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  • Stepping-Stones

    A Journey through the Ice Age Caves of the Dordogne

    “The next best thing to actually seeing the prehistoric cave art of southern Franc[e] . . . A rapturous guide through five major Ice Age sites” (Archaeology).The cave art of France’s Dordogne region is world-famous for the mythology and beauty of its remarkable drawings and paintings. These ancient images of lively bison, horses, and mammoths, as well as symbols of all kinds, are fascinating ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Room Full of Bones

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 4

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #4
    Halloween night, and the dead are closer than ever for Dr Ruth Galloway. She is used to long-dead bodies, but a fresh corpse in the middle of a museum is a new challenge.'My favourite current series' Val McDermid'A wonderfully rich mix of ancient and contemporary' GuardianIt is Halloween in King's Lynn, and forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway is attending a strange event at the local history ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Woman In Blue

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 8

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #8
    The murder of women priests in Norfolk's spooky shrine town of Walsingham draws forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway into a thrilling new adventure.**'E**ver-more ingenious detective stories with a powerful sense of place' The TimesWhen Ruth's friend Cathbad sees a vision of the Virgin Mary, in a white gown and blue cloak, in Walsingham's graveyard, he takes it in his stride. Walsingham has ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • A Dying Fall

    A spooky, gripping read from a bestselling author (Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 5)

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #5
    When murder strikes close to home, Dr Ruth Galloway is determined to find justice - without ending up in the firing line herself.'One of the most cinematic finales in recent crime fiction' Daily TelegraphDr Ruth Galloway, forensic archaeologist, spends a lot of time looking at death. But now death has found her, with the news that her long-time friend and ex-colleague Dan Golding has been killed ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Outcast Dead

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 6

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #6
    Historical crimes involving a Victorian child killer may hold the key to several contemporary deaths in this macabre outing for Dr Ruth Galloway, forensic archaeologist.'Told with a deepening sense of the unease, seasoned with a touch of the occult' Daily MailRuth has excavated a body from the grounds of Norwich Castle, which was once a prison. The body may be that of Victorian murderess Jemima ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The House at Sea's End

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 3

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #3
    The shadow of the Second World War looms dark over this chilling mystery starring forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway. Some buried secrets shouldn't be uncovered.'Brilliant on the eerie landscape of the Norfolk coast' Sunday TimesDr Ruth Galloway is called in by a team of archaeologists investigating coastal erosion on the north Norfolk coast, when they unearth six bodies buried at the foot of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Janus Stone

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 2

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #2
    A gruesome discovery at an old children's home lays bare terrible secret's from Norwich's past in the second gripping mystery for Dr Ruth Galloway.'The setting is enticingly atmospheric . . . a really intelligent murder story' IndependentDr Ruth Galloway's forensic skills are called upon when builders, demolishing an old house in Norwich, uncover the bones of a child - minus the skull - beneath a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Dawn of Everything

    A New History of Humanity

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR'Pacey and potentially revolutionary' Sunday Times'Iconoclastic and irreverent ... an exhilarating read' The Guardian'This is not a book. This is an intellectual feast' Nassim Nicholas TalebFor generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and ... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Ghost Fields

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 7

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #7
    A bullet-ridden body is unearthed from a buried WW2 plane - but the body isn't from WW2. Dr Ruth Galloway, forensic archaeologist, must discover who the victim was, and who put him there.'An almost gothic plot, involving family feuds and a crumbling stately home . . . one of the most vivid novels in a delightful series' Sunday TimesWhen DCI Harry Nelson calls Ruth Galloway in to investigate a body ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Tempted by the Runes

    The stunning and evocative new timeslip novel of romance and Viking adventure

    **'Wonderfully written and a real page turner. Christina tells a story equally as well as Barbara Erskine' 5* reader reviewThis stunning and evocative new timeslip novel from the bestselling author of Echoes of the Runes, features an exclusive bonus short story!Brimming with romance, adventure and vivid historical detail, Christina Courtenay does for the Vikings what Diana Gabaldon's Outlander and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Crossing Places

    The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 1

    series The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries #1
    Discover one of the most popular crime series in Britain, from the bestselling author of The Stranger Diaries.A child's bones are discovered on the windswept Norfolk marshes. Believing them to be ancient, the police call in Dr Ruth Galloway, forensic archaeologist. But this is no prehistoric grave. A cold missing person case has now become a murder investigation.'I've never before read a crime ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • 1177 B.C.

    The Year Civilization Collapsed: Revised and Updated

    by Eric H. Cline ...
    series Turning Points in Ancient History #6
    A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapseIn 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After centuries of brilliance, the civilized world of the Bronze Age came to an abrupt and ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • How to Survive in Ancient Greece

    What would it be like if you were transported back to Athens 420 BCE? This time-traveler’s guide is a fascinating way to find out . . .Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Greece and you had to start a new life there. What would you see? How would the people around you think and believe? How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? What work would be available, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • River Kings: The Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads

    by Cat Jarman ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF 2021 'Astonishing and compelling' Bernard Cornwell ‘Replete with witches, human sacrifice, Greek fire and funeral orgies… one of the most thrilling works of archaeological detective work I have ever read’ William Dalrymple, FTFollow bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman – and the cutting-edge forensic techniques central to her research – as she ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • First Migrants

    Ancient Migration in Global Perspective

    The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways.The first volume to chart global human migration and ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Crocodile on the Sandbank

    Miss Marple crossed with Indiana Jones!

    series Amelia Peabody #1
    Amelia Peabody is Elizabeth Peters' most brilliant and best-loved creation, a thoroughly Victorian feminist who takes the stuffy world of archaeology by storm with her shocking men's pants and no-nonsense attitude!In this first adventure, our headstrong heroine decides to use her substantial inheritance to see the world. On her travels, she rescues a gentlewoman in distress - Evelyn Barton-Forbes ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • A World Beneath the Sands

    Adventurers and Archaeologists in the Golden Age of Egyptology

    What could be more exciting, more exotic or more intrepid than digging in the sands of Egypt in the hope of discovering golden treasures from the age of the pharaohs?Our fascination with ancient Egypt goes back to the ancient Greeks. But the heyday of Egyptology was undoubtedly the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This golden age of scholarship and adventure is neatly book-ended by two ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Lives of the Ancient Egyptians

    What was it really like to live in ancient Egypt? Lives of the Ancient Egyptians is packed with one hundred personal stories of ambition and intrigue, of triumph, despair and love, that compelling recreate the world of the pharaohs. here are famous pharaohs, from Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid, to Akhenaten and Ramesses II but also the ordinary men and women, so often ignored in histories of ... Read more

    $16.71 AUD

  • The Runes of Destiny

    A sweepingly romantic and thrillingly epic timeslip adventure

    'A superb timeslip novel that stands shoulder to shoulder with some of Barbara Erskine and Diana Gabaldon's finest works' 5* reader review'This epic romance is sure to sweep you off your feet!' TAKE A BREAKBrimming with romance, adventure and vivid historical detail, Christina Courtenay does for the Vikings what Diana Gabaldon's Outlander and Clanlans does for Scottish history.***D... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Heretic’s Treasure (Ben Hope, Book 4)

    by Scott Mariani ...
    series Ben Hope #4
    AN EXHILARATING TREASURE-HUNT THRILLER FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR‘Deadly conspiracies, bone-crunching action and a tormented hero with a heart . . . packs a real punch’ Andy McDermottAn ancient fortune has lain hidden for thousands of years, one so powerful that men will kill to protect it. And only one man can unearth it…Ex-SAS operative Ben Hope is living a peaceful life in rural France – ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Romancing the Billionaire: Billionaire Boys Club 5

    by Jessica Clare ...
    series Billionaire Boys Club
    Fans of J.S. Scott, Louise Bay and Melody Anne - prepare to be dazzled by Jessica Clare's Billionaire Boys Club.The Billionaire Boys Club is a secret society of six incredibly wealthy men who have vowed success in business - at any cost. But success when it comes to love is a different matter...Jonathan Lyons. Playboy, billionaire, and adventurer, he lives life on the edge. When he hears that his ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Deep Time Dreaming

    Uncovering Ancient Australia

    People would have known about Australia before they saw it. Smoke billowing above the sea spoke of a land that lay beyond the horizon. A dense cloud of migrating birds may have pointed the way. But the first Australians were voyaging into the unknown.Soon after Billy Griffiths joins his first archaeological dig as camp manager and cook, he is hooked. Equipped with a historian’s inquiring mind, he ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • A History of the World in 100 Objects

    This book takes a dramatically original approach to the history of humanity, using objects which previous civilisations have left behind them, often accidentally, as prisms through which we can explore past worlds and the lives of the men and women who lived in them. The book's range is enormous. It begins with one of the earliest surviving objects made by human hands, a chopping tool from the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Memory Code

    The traditional Aboriginal memory technique that unlocks the secrets of Stonehenge, Easter Island and ancient monuments the world over

    by Lynne Kelly ...
    In the past, the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape, and the stars in the sky too. Yet most of us struggle to memorise more than a short poem.Using traditional Aboriginal Australian songlines as the key, Lynne Kelly has identified the powerful memory technique used by indigenous people around the world. She has discovered that this ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD