• Fiction
      August 2015

      The Cape of Killing

      by Rainer Doh

      Freezing cold temperatures and a rising blizzard: there is no way for the criminal investigation of Tromsø to get to Skjervøy, the next stop of the cruise ship MS Midnatsol which belongs to the Norway Express Route, the Hurtigruten. Aroun

    • Literature & Literary Studies
      May 2018

      The gothic novel in Ireland, <i>c.</i> 1760–1829

      by Christina Morin

    • Fiction
      November 2016

      The Vatican Cameos

      A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

      by Richard T. Ryan

      When the papal apartments are burgled in 1901, Sherlock Holmes is summoned to Rome by Pope Leo XII. After learning from the pontiff that several priceless cameos that could prove compromising to the church, and perhaps determine the future of the newly unified Italy, have been stolen, Holmes is asked to recover them. In a parallel story, Michelangelo, the toast of Rome in 1501 after the unveiling of his Pieta, is commissioned by Pope Alexander VI, the last of the Borgia pontiffs, with creating the cameos that will bedevil Holmes and the papacy four centuries later. For fans of Conan Doyle’s immortal detective, the game is always afoot. However, the great detective has never encountered an adversary quite like the one with whom he crosses swords in “The Vatican Cameos.”.

    • Fiction
      September 2016

      Sherlock Holmes and The Jeweller of Florence

      by Christopher James

      It is summer 1895 and a lost play by William Shakespeare is discovered. While being authenticated by scholars in Oxford there is a break-in at a college and the three hundred year old quarto is stolen. Holmes is engaged in the most unusual of circumsta

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2017

      Sentenced to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      This is a fictional story about Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment has been sentenced to a three-year prison sentence. The book describes the life in the prison, the contrast to the other

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      May 2018

      Free to run

      by Fredrik Svanfeldt

      In the prequel, Sentenced to run, we got to know Johan Dahlberg - a young man with a college degree and permanent employment, who was sentenced to three years in prison. Johan Dahlberg has soon served his sentence and needs to start th

    • Fiction
      January 2018

      Just round the corner

      by Jenny Jacobsson

      Isa, a 35-year old woman, has recently been dumped by her long-term partner. Suddenly she finds herself childless as she gave up her own wishes and dreams about getting pregnant when her partner Jimmy didn’t want any more children. Isa no

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

      Blond Boy; Red Lipstick

      by Geoff Bunn

      This is a love story, deliberately pitched at a mainstream audience and at a level far removed from the dark and often sordid world of transsexual prostitution on Bois de Boulogne in Paris. The idea is to subtly lead the reader into this setting and gi

    • Fiction
      January 2015

      Al Azbakia 

      Winner of Katara Prize For Arabic Novel 2016

      by Nasr Iraq

      In Al-Azbakia, Nasser Iraq endeavors to draw on the past, specifically the time when Muhammad Ali Pasha ruled Egypt, in an attempt to make sense of the present. His purpose is to shed light on some of today’s details that many fail to recognize as nothing

    • Fiction

      The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye (New 2019 Hardcover)

      Winner of the Eisner Award for Best Writer/Artist 2017

      by Sonny Liew

      'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a biography showcasing the life and work of Chan Hock Chye, a pioneering but largely forgotten comics artist in Singapore. With a career spanning more than five decades, from pre-independent Singapore

    • Fiction
      March 2017

      The Mystery of Madam Yin

      by Nathan Winters

      Inspector Celeste Summersteen is leaving Chicago to travel to London with young Dorothea Ellingsford. It may seem that she is merely accompanying the girl back to her family, whereas her real task is much more precarious: one of Dorothea’s friend

    • Memoirs
      October 2017


      by Ruth Uzrad

      This is the unbelievable autobiographical story of Ruth Uzrad, a Jewish teenager whose life was turned upside down by the Nazi regime. After her father was arrested one night from their Berlin apartment by the Gestapo, Ruth’s mother sends 13 year

    • Historical fiction
      July 2018

      Doña Gracia’s Gold Pendant

      by Michal Aharoni Regev

      Doña Gracia’s Gold Pendant is a story of love, jealousy, intrigue, mortal terror - about family secrets, courage and devotion. This fascinating historical novel takes place in the sixteenth century and depicts the wide-ranging journey of Doña Gracia Nasi,

    • Historical fiction
      October 2016

      My Name is Vittoria

      by Dafna Vitale Ben Bassat

      Vittoria Vitale was born to a noble Jewish family in the north of Italy at the very same year that Mussolini met his Jewish lover. With the onset of World War II, her life is carried by a swirl of atrocities, decisions, farewells and remorse that will sca

    • Memoirs
      September 2019

      Raking Light from Ashes

      by Relli Robinson

      When Relli was just a baby, the Nazis occupied Poland and she, together with her parents, were imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto, a way station before death. This is the amazing story of Relli Robinson, who, thanks to kindhearted, courageous people and a

    • Historical fiction
      September 2017

      Two Princes and a Queen

      by Shmuel David

      The adolescent son of a well-off Jewish family living a comfortable, sheltered life in Yugoslavia faces persecution. The family endures a harrowing voyage down the Danube River, hoping to reach pre-State Israel.

    • Immunology
      February 2014

      Novel Approaches in Immunoassays

      by Hannu Koistinen, Ulf-Håkan Stenman

      In recent decades, immunoassays have become widely used for the sensitive and specific investigation of a variety of different analytes, from proteins to steroids, drugs and microbes. In the five chapters of this book, immunoassay experts first establish

    • Haematology
      January 2014

      Novel Insights into Pathophysiology, Diagnostics and Treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes

      by Rainer Haas, Ulrich Germing

      Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) belong to the most frequent malignant diseases of the bone marrow, especially in the elderly. Diagnosis and prognostication in MDS often is not easy. Treatment decision-making is often hampered by the lack of beneficial com

    • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology
      February 2014

      Novel Insights into the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia

      by Bente Danneskiold-Samsøe, Else Marie Bartels

      Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) belong to the most frequently seen malignant diseases of the bone marrow, especially in the elderly. Howver, diagnosis and prognosis are often difficult to establish, and treatment decision-making is hampered not only by th

    • Urology & urogenital medicine
      July 2014

      Novel Insights into Urinary Tract Infections and their Management

      by Tetsuro Matsumoto

      Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common diseases that have a considerable impact on the quality of life of patients, and high social and economic burden. However, more evidence on basic and clinical aspects of UTIs is still needed, and big challenges r

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