Winter In Sokcho by Elisa Shua Dusapin

In a resort town on the border of North and South Korea in deep Winter, a French-Korean receptionist at a guesthouse meets a graphic novelist from France. Immediately drawn to him, she agrees to shown him around her town and hopes that he will not just see the town as she sees it, but also …

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The Siren by Katherine St. John

Billed as an "escapist thriller", The Siren is set on the Carribean island of St. Genesius, where films star Cole Power is starring in a film opposite his ex-wife, Stella. Joining them is Taylor, the producer hoping to resurrect her career and Stella's mysterious assistant, Felicity, who has a secret link to some of the …

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How The One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones

Set in a resort town called Baxter's Beach in Barbados, this book centers largely on a girl called Lala, who is pregnant and in an abusive relationship. When her labour starts, she goes looking for help, and ends up knocking on the door of a wealthy home where her husband, co-incidentally, is robbing the owners. …

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