Reading novels where the story is set at the port you visit

If you love reading on a cruise, what books have you read that relate to where you are going? Or are they just great cruise thrillers? We have a chat group for authors and those who read while on a cruise.

Cruise related novels – join here  CRUISE READING CHAT GROUP

If you have written a book it is the group to tell others about it.

BOOKS SET IN PISA Dancing to the End of Love is set in Pisa; When internationally successful singer Siobhan McGovern turns up at the launch of Robert Lanaghan’s latest book in Dublin, it’s the start of a stormy, passionate affair. Kindle under £2 Book available.

BOOKS SET IN FLORENCE My Cousin Rachel is set in partly in Florence; see film review from onboard ship, this film plays on ship. Kindle under £6 book avalailble. 

BOOKS SET IN BARCELONA ‘Origin’ by Dan Brown has Barcelona as a main location; Langdon finds himself being hunted. He escapes with the museum’s director, Ambra Vidal. Together they flee to Barcelona in the search of answers, to where Edmond Kirsch once lived Kindle or Hardcover on Amazon

BOOKS SET IN BARCELONA‘The Antiquarian’ Novelist Enrique Alonso’s world is turned upside down when he receives an intriguing letter from his adoptive father, Artur, a well-known antiquarian in Barcelona. Kindle or Hardcover on Amazon

BOOKS SET IN TAHITIThe Water in Between: A Journey at Sea. Following a brief romance and a period of self pity, Kevin Patterson decided to have an adventure and sail in a boat to Tahiti from Canada. Quite a distance for someone who had never been in a boat. On Amazon

BOOKS SET IN HO CHI MINH CITY:RU – Ru: In Vietnamese it means lullaby; in French it is a small stream, but also signifies a flow – of tears, blood, money. Kim Thúy’s Ru is literature at its most crystalline: the flow of a life on the tides of unrest and on to more peaceful waters. In vignettes of exquisite clarity, sharp observation and sly wit, we are carried along on an unforgettable journey from a palatial residence in Saigon to a crowded and muddy Malaysian refugee camp Buy Ru on Amazon – Click here


SAGA Ocean cruise chat group – over 40’s if travelling with someone over 50. Both ships SPIRIT of DISCOVER, SPIRIT of ADVENTURE




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