British Book Lists

15 British Mystery Novels Set in Cornwall, England

If you’ve watched British television shows like Poldark and Doc Martin, you know precisely how beautiful the Cornish coast can be. It’s a county steeped in history and natural beauty, with a past full of smugglers and pirates and hard-working farmers and miners (among other things). Even today, it remains somewhat isolated from the rest …

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13 Intriguing Books Set in Mysterious & Stately British Homes

Whether it’s Mr. Rochester’s Thornfield Hall or Maxim de Winter’s Manderley, sprawling country estates have long been a popular setting for British literature. There’s just something intriguing about a big, old house that’s miles from the nearest neighbour. It’s the perfect setting for psychologically torturing your characters. You’ve got eerie solitude, beauty (often fading or …

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11 Cozy British Mysteries to Curl Up with This Autumn

11 Cozy British Mystery Novels to Curl Up to This Autumn…

If you’re not already familiar with the genre, cozy mysteries are a sub-section of mystery fiction where sex and violence are softened. Crazy and terrible things happened, but it’s a bit like viewing them through a warm, fuzzy filter. Unlike the real world of gritty, often unthinkable violence, cozy mysteries are…well, cozy. Instead of real …

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British Novels About Small Businesses or Entrepreneurs

This may be kind of an odd topic, but I’ve always enjoyed novels about small businesses or entrepreneurs. As a self-employed person, I enjoy stories set against the backdrop of almost any kind of business – whether it’s a cosy mystery set in a bookshop, an adventure in the world of jet-setting big business, or …

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