Originally Gunnarstranda & Frølich series. Re-branded as “Oslo Detectives” series when translated & published in English.; Oslo Detectives Series: 9 primary works • 9 total works
The familiarsThe Familiars, Stacey Halls
Published: 2019
Setting: Lancashire (England) — History — 17th century; Pendle Hill (England) — History — 17th century; Gawthorpe Hall (England)
Library✔Book; Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Witches — England — Lancashire; Trials (Witchcraft); Pregnant women; Midwives
Cover image for FerocityFerocity, Nicola Lagioia
Published: 2014
Setting: Bari (Italy)
Library✔Book 447 pages
Genre: Noir fiction.
Subject: Families — Moral and ethical aspects — Italy — 20th century; Families — Italy — 20th century; Families — Italy; Wealth — Moral and ethical aspects — Italy — 20th century; Wealth — Moral and ethical aspects; Political corruption — Italy — 20th century; Political corruption — Italy; Rich people; Murder victims; Brothers and sisters
Cover image for Fire country : how indigenous fire management could help save AustraliaFire country : how indigenous fire management could help save Australia, Victor Steffensen
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔Book 221 pages
Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Wildfires — Prevention and control — Australia.; Fire management — Australia.; Fire ecology — Australia.; Aboriginal Australians — Social life and customs.; Land use — Australia.
50892161The Finder, Will Ferguson
Published: 2020
Setting: Contemporary; southern Japan, Australian Outback, Christchurch, New Zealand,
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Genre: Mystery; Thrillers
Subject: Lost articles; Searching behavior
43218019Five Wives, Joan Thomas
Published: 2019
Setting: Ecuador 1956
Library❌
Genre: Historical Fiction
Awards: Governor General’s Literary Awards (2019)
Other details: Unavailable Australia
The forgetting tree : a novelThe Forgetting Tree, Tatjana Soli
Published: 2012
Setting: California.
Library✔ audiobook
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Marriage.; Ranch life.; Self-realization in women.
Cover image for A Fraction of the WholeA Fraction of the Whole, Steve Toltz
Published: 2008
Setting: Australia; Paris (France); Thailand
Library✔ audiobook
Genre: Modern Fiction
Awards: Booker Prize Nominee (2008), Guardian First Book Award Nominee (2008), New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award for People’s Choice Award (2009), Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize Nominee for comic fiction (2009), Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA) for Literary Fiction and Nominee for Newcomer (2008)
The French lieutenant's womanThe French Lieutenant’s Woman, John Fowles
Published: first published 1969
Setting:  Lyme Regis, England, 1867 (United Kingdom) ; Exeter, Devon, England ; London, England✔ Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Social conditions.; Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Awards: WH Smith Literary Award (1970)
Cover image for Fresh water for flowersFresh Water for Flowers, Valerie Perrine Translated by Hildegarde Searle
Published: 2020 First published 2018 in French as “Changer l’eau des fleurs”
Setting: France — Burgundy.
Library✔ book
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Cemeteries.; Friendship.; Interpersonal relations.; Loss (Psychology); Women.; France.
Friends in high places by Donna LeonFriends in High Places, (Commissario Brunetti #9) Donna Leon
Published: first published 2000
Setting: Venice (Italy)
Library✔ book
Genre: Mystery
Subject: Drug abuse — Italy — Venice; Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character); Murder — Investigation — Italy — Venice; Police — Italy — Venice
Other details: Commissario Brunetti Series: 29 primary works • 29 total works
From Russia with loveFrom Russia With Love (James Bond (Original Series) #5), Ian Fleming
Published: first published 1957
Setting: Istanbul (Turkey)
Library❌
Genre: Thriller; Espionage thriller
Subject: Bond, James — (Fictitious character); Intelligence service.; Great Britain.
Other details: Casino Royale #1; Live and Let Die #2; Moonraker #3; Diamonds Are Forever #4; From Russia with Love #5; Doctor No #6; Goldfinger #7; For Your Eyes Only #8; Thunderball #9; The Spy Who Loved Me #10; The Living Daylights #11; On Her Majesty’s Secret Service #12; You Only Live Twice #13; The Man with the Golden Gun #14; Octopussy and The Living Daylights #15
The game of kingsThe Game of Kings (The Lymond Chronicles #1), Dorothy Dunnett
Published: first published 1961
Setting: Scotland
Library✔ Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Mary, — Queen of Scots, — 1542-1587.; Nobility.; Soldiers of fortune.; Scotland.; Mercenary soldiers — Fiction.; Scotland — History.
Other details: The Lymond Chronicles Series: 6 primary works. The Game of Kings #1; Queen’s Play #2; The Disorderly Knights #3; Pawn in Frankincense #4; The Ringed Castle #5; Checkmate #6
Cover image for The Getting of WisdomThe Getting of Wisdom, Henry Handel Richardson
Published: first published 1910
Setting: Victoria — Melbourne.
Library✔ ebook
Genre: Australian Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Subject: Richardson, Henry Handel, — 1870-1946.; Authors, Australian.; Young women.
Girl in hyacinth blueGirl in Hyacinth Blue, Susan Vreeland
Published: first published 1999
Setting: France
Library❌
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Vermeer, Johannes, — 1632-1675.; College teachers.; Painting; Educators
Awards: Book Sense Book of the Year Award Nominee for Adult (2000), San Diego Theodor S. Geisel Award (2000)
The glass-blowersThe Glass-Blowers, Daphne du Maurier
Published: first published 1963
Setting: Set in France 18th Century
Library❌
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Glass manufacture.; France.
Cover image for The glass ocean : a novelThe Glass Ocean, Beatriz Williams
Published: 2018
Setting: Lusitania
Library✔ book 408 pages
Genre: Historical fiction.; Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Lusitania (Steamship); Married people; Women authors; Swindlers and swindling; Man-woman relationships
The Glass Palace Amitov Ghosh
Published: 2000
Setting: Burma; Myanmar 1885
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Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject:
34964885Gods of Howl Mountain, Taylor Brown
Published: 2018
Setting:
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Cover image for The golden maze : a biography of PragueThe Golden Maze: a biography of Prague, Richard Fidler
Published: 2020
Setting: Prague
Library✔book 580 pages; ebook; Digital audio; Audio disc
Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Prague (Czech Republic); Prague (Czech Republic) — History.; Prague (Czech Republic) — Buildings, structures, etc.; Prague (Czech Republic) — Description and travel
The golden notebook.The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing
Published: first published 1962
Setting: Africa
Library✔Digital audio
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject:
Awards: Nobel Prize
The good lord birdThe Good Lord Bird, James McBride
Published: 2013
Setting: 1800-1859. West Virginia — Harpers Ferry.
Library✔Book 458 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) — History — John Brown’s Raid, 1859; Brown, John, — 1800-1859.; Abolitionists.; Fugitive slaves.
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction (2013), Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Nominee for Fiction (2014), Andrew Carnegie Medal Nominee for Fiction (2014), The Rooster — The Morning News Tournament of Books (2014)
Cover image for The grass is singingThe Grass is Singing, Doris Lessing
Published: 2007
Setting: South Africa under white rule
Library✔Book 206 pp
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Africa — Social life and customs; Africa — Race relations
44243025. sy475 Great Circle, Maggie Shipstead
Published: 2021
Setting: 1914, Missoula, Montana.
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Cover image for Green IslandGreen Island, Shawna Yang Ryan
Published: Feb 23, 2016
Setting: Set 1947-2007 Taiwan
Library✔Book 385 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Families; Taiwan — History — 20th century; Taiwan — Social conditions — 20th century; Taiwan — Politics and government — 20th century; Taiwan — Social life and customs — 20th century
Gun islandGun Island, Amitov Ghosh
Published: 2019
Setting: California — Los Angeles.; India.; Italy.
Library✔Book 313 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Antiquarian booksellers.; Bengali Americans.; Climatic changes.; Emigration and immigration.; Quests (Expeditions); Self-realization.;

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Harmony.
Harmony, Carolyn Parkhurst
Published: 2016
Setting: New Hampshire; Washington DC
Library ✔book 278 pages; Large print
Genre: Psychological fiction
Subject: Mothers and daughters.; Camps.; Families. Subject Term: 
Havana Bay
Havana Bay (Arkady Renko #4), Martin Cruz Smith
Published: first published May 10th 1999
Setting: Havana, Cuba
Library✔Book 340 pages
Genre: Suspense fiction; Political fiction
Subject: Police — Russia (Federation) — Moscow
Other: Arkady Renko Series: 9 primary works Gorky Park #1; Polar Star #2; Red Square #3; Havana Bay #4; Wolves Eat Dogs #5; Stalin’s Ghost #6; Three Stations #7; Tatiana #8; The Siberian Dilemma #9
HENNA ARTIST.
The Henna Artist, Alka Joshi
Published: 2020
Setting: Jaipur, India 1947
Library✔Book 342 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Mehndi (Body painting); Young women
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Published: Expected publication 2021
Setting:
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The Honorable Man (George Mueller #1), Paul Vidich
Published: 2016
Setting: Washington D.C., 1953.
Library✔Book 256 pages;
Genre: Espionage thriller
Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency; Internal security — United States; Spies — United States; Cold War
Other: George Mueller series: The Honorable Man #1; The Good Assassin #2
Hour of the WitchHour of the Witch, Chris Bohjalian
Published: 2021
Setting: Boston, 1662.
Library✔Book 368 p.
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
The house on the strand
The House on the Strand, Daphne du Maurier
Published: first published 1969
Setting: Cornwall England,
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Subject: Time travel.
Cover image for The hoarderThe Hoarder, Jess Kidd
Published: 2018
Setting:
Library✔Book 405 pages (large print); ebook
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction; Thrillers
Subject: Caregivers.; Eccentrics and eccentricities.; Hoarders.; Mansions.; Missing persons.; Older women.; Psychics.; Secrecy.; Spirits.
Other: Published in the US as: Mr. Flood’s last resort. New York: Atria Book, 2018.
51795089. sx318 sy475 How Beautiful We Were, Imbolo Mbue
Published: 2020
Setting: Africa
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Genre: Contemporary fiction
Subject: Villages — Africa; Oil spills; Environmental degradation

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How Quickly She Disappears, Raymond Fleischmann
Published: 2018
Setting: Alaska
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Subject: Missing persons.; Twin sisters.; Women — Crimes against.; Alaska.; Women.

HOW TO THINK LIKE A ROMAN EMPEROR : the stoic philosophy of marcus aurelius.
How to Think Like a Roman Emperor, Donald J. Robertson
Published: 2019
Setting:
Library✔book 294 pages
Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Marcus Aurelius, — Emperor of Rome, — 121-180; Meditations (Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome); Philosophy; Stoics
Cover image for A hundred flowersA Hundred Flowers, Gail Tsukiyama
Published: 2012
Setting: China — History — 20th century; China 1957
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Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Families — China
The hunger angel.The Hunger Angel, Herta Muller
Published: 2009
Setting: Soviet Union after WW2
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Genre: Literary fiction; Historical fiction
Subject: Forced labor.; Hunger.; Soviet Union.; Manfred Mann; Deportation
Awards: BTBA Best Translated Book Award Nominee for Fiction shortlist (2013), Deutscher Buchpreis (German Book Prize) Nominee for Shortlist (2009), International Dublin Literary Award Nominee (2014)
Cover image for The ice swimmerThe Ice Swimmer, Kjell Ola Dahl (Oslo Detectives #3)
Published: 2018
Setting: Oslo (Norway)
Library✔Book 332 pages
Genre: Suspense fiction.; Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Murder — Investigation; Policewomen
Other details: Translated; Originally Gunnarstranda & Frølich series. Re-branded as “Oslo Detectives” series when translated & published in English.; Oslo Detectives Series: 9 primary works
50890791Ice Walker, James Raffan
Published: 2020
Setting: Hudson Bay
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Subject: Global temperature changes — Environmental aspects — Hudson Bay.; Climatic changes.; Global temperature changes — Environmental aspects.; Global warming.; Hudson Bay.
Cover image for The imaginary lives of James PonekeThe imaginary lives of James Poneke, Tina Makereti
Published: 2018
Setting: London (England) — Social life and customs — 19thC
Library✔ebook; Audio disc
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: New Zealanders — England; Maori (New Zealand people); Interpersonal relations; Identity (Psychology); Children, Maori; Freak shows; Sideshows; Orphans
Awards: Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Nominee for Acorn Foundation Fiction (longlist) (2019)
20702582In Certain Circles, Elizabeth Harrower
Published: 2014
Setting: Set Australia
Library✔Digital audio; ebook
Genre: Psychological drama
Awards: Winner of Voss Literary Prize 2015; Short-listed for NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2015; Short-listed for Colin Roderick Award 2015; Long-listed for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015
Cover image for In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequencesIn cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences, Truman Capote
Published: 1965
Setting: Kansas
Library✔book 343 pages
Genre: Non-fiction; True Crime
Subject: Murder — United States — Case studies; Criminals.; Murder.; Kansas.
List: Life-changing
Cover image for In five yearsIn Five Years, Rebecca Serle
Published: 2020
Setting: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Library✔ book 255 pages; 349 pages (large print)
Genre: Romance; Time travel
Subject: Man-woman relationships; Self-realization in women; Fate and fatalism; Women lawyers;
77287Independent People, Haldor Laxness
Published: 1934
Setting: Set Iceland, early 20th Century
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Sheep ranchers; Iceland
Awards: 1955 Nobel Prize in Literature
Invisible manInvisible Man, Ralph Ellison
Published: 1952
Setting: The Deep South (USA); Harlem New York
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: African Americans — Social conditions — To 1964
Awards: National Book Award, 1953.
Cover image for The inheritorsThe Inheritors, Hannelore Makereti
Published: 2020
Setting: from Paris on the eve of the Franco-Prussian War to the modern day
Library✔ book 231 pages; ebook; Digital audio
Genre: Historical Fiction; Domestic fiction.
Subject: Families; Inheritance and succession; Rich people; Social conditions; Social stratification; France; Women — Conduct of life; Equality
Cover image for Jasper Jones : a novelJasper Jones: a novel, Craig Silvey
Published: 2009
Setting: Australia 1965
Library✔ book 397 pages; Audio disc
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Interpersonal relations; Dysfunctional families; Teenage boys; Secrecy; Death
Awards: Miles Franklin Literary Award Nominee (2010), Western Australian Premier’s Book Award for Fiction (2009), Michael L. Printz Award Nominee (2012), Victorian Premier’s Literary Award Nominee for Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction (2010), Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Book Award for Book of the Year & Book of the Year Fiction (2009), Australian Book Industry Award (ABIA) for Literary Fiction and for Book of the Year (2010), International Dublin Literary Award Nominee (2011)
A judgement in stoneA Judgement in Stone, Ruth Rendell
Published: 1977
Setting: England
Library✔ book 188 pages; Digital audio
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Housekeepers; Revenge; Families — Crimes agains; Murder — England
Cover image for The keepThe Keep, Jennifer Egan
Published: 2006
Setting: Eastern Europe,
Library✔ book 336 p.(large print)
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Subject: Cousins; Prisoners
The King at the Edge of the WorldThe King at the Edge of the World, Arthur Phillips
Published: 2020
Setting: 1601 England
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Subject: Queen Elizabeth 1, Scotland. James V1
18869969The King’s General, Daphne du Maurier
Published: 1946
Setting: Cornwall , 1640s
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Subject: Great Britain — History — Civil War, 1642-1649; Country homes.; Young women.
The Kitchen Front, Jennifer Ryan
Published: Expected publication: February 23rd 2021
Setting: Britain, WW2
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Subject:
Cover image for KokomoKokomo, Victoria Hannan
Published: 2020
Setting: Melbourne (Vic.)
Library✔ book 302 pages; Audio disc
Genre: Domestic fiction; Australian fiction
Subject: Mothers and daughters; Family secrets; Reconciliation; Best friends; Recluses; Memory; Secrecy
Kristin LavransdatterKristin Lavransdatter (Kristin Lavransdatter #1-3), Sigrid Undset Translated by Tiina Nunnally
Published: 1920
Setting: Norway — History — 1030-1397
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Genre: Historical fiction, Norwegian.; Romance fiction, Norwegian
Subject: Norway — History — 1030-1397; Civilization, Medieval; Marriage customs and rites, Medieval — Fiction.
Other details: Kristin Lavransdatter Series: 3 primary works: The Wreath #1; The Wife #2; The Cross #3
26025503. sx318 Ladivine, Marie NDiaye
Published: 2013
Setting: Set France
Library✔ book 288 pp
Genre: Domestic fiction.; Suspense fiction.
Subject: Mothers and daughters; Family secrets
The lady in the lakeThe Lady in the Lake (Philip Marlowe #4, Raymond Chandler
Published: 1943
Setting: Los Angeles (Calif.)
Library✔; Digital audio
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Private investigators.
Other: Philip Marlowe Series 9 primary works: The Big Sleep #1; Farewell My Lovely #2; The High Window #3; The Lady in the Lake #4; The Little Sister #5; The Long Goodbye #6; Playback #7; Trouble is My Business #8; Poodle Springs #9
Cover image for LampedusaLampedusa, Steven Price
Published:
Setting: Sicily (Italy) — History — 20th century .
Library✔ book 325 pages; ebook; Audio disc
Genre: Historical fiction; Biographical fiction.
Subject: Aristocracy (Social class) — Italy; Authors, Italian; Terminally ill
Land Before Avocado, TheThe Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover
Published: 2018
Library✔ book 272 pages; eBook, Large print, Audio disc
Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Australia — Social life and customs — 1965; Authors, Australian.; Manners and customs.; Radio broadcasters.; Australia.
The Last Convict, Anthony Hill
Published: Expected publication: February 2nd 2021
Setting: Fremantle, Western Australia
Library ✔book 320 p.
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Convicts; Western Australia
The last days of John LennonThe Last Days of John Lennon, James Patterson
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library ✔book 432 pages
Genre: True Crime; Biography.
Subject: Lennon, John, — 1940-1980 — Assassination.; Lennon, John, — 1940-1980.; Assassination.; Lennon, John, 1940-1980-Death and burial.; Chapman, Mark David.; Rock musicians — England — Biography.; Rock musicians — United States.
Last of the Mohicans.The Last of the Mohicans (Leatherstocking Tales #2), James Fenimore Cooper
Published: first published February 1826
Setting: Upstate New York, 1757 (United States); Fort William Henry, Lake George, North America, 1757; United States — History — French and Indian War, 1755-1763
Library✔book 609 pages (large print); ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Mohegan Indians
Other details: The Leatherstocking Tales Series 5 primary works; The Deerslayer #1; The Last of the Mohicans #2; The Pathfinder #3; The Pioneers #4; The Prairies $5
625094The Leopard, Guiseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Published: 1958
Setting: Italy 1860s; Sicily, 1865 (Italy)
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Subject: Italy;
Awards: Premio Strega (Italy) Winner 1959
A lesson before dyingA Lesson Before Dying, Ernest J. Gaines
Published: first published December 1st 1993
Setting: a small Cajun community in the late 1940s,
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Genre: Literary fiction; Historical fiction
Subject: African American men.; Death row inmates.; Friendship.
Awards: Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction; Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize
Cover image for The Liar's Dictionary [hardback]The Liar’s Dictionary, Eley Williams
Published: 2020
Setting: Great Britain — History — Victoria, 1837-1901
Library✔ book 265 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: English language — Etymology; Coming out (Sexual orientation); Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.); Truthfulness and falsehood; Threats of violence; Unrequited love; Lexicographers
Life & times of Michael KLife and Times of Michael K, J.M. Coetzee
Published: first published 1983
Setting: Capetown (South Africa); Prince Albert (South Africa)
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Gardeners.; Insurgency.; South Africa.
Awards: Booker Prize (1983),
40864269The Limits of the World: A Novel, Jennifer Acker
Published: 2019
Setting: Set USA
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: African/ Indian immigrants USA.
Long bright riverLong Bright River, Liz Moore
Published: 2020
Setting: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)
Library✔ book 450 pages; large print; ebook
Genre: Mystery
Subject: Murder — Investigation; Missing persons; Policewomen; Drug addicts; Sisters
Lord of the far islandLord of the Far Island, Victoria Holt
Published: first published 1975
Setting: Far Island, off the coast of Cornwall England
Library✔ book 329 pages
Genre: Romantic suspense fiction
Subject: Orphans; Social classes; Marriage; Man-woman relationships
Lost horizonLost Horizon, James Hilton
Published: first published 1933
Setting: Shangri-La; Tibet
Library✔ book 206 pages
Genre: Adventure
Subject: Airplane crash survival; Shangri-La (Imaginary place); Survival; Himalaya Mountains
Awards: Hawthornden Prize (1934)
The lotus eatersThe Lotus Eaters, Tatjana Soli
Published: 2010
Setting: Saigon (Viet Nam) 1961-1975
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Genre: Romance fiction; Historical fiction
Subject: Americans — Vietnam; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; War — Psychological aspects ; Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam); Vietnam; Americans.; Women war correspondents.; Vietnam — Ho Chi Minh City.
Awards: James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction (2010),
LusterLuster, Raven Leilani
Published: 2020
Setting: United States.
Library✔book; ebook
Genre: Literary fiction; Domestic fiction; Humorous fiction
Subject: Adopted children.; African American women artists.; Archivists.; Triangles (Interpersonal relations); Women forensic pathologists.; Young women — Sexual behavior.

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The Magician, Colm Toibin
Published: Expected publication: September 9th 2021
Setting: 20th century
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Genre: Historical fiction
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The Maidens, Alex Michaelides
Published: Expected publication: June 1st 2021
Setting:
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Genre: Mystery thriller
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Maigret and the Man on the BenchMaigret and the Man on the Bench (Inspector Maigret #41), Georges Simenon
Published: first published 1953
Setting: Paris (France); Juvisy-sur-Orge (France)
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Genre: Detective and mystery fiction
Subject: Police.
The maltese falconThe Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
Published: first published 1929
Setting: San Francisco (Calif.)
Library✔book 213 pages
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Private investigators — California — San Francisco; Murder — Investigation — California — San Francisco
Cover image for The man in the windowThe Man in the Window, Kjell Ola Dahl (Oslo Detectives #2)
Published: 2001
Setting: Norway — History — German occupation, 1940-1945
Library✔Book 482 pp
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction
Subject: Police — Norway — Oslo
The man who was Thursday : a nightmareThe Man Who Was Thursday, G. K. Chesterton
Published: first published 1908
Setting: London, England, 1905
Library✔Book 268 pages (Large print edition).
Genre: Psychological fiction; Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Anarchists; Conspiracies.
MarilynMarilyn, Norman Mailer
Published: first published 1973
Library✔Book 346 pages (Large print edition).
Genre: Biography
Subject: Monroe, Marilyn, — 1926-1962.; Motion picture actors and actresses — United States — Biography.; Motion picture actors and actresses.; United States.
Mary's last danceMary’s Last Dance, Mary Li
Published: 2020
Library✔Book 464 pages
Genre: Autobiography
Subject: Li, Mary, 1958-,; Li, Cunxin, 1961–Family.; Ballet dancers — Australia — Biography; Mothers and daughters — Australia.
Other details: Sequel to Li, Cunxin, 1961-. Mao’s last dancer.
Cover image for Master of my fateMaster of my Fate, Sienna Brown
Published: 2019
Setting: Jamaica — History — Slave Insurrection, 1831
New South Wales — History — 19th century
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Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Buchanan, William (Convict); Slaves — Jamaica; Prisoners — Australia — New South Wales; Penal transportation — Australia — New South Wales; Australian fiction — 21st century.
The meditations of Marcus AureliusMeditations, Marcus Aurelius
Published: first published 180
Setting: Roman Empire
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Genre: Philosophy
Subject: Ethics.; Life.; Stoics.
19089Middlemarch, George Eliot
Published: 1871
Setting: 1832 England
Library✔Online download; Digital audio
Genre: Classic; Historical Fiction
Subject:
The ministry for the futureThe Ministry For the Future, Kim Stanley Robinson
Published: 2020
Setting: 2025
Library ✔book 563 pages
Genre: Science fiction
Subject: United Nations — Environmental policy; United Nations — Officials and employees; Post-traumatic stress disorder; Humanitarian aid workers; Terrorist organizations; Political kidnapping; Climatic changes; Future, The
MissionariesMissionaries, Phil Klay
Published: 2020
Setting: Colombia
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
MOONSTONE.The Moonstone, Wilkie Collins
Published: first published August 1st 1868
Setting: United Kingdom; England, 1848; Kathiawar, 1850 (India)
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Genre: Detective mystery
Subject: Diamonds.; East Indians.; Jewelry theft.; Police.; Upper class.; Young women.; England.; India.
Cover image for Mount PleasantMount Pleasant, Patrice Nganang
Published: 2011
Setting: Cameroon — 20th century
Library✔Book 384 pages
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Cameroon — Colonization — History — 20th century; France — Colonies — Cameroon — History
Other details: Originally published in French as Mont Plaisant.
34275234. sy475 Mr. Dickens and His Carol, Samantha Silva
Published: 2017
Setting: London, England
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Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Dickens, Charles, — 1812-1870.
Cover image for The mountains singThe Mountains Sing, Phan Que Mai Nguyen
Published: 2020
Setting: Vietnam — History — 20th century
Library✔Book 352 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Families — Vietnam
My brilliant careerMy Brilliant Career, Miles Franklin
Published: 1901
Setting: Australia
Library✔Large Print 374 pages; ebook
Genre: Autobiographical fiction; Bildungsromans.
Subject: Young women — Australia Country life — Australia — 19th century
The Mystery of Henri PickThe Mystery of Henri Pick, David Foenkinos. Translated by Sam Taylor
Published: 2016
Setting: Crozon in Brittany
Library✔ book 288 pages
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.; Humorous fiction.
Subject: Publishers and publishing, Book editors, Manuscripts, Authors, Books
Other details: Original Title Le Mystère Henri Pick
Natural history : a novelNatural History, Carlos Fonseca Translated by Megan McDowell
Published: 2020 (Originally published in the Spanish as Museo Animal. 2017)
Setting: Haifa, Israel; 1970s New York; Latin American jungle
Library✔ book 303 pages
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Museum exhibits; Photographers; Artists; Visions; Museum curators.
Navigator of the floodNavigator of the Flood, Mario Brelich Translated by John Shepley
Published: 1991 (first published 1979 in Italian)
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Noah — (Biblical figure)
Other details: Original Title Il navigatore del diluvio
Cover image for The new AchillesThe New Achilles (Commander #1), Christian Cameron
Published: 2019
Setting: Greece — History — 281-146 B.C.
Library✔ book 416 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Subject: Philopoemen, 253 B.C.-182 B.C.-Fiction.
Other details: Commander Series 2 primary works: The New Achilles #1; The Last Greek #2
Cover image for The New WildernessThe New Wilderness, Diane Cook
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔ book 398 pages; ebook
Genre: Literary Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Family Sagas; General Fiction
Subject: Mothers and daughters; Environmental quality; Wilderness areas; Overpopulation; Air — Pollution; Civilization; Survival
Other details: Booker Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2020)
The Night LettersThe Night Letters, Denise Leith
Published: 2020
Setting: Kabul (Afghanistan)
Library✔ book 431 pages; ebook
Genre:
Subject: Taliban; Women physicians — Afghanistan; Australians — Afghanistan; Missing children; Secrecy
Cover image for The Night WatchmanThe Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich
Published: 2020
Setting: Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (N.D.) North Dakota 1953
Library✔ book 464 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction,
Subject: Indians of North America — North Dakota; Ojibwa Indians; Indians of North America — Government relations; Indian termination policy; Dysfunctional families; Missing persons
O pioneers!O Pioneers! (Great Plains Trilogy #1), Willa Cather
Published: (first published 1913)
Setting: Nebraska (United States)
Library✔ ebook; Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction; Literary fiction
Subject: Brothers and sisters.; Farm life.; Swedish Americans.; Women farmers.; Women immigrants.; Women pioneers.
Other details: Great Plains Trilogy 3 primary works O Pioneers!#1; The Song of the Lark #2; My Antonia #3
36455563. sy475 Olga, Bernhard Schlink
Published: 2018 (first published in German
Setting: from late 19th century Prussia to modern Germany
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Friendship.; Man-woman relationships.; Teachers.; Travelers.
Ordinary grace : a novelOrdinary Grace, William Kruger Kent
Published: 2013
Setting: Minnesota. 1961
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Families — Minnesota; Murder — Minnesota; Grief
Cover image for Our shadowsOur Shadows, Gail Jones
Published: 2020
Setting: Australia — History; Kalgoorlie (W.A.); Sydney (N.S.W.)
Library✔ book 309 pages; ebook
Genre: Australian fiction; Domestic fiction; Historical fiction.
Subject: Intergenerational relations — Western Australia — Kalgoorlie; Gold mines and mining — West Australia — Kalgoorlie; Families — Western Australia — Kalgoorlie; Grandparents as parents; Gold mines and mining; Family secrets; Homecoming; Orphans; Sisters
Painted horsesPainted Horses, Malcolm Brooks
Published: 2014
Setting: 1950s, Montana
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Archaeolgists; Horsemen and horsewomen.; Women archaeologists.
Painter to the KingPainter to the King, Amy Sackville
Published: 2018
Setting: Spain — History — Philip IV, 1621-1665
Library✔ book 322 pages
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Velazquez, Diego, 1599-1660; Painters — Spain
49532216The Paris Hours, Alex George
Published: 2020
Setting: Paris 1972
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Interpersonal relations; Painters; Authors; Artists; Journalists; Women household employees
Cover image for The ParisianThe Parisian by Isabella Hammad
Published: 2019
Setting:
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Genre: General Fiction; Historical Fiction; Literary Fiction; Romance
Subject:
Awards: Walter Scott Prize Nominee for Historical Fiction Longlist (2020)
Other details: Originally published as The Parisian, or, Al-Barisi
The passportThe Passport, Herta Muller Translated from the German.
Published: Originally published 1986.
Setting: Romania
Library✔ebook
Genre: Political fiction; Literary fiction
Subject: Romania — Social conditions.; Romania — Emigration and immigration.; Communism.
Awards: Nobel Prize for Literature, 2009
The pearl diver : a novelThe Pearl Diver, Jeff Talarigo
Published: 2014
Setting: 1948 Japan
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Leprosy — Hospitals.; Leprosy — Patients.; Pearl divers.; Women.
Awards: Rosenthal Family Foundation Award (2005)
PewPew, Catherine Lacey
Published: 2020
Setting: Southern States. (USA)
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Gender-nonconforming people.; Identity (Psychology); Secrecy.; Small cities.
The Photographer, Mary Dixie Carter
Published: Expected publication: May 25th 2021
Setting: New York
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Genre: Suspense fiction
Subject:
Pickard County Atlas, Chris Harding Thornton
Published: 2021
Setting: Nebraska
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Genre: Detective and mystery fiction; Noir fiction; Thriller
Subject: Families — Nebraska; Sheriffs; Small cities; Children — Death; Murder — Investigation
Cover image for PiranesiPiranesi, Susanna Clarke
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔ book 245 pages; ebook
Genre: Fantasy fiction
Subject: Curiosities and wonders, Note-taking, Prophecies, Friendship, Strangers, Dwellings, Secrecy, Dead
Awards: Costa Book Award Nominee for Novel (2020),
The plague.The Plague, Albert Camus Translated [from the French] by Robin Buss.
Published: first published June 1947
Setting: Oran, French Algeria?
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Epidemics.; Plague.; France.
Awards: Prix des Critiques (1947)
Cover image for The plagueThe Plague, Kevin Chong
Published:
Setting:
Library✔ book 297 pages
Genre: Horror tales.
Subject: Epidemics, Quarantine, Plague, Survival
Polar Star : an Arkady Renko novelPolar Star (Arkady Renko #2), Martin Cruz Smith
Published: first published June 13th 1989
Setting: Bering Sea
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Genre: Detective and mystery stories
Subject: Police.; Russia (Federation) — Siberia.
Other: Arkady Renko Series 9 primary works Gorky Park #1; Polar Star #2; Red Square #3; Havana Bay #4; Wolves Eat Dogs #5; Stalin’s Ghost #6; Three Stations #7; Tatiana #8; The Siberian Dilemma #9
Possession : a RomancePossession, A. S. Byatt
Published: first published October 17th 1990
Setting: London, England; Lincoln, England (United Kingdom)
Library✔ ebook
Genre: Literary fiction; Romance
Subject: Biographers
Awards: Booker Prize (1990), Irish Times International Fiction Prize (1990), Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book in South Asia and Europe (1991)
The Power CoupleThe Power Couple, Alex Berenson
Published: Expected publication: February 9th 2021
Setting: Washington, DC; Barcelona
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Genre: Mystery thriller
Subject: Man-woman relationships; Families; Abduction
45046724Pride of Eden, Taylor Brown
Published: 2020
Setting: Sapelo Island (Gerogia.) (USA)
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Lion.; Smugglers.; Exotic animals.; Animal rescue.; Animals. Wildlife refuges; Wildlife rescue
Cover image for The pull of the starsThe Pull of the Stars, Emma Donoghue
Published: 2020
Setting: Dublin (Ireland)
Library✔ book 294 pages; Digital audio; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 — Ireland — Dublin; Hospitals — Maternity services; Medical personnel; Pregnant women; Orphans; Nurses
The pursuit of loveThe Pursuit of Love (Radlett and Montdore #1), Nancy Mitford
Published: first published 1945
Setting: Gloucestershire, England, 1939
Library✔ book 214 pages
Genre:
Subject: Upper class; Country life; Man-woman relationships.; Mate selection.
Awards: Premi Llibreter de narrativa Nominee (2006)
Other: Radlett and Montdore Series 3 primary works: The Pursuit of Love #1; Love in a Cold Climate #2; Don’t Tell Albert #3

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9639095The Quiet Twin, Dan Vyleta
Published: 2011
Setting: Vienna, 1939
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Genre: Thriller
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Awards: Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Nominee (2011)
Cover image for Queenie Malone's Paradise HotelQueenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel, Ruth Hogan
Published: 2019
Setting: Brighton (England)
Library✔Book 322 pages
Genre: Domestic fiction; Psychological fiction
Subject: Mothers and daughters; Friendship; Family secrets
Cover image for The rain heronThe Rain Heron, Robbie Arnott
Published: 2020
Setting: the remote frontier of a country devastated by a coup
Library✔ Book 269 pages; Audio disc; ebook
Genre: Science fiction; eco-fiction
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology) in women, Female friendship; Legends; Secrecy; Soldiers; Hermits
6482682Raised from the Ground, José Saramago
Published: 1980
Setting: Portugal
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Genre: Historical Fiction; Family saga
Subject: Portugal- Social conditions.
Re:colonised planet 5, ShikastaRE: Colonised Planet 5 , Shikasta (Canopus in Argos #1), Doris Lessing
Published: 1979
Setting:
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Genre: Science fiction
Subject: Civilization, Ancient — Extraterrestrial influences.; Life on other planets.
Other: Canopus in Argos Series 5 primary works: RE: Colonised Planet 5 , Shikasta #1; The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four, and Five #2; The Sirian Experiments #3; The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 #4; The Sentimental Agents in the Volyen Empire #5
The Rebel Nun, Marj Charlier
Published: 2020
Setting: 6th Century
LibraryGeorgia — Altamaha River.
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Cover image for ResinResin, Ane Riel
Published: 2018
Setting: Scandinavia
Library✔Book 313 pages
Genre: Psychological fiction.; Horror tales; Suspense fiction.
Subject: Families; Fathers and daughters; Compulsive hoarding; Death; Paranoia; Family secrets; Dysfunctional families; Absence and presumption of death; Parent and child; Murder
Awards: Glass Key Award (2016), Gullkulen/The Golden Bullet (2017)
Cover image for The river captureThe River Capture, Mary Costello
Published: 2019
Setting: Waterford (Ireland)
Library✔Book 176 pages; ebook
Genre: Contemporary fiction
Subject: Farmhouses — Ireland — Waterford; Man-woman relationships; Interpersonal relations; Men — Psychology; Recluses; Families; Rivers
41940028. sy475 A River in the Trees, Jacqueline O’Mahony
Published: 2019
Setting: Ireland — History — War of Independence, 1919-1921; Cork (Ireland)
Library✔ Book 336 pages
Genre: Historical fiction; Domestic fiction.
Subject: Man-woman relationships; Family secrets; Women; Aunts; Life change events
29939135The River of Kings, Taylor Brown
Published: 2017
Setting: Georgia — Altamaha River.
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Brothers.; Fathers — Death.; Indians of North America.; Kayaking.
Cover image for The rules of backyard cricketThe Rules of Backyard Cricket, Jock Serong
Published: 2016
Setting: Australia
Library✔ Book 291 pages; Audio disc; ebook
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Subject: Cricket players; Brothers
Awards: Ned Kelly Award Nominee for Best Fiction (Shortlist) (2017), Edgar Award Nominee for Best Paperback Original (2018), Victorian Premier’s Literary Award Nominee for Fiction (2017)
RUN ME TO EARTH.Run Me to the Earth, Paul Yoon
Published: 2020
Setting: 1960s Laos
Library✔ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Evacuation of civilians. Guerrilla couriers. Laotians. Orphans. Physicians.
Cover image for The Sanatorium [paperback]The Sanatorium, Sarah Pearse
Published: Expected publication: February 2nd 2021
Setting: Swiss Alps
Library✔ 368 p.
Genre: Mystery thriller
Subject:
2115474The Scapegoat, Daphne du Maurier
Published: 1957
Setting: France
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Genre: Mystery thriller
Subject: Identity theft; Aristocracy (Social class)
ScoopScoop, Evelyn Waugh
Published: (first published 1938
Setting: London, England. Ethiopia. Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Journalists. Mistaken identity. Novelists. War correspondents. Ethiopia.
The Sea and the Jungle, H.M Tomlinson
Published: first published 1912
Setting: Amazon River. Madeira river. Amazon River Region.
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Genre: Nonfiction. Travel
Subject: Brazil — Description and travel.
Cover image for Searching for Charlotte : the fascinating story of Australia's first children's authorSearching for Charlotte: the fascinating story of Australia’s first children’s author, Kate Forsyth
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔ book 304 pages
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography.
Subject: Waring, Charlotte, 1795-1867; Women immigrants-New South Wales-Biography; Barton, Charlotte; Women authors — New South Wales — Biography; Authors, Australian — Biography; Immigrants — Australia — New South Wales
Cover image for The sea gateThe Sea Gate, Jane Johnson
Published: 2021
Setting: Cornwall (England : County)
Library✔ book 410 pages
Genre: Domestic fiction; Historical fiction; Romance fiction.
Subject: Man-woman relationships; World War, 1939-1945; Families; Secrecy; Women
Cover image for The searcherThe Searcher, Tana French
Published: 2020
Setting: Ireland
Library✔ book 451 pages
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction; Suspense fiction.
Subject: Villages — Ireland; Missing persons; Family secrets
15811641The Searchers, Alan Le May
Published: 2013
Setting: Texas. West United States.
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Genre: Western; Historical fiction
Subject: Pioneers — Texas. Frontier and pioneer life — West (U.S.). Comanche Indians. Frontier and pioneer life. Indian captivities. Indians of North America. Nieces. Pioneers. Revenge.
The Secret History.The Secret History, Donna Tartt
Published: 1992
Setting: New Hampshire (United States). Hampden, Vermont (United States). Vermont (United States)
Library✔ book 559 pages
Genre: Mystery
Subject: College students. Murderers — Psychology. Teacher-student relationships. College students. Classicists.
Awards: Mekka-prijs (1994), Prix des libraires du Québec for Lauréats hors Québec (1994)
Cover image for The secret in their eyesThe Secret in their Eyes, Eduado A. Sacheri
Published: first published 2005
Setting: Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Library✔ book 302 page; Digital audio
Genre: Noir fiction.
Subject: Detectives — Argentina — Buenos Aires; Murder — Investigation
43726511The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste
Published: 2019
Setting: Set 1935 Ethiopia
Library✔ book 448 pages; ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936. Women — Ethiopia. Women. Ethiopia.
Cover image for The shape of the ruinsThe Shape of the Ruins, Juan Gabriel Vasquez Anne McLean (Translator)
Published: 2015
Setting: Colombia — History
Library✔ book 505 pages
Genre: Suspense fiction; Political fiction.
Subject: Assassination — Investigation; Conspiracies
Sharks in the Time of Saviors, Kawai Strong Washburn
Published: 2020
Setting: Hawaii, Portland
Library✔ book 376 pages
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Families. Sharks. Brothers and sisters. Animal heroes. Mythology
The sheltering skyThe Sheltering Sky, Paul Bowles
Published: first published 1949
Setting: Morocco.
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Genre: Romance fiction. Psychological fiction
Subject: Americans. Morocco.
31168Shirley, Charlotte Brontë
Published: 1849
Setting: England — Yorkshire.
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Genre: Historical fiction; Romance
Subject: Yorkshire (England) — Social life and customs; Manners and customs.
SilenceSilence, Shusaku Endo
Published: first published 1966)
Setting: Japan — Religion — 1600-1868
Library ✔ book 266 pages
Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject: Catholic Church — Japan — History — 17th century. Missionaries
Cover image for The silence : a novelThe Silence, Don Delillo
Published: 2020
Setting: New York (N.Y.). Near future
Library✔Book 116 pages; ebook
Genre: Science fiction
Subject:Life change events; Electric power failures
Cover image for A simple plan : a novelA Simple Plan, Scott Smith
Published: 1993
Setting: Ohio, 1987 (United States)
Library✔Book 416 pages
Genre: Mystery thriller.
Subject: Brothers; Murder; Treasure troves; Guilt; Theft
Cover image for The snares of memoryThe Snares of Memory, Juan Marsé Translated by Nick Caistor
Published: 2016
Setting: Barcelona (Spain) — History — 20th century
Library✔Book 233 pages
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject:Murder; Spanish fiction — Translations into English; Screenwriters; Prostitutes — Crimes against; Memory; Murder — Investigation — Spain — Barcelona; Motion picture industry — Spain
The songlinesThe Songlines, Bruce Charwin
Published: 1987
Setting: Australia
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Genre: Biography
Subject: Chatwin, Bruce, — 1940-1989. Aboriginal Australians — Social life and customs. Australia — Description and travel. Australia — Social life and customs. Manners and customs.
Sorrow by Tiffanie DeBartoloSorrow, Tiffanie DeBartolo
Published: 2020
Setting:
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Guitarists. Man-woman relationships. Performance artists.
Cover image for Sorry to disrupt the peaceSorry to Disrupt the Peace, Patty Yumi Cottrell
Published: 2017
Setting: Set Milwaukee, America,
Library✔Book 263 pp
Genre: Mystery
Subject:Domestic relations; Death; Grief; Interpersonal relations; Loss (Psychology); Murder – Investigation; Homecoming; Life change events; Suicide; Adoptees; Brothers and sisters; Families; Adopted children; Brothers — Death
https://secure.syndetics.com/index.aspx?type=xw12&client=redlp&upc=&oclc=&isbn=9781489363541/LC.JPGStamboul Train, Graham Greene
Published: 1932
Setting: Orient Express
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Genre: Spy thriller
Subject: Railroad travel
Cover image for The StrangerThe Stranger, Albert Camus
Published: 1942
Setting: Algeria
Library✔ Digital audio
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Murder. Homicide
Awards: PEN Translation Prize for Matthew Ward (1989)
The stranger diariesThe Stranger Diaries ( Harbinder Kaur #1), Elly Griffiths
Published: 2018
Setting: Sussex England.
Library✔ Book 410 pages. Large print
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Subject: Authors, English — 19th century. Schools — England — Sussex. Murder — Investigation. Literature teachers. Haunted schools. Diaries
Other : Harbinder Kaur Series 2 primary works Harbinder Kaur #1; The Postscript Murders #2
Strays of paris, the.The Strays of Paris, Jane Smiley
Published: 2020
Setting: Paris
Library✔ book 288 p. Ebook
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Human-animal relationship. Boys — France — Paris. Race horses. Friendship. Animals
Other: Published internationally as “Perestroika in Paris”
Cover image for Sweet lamb of heaven : a novelSweet Lamb of Heaven, Lydia Millet
Published: 2016
Setting: Alaska to Maine
Library✔ book 256 pages
Genre: Domestic fiction, Suspense fiction, Psychological fiction.
Subject: Marital conflict
Sweet ThamesSweet Thames, Matthew Kneale
Published: 2001
Setting: London (England) — History — 19th century
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Genre: Historical fiction.
Subject:Disappeared persons; Epidemics; Cholera
TestimonyTestimony, Scott Turow
Published: 2017
Setting: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Library✔ 485 pages
Genre Legal thriller. Detective and mystery thriller
Subject: War crimes — Bosnia and Herzegovina. Genocide — Bosnia and Herzegovina. Missing persons — Investigation; International criminal court.
Other: Kindle County Legal Thriller Series 11 primary works: Presumed Innocent #1; The Burden of Proof #2; Pleading Guilty #3; The Laws Of Our Fathers #4; Personal Injuries #5; Reversible Errors #6; Limitations #7; Innocent $8; Identical #9; Testimony #10; The Last Trial #11
8611353This Side of Brightness, Colum McCann
Published: 1998
Setting: New York (State) — New York. 1900
Library✔ebook
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Sandhogs — New York (State) — New York. Homeless persons — New York (State) — New York. New York (N.Y.) — Social conditions — 20th century — Fiction.
Awards: International Dublin Literary Award Nominee for Shortlist 2000
7141642The Thousands Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell
Published: 2010
Setting: 1799, Nagasaki Harbour
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: East and West. Trading posts.
The Women of Troy, Pat Barker
Published: Expected publication: June 29th 2021
Setting: Ancient Greece. Trojan War
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Trojan War
Three Men in a Boat (Three Men Series #1), Jerome K. Jerome
Published: first published 1889
Setting: River Thames, England. Kingston-upon-Thames,. Hampton, England. Marlow, England. Magna Carta Island, England.
Library✔ 266 pages. Large type
Genre: Humorous fiction
Subject: : Boats and boating — England — Thames River. English — Germany — Black Forest. Bicyle touring — Germany — Black Forest
Other: Three Men Series 2 primary works Three Men in a Boat #1; Three Men on the Bummel #2
Time and againTime and Again, Jack Finney
Published: first published 1970
Setting: New York (N.Y.) — History — 1865-1898
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Genre: Science fiction. Historical fiction
Subject: Time travel. Man-woman relationships
Awards: Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire (1994)
Other: Time Series 2 primary works. Time and Again #1; From Time to Time #2
Cover image for The time of our livesThe Time of our Lives, Robert Dessaix
Published: 2020
Setting:
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Genre: Non-fiction
Subject: Aging; Older people — Conduct of life
1236307Tirra Lirra by the River, Jessica Anderson
Published: first published 1978
Setting: Australia
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Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Women — Australia — Sydney (N.S.W.). Women.
Awards: Miles Franklin Literary Award (1978). Australian Natives’ Literature Award
Cover image for The Tolstoy EstateThe Tolstoy Estate, Steven Conte
Published: 2020
Setting: Russia — History — 20th century
Library✔Book 410 pages; Audio disc; ebook
Genre: Australian fiction.
Subject: War — Relief of sick and wounded; World War, 1939-1945; Germans — Russia; Authors, Russian; Military hospitals; Physicians; Friendship
Trio : a novelTrio, William Boyd
Published: 2020
Setting: Brighton England 1960s
Library✔ book 342 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Motion picture industry. Secrecy. Self-realization. Social pressure. United States. Central Intelligence Agency. Spies — Crimes against. Private investigators. Actresses. Novelists
Cover image for Truganini : journey through the apocalypseTruganini: journey through the apocolypse, Cassandra Pybus
Published:
Setting: Bruny Island (Tas.) — History — 19th century.; Tasmania — History — 19th century.
Library✔Book 313 pages; ebook
Genre: Non-fiction; Biography
Subject: Aboriginal Tasmanians — Biography; Aboriginal Tasmanians, Treatment of — History — 19th century.
Cover image for The Turn of the ScrewThe Turn of the Screw, Henry James
Published: first published April 16th 1898
Setting: London, England. Essex, England
Library✔ ebook
Genre: Horror. Ghost stories
Subject: Children. Governesses.
Cover image for TwistedTwisted, Steve Cavanagh
Published: 2019
Setting: Mystery thriller
Library✔Book 320 pages; Audio disc
Genre: Thriller; Suspense fiction.
Subject: Identity (Psychology); Deception; Secrecy; Authors
Cover image for An Unconventional WifeAn Unconventional Wife, Hoban, Mary
Published: 2019
Setting:
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Genre: Autobiography; Biography
Subject: Julia Sorrell; History; Social Science
The unwillingThe Unwilling, John Hart
Published: Expected publication: February 2nd 2021
Setting: Set in the South at the height of the Vietnam War
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Genre: Suspense fiction. Mystery fiction
Subject: Brothers
Valentine : a novelValentine, Elizabeth Wetmore
Published: 2020
Setting: 1976, Odessa, Texas
Library✔ book 308 pages; ebook
Genre: Crime & Thriller; General Fiction; Literary Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Subject: Oil industries. Race relations. Small cities. Women — Violence against.
48716982Vanishing Falls, Poppy Gee
Published: 2020
Setting: Tasmania Australia.
Library✔ book 432 p
Genre: Mystery thriller
Subject: Missing persons. Secrecy. Mansions. Small cities
Cover image for The vanishing halfThe Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett
Published: 2020
Setting: Washington, D.C., 1956. Los Angeles, California, 1978. Mallard, Louisiana
Library✔ book 343 pages
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Subject: Choice (Psychology); Twin sisters
42448017. sy475 The Vanishing Hours, Barney Norris
Published: 2019
Setting: Set England
Library✔ebook
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Secrecy. Self-realization. Strangers. Storytelling.
276795The Viceroy of Ouidah, Bruce Chatwin
Published: 1980
Setting: 1812 Brazil-Africa Benin?
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject:
Cover image for Waiting for sunriseWaiting for Sunrise Boyd, William
Published: 2012
Setting: Vienna, 1913.
Library✔ 519 p. (large print); ebook
Genre: War stories; Suspense fiction.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918
We are all the same in the darkWe Are All the Same in the Dark, Julia Heaberlin
Published: 2020
Setting:
Library✔ book 336 pages;ebook
Genre: Suspense fiction. Psychological fiction.
Subject: Cold cases (Criminal investigation). Abandoned children. Brothers and sisters. Beauty, Personal. Selective mutism. Missing persons. Policewomen. Small cities. Amputees. Secrecy — Fiction.
The weight of waterThe Weight of Water, Anita Shreve
Published: 1997
Setting: Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.) — Fiction.
Library✔ book 246 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Women photographers — New Hampshire. Murder — Isles of Shoals (Me. and N.H.). Women immigrants — New Hampshire . Marriage — New Hampshire
76171We, Yevgeny Zamyatin
Published: 1921
Setting: Dystopia 26th C,
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Genre: Science fiction – dystopia
Subject: Totalitarianism
Cover image for WestwindWestwind, Ian Rankin
Published: 1990
Setting: Great Britain
Library✔Book 288 pp; Digital audio
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Subject: United States. Central Intelligence Agency; Great Britain. MI5 —
Military surveillance; Artificial satellites; Missing persons; Conspiracies; Journalists; Secrecy
41940262When the Plums Are Ripe (Cameroon #2), Patrice Nganang
Published: 2019
Setting: Set Cameroon, Africa
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: French colonies. Colonization. Cameroon.
Where the Crawdads Sing.Where the Crawdad Sings, Delia Owens
Published: 2018
Setting: North Carolina, 1952 (United States)
Library✔Book 370 pp; 484 pages (large print); Digital audio
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Man-woman relationships. Murder — Investigation. Abandoned children. Young women. Solitude.
Awards: Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel by an American Author (2019),
Cover image for Where the fruit fallsWhere the Fruit Falls, Karen Wyld
Published:
Setting: Australia — Colonization — History
Library✔Book 344 pp; ebook
Genre: Domestic fiction. Australian fiction.
Subject: Intergenerational relations — Australia. Mothers and daughters — Australia. Belonging (Social psychology). Women, Aboriginal Australian. Family secrets — Australia. Twin sisters
Where the Lost WanderWhere the Lost Wander, Amy Harmon
Published: 2020
Setting: The Overland Trail, (Oregon) 1853 9Washakie, — approximately 1804-1900)
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Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: Man-woman relationships. Racially mixed people. Pawnee Indians. Wagon trains. Overland Trails. West (U.S.). Racially mixed people.
Cover image for The whole bright yearThe Whole Bright Year, Debra Oswald
Published: 1976
Setting: Australia
Library 277 pages
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Subject: Man-woman relationships. Fruit trees — Harvesting. Country life — Australia. Mothers and daughters. Interpersonal relations. Orchards — Australia. Brothers and sisters. Nineteen seventies. Teenagers. Farm life. Widows
Cover image for The winter of our discontentThe Winter of Our Discontent, John Steinbeck
Published: first published 1961
Setting: New Baytown (United States). New England (United States)
Library✔ Audio disc
Genre: Literary fiction
Subject: Success – New England. Conduct of life. Grocery trade — Employees. Nineteen sixties.
Cover image for WinteringWintering, Krissy Kneen
Published: 2018
Setting: Tasmania — Social conditions
Library✔Book 261 p; ebook
Genre: Mystery
Subject: Missing persons; Forests and forestry — Tasmania; Secrecy
Cover image for The wish childThe Wish Child, Catherine Chidgey
Published: 2016
Setting: Berlin (Germany)
Library✔Book 383 pages
Genre: Historical fiction
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 — Children — Germany — Berlin; World War, 1939-1945 — Children — Germany; Children — Germany; New Zealand fiction — 21st century.
Awards: Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for Fiction (2017)
Cover image for Women of the dunesWomen of the Dunes, Sarah Maine
Published: 2018
Setting: Scotland
Library✔ Book 369 p
Genre: Historical fiction. Detective and mystery fiction.
Subject: Women archaeologists. Murder — Investigation. Women household employees. Vikings — Scotland. Women — Fiction.
Cover image for WonderlandWonderland (Wonderland Quartet #4), Joyce Carol Oates
Published: 1971
Setting:
Library✔ book 483 pages
Genre: Historical fiction. Psychological fiction. Literary fiction.
Subject: Men — Psychology
Awards: National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1972)
Other: Wonderland Quartet Series 4 primary works: A Garden of Earthly Delights #1; Expensive People #2; Them #3; Wonderland Quartet #4
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