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Scandi Shelf – One for the Weekend

£15.00

Heading off for a long weekend? Need a dinner party gift with a more personal touch? Or a thoughtful birthday present for someone that has a connection with a particular destination? Our One for the Weekend option is just the ticket. All our books are delivered in a rather lovely navy cotton gift bag with one of our bookmarks. So no need to gift wrap if it’s a present, and great for offering your book a little protection if you’re popping it in a suitcase, carry-on or beach bag.

Scandi Shelf Book 1
Denmark. Copenhagen - Forensics examine a small chestnut doll, found at a grisly murder scene, and are shocked to find the fingerprints of a young girl that disappeared a year earlier. Will the current investigation be the key to unravelling the unsolved case?

1 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 2

Norway. Historical fiction (17th century). Winter 1617. The sea around the remote island of Vardø is thrown into a vicious storm. A young woman watches as the men of the island, out fishing, perish in an instant. Vardø is now a place of women and they must learn to survive by themselves. 18 months later a sinister figure arrives. Absalom Cornet, has been summoned to bring the women to heel. He brings with him his young wife who, encounters something she has never experienced before – independent women. But where she finds happiness and love, her husband sees only a place flooded with a terrible evil which he must root out at all costs.

2 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 3
Denmark. Relocating for a year with her husband, a young journalist takes the opportunity to explore and understand Denmark's reputation as the world's happiest country. Informative, illuminating and very entertaining.

2 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 4

Norway. Edvard grows up on a remote mountain farmstead in Norway with his tactiturn grandfather. The death of his parents, when he was a small child, has always been shrouded in mystery. His quest to unlock the past takes him on a long journey from Norway to the Shetlands and the battlefields of France and a very unusual inheritance.

1 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 5
Denmark. A journalist receives a cryptic letter from an alleged killer - a woman who hasn't been seen for three years. As she tries to understand the connection and digs into the original case she is horrified to realise she will have to come face to face with the one person she swore never to see again.

1 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 6
Norway. Thriller. A gruesome discovery within the Arctic Circle sees a British intelligence officer in a race to contain a unknown contagion and a devastating bio-weapon.

3 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 7

Sweden. For most of the year the town is under a blanket of snow, its isolation meaning that it has been shrinking every year. But now the town is on the verge of revival – a bright new future just around the corner. Until the day it is put in jeopardy by a single brutal act. It divides the town into those who think it should be hushed up and those who’ll risk the future to see justice done. At last it falls to one young man to find the courage to speak the truth that it seems no one else wants to hear.

2 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 8
Denmark. When a nurse is left a key for a luggage locker by an estranged friend at Copenhagen station, she knows she should leave well alone. Unable to say 'no' to a plea for help, she opens the locker to find a young boy in a suitcase. Who is he, where has he come from and can she keep him safe while she finds out the truth?

2 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 9
Seeking the escape of a lifetime, four friends hike out into the beautiful Norwegian wild - nothing between them and the mountain peak but forest, sea and sharp blue sky. But there's a darker side to the wilderness. A woman went missing here one year ago. Now the friends are hiking into the heart of the mystery - and waiting on the trail is someone who'd do anything to keep their secrets buried.

1 in stock

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Scandi Shelf Book 10
Sweden. Thriller. See no evil - Eyes missing, two bodies lie deep in the forest near a remote Swedish town. Hear no evil - Tuva Moodyson, a deaf reporter on a small-time local paper, is looking for the story that could make her career. Speak no evil - A web of secrets. And an unsolved murder from twenty years ago. Can Tuva outwit the killer before she becomes the final victim? She'd like to think so. But first she must face her demons and venture far into the deep, dark woods if she wants to stand any chance of getting the hell out of small-time Gavrik.
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Surprise me
Any book set in this location.
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Surprise me - any book, any location
Any genre, any location.
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A different destination choice
We understand you might have a bit of wanderlust, fictional or otherwise, so if you want to mix and match your destinations, please tell us in the additional information box which option(s) from one of the other bookcases you would like, e.g. 'Brighton Book 3', 'Snowy Settings Book 5' or 'Yorkshire - any book'.
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