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

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    Book 1 - The Wolf Hall Trilogy
    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 $3.99 AUD

  • Courtiers

    The inside story of the Palace power struggles from the Royal correspondent who revealed the bullying allegations

    by Valentine Low ...
    The gripping account of how the Royal family really operates from the man who has spent years studying them in his role as Royal correspondent for The Times. Valentine Low asks the important questions: who really runs the show and, as Charles III begins his reign, what will happen next?Throughout history, the British monarchy has relied on its courtiers - the trusted advisers in the King or Queen ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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  • The Bird in the Bamboo Cage

    by Hazel Gaynor ...
    Inspired by true events…‘Moving and authentic’ Dinah Jefferies‘Vivid, heart-rending and so, so beautiful’ Jenny Ashcroft'A beautiful, tender and fascinating story' Sinead Moriarty‘Deeply moving. Be prepared – have handkerchiefs on standby at the end’ Antonia Senior, The Times‘An inspiring novel about the power of determination, courage and unity’</stron... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Bring Up the Bodies (The Wolf Hall Trilogy, Book 2)

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    Book 2 - The Wolf Hall Trilogy
    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012 Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Shortlisted for the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction‘Simply exceptional…I envy anyone who hasn’t yet read it’ Daily Mail‘A gripping story of tumbling fury and terror’ Independent on SundayWith this historic win for Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be awarded two Man ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

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

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    Book 3 - The Wolf Hall Trilogy
    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.Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020‘Mantel has taken us to the dark heart of history…and what a show’ The Times‘If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can yo... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Witch's Tree

    An unforgettable, heart-breaking, gripping timeslip novel for 2022

    by Elena Collins ...
    'A wonderful book by a fabulous author, very highly recommended.’ Louise DouglasA tale as old as time. A spirit that has never rested.Present dayAs a love affair comes to an end, and with it her dreams for her future, artist Selena needs a retreat. The picture-postcard Sloe Cottage in the Somerset village of Ashcombe promises to be the perfect place to forget her problems, and Selena settles into ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bat, Ball and Field: The Elements of Cricket

    by Jon Hotten ...
    Bat, Ball and Field is a wonderful foray into the history and culture of cricket.‘Hotten is not just good, he is one of the best’ CricketerChronicling the evolution of the sport since its earliest years, highlighting transcendent moments as well as tragedies, Jon Hotten lifts the seemingly impregnable veil from the Laws, batting strokes, types of bowling and the sometimes absurd names given to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The New Royals

    Queen Elizabeth's Legacy and the Future of the Crown

    by Katie Nicholl ...
    Vanity Fair Royals correspondent and bestselling author of William and Harry and Kate explores the remarkable life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and the legacy she has handed down after her death to the next generation.For seventy years, Queen Elizabeth ruled over an institution and a family. During her lifetime she was constant in her desire to provide... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Palace Papers

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    by Tina Brown ...
    ***With new material about the death of Queen Elizabeth and the new reign of King Charles III*The Amazon No.1 Bestseller**The Sunday Times BestsellerTHE ROYAL BOOK OF THE YEAR'Eye-poppingly revealing. . . impeccable sources, historical heft and canny insights served up with a zingy wit. There are many royal biographers, but few as good as this. She turns gossip into the first draft of history.' T. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Amongst Our Weapons

    The Brand New Rivers Of London Novel

    THE BRAND NEW NOVEL IN THE #1 BESTSELLING RIVERS OF LONDONThere is a world hidden underneath this great city...The London Silver Vaults - for well over a century, the largest collection of silver for sale in the world. It has more locks than the Bank of England and more cameras than a celebrity punch-up.Not somewhere you can murder someone and vanish without a trace - only that's what happened.The ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Christmas Castle in Scotland (Romantic Escapes, Book 9)

    by Julie Caplin ...
    Book 9 - Romantic Escapes
    *Preorder the brand new book in the globally bestselling series*Unwrap this gorgeous gift of a book for an escape to the snow-peaked caps of the Scottish Highlands and a romance that will melt your heart…Izzy McBride had never in a million years expected to inherit an actual castle from her great uncle Bill but here she was, in the run up to Christmas, Monarch of her own Glen – a very rundown glen ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

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  • The Runaway Children

    The heartbreaking, page-turning new historical novel from Lindsey Hutchinson for 2022

    A heart-warming historical novel about surviving against the odds and finding a family, from top 10 bestseller Lindsey Hutchinson.In two rundown houses, at the side of a barren heath, live six children with no family but each other. Abandoned or orphaned, every day is a fight to find food and keep warm. But they are determined to stay free of the clutches of the workhouse and the horrors that ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fortress of Fury

    An unputdownable historical fiction series

    Book 7 - The Bernicia Chronicles
    Beobrand is besieged in the action-packed instalment in the Bernicia Chronicles set in AD 647 Anglo-Saxon Britain.War hangs heavy in the hot summer air as Penda of Mercia and his allies march into the north. Caught unawares, the Bernician forces are besieged within the great fortress of Bebbanburg.It falls to Beobrand to mount the defence of the stronghold, but even while the battle rages, old and ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • An Honourable Thief

    A must-read historical crime thriller

    Book 1 - A Company of Rogues
    Introducing Jonas Flynt. Gambler. Thief. Killer. Man of honour.‘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 future for Jonas Flynt' Ambrose Parry, author of The Way of All Flesh'Anyone who enjoys a good historical ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lionheart

    The first thrilling instalment in the Lionheart series

    by Ben Kane ...
    REBEL. LEADER. BROTHER. KING.Henry II is King of England, Wales, Ireland, Normandy, Brittany and Aquitaine. The House of Plantagenet reigns supreme.But there is unrest in Henry's house. Not for the first time, his family talks of rebellion.Ferdia - an Irish nobleman taken captive during the conquest of his homeland - saves the life of Richard, the king's son. In reward for his bravery, he is made ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Six Tudor Queens: Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen

    Six Tudor Queens 1

    by Alison Weir ...
    Book 1 - Six Tudor Queens
    *A Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller*Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of The Lost Tudor Princess, is the first in a spellbinding six novel series about Henry VIII's Queens. Alison takes you on an engrossing journey at Katherine's side and shows her extraordinary strength of character and intelligence. Ideal for fans of Philippa Gregory and Elizabeth ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Satan in St Mary's (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 1)

    A thrilling medieval mystery

    by Paul Doherty ...
    Will Hugh Corbett be able to discover the truth before London is overrun by a sinister secret society?Satan in St Mary's is the first thrilling book in the acclaimed Hugh Corbett series from Paul Doherty. Perfect for fans of Ellis Peters and Susanna Gregory.'Vitality in the cityscape... angst in the mystery; it's Peters minus the herbs but plus a few crates of sack' - Oxford Times1284 and Edward I ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • John Stonehouse, My Father

    The True Story of the Runaway MP

    **The authoritative account of the infamous runaway MP, by his daughter.'A compelling account of an extraordinary political scandal, written from inside the Stonehouse family'. Martin Bell**On 20 November 1974, British Labour MP and Privy Counsellor John Stonehouse faked his death in Miami and, using a forged identity, entered Australia hoping to escape his old life and start anew. One month later ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • A Song for the Dark Times

    From the iconic #1 bestselling author of IN A HOUSE OF LIES

    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

  • Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies: Two-Book Edition

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012 Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2012 Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013 Shortlisted for the the Orange Prize 2009 Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2009Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, both winners of The Man Booker Prize, in 2009 and 2012 respectively, are the first two instalments in Hilary Mantel ... Read more

    $15.49 AUD

  • Elsie's Wartime Wish

    A captivating WW2 family saga that will pull at your heart-strings

    by Carol MacLean ...
    Book 2 - The Kiltie Street Girls
    While WW2 rages, Elsie must battle for her familyElsie Weir is trying hard to keep her family together. Living in Kiltie Street tenement in Glasgow with her mother and little sister, Jessie, isn’t easy – not least because her mother spends most days in a drunken stupor.But life gets harder still when their mother dies suddenly, leaving Jessie and Elsie broken-hearted. When Elsie’s meagre wages won ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

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  • Realm of Darkness (Hugh Corbett 23)

    by Paul Doherty ...
    Paul Doherty's twenty-third medieval mystery featuring Sir Hugh Corbett is a gripping and gruesome tale of murder and mayhem sure to appeal to fans of C. J. Sansom and Bernard Cornwell.Spring, 1312. Edward II of England is absorbed with his favourite, Peter Gaveston, while his young wife, Isabella, is with child. Isabella's father, the ruthless Philip of France, dreams of a grandson wearing the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Agent in Berlin

    'A master of spy fiction to rival le Carré' David Young

    by Alex Gerlis ...
    Book 1 - The Wolf Pack Spies
    To live among wolves, first you must become one… An unmissable new spy thriller from best-selling master of the genre, Alex Gerlis.War is coming to Europe.British spymaster Barnaby Allen begins recruiting a network of agents in Germany. With diplomatic relations quickly unravelling, this pack of spies soon comes into their own: the horse-loving German at home in Berlin’s underground; the young ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus