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  • People of Abandoned Character

    What if you thought your husband was Jack the Ripper?London, 1888. Susannah rushes into marriage to a young and wealthy surgeon. After a passionate honeymoon, she returns home with her new husband wrapped around her little finger. But then everything changes. His behaviour becomes increasingly volatile and violent. He stays out all night, returning home bloodied and full of secrets.Lonely and ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

  • A Song for the Dark Times

    The Brand New Must-Read Rebus Thriller

    by Ian Rankin ...
    From the iconic Number One bestseller Ian Rankin, comes one of the must-read books of the year: A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES'Genius ... Only great novels capture the spirit of the age. This is one of them.'THE TIMES* * * * *'He's gone...'When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it's not good news. Her husband has been missing for two day... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Mirror and the Light (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 3)

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    series The Wolf Hall Trilogy #3
    The long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall trilogy.A Guardian Book of the Year • A Times Book of the Year • A Daily Telegraph Book of the Year • A Sunday Times Book of the Year • A New Statesman Book of the Year • A Spectator Book of the YearShortlisted for the Women... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Wolf of Wessex

    A gripping, action-packed historical thriller

    'Harffy’s Dunston is a fantastic creation – old, creaking and misanthropic. The forest is beautifully evoked. A treat of a book' The Times.AD 838. Deep in the forests of Wessex, Dunston's solitary existence is shattered when he stumbles on a mutilated corpse.Accused of the murder, Dunston must clear his name and keep the dead man's daughter alive in the face of savage pursuers desperate to prevent ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • Athelstan (Penguin Monarchs)

    The Making of England

    by Tom Holland ...
    series Penguin Monarchs
    The formation of England occurred against the odds: an island divided into rival kingdoms, under savage assault from Viking hordes. But, after King Alfred ensured the survival of Wessex and his son Edward expanded it, his grandson Athelstan inherited the rule of both Mercia and Wessex, conquered Northumbria and was hailed as Rex totius Britanniae: 'King of the whole of Britain'.Tom Holland ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Wolf Hall: Winner of the Man Booker Prize (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 1)

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    series The Wolf Hall Trilogy #1
    Winner of the Man Booker Prize Shortlisted for the the Orange Prize Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award`Dizzyingly, dazzlingly good' Daily Mail‘Our most brilliant English writer’ GuardianEngland, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Five

    The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    THE MULTI AWARD-WINNING #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER___'An angry and important work of historical detection, calling time on the misogyny that has fed the Ripper myth. Powerful and shaming.' GUARDIAN___Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • A Column of Fire

    by Ken Follett ...
    series Kingsbridge #4
    The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire.Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed.The ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn by religious hatred. Europe is in turmoil as high principles ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Powers and Thrones

    A New History of the Middle Ages

    by Dan Jones ...
    The instant Sunday Times bestseller'Simply the best popular history of the Middle Ages there is' Sunday Times'An audacious, entertaining page-turner. Dan Jones covers a thousand years of history with elegance and panache' Dan Carlin, Hardcore History'Dan Jones is in a class of his own ... Read this book to wrap your head around 1,000 years of history with as much ease and enjoyment as relaxing ... Read more

    $14.07 AUD

  • Killer of Kings

    series The Bernicia Chronicles #4
    AD 636. Anglo-Saxon Britain.Beobrand has land, men and riches. He should be content. And yet he cannot find peace until his enemies are food for the ravens. But before Beobrand can embark on his bloodfeud, King Oswald orders him southward, to escort holy men bearing sacred relics.When Penda of Mercia marches a warhost into the southern kingdoms, Beobrand and his men are thrown into the midst of ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Lonely Voyage

    A thrilling coming of age tale in a time of war

    by Max Hennessy ...
    series The By Air, By Land, By Sea Collection #1
    The gripping tale of one boy’s journey into manhood… and towards war.Jess Ferigo, a young man with few prospects other than growing old in the same town he has always known, dreams of a life at sea, much to the ire of his family.Making the tough decision to leave his old life behind, he takes up a position in charge of poaching on a battered trawler, accompanied by Pat Fee and Old Boxer, a wreck ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The First Kingdom

    Britain in the age of Arthur

    by Max Adams ...
    The bestselling author of The King in the North turns his attention to the obscure era of British history known as 'the age of Arthur'.'Not just a valuable book, but a distinctive one as well' Tom Holland, Sunday Times'An accessible and illuminating book' Gerard de Groot, The Times'A fascinating picture of Britain's new-found independence' This EnglandSome... ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD $2.19 AUD

