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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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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 Kathryn Gauci

Spotlight on historical fiction author Kathryn Gauci

I am pleased to welcome historical fiction author Kathryn Gauci to my blog today! She’s an English expat living in Australia. Before heading Down Under, she studied textile design, lived in Vienna and worked in Greece as a carpet designer. Not only does she lead a fascinating life, her novels also sound intriguing. I hope you enjoy learning more about Kathryn, her passion for art, and her books.   Tell me a little bit about yourself, your books and your…

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Spotlight on travelogue writer Richard Clark

Spotlight on travelogue writer Richard Clark

I am happy to introduce you to Richard Clark, an English journalist and writer specializing in travelogues about Greece. As Richard says, writing travelogues is “less stressful than interviewing actors, celebrities, sportspeople and politicians.” And it provides him with a great excuse to take more research trips to Greece! I can imagine, though those interviews also sounds pretty interesting. I hope you enjoy learning about Richard, Greece, and his books, as I did.   Spotlight On Richard Clark I am an English…

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Travel By Book to Europe (Focus on Fiction)

Travel By Book to Europe (Focus on Fiction)

Outwit Nazi soldiers in Italy, find a lost Dutch art collection, befriend an English jewel thief, run from a Russian spy, search for a missing artifact in Bulgaria, lead a double life as a Gestapo Commandant’s mistress, become a fugitive running from a European gang of psychopathic villains, and try to catch an elusive Greek underwear thief. Or embark on a secret romance in Corsica, create a new life among Van Gogh’s sunflowers in Provence, experience a Finnish-English romance at…

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Travel By Book to Europe via Non-Fiction memoirs and travelogues

Travel By Book to Europe via Non-Fiction memoirs and travelogues

Explore the diverse cultures, delicious foods, historic sites and gorgeous landscapes of Europe with intrepid travelers, curious backpackers and artistic soul searchers! Included in this post are non-fiction books set in Europe and written by Travel By Book members Ronesa Aveela, Peggy Boyd, Pauline Conolly, Rebecca Hall, Rob Johnson, Daphne Kapsali, Ruth Livingstone, Roz Morris, Pamela Jane Rogers, Jeane Rhodes, and Paul Shore. Learn about Bulgarian mythology, the perfect walks along the Thames and the English coast, growing olives in…

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MTW: Review of When the Devil’s Idle and interview with Leta Serafim

MTW: Review of When the Devil’s Idle and interview with Leta Serafim

Today, I welcome Mystery Thriller Week author Leta Serafim to my blog. I enjoyed learning more about her past as a ‘stringer’ for the Boston Globe and her time living in Greece. I choose to review her book because of the Greek setting; her descriptions of the country, culture and peoples did not disappoint.   When the Devil’s Idle When the Devil’s Idle is a dark detective novel centered around Yannis Patronas, an esteemed Greek policeman. An elderly German tourist…

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MysteryThrillerWeek: Mystery and Thriller Passport Theme

MysteryThrillerWeek: Mystery and Thriller Passport Theme

Welcome to the first of four themed posts about Mystery Thriller Week, an annual event celebrating the Mystery and Thriller genres! Over two-hundred authors are participating in this global event. To help readers and authors better connect, a variety of themed lists – sub-categories of both genres – have been created. Today I’m thrilled to share with you fourteen books from the Mystery and Thriller Passport Theme, mysteries and thrillers set outside of the United States. Authors Anne C. Carmichael,…

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