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Author: Jennifer S. Alderson

Hello! I am the author of the travel thriller Down and Out in Kathmandu: A Backpacker Mystery, The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery, Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery, and Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand. I love to blog about travel, art, museums, expat life and books. Thanks for stopping by!
Spotlight on Fiona Leitch

Spotlight on Fiona Leitch

It is my pleasure to welcome author Fiona Leitch to my blog today! Her windy path to publication began with dreams of acting and screenplay writing, before one of her works-in-progress was chosen by Audible for production as an audiobook. Take a moment to learn more about her audiobook, Dead in Venice, the importance of setting, and why her characters remind her of herself, as well as what’s she’s working on now.   Spotlight on Fiona Leitch Please tell me…

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Travel By Book with Kindle Unlimited

Travel By Book with Kindle Unlimited

Travel By Book around the world with Kindle Unlimited! All of these novels and travel guides are currently available to read for free in the KU library. Of course, you can also buy them if you are not enrolled in Kindle Unlimited. 🙂 Featured in this post are books by Jennifer S. Alderson, Richard Clark, Vanessa Couchman, Lucia N. Davis, Kathryn Gauci, Melinda Huber, Jerold Last, Marjory McGinn, Katerina Nikolas, Helen Pryke, Carmen Radtke, Sebnem E. Sanders, Tabi Slick, Suzi…

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Travel by Audiobook

Travel by Audiobook

Travel by Audiobook with these captivating thrillers, mysteries, travel dairies and historical fiction novels set around the world! Featured in this post are audiobooks by Jennifer S. Alderson, Linda Huber, Fiona Leitch, Robert Fear, Imogen Matthews and Wendy J. Dunn. Be sure and visit Travel By Book’s Facebook page to find more novels and non-fiction reads strong in setting! The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery by Jennifer S. Alderson Narrated by Carol Purdom Missing masterpieces, Nazi blackmailers, and a pesky…

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A few of my favorite reads…

A few of my favorite reads…

To celebrate the end of 2018, I thought it would be fun to share a few of my favorite books in the art mystery, historical fiction and thriller genre – all strong in setting. A few are recent reads and others are old favorites. If you’re looking for gift ideas, this list might be a good place to start! The Art Forger by BA Shapiro. A brilliantly conceived and executed art history mystery. As a mystery fan, I was entertained…

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Around the World with Travel By Book

Around the World with Travel By Book

Have you always wanted to travel around the world, but can’t afford the plane ticket? Here’s a good second best – seven books that will transport you to every corner of the globe, from the comfort of your home! Included in this post are novels by Mehreen Ahmed, Melissa Burovac, Jill Dobbe, Robert Fear, Heather Hackett, Nancy O’Hare and Gus Pegel. Travel By Book is a Facebook group dedicated to travel fiction and non-fiction. If you love to read or write…

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Dutch goodies bag + book giveaway on TripFiction

Dutch goodies bag + book giveaway on TripFiction

Here’s your chance to win! Take time out for yourself this holiday season and de-stress with this lovely Dutch-themed giveaway. You can enter my latest giveaway over on TripFiction’s blog. The goodies bag features Rituals of the Dead, the latest in an exciting series of mystery thrillers set around the globe. This novel is a dual-timeline thriller set in the Netherlands and Papua New Guinea. In this novel, amateur sleuth and art history student Zelda Richardson is working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam….

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Travel by Book to Canada & the USA

Travel by Book to Canada & the USA

To celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday in the United States – and commemorate Canada’s recent celebration (on October 8) – I would like to share with you some great reads set in these two incredible countries. Take a break from the holiday stress and sail the world while surfing and smuggling drugs to Hawaii, solve a mystery in a Canadian funeral home, or find out how a quiche recipe sets off a baking rivalry in a Rhode Island mill town….

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Spotlight on historical fiction author Jean Grainger

Spotlight on historical fiction author Jean Grainger

I am delighted to welcome Irish novelist Jean Grainger to my blog today! She is an academic historian turned fiction writer who specializes in contemporary and historical fiction novels focused on the twentieth century. She is also one of the contributors to The Darkest Hour anthology, a collection of ten novellas about World War Two Tales of Resistance. Her contribution, Catriona’s War, features an Irish woman who becomes embroiled in the French Resistance to Nazi occupation of France. I hope…

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Spotlight on historical fiction author John McKay

Spotlight on historical fiction author John McKay

It is an honor to welcome historical and contemporary fiction author John McKay to my blog. A native of England, John served in the Royal Air Force then worked for Fire and Rescue before turning to writing. He’s now published five novels, one of which – Mosquitoes – was long-listed in the UK International Novel Writing Competition in 2017. He is also a one of the contributors to The Darkest Hour anthology, a collection of ten novellas about World War…

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