The Modern Book Scene Part 4 Book List

Modern Book Scene, Talk 4, Book List Kathleen Kinder 9/9/21

Murder, mysteries and Thrillers, – Global Outreach

Outbreak, Frank Gardner, 2021 – featuring Luke Charlton, SIS operator

(Crisis, Frank Gardner, 2016). – featuring Luke Charlton, SIS operator

(Ultimatum, Frank Gardner, 2019). – featuring Luke Charlton, SIS operator

The Whole Truth, David Baldacci, 2008

Murder, mysteries and Thrillers – End of Career Investigators

A Song for Dark Times, Ian Rankin, 2021

Trust Me, T.M. Logan, 2021

The Darkness, Ragnar Jonasson, 2018 -3 in trilogy, featuring D.I. Hulda Hermannsdottir.

(The Island, Ragnar Jonasson , 2020 -1)

(The Mist , Ragnar Jonasson, 2019 -2)

The Lantern Men, Ellie Griffiths, 2020

The Sea as Environment

The Lamplighters, Emma Stonex, 2021

The Mercies, Kiran Millwood Hargrave, 2020

On Wilder Seas, Nikki Marmery, 2020

Escape from slavery, death, a natural disaster, a brothel

The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitbread, 2017

American Dirt, Jeanine Cummings, 2020

Pompeii, Robert Harris, 2010

(The Last Days of Pompeii, Edward Bulwer Lytton, 1834,

The Wolf Den, Elodie Harper, 2021

Two Opposing Views of the Ending of the Trojan War Troy

Stephen Fry,2020 -3 in Greek Myths trilogy

(Mythos, Stephen Fry, 2017 -1)

(Heroes, Stephen Fry, 2019 -2)

A Thousand Ships, Natalie Haynes, 2021

Historical Characters in Fiction – 4 painters, I writer

The Moon and Sixpence, Somerset Maugham, 1919.

The Girl with the Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier, 1999, 2009

The Words in my Hands, Guinevere Glasfurd, 2015

The Marriage of Opposites, Alice Hoffman, 2015

Mr Mac and Me, Esther Freud, 2015

People without Partners – through old age, war, accident or by choice

Olive Again, Elizabeth Strout. 2019, (Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout, 2013)

Akin, Emma Donaghue, 2019

A Single Thread, Tracy Chevalier, 2019

Small Pleasures, Clare Chambers, 2021

Conclave, Robert Harris, 2016

Feel Good Factor Books- romance , people, environment, natural world

The Switch, Beth O’Leary, 2021

Woodston, John Lewis Stempel, 2021

The Midnight Library, Matt Haig, 2020

The Comfort Book, Matt Haig, 2021

The Wild Silence, Raynor Winn, 2020

(30 reviews, 38 books total)