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  • Family History

    Digging Deeper

    by Simon Fowler

    An exciting new addition to any family historian’s library, Family History: Digging Deeper will take your research to the next level. Joined by a team of expert genealogists, Simon Fowler covers a range of topics and provides clear advice for the intermediate genealogist.Helping you push back the barriers, this book details how to utilise the internet in your research and suggests some unusual ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Priscilla

    The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France

    by Nicholas Shakespeare

    The astonishing true story of a young woman's adventures, and misadventures, in the dangerous world of Nazi-occupied France.For Priscilla, pre-war Paris was an exciting carousel of suitors, soirées and heartbreak, and eventually a lavish wedding to a French aristocrat.But the arrival of the Nazi tanks signalled the end of life as a Vicomtesse, and the beginning of a precarious existence under ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Villa of Sun and Secrets

    A warm escapist read that will keep you guessing

    by Jennifer Bohnet

    **It's never too late to live the dream...'Unputdownable, a heart-warming story of love, family and friendship in the glorious south of France. What’s not to love!' Lucy Coleman** Carla Sullivan’s 50th birthday is fast approaching when her whole world is turned upside down. Discovering her feckless husband is having yet another affair and following her mother’s death, she is in need of an escape. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Life After You

    A heart-warming Irish story of love, loss and family

    by Sian O'Gorman

    'Life After You really is the book with everything. A real 5 star read.' bestselling author, Claudia CarrollWhat if the person you've lost, is the one you need to find?Milly Bryne’s world came crashing down when she lost her beloved Dad and boyfriend in a matter of weeks.Losing her Dad broke her family. Losing her soulmate made her give up on life and love.After swerving from stability to chaos to ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

    A Hidden Inheritance

    by Edmund De Waal

    264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger than he could ever have imagined...The Ephrussis came from Odessa, and at one time were the largest grain exporters in the world; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Saga Land

    by Kari Gislason

    'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship. An unforgettable journey. A beautiful and bloody history.This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kári Gíslason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the sagas of Iceland - the true stories of the first Viking families who settled on that ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Shop Girls of Harpers

    The start of the bestselling heartwarming historical saga series from Rosie Clarke

    by Rosie Clarke

    series Welcome To Harpers Emporium #1
    'Brilliant read. Wonderful characters that draw you into Harpers world. Thoroughly enjoyable.' Kitty Neale The beginning of a brand new series from No1 bestselling author Rosie Clarke, Welcome to Harpers of Oxford Street.London 1911When all four girls are lucky enough to be selected as sales staff their exciting new adventure begins.Join them as they overcome heartbreak and grief, find love and ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Cut Out Girl

    A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018

    by Bart van Es

    WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018WINNER OF THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE 2018'A masterpiece of history and memoir' Evening Standard'Superb. This is a necessary book - painful, harrowing, tragic, but also uplifting' The Times__________________________________________________Little Lien wasn't taken from her Jewish pare... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Bulldog Track

    A grandson's story of an ordinary man's war and survival on the other Kokoda trail

    by Peter Phelps

    This is the story of Tom Phelps and the 'other Kokoda Track'. Seventy-five years later, Tom's grandson, award-winning actor and writer Peter Phelps, is sharing this inspiring tale of resilience and survival.March 1942: The world is at war. Too old to fight and with jobs scarce at home, Tom Phelps found work as a carpenter in the goldfields of the New Guinea Highlands. No one expected the Japanese ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Britain's Royal Families

    The Complete Genealogy

    by Alison Weir

    'George III is alleged to have married secretly, on 17th April, 1759, a Quakeress called Hannah Lightfoot, daughter of a Wapping shoemaker, who is said to have borne him three children. Documents relating to the alleged marriage, bearing the Prince's signature, were impounded and examined in 1866 by the Attorney General. Learned opinion at the time leaned to the view that these documents were ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The House by the Lake

    by Thomas Harding

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 2015LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK'A superb portrait of twentieth century Germany seen through the prism of a house which was lived in, and lost, by five different families. A remarkable book.' Tom Holland'Personal and panoramic, heart-wrenching yet uplifting, this is history at its most alive.' A.D. Mil... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blood of the Isles

    by Bryan Sykes

    Bryan Sykes, the world's first genetic archaeologist, takes us on a journey around the family tree of Britain and Ireland, to reveal how our tribal history still colours the country today.In 54BC Julius Caesar launched the first Roman invasion of Britain. His was the first detailed account of the Celtic tribes that inhabited the Isles. But where had they come from and how long had they been there? ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Elizabeth II

    Behind Palace Doors

    by Nicholas Davies

    A remarkable biography of Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth: Behind Palace Doors, contains secrets of the royal family never previously published in this country. The lives of the Queen, Prince Philip and their children are examined and exposed in detail to reveal the Windsor family's disturbing history of adultery, jealousy and mental cruelty.Award-winning journalist Nicholas Davies examines the mood ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Hanns and Rudolf

    The German Jew and the Hunt for the Kommandant of Auschwitz

    by Thomas Harding

    _____________________________________THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE JQ WINGATE PRIZE 2015SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD'A gripping thriller, an unspeakable crime, an essential history.' JOHN LE CARRÉ_____________________________________Hanns Alexander was the son of a prosperous German family who fled Berlin f... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived

    The Stories in Our Genes

    by Adam Rutherford

    'A brilliant, authoritative, surprising, captivating introduction to human genetics. You'll be spellbound' Brian CoxThis is a story about you.It is the history of who you are and how you came to be. It is unique to you, as it is to each of the 100 billion modern humans who have ever drawn breath. But it is also our collective story, because in every one of our genomes we each carry the history of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Ten Doors Down

    the story of an extraordinary adoption reunion

    by Robert Tickner

    The story of a federal minister’s remarkable reunion with his birth parents.Robert Tickner had always known he was adopted, but had rarely felt much curiosity about his origins. Born in 1951, he had a happy childhood — raised by his loving adoptive parents, Bert and Gwen Tickner, in the small seaside town of Forster, New South Wales. He grew up to be a cheerful and confident young man with a ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Genealogy: Essential Research Methods

    by Helen Osborn

    This book is the ideal companion for anybody researching their family tree. It provides advice and inspiration on methods and problem-solving and helps the amateur family historian understand what successful professionals do to get results, and why we should copy them. Over ten chapters, it examines the various themes that affect the success or failure of all genealogy research. This begins with ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici

    by Christopher Hibbert

    At its height Renaissance Florence was a centre of enormous wealth, power and influence. A republican city-state funded by trade and banking, its often bloody political scene was dominated by rich mercantile families, the most famous of which were the Medici. This enthralling book charts the family’s huge influence on the political, economic and cultural history of Florence. Beginning in the early ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • 7th Cousin....Lizzie Borden

    by V. L. Dillon

    Lizzie Borden, after research, I found is a 7th cousin, 3 times removed. I have always had a fascination about Lizzie Borden and have read about her over the years. When I found we were related, I just HAD to know more and try and figure out the murders. I think I have really figured out this who-dunit using little known Borden secrets.There are a few medical conditions that are not readily known ... Read more

    $3.37 AUD

  • The Haunting

    A story of love, betrayal and intrigue from bestselling novelist and national treasure Alan Titchmarsh.

    by Alan Titchmarsh

    'A perfect love story' - Katie FfordeHow can the mysterious disappearance of Anne Flint and the drowning of a young girl in a chalk stream in 1816 possibly affect the life of schoolteacher Harry Flint some two centuries later?With a failed marriage and no job, Harry begins to research his ancestors. The deeper he digs, the more he realises that the past is closer than he had ever imagined, that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Family Tree Toolkit

    A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy

    by Kenyatta D. Berry

    The popularity of Family History has increased over the past five years due to TV shows like Genealogy Roadshow, Finding Your Roots, and Who Do You Think You Are? The ability to access records online has opened up the one time hobby for genealogy enthusiasts to the mainstream.Companies like Ancestry.com, Familysearch.org, Findmypast.com, and MyHeritage have spent millions of dollars making records ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Take Me Back: A Give & Take 2.5 Novella

    by Kelli Maine

    series Give & Take
    The USA Today bestselling Give & Take series continues with the gripping, pulse-pounding and sizzling TAKE ME BACK.Rachael DeSalvo is haunted by the past. She's come home to her beloved Turtle Tear Island, where she looks forward to happy days and bliss-filled nights in the arms of Merrick Rocha. But when she finds a trunk full of old photo albums and handwritten notes, Rachael soon realizes that ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Making Wishes at Bay View

    The perfect uplifting novel of love and friendship for 2021

    by Jessica Redland

    series Welcome To Whitsborough Bay #1
    Never give up on a wish for a happy ever after...Callie Derbyshire has it all: her dream job as a carer at Bay View, finally she has found the love of her life. Everything is perfect.Well, almost.Ex-partners are insistent on stirring up trouble, and Callie’s favourite resident, Ruby, hasn’t been her usual self.But after discovering the truth about Ruby’s lost love, Callie is determined to give ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Between Them

    by Richard Ford

    LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2017From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter comes a deeply personal account of his parents – an intimate portrait of American mid-twentieth century life, and a celebration of family loveRichard Ford's parents volunteered little about their early lives – and he rarely asked. Later, he pieced their stories together from anecdote, history and ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD