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  • The War Widow

    The thrilling first historical mystery novel in the popular bestselling Billie Walker series for fans of Kate Quinn, Jacqueline Winspear and Fiona McIntosh

    by Tara Moss ...
    Book 1 - A Billie Walker Mystery
    'A terrific read' Lynda La PlanteBillie Walker's search for a missing young man plunges her right back into the danger and drama she thought she'd left behind, in this thrilling tale of courage and secrets set in glamorous postwar Sydney.'A cracking thriller, with a marvellous, strong, flamboyant heroine. Loved it.' Joanne Harris, award-winning author of ChocolatSydney, 1946. Though war ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Lessons in Chemistry

    The multi-million-copy bestseller

    by Bonnie Garmus ...
    THE MULTI-MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER AND PRIZE-WINNERNow a major Apple TV series starring Brie Larson'I loved it' Nigella Lawson'The most charming, life-enhancing novel I've read in ages' Sunday Times'Thought-provoking and stylish' Guardian___________Your ability to change everything - including yourself - start... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mr Einstein's Secretary

    A SECRETARY LIKE NO OTHERIN AN EPIC SPANNING 40 YEARSAll Hanna Fischer ever wanted to do was to study physics under the great Albert Einstein.But when, as a teenager in 1919, her life is suddenly turned upside-down, she is catapulted into a new and extraordinary life - as a secretary, a scientist, a sister and a spy.From racist gangs in Berlin to gangsters in New York City, Nazis in the 1930s and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Escapades of Tribulation Johnson

    by Karen Brooks ...
    From the author of The Good Wife of Bath comes this brilliant recreation of the vibrant, optimistic but politically treacherous world of London's Restoration theatre, where we are introduced to the remarkable playwright Aphra Behn, now a feminist icon but then an anomaly, who gravitated to the stage - a place where artifice and disguise are second nature and accommodates those who do not fit in. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Armour of Light

    by Ken Follett ...
    Book 5 - Kingsbridge
    The grand master of gripping historical fiction is back. International No.1 bestseller Ken Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters.Revolution is in the airA tyrannical government is determined to make England a mighty commercial empire. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte begins his rise to power, and with dissent rife, France's neighbours ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Armour of Light

    by Ken Follett ...
    Book 5 - Kingsbridge
    The grand master of gripping historical fiction is back. International No.1 bestseller Ken Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters.Revolution is in the airA tyrannical government is determined to make England a mighty commercial empire. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte begins his rise to power, and with dissent rife, France's neighbours ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Atlas: The Story of Pa Salt

    Spanning a lifetime of love and loss, crossing borders and oceans, Atlas: The Story of Pa Salt draws the Seven Sisters series to its stunning, unforgettable conclusion.1928, ParisA boy is found, moments from death, and taken in by a kindly family. Gentle, precocious, talented, he flourishes in his new home, and the family show him a life he hadn't dreamed possible. But he refuses to speak a word, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Children Are Diamonds

    An African Apocalypse

    This is not the Africa of Isak Dinesen, nor the Africa of Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord’s Resistance Army recruits child-soldiers after forcing them to kill their parents and eat their hearts. The aid workers who voluntarily subject themselves to life here are a breed of their own.Meet Hickey, an American school teacher in his late thirties, an ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Sugar Palace

    'The Sugar Palace is a gripping read for fans of Kate Furnivall and Natasha Lester, with skilful storytelling and compelling characters that leap from the page.' Books+PublishingUnder the clamour of the Sydney Harbour Bridge being built nearby, Grace Fairweather is working in her father’s grocery shop in The Rocks when she begins making her own confectionery. Her colourful creations of toffees, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Christmas Conquest

    Book 1 - The Ladies' Essential Guide to the Art of Seduction
    Love was not part of the plan when this marriage was arranged…Rhys Bettencourt, Baron Trevelaine, had every intention of avoiding his family’s curse. An arranged marriage to a plain bluestocking of fortune should have ensured the provision of at least one heir. After all, it was beloved Bettencourt wives who always died in childbirth. But practical Catherine undermined her husband’s scheme by ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lilac Girls

    OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLDInspired by the life of a real World War II heroine, this runaway international bestseller reveals the power of unsung women to change history in their quest for love, freedom and second chances.New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Bookbinder of Jericho

    by Pip Williams ...
    What is lost when knowledge is withheld?In 1914, when the war draws the young men of Britain away to fight, it is the women who must keep the nation running. Two of those women are Peggy and Maude, twin sisters who work in the bindery at Oxford University Press in Jericho. Peggy is intelligent, ambitious and dreams of going to Oxford University, but for most of her life she has been told her job ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Light at Lavelle

    'Paullina Simons pulls on every heartstring, she's a master of epic love stories' COLLEEN HOOVERTORN BETWEEN WHAT THEY CANNOT HAVE AND WHAT THEY CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT.It is 1929. The world is about to change.Finn Evans is a successful Boston banker harboring a secret that threatens to unravel his carefully constructed idyllic life. Isabelle Lazar, a young Ukrainian farmer, endures unspeakable ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • Pagan Warrior

    Britain: The Seventh Century

    by MJ Porter ...
    Book 1 - Gods and Kings
    Britain. AD632.Penda, a warrior of immense renown, has much to prove if he is to rule the Mercian kingdom of his dead father and prevent the neighbouring king of Northumbria from claiming it.Unexpectedly allying with the British kings, Penda races to battle the alliance of the Northumbrian king, unsure if his brother stands with him, or against him as they seek battle glory for themselves, and the ... Read more

    $5.77 AUD $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Postcard

    A completely gripping and heartbreaking World War 2 historical novel

    Holding the faded postcard in her trembling hands, Mia begins to read the one story her grandmother could never tell her, revealing a secret that will change her own life forever… When her beloved grandmother, Ilse, is taken into hospital, Mia drops everything to travel to Germany and care for the woman who raised her. But when her grandmother briefly wakes up and asks for a man called Szymon, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Woman in the White Kimono

    (A BBC Radio 2 Book Club pick)

    by Ana Johns ...
    A BBC Radio 2 Book Club book'A book that is meant to be savoured and re-read' Renita D'Silva, author of The Forgotten DaughterJapan, 1957. Seventeen-year-old Naoko Nakamura’s prearranged marriage secures her family’s status in their traditional Japanese community. However, Naoko has fallen for an American sailor and to marry him would bring great shame upon her entire family. When it’s learned ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • The Canal Bridge

    A Novel of Ireland, Love, and the First World War

    by Tom Phelan ...
    In 1913, before there is a rumor of war in Europe, Matthias Wrenn and Con Hatchel, lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, decide to see the world at the expense of the king of England and join the British army. A year later, while en route to India, their troop ship is recalled and they soon find themselves in the European slaughterhouse that was World War I. As stretcher bearers ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Seven Sisters

    by Lucinda Riley ...
    Book 1 - The Seven Sisters
    The first book in a stunning series from the number one international bestseller"Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered" GraziaTheir future is written in the stars . . .Maia D'Apliése and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, 'Atlantis' - a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva - having been told that their beloved father, the elusive billionaire ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Lost Prince

    An epic medieval adventure

    by Ethan Bale ...
    Book 2 - The Swords of the White Rose series
    ‘Hawker is a terrific creation’ Bernard CornwellAre they saving a prince, or unchaining a monster?December 1476. The infamous Vlad the Impaler – Dracula – is reported killed in a Turkish ambush: the brutal scourge of the Ottomans is no more…November 1485. Nine years later, mysterious Hungarian noblewoman Maria Hunyadi lays a quest at the feet of Sir John Hawker, loyal retainer to the fallen King ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Last Kingdom Series Books 1–8: The Last Kingdom, The Pale Horseman, The Lords of the North, Sword Song, The Burning Land, Death of Kings, The Pagan Lord, The Empty Throne (The Last Kingdom Series)

    series The Last Kingdom Series
    The ultimate collection of books 1-8 in the epic and bestselling series that has gripped millions.A hero will be forged from this broken land.As seen on Netflix and BBC around the world.*A brand new companion to the Last Kingdom series, Uhtred’s Feast, is available to pre-order now*THE LAST KINGDOM, THE PALE HORSEMAN, THE LORDS OF THE NORTH, SWORD SONG, THE BURNING LAND, DEATH OF KINGS, THE PAGAN ... Read more

    $68.99 AUD

  • Black Sheep

    by Judy Nunn ...
    Black sheep - there's one in every family . . .Orphaned at sixteen, James Wakefield was determined to be a gun shearer like his father. Now he’s killed twice, changed his name, and is on the run from the law.He had his reasons for both murders, and he felt no joy in taking life … Or did he?Ben McKinnon, meanwhile, is heir to the vast Glenfinnan sheep property near Goulburn, New South Wales. He too ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Inheritance

    Gripping dual-time family drama featuring Victor Hugo

    by Anne Allen ...
    Book 7 - The Guernsey Novels
    “A gorgeously intriguing story”How close were Victor Hugo and his copyist?1862 Young widow Eugénie is left bereft when her husband dies suddenly and faces an uncertain future in Guernsey. A further tragedy brings her to the attention of Monsieur Victor Hugo, living in exile on the island in his opulent house only yards away from Eugénie’s home. Their meeting changes her life and she becomes his ... Read more

    $4.49 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Sun Sister: The Seven Sisters Book 6

    by Lucinda Riley ...
    Book 6 - The Seven Sisters
    From the Sunday Times No.1 Bestselling author comes the latest instalment in an epic multi-million selling series, The Seven Sisters.To the outside world, Electra D'Aplièse seems to be the woman with everything: as one of the world's top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous.Yet beneath the veneer, and fuelled by the pressure of the life she leads, Electra's already tenuous control over her ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Moon Sister: The Seven Sisters Book 5

    by Lucinda Riley ...
    Book 5 - The Seven Sisters
    The Moon Sister is the fifth book in the number one international bestselling Seven Sisters series by Lucinda Riley.After the death of her father - Pa Salt, an elusive billionaire who adopted his six daughters from around the globe - Tiggy D'Aplièse , trusting her instincts, moves to the remote wilds of Scotland. There she takes a job doing what she loves; caring for animals on the vast and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD