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Adventures and Memoirs – Travel By Book

Adventures and Memoirs – Travel By Book

Here is your chance to explore new destinations around the world without leaving the comfort of your home! Go off the beaten path with these travelers, expats and volunteers as you learn more about Nepal, Thailand, France, Spain, Egypt, Scotland, Greece, the United States and Australia! Featured in this post are non-fiction memoirs, travel guides and travelogues written by Paulo Abreu, Jennifer S. Alderson, EJ Bauer, Jill Dobbe, Margaret Halliday, Marjory McGinn, Nicola McGunnigle, Paul Russell Parker III, Gus Pegel…

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Summer Fun with Travel By Book

Summer Fun with Travel By Book

We have a fun promo for you this week, folks! Looking for a bit of light summer reading? Why not pick up one of these fabulous books and transport yourself to an exotic, possibly romantic and definitely fascinating location this summer? Featured in this post are beach reads by Caron Albright, Jennifer S. Alderson, Melinda Huber, Serena Kent, Susan Kiernan-Lewis, Katerina Nikolas, Patricia Sands, Scott Stavrou and Valeria Vescina. Travel with them (by book) to Australia, Costa Rica, Panama, Switzerland, France, Greece…

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Travel by Audiobook to the Netherlands

Travel by Audiobook to the Netherlands

Fancy a trip to the Netherlands? Whether you enjoy amateur sleuth mysteries, psychological thrillers or WWII historical fiction, these (audio)books are guaranteed to transport you to Holland – no passport required! All three authors – Anja de Jager, Imogen Matthews and Jennifer S. Alderson – have a special bond with the Netherlands and their descriptions of setting are sure to resonate with readers who have visited this lovely country before, and inspire those who have not yet been! Happy travels…

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Spotlight on author and television writer John Meyer

Spotlight on author and television writer John Meyer

Today I have author and television writer John Meyer as my guest. Read on to learn how getting robbed in Rome spawned his writing career, what it is like working for Entertainment Tonight, and the importance of getting the setting right.   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books, and writing career. I’m fortunate enough that my day job is also a writing job. I’m the studio writer of Entertainment Tonight Canada (the TV cousin of America’s…

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Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book (again)

Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book (again)

Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book! Spring is finally here, which means school holidays and summer vacations are right around the corner! Whether you are already packing your bags or are still trying to decide where to go, let Travel By Book inspire you. Featured in this post are mysteries, thrillers, romantic comedies, historical fiction, and romance novels set in Papua, the Netherlands, Italy, England, Hawaii, Corsica, Bulgaria, Greenland, Prague, Budapest, India, Canada, Israel, and Jordan. They are written by…

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TripFiction’s 10 Favourite Books set in Amsterdam

TripFiction’s 10 Favourite Books set in Amsterdam

I am incredibly honored to see The Lover’s Portrait on TripFiction’s list of 10 Favourite Books set in Amsterdam! And my art mystery set in World War Two and present-day Amsterdam is in excellent company. 🙂 “Here are 10 of our favourite books set in Amsterdam – as rated by the TripFiction community and in no particular order. Come and join us on a tour of this fabulous city – both past and present. Novels by Jake Woodhouse, Jessie Burton, Anja…

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How Henri Matisse, Jan Sluijters, Edvard Munch, and Moos Cohen inspired The Lover’s Portrait

How Henri Matisse, Jan Sluijters, Edvard Munch, and Moos Cohen inspired The Lover’s Portrait

In my novel The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery, the character Lex Wederstein is a young, talented Jewish artist whose career is cut short by the Nazis occupation of the Netherlands. Lex is based on a real person, the Dutch Jewish painter Moos Cohen. Because I am an American writing about sensitive topics in Dutch history, I didn’t dare make up any historical events or characters yet based them all on actual events and people I learned about while conducting archival…

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Spotlight on comedy thriller author Rob Johnson

Spotlight on comedy thriller author Rob Johnson

It is a pleasure to welcome Rob Johnson to my blog today! He is the author of two entertaining thrillers and a time travel adventure. He has also released a travelogue about his life as an English expat living in Greece on an olive farm. Read on to discover why Rob does his best writing in the bath, how his high school English teacher planted the writing seed, life in Greece, and his books.   Please tell me a little…

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Spotlight on historical fiction author Vanessa Couchman

Spotlight on historical fiction author Vanessa Couchman

It is a pleasure to welcome historical fiction author Vanessa Couchman to my blog today! Her novels transport readers to eighteenth- and twentieth-century France and Corsica. The Corsican Widow, her second novel, will be released on May 10. Take a moment to learn more about the importance of setting and historical research, singing in a Baroque choir, and life as an English expat in rural France.   Please tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and writing career….

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Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book

Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book

Celebrate Spring with Travel By Book! Spring is finally here, which means school holidays and summer vacations are right around the corner! Whether you are already packing your bags or are still trying to decide where to go, let Travel By Book inspire you. Featured in this post are mysteries, thrillers, romantic comedies, historical fiction, and romance novels set in Papua New Guinea, the Netherlands, England, Germany, France, Spain, Australia, St. Lucia, India, Greece, and Italy. They are written by…

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