Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s

Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s

Today, Rio de Janeiro attracts mixed opinions—poverty, crime, gangs etc. come to mind in any conversation. But there was a time in the mid-twentieth century, when the city’s reputation was a glorious one. Its natural beauty is, and always has been, staggering —the...
The Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

The Favelas of Rio de Janeiro

Immigration has shaped modern Brazil. From 1870 to 1930, between two and three million immigrants arrived in the country, most coming from Europe, but a significant number from the Middle East and Asia. The various ethnic groups—White, Black, European, Indian, and...
Rio Revenge

Rio Revenge

It’s Carnival and everyone is having fun. Though perhaps not everyone… Nancy Tremayne is on holiday in Rio with her husband, Leo, and the city is dancing from dawn to dusk. An explosion of energy and colour that Nancy loves. But when she overhears an ugly quarrel,...
Cornish Requiem

Cornish Requiem

An idyllic Cornish village—but death is always close Nancy Tremayne has never felt welcome at Penleven, her husband’s family home. But when Leo’s father falls ill, she is forced to make a rare visit to Port Madron, a sleepy Cornish fishing village where nothing much...
Caribbean Evil

Caribbean Evil

When Paradise isn’t quite what it seems … Nancy Tremayne has landed the job of her dreams in London. But this is 1955 and her husband, Leo, an art expert, has a project in the Caribbean and expects her to travel with him. Reluctantly, she packs her suitcase for...

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