  • The King in the North

    The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria

    by Max Adams ...
    'A triumph – a Game of Thrones in the Dark Ages' TOM HOLLAND.The magisterial biography of Oswald Whiteblade, exiled prince of Northumbria, who returned in blood and glory to reclaim his birthright.A charismatic leader, a warrior whose prowess in battle earned him the epithet Whiteblade, an exiled prince who returned to claim his birthright, the inspiration for Tolkein's Aragorn.Oswald of ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD

  • My Kingdom for a Horse

    The War of the Roses

    by Ed West ...
    series Very, Very Short History of England
    From William Shakespeare's series of history dramas to Sir Walter Scott and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, not to mention the smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones, the British civil war of 1455 to 1485 has inspired writers more than any other.Ed West's My Kingdom for a Horse illuminates the bloody war fought for thirty long years between the descendants of King Edward III in a battle ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Prince Eddy

    The King Britain Never Had

    by Andrew Cook ...
    Prince Albert Victor, King Edward VII's (r. 1901-10) first son and heir to the throne, and popularly known as Eddy, has virtually been airbrushed out of history. Eddy was as popular and charismatic a figure in his own time as Princess Diana a century later. As in her case, his sudden death in 1892 resulted in public demonstrations of grief on a scale rarely seen at the time, and it was even ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Vol. III

    Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

    "Masterful . . . The collaboration completes the Churchill portrait in a seamless manner, combining the detailed research, sharp analysis and sparkling prose that readers of the first two volumes have come to expect." - Associated PressSpanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister-when Great Britain ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $6.99 AUD

  • Russian Roulette

    A Deadly Game: How British Spies Thwarted Lenin's Global Plot

    by Giles Milton ...
    'It reads like fiction, but it is, astonishingly, history' The TimesIn 1917, an eccentric band of British spies is smuggled into newly-Soviet Russia. Their goal? To defeat Lenin's plan to destroy British India and bring down the democracies of the West.These extraordinary spies, led by Mansfield Cumming, proved brilliantly successful. They found a wholly new way to deal with enemies, one that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

    by Max Hastings ...
    The Sunday Times bestseller ‘One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new book by the incomparable Max Hastings’ DAILY MAILIn August 1942, beleaguered Malta was within weeks of surrender to the Axis, because its 300,000 people could no longer be fed. Churchill made a personal decision that at all costs, the ‘island fortress’ must be saved. This was not merely a matter ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • The Serpent Sword

    series The Bernicia Chronicles #1
    'HISTORICAL FICTION DOESN'T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS' ANGUS DONALDAD 633Beobrand is a young man with a shadowy past. As an outsider in the kingdom of Bernicia, he is compelled to join his brother, Octa, as a warrior in the household of King Edwin. He must learn to fight with sword and shield to defend the war-ravaged kingdoms of Northumbria.In a period of great upheaval for Dark Age Britain, all ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • George V's Children

    The six children of King George V and Queen Mary all lived to maturity except the youngest, Prince John. The eldest, who was Prince of Wales and heir to the throne, reigned as King Edward VII for less than a year. His infamous romance with Mrs Simpson plunged the country into the abdication crisis and led both of them into a long period of exile. King George VI, who reluctantly and unexpectedly ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Rum

    A Distilled History of Colonial Australia

    by Matt Murphy ...
    Australia and its formation - through the distorted view of a rum bottle.Could the Rum Rebellion have been averted if Major Johnston wasn't hungover?Would the Eureka Stockade have been different if the rebels weren't pissed?How were prisoners to get drunk if Macquarie closed the only pub in the gaol?And why should sailors under fourteen be deprived of their sixteen shots of rum per day?These are ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lonely Teardrops

    series A Champion Street Market Saga #6
    Blood is thicker than water…It’s a rainy day on Champion Street as Harriet attends the funeral of her beloved father. But then her grandmother drops a bombshell on her out of nowhere and she can hardly take in the words for shock and grief.Joyce, the woman she has always called Mam, isn’t really her mother. After all this time, it at least explains why Joyce always favoured Harriet’s brother, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Scotland

    series Countries of the World #6
    In this amazing eBook you can find more than one hundred facts about the country of Scotland. Separated into sections such as its history, information about its capital, famous Scottish figures from history and many more you will find some fascinating information inside! Whether you are planning on visiting Scotland, working on a geography project or just want to know more about this beautiful ... Read more

    $4.26 AUD

  • Witcraft

    The Invention of Philosophy in English

    by Jonathan Rée ...
    'Astonishing ... enjoy its riches slowly, and savour every generous, erudite and undogmatic page' Boyd Tonkin, Financial Times'We English men have wits,' wrote the clergyman Ralph Lever in 1573, and, 'we have also framed unto ourselves a language.'Witcraft is a fresh and brilliant history of how philosophy became established in English. It presents a new form of philosophical storytelling and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD