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International Destinations


Eva Ibbotson - A Song for Summer


Ha Jin - Waiting
Judith Michael - A Certain Smile
Lisa See - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Lan Samantha Chang - Inheritance
Alma Alexander - Secrets of Jin-Shei
Sijie Dai - Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Amy Tan - The Bonesetter's Daughter
Mary Jo Putney - China Bride

Sara Hylton - In the Shadow of the Nile
Penelope Lively - Making It Up
Loretta Chase - Mr. Impossible
Barbara Cartland - Sign of Love
Cathy Kelly - Someone Like You
Ahdaf Soueif - Map of Love
Anne Worboys - Shifting Sands
Angela Elwell Hunt - Dreamers


Jean-Christophe Rufin - The Abyssinian
Camilla Gibb - Sweetness In the Belly
Nega Mezlekia - The God Who Begat a Jackal


Sven Regener - Berlin Blues
Kai Maristed - Broken Ground
Robert Ford - The Student Conductor
Joseph Kanon - The Good German


Gail Tsukiyama - The Samurai's Garden
Ellis Avery - The Teahouse Fire
Sujata Massey - Girl in a Box
Laura Joh Rowland - Red Chrysanthemum
Arthur Golden - Memoirs of a Geisha
Lian Hearn - Brilliance of the Moon
Nina Schuyler - The Painting
Isaac Adamson - Kinki Lullaby
Jeff Talarigo - Pearl Diver
Jiro Adachi - Island of Bicycle Dancers
Ruth L. Ozeki - My Year of Meats
Jan Blensdorf - My Name Is Sei Sh*onagon
Bharti Kirchner - Pastries: a novel of deserts and discoveries
Sujata Masse - Samurai's Daughter
Todd Shimoda - Fourth Treasure
Matthew Kneale - Mr. Foreigner
Takashi Matsuoka - Cloud of Sparrows
Barry Eisler - Rain Fall
Sarah Bird - The Yokota Officers' Club
Sara Backer - American Fuji
Kate Walbert - Gardens of Kyoto
John Burnham Schwartz - Bicycle Days

Laura Esquivel - Like Water for Chocolate
John Salter - A Trout in the Sea of Cortez
Frances Sherwood - Night of Sorrows
Anne Hampson - The Night Is Ours
Maria Amparo Escandon - Gonzalez and Daughter Trucking Company
Joy Nicholson - Road to Esmeralda
Marlis Wessler - South of the Border
Angeles Mastretta - Women With Big Eyes
Sandra Cisneros - Caramelo


Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - Emily
Debra Dean - The Madonnas of Leningrad
Robert Alexander - Rasputin's Daughter
James Meek - The People's Act of Love
Olga Grushin - The Dream Life of Sukhanov
Mary Helen Stefaniak - The Turk and My Mother
Paul Greenburg - Leaving Katya
Sally Stewart - Travelling Girl
Piers Paul Reid - Alice in Exile
Paullina Simons - The Bronze Horseman


Teresa de Luc - A Distant Thunder
Joanna Trollope - A Spanish Lover


South America
Howard V. Hendrix - Spears of God
Ann Patchett - Bel Canto
Peter Guttridge - Two to Tango
Cherry Adair - Hot Ice
Jim Paul - Elsewhere in the
Land of Parrots

Pauline Melville - Ventriloquist's Tale
Monica Ali - Alentejo Blue
Naomi Ragen - The Ghost of Hannah Mendes


Nicole Krauss - History of Love


Khaled Hosseini - Kite Runner
Yasmina Khadra - The Swallows of Kaboul
Joanna Trollope - Legacy of Love


Marsha Mehran - Pomegranate Soup
James Buchan - Persian Bride
Gina B. Nahai - Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith


Puerto Rico
Rosario Ferre - Flight of the Swan
Esmeralda Santiago - America's Dream
Rosario Ferre - The House on the Lagoon


N. S. Koenings - The Blue Taxi
Pamela Gien - Syringa Tree
Lisa Fugard - Skinner's Drift
Tom Conti - The Doctor
Vanessa del Fabbro - The Road to Home
Achmat Dangor - Bitter Fruit
Sheila Kohler - Crossways
Michael Kilian - A Sinful Safari
Damon Galgut - The Good Doctor
Lewis DeSoto - A Blade of Grass
Bertrice Small - Bedazzled
Barbara Gowdy - White Bone


Julie K. L. Dam - Some Like It Haute
Frederic lenoir - The Angel's Promise
Charles O'Brien - Fatal Carnival
Frances Paige - Glint of Gold
Abha Dawesar - That Summer in Paris
Elizabeth Dewberry - His Lovely Wife
Christine Conrad - Mademoiselle Benoir
Elizabeth Adler - Invitation to Provence
Anita Brookner - Leaving Home
Stephanie Grace Whitson - A Garden in Paris
Carrie Kabak - Cover the Butter
Katherine Mosby - Twilight
Rowena Summers - This Girl
Danuta DeRhodes - The Little White Car
Judith Gould - Parisian Affair
Adam Braver - Divine Sarah
Wendy Holden - Azur Like It
Joanna Catherine Scott - Cassandra Lost
Danielle Steel - Second Chance
Elizabeth Adler - Hotel Riviera
Joanne Harris - Holy Fools
Jake Lamar - Rendezvous Eighteenth
Diane Johnson - L'affaire
Marne Davis Kellogg - Brilliant
Nancy Kricorian - Dreams of Bread and Fire
Monique Truong - Book of Salt


Charlotte Bacon - There is Room for You
Anita Rau Badami - The Hero's Walk
Vikram Chandra - Sacred Games
Altaf Tyrewala - No God In Sight
Indu Sundaresan - Splendor of Silence
Anita Nair - Mistress
Upamanyu Chatterjee - English, August:
an Indian story

Ian McDonald - River of Gods
Kiran Desai - The Inheritance of Loss
S. Shankar - No End to the Journey
Justine Hardy - Wonder House
Thrity N. Umrigar - Space Between Us
Richard Zimler - Guardian of the Dawn
Sonia Singh - Bollywood Confidential
Vikas Swarup - Q & A: a novel
Barbara Cleverly - The Palace Tiger
Linda Holeman - The Linnet Bird
Salman Rushdie - Shalimar the Clown
Bruce Bauman - And the Word Was: a novel
Amitav Ghosh - Hungry Tide
Carolyn Slaughter - A Black Englishman
Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi -
Last Song of Dusk
Amulya Malladi - Serving Crazy with Curry
Chitra Banerjee - Queen of Dreams
John Shors - Beneath a Marble Sky:
a novel of the Taj Mahal

Rupa Bajwa - Sari Shop
Anita Nair - Ladies Coupe
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala - My Nine Lives:
chapters of a possible past

Samina Ali - Madras on Rainy Days
Kavita Daswani - For Matrimonial Purposes
Amulya Malladi -Mango Season
Siddhartha Deb - Point of Return
Katy Gardner - Losing Gemma
Hari Kunzru - The Impressionist
Sameer Parekh - Stealing the Ambassador
David Davidar - House of Blue Mangoes
Rohinton Mistry - Family Matters
Barbara Cleverly - Last Kashmiri Rose
Thirty Umrigar - Bombay Time
Leslie Forbes - Fish, Blood and Bone
Amit Chaudhuri - A New World
Kamila Shamsie - Salt and Saffron
Akhil Sharma - The Obedient Father
Anita Desai - Fasting, Feasting
Rohinton Mistry - A Fine Balance


Liane Moriarty - Last Anniversary
Liane Moriarty - Three Wishes
Allison Rushby - The Dairy Queen
Peter Carey - My Life as a Fake
Peter Carey - The True History of the Kelly Gang
Peter Carey - Theft: a love story
Carrie Tiffany - Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living
Bel Mooney - Invasion of Sand
J. M. Coetzee - Slow Man
J. M. Coetzee - Elizabeth Costello
Garry Disher - Kittyhawk Down
David Francis - The Great Inland Sea
Janette Turner Hospital - North of Nowhere, South of Loss
Colleen McCullough - The Touch
Todd James Pierce - The Australia Stories
Dianne Blacklock - Call Waiting
Thomas Keneally - Office of Innocence
Tim Winton - Dirt Music
Tamara McKinley - Wildflowers
Thomas Moran - What Harry Saw
Tom Gilling - The Adventures of Miles and Isabel
Patricia Carlon - Who Are You, Linda Condrick?
Jessica Adams - Tom, Dick and Debbie Harry
Tamara McKinley - Matilda's Last Waltz
Tamara McKinley - Jacaranda Vines
Nick Earls - Perfect Skin
Christine Balint - The Salt Letters
Ben Rice - Pobby and Dingan
Alex Miller - Conditions of Faith
Richard Flanagan - Sound of One Hand Clapping
Elizabeth Lowell - Pearl Cove


Margaret Atwood - Alias Grace
Margaret Atwood - Robber Bride
Richard Wagamese - Dream Wheels
Miriam Toews - A Boy of Good Breeding
Jo Beverley - The Rogue's Return
Rebecca Johns - Icebergs
Vicki Delany - Scare the Light Away
Stuart McLean - Home From the Vinyl Cafe: a year of stories
Sandra Birdsell - Katya
Esi Edugyan - The Second Life of Samuel Tyne
David Adams Richards - River of the Brokenhearted
Thomas Fleming - Passionate Girl
Guy Vanderhaeghe - The Last Crossing
Kristen denHartog - Water Wings
Lisa Gabriele - Tempting Faith DiNapoli
Jane Urquhart - Stone Carvers
Janette Oke - Roses for Mama
Josef Skvorcky - Two Murders In My Double Life
Thomas King - Truth and Bright Water
Bonnie Burnard - A Good House
Janette Oke - Beyond the Gathering Storm
Loren D. Estleman - White Desert
Carol Shields - Dressing Up for the Carnival
Annie Proulx - The Shipping News
Ann-Marie MacDonald - Fall On Your Knees
Ann-Marie MacDonald - The Way the Crows Flies
David Adams Richards - The Bay of Love and Sorrows
Donna Morrissey - Downhill Chance
Donna Morrissey - Sylvanus Now
Kenneth J. Harvey - The Town That Forgot How to Breathe
Joan Clark - Latitudes of Melt
Wayne Johnston - Divine Ryans


Jude Morgan - Indiscretion
Gloria Cook - Stranger Light
Lauren Baratz-Logsted - Vertigo
Naomi Alderman - Disobedience
Marcia Willett - First Friends
Sarah Waters - Night Watch
Lisa Kleypas - Scandal in Spring
Hope Tarr - Vanquished
Kitty Neale - Another Time, Another Place
Jane Sigaloff - Like Mother, Like Daughter
Laurie Graham - Gone With the Windsors
Julia Quinn - On the Way to the Wedding
Janet Davey - First Aid
Cara Lockwood - I Did (but I wouldn't now)
Sue Margolis - Gucci Gucci Coo
Mary Balogh - Simply Love
Annie Sanders - Goodbye, Jimmy Choo
Elizabeth Buchan - Wives Behaving Badly
Candice Hern - In the Thrill of the Night
Rebecca Shaw - A Country Affair
Kasey Michaels - A Gentleman By Any Other Name
Eva Rice - The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets
Janice Graham - The Tailor's Daughter
Philippa Stockley - The Edge of Pleasure
Christina Dodd - My Fair Temptress
Sarah Mason - Party Girl
Barbara Taylor Bradford - Just Rewards
Sally Beauman - Sisters Mortland
Rowena Summers - Monday's Child
Fiona Gibson - Wonderboy
Adele Parks - Lust for Life
Gloria Cook - Never Just a Memory
JoAnn Ferguson - A Primrose Wedding
Stephanie Laurens - A Fine Passion
Janet Tanner - The Penrose Treasure
Carole Matthews - With or Without You
Margaret Bacon - For Better, For Worse
Rowena Summers - Shelter from the Storm
Talitha Stevenson - Exposure
Rebecca Horsfall - Dancing on Thorns
Lauren Willig - The Secret History of the Pink Carnation
Kate Saunders - Bachelor Boys
Sarah Mason - High Society
Annie Wilkinson - Winning a Wife
Gemma Townley - Little White Lies
Hilary Mantel - Beyond Black
Jane Feather - Almost a Bride
Louise Bagshawe - The Go-To Girl
Barbara Metzger - The Duel
Clare Naylor - The Goddess Rules
Eloisa James - Much Ado About You
Elizabeth Buchan - That Certain Age
Julian Fellowes - Snobs
Robert Barnard - Graveyard Position
Freida Arkin - Hedwig & Berti
William Brandt - The Book of the Film of the Story of My Life
Sabine Durrant - The Great Indoors
Joan Collins - Misfortunes Daughters


Kathy Reich - Cross Bones
Yasmina Khadra - The Attack
Edna Mazya - Love Burns
Aaron Hamburger - Faith for Beginners
Stephen Marche - Raymond and Hannah
Linda Grant - When I Lived in Modern Times
Randall Ingermanson - Transgression
Barbara Harshav - The Loves of Judith


Muriel Sparks - The Finishing School
Patricia Highsmith - Small g: a summer idyll
Aaron Elkins - Good Blood
Peter Ustinov - Monsieur Rene


Stefano Benni - Margherita Dolce Vita
Robert Daley - Pictures
Niccolo Ammaniti - I'll Steal You Away
Santa Montefoire - Last Voyage of the Valentina
Tim Parks - Rapids
Nancy Verde Barr - Last Bite
Barbara Chase-Riboud - Hottentot Venus
Prue Leith - Sisters
David Schmahmann - Empire Settings
Andre Brink - The Rights of Desire
Tucker Malarkey - An Obvious Enchantment
Jill Marie Landis - The Orchid Hunter
J.M. Coetzee - Disgrace
Sheila Kohler - Cracks
Elizabeth Adler - Sailing to Capri
Helen A. Rosburg - Dream Thief
James Hamilton-Paterson - Cooking with Fernet Branca

Melania G. Mazzucco - Vita
Gemma Townley - When in Rome: a novel of piazzas and passion
Lily Prior - Cabaret: a Roman riddle
Imogen Edwards-Jones- Tuscany for Beginners
Joseph Kanon - Alibi
William Riviere - By the Grand Canal
Meg Cabot - Every Boy's Got One
Anthony Capella - Food of Love
Adriana Trigiani - Queen of the Big Time
Gemma Townley - When in Rome
Martin Booth - A Very Private Gentleman
Sarah Dunant - The Birth of Venus
D. L. Smith - Miracles of Santo Fico
Maxence Fermine - The Black Violin
Elizabeth Adler - Summer in Tuscany
Edward Sklepowich - The Last Gondola
Carol Grace - That's Amore
Amanda Craig - Love in Idleness
Jane Turner Rylands - Venetian Stories
Jane Alison - The Marriage of the Sea
Lily Prior - Nectar: a novel of temptation
Susan Elizabeth Philips - Breathing Room
Louise Ermelino - The Sisters Mallone
Lyn Hamilton - The Etruscan Chimera
Jay Parini - The Apprentice Lover
Mae Briskin - A Hole in the Water
Laura Caldwell - Burning the Map
Nora Roberts - The Villa
Barbara Cheme - Bella Donna
Amanda Quick - Slightly Shady
Sarah Dunant - Mapping the Edge
Venero Armanno - Gabriella's Book of Fire
Tim Parks - Mimi's Ghost
Pat Conroy - Beach Music
Francesca Duranti - Left-handed Dreams
Andrew Lindsay - The Breadmakers' Carnival
Lily Prior - La Cucina: a novel of rapture
Katie Schneider - All We Know of Love
Graham Joyce - Indigo


Roddy Doyle - Paula Spencer
Edna O'Brien - Light of Evening
Kerry Hardie - Bird Woman
Morag Prunty - Recipes for a Perfect Marriage
Marian Keyes - Anybody Out There?
Cathy Kelly - Just Between Us
Cecelia Ahern - If You Could See Me Now
Anita Notaro - The WWW Club
Anne Doughty - The Hawthorns Bloom in May
Sharon Owens - Tavern on Maple Street
Thomas O'Malley - In the Province of Saints
Deirdre Madden - Authenticity
Mary Gordon - Pearl
Sharon Owens - The Tea House on Mulberry Street
Peter Sheriden - Every Inch of Her
Patricia Scanlan - Two for Joy
Jamie O'Neill - Kilbrack, Or, Who Is Nancy Valentine?
Beth Lordan - But Come Ye Back: a novel in stories
Gerard Beirne - Eskimo in the Net
Annabel Davis-Goff - The Fox's Walk
Sarah-Kate Lynch - Blessed are the Cheesemakers
Marian Keyes - Sushi for Beginners
Michael Redhill - Martin Sloane: a novel
Bernard MacLaverty - The Anatomy School
Jamie O'Neill - At Swim, Two Boys
John McGahern - By the Lake
Moque Doyle - Dancing with Minnie the Twig
Ann Doughty - Beyond the Green Hills
Maeve Binchy - Quentins
Norah Labiner - Miniatures
Cathy Kelly - Someone Like You
Sebastian Barry - Annie Dunne
Katie Fford - Artistic License
Anne Doughty - On a Clear Day
Morag Prunty - Wild Cats and Colleens
Josephine Hart - The Reconstructionist
JoAnn Ross - Legends Lake
Julian Gough - Juno and Juliet
Alice Taylor - Across the River
Clare Boylan - Beloved Stranger
Regina McBride - Nature of Water and Air
Siofra O'Donovan - Malinski
Maeve Binchy - Scarlet Feather
Anne Enright - What are You Like?
Nora Roberts - Heart of the Sea
Iris Murdoch - Something Special: a story
Julie Parson - The Courtship Gift
Christopher Nolan - The Banyan Tree
Denis Hamill - The Fork in the Road

Alexander McCall Smith - The Right Attitude to Rain
Elisabeth McNeill - The Storm
Morag Joss - Puccini's Ghosts
Leila Aboulela - Translator
Kate Atkinson - One Good Turn
Irvine Welsh - Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs
Joyce Stranger - Guiding Star
Denise Mina - Dead Hour
Lyn Hamilton - Orkney Scroll
Isla Dewar - Dancing in a Distant Place
Catherine Coulter - Heiress Bride
Tessa Barclay - Web of Dreams
Nancy Baxter - Norma Ever After
Alexander McCall Smith - Friends, Lovers, Chocolate
Frances Paige - Growing Up
Lillian Stewart Carl - Secret Portrait
A.L. Kennedy - Paradise
Joyce Holms - Hidden Depths
Lynsay Sands - The Chase
Peter Guttridge - No Laughing Matter
Sue Walker - The Reunion
Gerald Hammond - Hitch
Mary Jo Putney - Kiss of Fate
Connie Brockway - My Seduction
Anne Donovan - Buddha Da
Don J. Snyder - Winter Dreams
Mil Millington - Certain Chemistry
Robin Pilcher - Starting Over
Julia Glass - The Three Junes
David Feherty - Nasty Bit of Rough
Elizabeth Knox - Billie's Kiss
Betty McInnes - All the Days of Their Lives
Julia Hamilton - Forbidden Fruits
Christopher Brookmyre - Country of the Blind
Mary Sheepshanks - Off Balance
Paul Brandon - Swim the Moon
Margot Livesey - Eva Moves the Furniture
Margot Wadley - Gripping Beast
Maggie O'Farrell - After You'd Gone
Denise Mina - Exile
Christopher Wallace - Resurrection Club
Jude Deveraux - Temptation
Jessica Sterling - Piper's Tune
Rosamonde Pilcher - Winter Solstice
Jessica Stirling - Strawberry Season
Penelope Evans - First Fruits
Kate Atkinson - Emotionally Weird

Updated September 27, 2012