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Sometimes the most captivating character in a work of fiction isn’t a character at all, it’s the setting. A "novel of place" fully immerses you in the surroundings, like you’re standing right there as the plot unfolds. If you're looking to connect with the natural world, try one of these novels with bewitching settings, transporting you to the woods of Wisconsin, the wild rivers of Canada, and beyond. Read more...
"On her first day as sheriff of Del Sol, New Mexico, Sunshine Vicram is hit with an abundance of cases and concerns, including an escaped convict, a possible abduction, and a missing autistic teen. Her hometown has always been a bit crazy, but this is beyond the pale." —Mary
"A charming historical romance: In Victorian London, a young artist stumbles on a future duke, passed out in an East End alley. When she later paints him, not knowing who he is, the compelling portrait has unexpected consequences." —Jessica
"After surviving the sinking of the Titanic, Annie takes a job as a wartime nurse on its sister ship. Flashbacks reveal that something eerie was afoot on the first voyage, and Annie can't outrun the truth forever." —Laura
"Bouman's third mystery featuring Officer Henry Farrell (no need to read them in order). A headless body found in the woods outside a small Pennsylvania town is under investigation and interferes with wedding plans." —Lillian
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