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  • 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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Politics On the Edge

    The instant #1 Sunday Times bestseller from the host of hit podcast The Rest Is Politics

    by Rory Stewart ...
    **A searing insider's account of ten extraordinary years in Parliament from Rory Stewart, former Cabinet minister and co-presenter of breakout hit podcast The Rest Is Politics'An instant classic'** MARINA HYDE'At last a politician who can write' SEBASTIAN FAULKS'Candid, angry, funny, and self-revelatory' JONATHAN DIMBLEBY'Exceptional' RAFAEL BEHRThe Times pick ... ... Read more

    $19.99 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

  • Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Hundred Years War series

    Two kings. Two nations. One crown. Delve into the heart of medieval Europe with the epic Hundred Years War series. Includes all three books; A Flight of Arrows, A Clash of Lions and The Fallen Sword.A Flight of Arrows: 1328. After years of civil unrest between England and France, Charles IV dies, leaving no apparent successor. His closest heir to the throne is Edward III of England, but it passes ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Agincourt

    Great Battles Series

    by Anne Curry ...
    series Great Battles
    From Shakespeare to The Beatles, the battle of Agincourt has dominated the cultural landscape as one of the most famous battles in British history. Anne Curry seeks to find out how and why the legacy of Agincourt has captured the popular imagination. Agincourt (1415) is an exceptionally famous battle, one that has generated a huge and enduring cultural legacy in the six hundred years since it was ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD $13.99 AUD

  • The Last Royal Rebel

    The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth

    by Anna Keay ...
    James, Duke of Monmouth, the favoured illegitimate son of Charles II, was born in exile the year his grandfather Charles I was executed and the English monarchy abolished. Abducted from his mother on his father's orders, he emerged from a childhood in the backstreets of Rotterdam to command the ballrooms of Paris, the brothels of Covent Garden and the battlefields of Flanders. Pepys described him ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Life in the Victorian Asylum

    The World of Nineteenth Century Mental Health Care

    by Mark Stevens ...
    A vivid portrait of the day-to-day experience in the public asylums of nineteenth-century England, by the bestselling author of Broadmoor Revealed.Life in the Victorian Asylum reconstructs the lost world of nineteenth-century public asylums. This fresh take on the history of mental health reveals why county asylums were built, the sort of people they housed, and the treatments they received, as ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Britain’s Secret Defences

    Civilian saboteurs, spies and assassins during the Second World War

    The first full history of the highly trained and ruthless civilian volunteers secretly trained across Britain to be deployed in the case of a German invasion.The narrative surrounding Britain’s anti-invasion forces has often centered on ‘Dad’s Army’-like characters running around with pitchforks, on unpreparedness and sense of inevitability of invasion and defeat. The truth, however, is very ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Remarkable Mrs Reibey

    The fascinating true story about the life of colonial Australia's most powerful woman from the bestselling award winning author of Mrs Kelly, Banks and Hudson Fysh

    The extraordinary story of Mary Reibey - immortalised on the Australian $20 note, Australia's first female entrepreneur and the most powerful woman in colonial historyIn 1791, teenage runaway and sometime horse thief Mary Reibey narrowly escaped the English gallows with transportation to the brutal new penal colony at Sydney Cove.It was the beginning of a 60-plus year story of bravery and tenacity ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Breaker Morant

    The epic story of the Boer War and Harry 'Breaker' Morant: drover, horseman, bush poet - murderer or hero?Most Australians have heard of the Boer War and of Harry 'Breaker' Morant, a figure who rivals Ned Kelly as an archetypal Australian folk hero. But Morant was a complicated man. Born in England and immigrating to Queensland in 1883, he established a reputation as a rider, polo player and poet ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • 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

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

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

    by Julie Caplin ...
    Book 9 - Romantic Escapes
    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 in need of a lot of TLC if her dream of turning it into a ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Mersey Mistress

    The start of a gritty historical saga series from Sheila Riley

    by Sheila Riley ...
    A gripping saga from Liverpool's very own bestselling author, Sheila Riley1910 LIVERPOOL DOCKSRuby Swift is a hard-working, straight-talking woman of substance who does not suffer fools gladly.But when tragedy strikes on a bitter Christmas Eve, Ruby and her beloved husband Archie take matters into their own hands when a trusted employee’s house is mysteriously engulfed by flames and lives are lost ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wicked Wife

    by Alison Weir ...
    The Wicked Wife is an e-short and companion piece to Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen, the captivating fifth novel in the Six Tudor Queens series by bestselling historian Alison Weir.As Anne Boleyn's star rises at Henry VIII's court, Jane Parker's marriage to Anne's brother, George, brings her status and influence. But theirs is not a happy union and results in a bitter and bloody end.When ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Duff Cooper Diaries


    The long awaited and highly revealing diaries of the politician, diplomat, and socialite (married to Lady Diana Cooper)'This is a fabulous, jaw-dropping read' SUNDAY TIMES'Duff Cooper was as close to the action as anyone during the dramatic events of the mid-20th century. He was also comically priapic, committing enough sexual indiscretions to fill a dozen diaries' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH'Fascinating for ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Kursk

    A Time To Die

    by Robert Moore ...
    ____________________NOW OUT IN CINEMAS, STARRING COLIN FIRTH, MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS AND LEA SÉYDOUX'It takes you through each nail-biting moment . . . heart-breaking, humane and, at times, all too vivid. I've rarely read such a gripping work of non-fiction' COLIN FIRTH____________________At 11.30 a.m. on Saturday 12 August 2000, two massive explosions roared through the shallow Arctic waters of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Sicily '43

    A Times Book of the Year

    by James Holland ...
    'James Holland is the best of the new generation of WW2 historians.' Sebastian Faulks'Holland's skill lies in bringing these warriors to life with vivid prose.' The TimesShortlisted for the 2021 British Army Military Book of the Year_________________________________________________This is the story of the biggest seaborne landing in history.Codenamed Operation HUSKY, the assault on Sicily on 10 ... Read more

    $16.99 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.Longlisted for the McIlvanney Prize 2023'Fast, furious and with a glint of gallows humour, this is high-octane historical fiction' Daily Mail'Swashbuckling action against a vivid historical backdrop. I loved this book' Ian Rankin‘High adventure meets espionage thriller as Jonas Flynt battles the tide of history and the deadly secrets ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Column of Fire

    by Ken Follett ...
    Book 4 - Kingsbridge
    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family and Defiance During the Blitz

    by Erik Larson ...
    THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER‘Every time Churchill took to the airwaves it was as if he were injecting adrenaline-soaked courage directly into the British people … Larson tells the story of how that feat was accomplished … Fresh, fast and deeply moving.’ New York TimesA STARTLING, GRIPPING PORTRAIT OF WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE ALIVE IN BRITAIN DURING THE BLITZ, AND WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE AROUND ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Agent in the Shadows

    by Alex Gerlis ...
    Book 3 - The Wolf Pack Spies
    There’s a traitor in the pack… Who can you trust? The extraordinary final instalment of the Wolf Pack series.June, 1943. In Lyon, the capital of the French resistance, a secret meeting is held under orders from General de Gaulle. The objective is to unite all resistance factions. The future of France is on the line.But when the meeting is raided by the Gestapo under Klaus Barbie, the 'Butcher of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Sphinx

    The Life of Gladys Deacon – Duchess of Marlborough

    by Hugo Vickers ...
    **The Times and Sunday Times Books of the Year 2020********The Times Best Biography Audiobook of the Year 2021**'Vickers gives breathing, alarming life to a woman who puzzled and thrilled her contemporaries' *SUNDAY TIMES '*Best Paperbacks of 2021''A continuously astonishing and ultimately moving account of a unique figure, the stuff of great literature'</s... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Soldier's Daughter

    The gripping historical novel from AnneMarie Brear

    'Mesmerising from beginning to end.' Lizzie LaneYorkshire 1860With the heat of their beloved India far behind them, Evie Davenport and her widowed British Army officer father, are starting a new life in England. But Evie is struggling. With her dearest mother gone, Yorkshire with its cold, damp countryside and strict societal rules makes Evie feel suffocated and alone.Her friendship with Sophie ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus