From the list on love and mystery across time and space.
Who am I?
I write science fiction mostly. I’ve recently turned my attention to history. The shared interest is in the changing ground of human interaction. In a way, we are all aliens to each other (which is one of the chief fascinations with fiction to begin with, the psychologies involved). After 30-plus years as a writer, I am more and more drawn to work that reveals the differences and the similarities. Unique contexts throws all this into stark relief.
Mark's book list on love and mystery across time and space
Discover why each book is one of Mark's favorite books.
Why did Mark love this book?
Novels written as contemporary narratives can age into historicals by the simple passage of time.
Rebecca is a classic and now can be read for the period as well as the fascinating mystery at the center of this, one of the best British manor house mysteries, psychologically intense, with a satisfying twist.
Why should I read it?
26 authors picked Rebecca as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
* 'The greatest psychological thriller of all time' ERIN KELLY
* 'One of the most influential novels of the twentieth century' SARAH WATERS
* 'It's the book every writer wishes they'd written' CLARE MACKINTOSH
'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . .'
Working as a lady's companion, our heroine's outlook is bleak until, on a trip to the south of France, she meets a handsome widower whose proposal takes her by surprise. She accepts but, whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to brooding Manderley, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory…