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message 1: by Heather (last edited Sep 02, 2010 10:15AM) (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
Try and read books that take place in as many countries as possible. As you do, list the country and then the title of the book. Please list the countries alphabetically. And, only 1 book per country.


message 2: by Heather (last edited Aug 12, 2014 01:28PM) (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
Total countries: 70

I'm only listing 1 book from each place since I can only use so many characters.



Afghanistan: Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett
Albania: Afterglow (Lodestone, #2) by Cherry Adair (also Spain)
Algeria: Ice Storm (Ice, #4) by Anne Stuart
Argentina: Show No Mercy (Black Ops, #1) by Cindy Gerard
Australia: Bite Marks (Jaz Parks, #6) by Jennifer Rardin
Austria: Glitter Baby (Wynette, Texas #3) by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Bahamas: Lola Carlyle Reveals All by Rachel Gibson
Belgium: The Bride Wore Scarlet (Fraternitas Aureae Crucis, #2) by Liz Carlyle
Belize: Hidden Away (KGI, #3) by Maya Banks
Brazil: Revelations (Blue Bloods, #3) by Melissa de la Cruz
Burma: Leave No Trace (Black Ops, #5.5) by Cindy Gerard
Cambodia: Peter's Christmas by M.L. Buchman (also Vietnam)
Canada: Born to Bite (Argeneau #13) by Lynsay Sands
China: Archangel's Kiss (Guild Hunter, #2) by Nalini Singh
Congo: The Last Twilight (Dirk & Steele, #7) by Marjorie M. Liu
Costa Rica: An Inconvenient Affair (The Alpha Brotherhood, #1) by Catherine Mann
Cuba: In the Dark (SEAL Team 12, #2) by Marliss Melton
Czech Republic: Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1) by Laini Taylor
Denmark: Hornet Flight by Ken Follett
Egypt: The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett
El Salvador: Risk No Secrets (Black Ops, #5) by Cindy Gerard
England: Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) by Cassandra Clare
Ethiopia: The Seventh Scroll (Ancient Egypt, #2) by Wilbur Smith
France: Heist Society (Heist Society, #1) by Ally Carter
Germany: Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) by Ken Follett
Greece: Bitten to Death (Jaz Parks, #4) by Jennifer Rardin
Greenland: The Darkest Kiss (Lords of the Underworld, #2) by Gena Showalter [also Switzerland]
Guinea-Bissau: Frank's Independence Day by M.L. Buchman
Honduras: Take No Prisoners (Black Ops, #2) by Cindy Gerard
Hungary: Fire Me Up (Aisling Grey Guardian, #2) by Katie MacAlister
Iceland: Zen and the Art of Vampires (Dark Ones, #6) by Katie MacAlister
Indonesia: Whisper No Lies (Black Ops, #3) by Cindy Gerard
Iran: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Ireland: Bloodfever (Fever, #2) by Karen Marie Moning
Israel: Ruined (How to Ruin, #1-3) by Simone Elkeles
Italy: Medici Money Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence by Tim Parks
Japan: Ice Blue (Ice, #3) by Anne Stuart
Kenya: How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days (An American Heiress in London, #2) by Laura Lee Guhrke
Latvia: The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons (Light Dragons, #2) by Katie MacAlister
Mexico: When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #1) by Lori Foster
Monaco: Be Still My Heart (Vampire Assassin League, #2) by Jackie Ivie
Morocco: Bitten in Two (Jaz Parks, #7) by Jennifer Rardin
Nepal: Painted Blind by Michelle A. Hansen
Netherlands: Vampires Are Forever (Argeneau #8) by Lynsay Sands
North Korea: Forget Me Not (SEAL Team 12, #1) by Marliss Melton
Pakistan: Three Cups of Tea One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson
Peru: With No Remorse (Black Ops, #6) by Cindy Gerard
Romania: The Deadliest Bite (Jaz Parks, #8) by Jennifer Rardin
Russia: Shadow Touch (Dirk & Steele, #2) by Marjorie M. Liu
Seychelles: Rev It Up (Black Knights Inc., #3) by Julie Ann Walker [also Kenya]
Scotland: Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning
Serbia: Vamparazzi (Esther Diamond, #4) by Laura Resnick
Sierra Leone: Last Man Standing (Black Ops, #7) by Cindy Gerard
Slovakia: The Reckless Bride (Black Cobra Quartet, #4) by Stephanie Laurens
Somalia: Those in Peril by Wilbur Smith
South Africa: When the Lion Feeds (Courtney, #1) by Wilbur Smith
South Korea: MASH by Otto F. Apel
Sri Lanka: Branded by Fire (Psy-Changeling, #6) by Nalini Singh
Taiwan: The Red Heart of Jade (Dirk & Steele, #3) by Marjorie M. Liu
Tanzania: Hard to Hold (Hold Trilogy, #1) by Stephanie Tyler (also Burundi)
Thailand: Time to Run (SEAL Team 12, #3) by Marliss Melton
Turkey: Rapture (Fallen, #4) by Lauren Kate
Uzbekistan: I Own the Dawn (The Night Stalkers, #2) by M.L. Buchman
Vatican City: Intervention (Jack Stapleton & Laurie Montgomery, #9) by Robin Cook
Venezuela: Feel the Heat (Black Ops, #4) by Cindy Gerard (also, Colombia)
Wales: Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) by Ken Follett
Yemen: The Elusive Bride (Black Cobra Quartet, #2) by Stephanie Laurens [also Sudan/Tunisia/Malta]
Zambia: A Falcon Flies (The Ballantyne Novels, #1) by Wilbur Smith
Zimbabwe: Men of Men (The Ballantyne Novels, #2) by Wilbur Smith


message 3: by Colleen (last edited May 16, 2021 02:48PM) (new)

Colleen | 17 comments
Afghanistan: The Deep Zone by James Tabor
Antigua: The Racketeer by John Grisham
Argentiana: Perfect Scoundrels by Ally Carter (also Canada, China, England, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland)
Australia: Moon Sworn Keri Arthur
Austria: Sleep Walk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories by Mike Birbiglia
Bolivia: The Lost City of Z by David Grann
Botswana: Zoo by James Patterson
Bulgaria: Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella
Canada: Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
China:Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Congo: Bonobo Handshake by Vanessa Woods
Czech Republic- Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister 12/4
Egypt:Cat's Claw by Amber Benson
England: Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas
France: Heist Society by Ally Carter
Georgia: Magic Rises by Ilona Andrews
Germany: Destined for an Early Grave by Jeanienne Frost
Greece: D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Ingri D'Aulaires
Greenland- Eternal Rides by Larrisa Ione
Grenada: The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
India: Life of Pie by Yann Martel (also Canada & Mexico)
Indonesia: Paradise Guest House by Ellen Sussan
Ireland: Iced by Karen Marie Moning
Italy: Kill Me if you Can by James Patterson
Japan:Elixer by Hillary Duff (also Brazil, France)
Libya: MacKenzie's Pleasure by Linda Howard
Malawi: Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins
Mexico: Glory in Death b y JD Robb(also Italy)
Monaco: Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter
Morocco: Never Seduce a Scoundrel by Sabrina Jefferies
Nigeria: About that Night by Scarlet Wilson
Peru: Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz
Portugal: The Job by Janet Evanovich
Romania: Twice Tempted by Jeanienne Frost
Russia: Hammered by Kevin Hearne
Scotland: Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
Slovakia: Hunted by Kevin Hearne (also Hungary, Poland, Germany, France, England)
South Korea: The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis
Spain: Origin by Dan Brown
Sudan Elusive Bride by Stephanie Laurens 12/20 (also Yemen and Tunisia, Malta)
Sweden: Supernaturally by Kiersten White
Syria: Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins (also New Zealand)
Tanzania: Trapped by Kevin Hearne (also Mexico, France, Germany)
Turkey: Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann
Ukraine:Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz(also Hong Kong)
United States: This Side of the Grave by Jeanienne Frost
Vatican City- A Little Too Far by Lisa Desrochers


message 4: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
Hey Colleen, just so you know Bavaria is a part of Germany.


message 5: by Colleen (new)

Colleen | 17 comments I had just copied and pasted it from a note I had to myself (I never remember where they took place after I finish reading) and didn't pay any attention. Thank you Heather.


message 6: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
No problem. I've been forgetting to look for these so I started looking through your list to see if there was any inspiration for me.


message 7: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
I need to read Uncommon Criminals. It's been on my shelf since Borders closed. If you've read Angels and Demons then you have one for Vatican City. I just remembered that one.


message 8: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
How have I not gotten Spain yet?


message 9: by Colleen (new)

Colleen | 17 comments You have done too good a job on Delirity. I usually update my challenges here when I've finished the ones there but you've kept us busy over there. I'll need to find time to update these


message 10: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
I think I only really pay attention to this specific challenge and the monthly ones. Although, I've finished most of the others.


message 11: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
I finally got to add Belgium and Tanzania. I feel like I've hit a wall and haven't gotten any new ones in a while.


message 12: by Colleen (new)

Colleen | 17 comments I've added a couple more on Delirity. I need to make sure this one is up to date too. I'll hit several book in a row that are in unique places then nothing for a while.


message 13: by Heather (new)

Heather T (horrorvacui000) | 532 comments Mod
Finally got to add Turkey.


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