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Adventure & Literary Travel eBooks

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  • The Twenty-Ninth Day

    Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra

    A six-hundred-mile canoe trip in the Canadian wilderness is a seventeen-year-old’s dream adventure, but after he is mauled by a grizzly bear, it’s all about staying alive.This true-life wilderness survival epic recounts seventeen-year-old Alex Messenger’s near-lethal encounter with a grizzly bear during a canoe trip in the Canadian tundra. The story follows Alex and his five companions as they ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • An Honourable Thief

    A must-read historical crime thriller

    Book 1 - A Company of Rogues
    Introducing Jonas Flynt. Gambler. Thief. Killer. Man of honour.'Fast, furious and with a glint of gallows humour, this is high-octane historical fiction' Daily Mail‘High adventure meets espionage thriller as Jonas Flynt battles the tide of history and the deadly secrets of his own past…’ D. V. Bishop, author of City of Vengeance'Reads like a genuine eighteenth century spy novel. I see a long ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Thief's Justice

    A completely gripping historical mystery

    Book 2 - A Company of Rogues
    London, 1716. Revenge is a dish best served ice-cold…The city is caught in the vice-like grip of a savage winter. Even the Thames has frozen over. But for Jonas Flynt – thief, gambler, killer – the chilling elements are the least of his worries…Justice Geoffrey Dumont has been found dead at the base of St Paul’s cathedral, and a young male sex-worker, Sam Yates, has been taken into custody for the ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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  • What Next?

    The BRAND NEW laugh-out-loud novel from #1 bestseller Shari Low

    by Shari Low ...
    Two weeks, four friends and one big bucket list of secrets to unravel…Val Murray and her best friend, Josie had been planning a ‘Thelma and Louise’ bucket list style holiday.Now Josie is gone, and Val needs to make the trip before it’s too late.But Val doesn’t want to do it alone, so she enlists the help of her nieces, Carly and Carole, and their best pal, Jess, who jump at the chance to join Val ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at at Time

    by Mark Adams ...
    What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and 'discovered' Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archaeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer's perilous ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • In Patagonia

    by Bruce Chatwin ...
    'The book that redefined travel writing' GuardianBruce Chatwin sets off on a journey through South America in this wistful classic travel bookWith its unique, roving structure and beautiful descriptions, In Patagonia offers an original take on the age-old adventure tale. Bruce Chatwin’s journey to a remote country in search of a strange beast brings along with it a cast of fascinating characters. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What Now?

    A hilarious romantic comedy you won't be able to put down from #1 bestseller Shari Low

    by Shari Low ...
    A laugh-out loud read from #1 bestseller Shari Low!Twenty years ago, Carly Cooper went on an epic quest to track down all the men she’d ever loved and lost in the hope that one of them was her Mr Right. Now, two decades and two teenage sons later, she thinks she might have got it all wrong. As the years have passed, lots of things have changed, leaving Carly asking ‘What Now?’With a divorce and an ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sisters Behaving Badly

    The laugh-out-loud, feel-good adventure from #1 bestselling author Maddie Please for 2022

    by Maddie Please ...
    Brand new from the #1 bestselling author of The Old Ducks' Club 'A glorious romp that readers will adore. Maddie's warmth and humour will put a smile on your face' Judy LeighSisters Kitty and Jenny haven’t spoken since a very disappointing Carvery lunch. Kitty, sixty-two, thinks Jenny is turning grey. Jenny, sixty-six, thinks Kitty needs to grow up!So when both sisters inherit a farmhouse in ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Thailand Bar Girls, Angels and Devils

    by Peter Jaggs ...
    Men have been coming to Thailand for many years now to enjoy the infamous night-life of cities like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket and to experience the girls that work in the thousands of bars around them. Some have found out to their cost that there are devils amongst the young women that ply their trade in the neon-lit forests of the country and others have been lucky enough to have discovered ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Destination Lapland

    From the author of the bestselling 500 Mile Walkies, this is the true story of one man and his bike ...It was a cold, bleak, British summer morning when intrepid Mark set out to travel the seventeen-hundred miles to Lapland on his bicycle. The land of reindeer nomads and the Midnight Sun had him under its spell.Suitably equipped with a new locknut A and pivot bolt B, a compass, a pair of ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Ten Years a Nomad

    A Traveler's Journey Home

    **Part memoir and part philosophical look at why we travel, filled with stories of Matt Kepnes' adventures abroad, an exploration of wanderlust and what it truly means to be a nomad."Matt is possibly the most well-traveled person I know...His knowledge and passion for understanding the world is unrivaled, and never fails to amaze me." —Mark Manson, New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Solitaire Spirit: Three times around the world single-handed

    Three Times Around the World Single-Handed

    by Les Powles ...
    Les Powles only had 8 hours of sailing experience when he decided to sail solo around the world. Many novices would be content to just dream of such an adventure, and maybe get as far as a solo Channel crossing a couple of years down the line. Not so Les Powles, one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary and eccentric sailors.Les was in his 50s when he built himself a yacht with little ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Sanatorium

    The spine-tingling #1 Sunday Times bestseller and Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

    by Sarah Pearse ...
    Book 1 - Detective Elin Warner Series
    'The Sanatorium will keep you checking over your shoulder. This spine-tingling, atmospheric thriller has it all: an eerie Alpine setting, sharp prose, and twists you'll never see coming. A must-read.' Richard Osman'An eerie, atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat.' Reese Witherspoon*WATERSTONES THRILLER OF THE MONTH**HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD**THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BE... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Journey in Between

    A 1000-mile hiking adventure on El Camino de Santiago

    by Keith Foskett ...
    A man at a crossroads. A thousand-mile hike. A life forever changed.Keith Foskett was the definition of restless. Drifting aimlessly, he knew a piece was missing from his life. But when a stranger in a Greek bar tells him about a world-famous pilgrim’s trail, the chance encounter sets Foskett’s life in a new 1,000-mile direction.On El Camino de Santiago, the wanderer copes with extreme ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Golden Girls' Getaway

    The perfect feel-good, funny read from USA Today bestseller Judy Leigh for 2022

    by Judy Leigh ...
    The most uplifting book you’ll read this year!'Judy’s done it again. Every woman over a certain age should read this wonderful book.' Jennifer BohnetIt has been a long and lonely year for neighbours Vivienne, Mary and Gwen. All ladies of a ‘certain age’, their lockdown experience has left them feeling isolated and alone. They are in desperate need of a change.Things start to look up however, when ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Balancing on Blue

    A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Appalachian Trail

    by Keith Foskett ...
    One man’s remarkable challenge. 2,000+ miles of unforgiving wilderness. Can he escape the mundane to become a thru-hiker?Shortlisted for Outdoor Book of the Year by The Great Outdoors magazine.Keith Foskett’s dream of escape started with a single step. When the long-distance hiker chose to backpack all 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail, he left ordinary life behind for five months. Enduring an ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

    An Inquiry into Values

    by Robert Pirsig ...
    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHOR AND A READER'S GUIDEZen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance caused a sensation when it was first published in 1974.The story of the narrator, his son Chris and their month-long motorcycle odyssey from Minnesota to California profoundly affected an entire generation.Both personal and philosophical, this book is a compelling study of relationships, values, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Old Ducks' Club

    The #1 bestselling laugh-out-loud, feel-good read

    by Maddie Please ...
    THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER - AS RECOMMENDED BY DEBBIE MACOMBER!'Sea, sunshine, romance and fabulous characters; Maddie's light touch and sense of fun will lift your spirits!' Bestselling author Judy LeighSophia Gregory has lost her sparkle...Recently single and about to turn sixty, Sophia doesn’t recognise the old woman staring back at her in the mirror. How has life passed her by? A quiet holiday ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Magdalena

    River of Dreams

    by Wade Davis ...
    A captivating new book from Wade Davis - winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Into the Silence - that brings vividly to life the story of the great Río Magdalena, illuminating Colombia's complex past, present, and future.For Wade Davis, Colombia was the first country that captured his heart and gave him license to be free. Here, he tells of his travels on the mighty Magdalena, the river that ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • My Twenty-Five Years in Provence

    Reflections on Then and Now

    by Peter Mayle ...
    From the moment Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, uprooted their lives in England and crossed the Channel permanently, they never looked back. Here the beloved author of A Year in Provence pays tribute to the most endearing and enduring aspects of his life in France—the charming and indelible parade of village life, the sheer beauty, the ancient history. He celebrates the café and lists some of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • New Boots in New Zealand

    Nine Great Walks, three islands and one tramping virgin

    An extended stay in New Zealand determined the content of Gillian Orrell’s first book. New Boots in New Zealand is a humorous, first-hand account of walking the nine Great Walks of New Zealand, encompassing many additional facts, anecdotes and insights about New Zealand’s culture, history and peoples. Deciding to go solo, Gillian accomplished all nine walks in the space of a few months, not only ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Dear Bill Bryson

    Footnotes from a Small Island

    by Ben Aitken ...
    FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE ACCLAIMED THE GRAN TOUR AND THE MARMALADE DIARIESAn irreverent homage to the '95 travel classic.'It would be wrong to view this book as just a highly accomplished homage to a personal hero. Aitken's politics, as much as his humour, are firmly in the spotlight, and Dear Bill Bryson achieves more than its title (possibly even its author) intended.' Manchester ReviewIn ... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Fatal Shore

    by Robert Hughes ...
    An award-winning epic on the birth of AustraliaIn 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise Australia.Documenting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal Shore is the definitive, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Libyan Sands

    Travel in a Dead World

    by R.A. Bagnold ...
    In the 1920s and 30s, a band of British officers stationed in Egypt began to explore the Western Desert which straddles the borders with Libya and the Sudan. Adapting a series of Model T Fords, Bagnold and his colleagues set out across territory hitherto traversed only by camel caravans. They mapped new routes across 'impassable' sand seas, in 'regions untrodden by man since the Stone Age'. They ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD