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  • Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family

    When news of the budding romance between a beloved English prince and an American actress broke, it captured the world’s attention and sparked an international media frenzy.But while the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have continued to make headlines – from their engagement, wedding, and birth of their son Archie to their unprecedented decision to step back from their royal lives – few know the true ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

    by H.R. McMaster ...
    From Lt. General H.R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor during Trump’s administration, a bold assessment of the most critical foreign policy and national security challenges of our age.There has been a shift in power since the end of the Cold War. In Battlegrounds, bestselling author, commander, scholar and National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster examines the rising strength of Russia and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Devil's Hand

    James Reece 4

    by Jack Carr ...
    series Terminal List
    NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHORThe fourth thriller in the “so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written” (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Terminal List series follows former Navy SEAL James Reece as he is entrusted with a top-secret CIA mission of retribution twenty years in the making.It’s been twenty years since 9/11. Two decades since the United States was ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton, author of Home Stretch‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie‘A bear-hug of a book’ Rachel Joyce, author of Miss Benson’s BeetleFrom the author of When God was a Rabbit and Tin Man, Still Life is a big-hearted st... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Sisters of Auschwitz

    The true story of two Jewish sisters' resistance in the heart of Nazi territory

    "Heartbreakingly good" Stephen, Amazon review ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"You can't put it down" Anon, Amazon review ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"Immensely moving" Jo, Amazon review ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐"An incredible read" Agnes, Amazon review ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐They knew their survival depended on each other.They had to live for each... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Castaway

    The extraordinary survival story of Narcisse Pelletier, a young French cabin boy shipwrecked on Cape York in 1858

    In 1858, 14-year-old Narcisse Pelletier sailed from Marseilles in the French trader Saint-Paul. With a cargo of Bordeaux wine, they stopped in Bombay, then Hong Kong, and from there they set sail with more than 300 Chinese prospectors bound for the goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo. Around the eastern tip of New Guinea, however, the ship became engulfed in fog, struck reefs and ran aground ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Platoon Commander

    John O'Halloran was a country boy from Tamworth, NSW, who was called up for national service not long after the start of the Vietnam War. As a tough and determined 21-year-old, he guided 6 RAR's B Company 5 Platoon through some of the biggest conflicts of the war, including Operation Hobart and the Battle of Long Tan. But he faced his hardest military challenge at Operation Bribie, leading a fixed ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Holocaust

    The Human Tragedy

    The renowned historian weaves a definitive account of the Holocaust—from Hitler’s rise to power to the final defeat of the Nazis in 1945.Rich with eyewitness accounts, incisive interviews, and first-hand source materials—including documentation from the Eichmann and Nuremberg war crime trials—this sweeping narrative begins with an in-depth historical analysis of the origins of anti-Semitism in ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #3
    Discover the most legendary story ever told in the SUNDAY TIMES bestseller TROY, Stephen Fry's most epic book yet'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' OBSERVER'An amiable meander through the myth of Troy' TIMES<em... ... Read more

    $4.99 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

    $1.99 AUD

  • Dark Emu

    Aboriginal Australia and the Birth of Agriculture, New Edition

    by Bruce Pascoe ...
    ‘Dark Emu injects a profound authenticity into the conversation about how we Australians understand our continent ... [It is] essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what Australia once was, or what it might yet be if we heed the lessons of long and sophisticated human occupation.’ Judges for 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary AwardsDark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • China

    An Epic Novel

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Bravo; this is a big, complex and utterly involving portrait of 19th-century China' THE TIMESThe internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and West in his new epic: ChinaChina in the nineteenth century: a proud and ancient empire forbidden to foreigners. The West desires Chinese tea above all other things but lacks the silver to buy it. ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Once a Grand Duchess

    Xenia, Sister of Nicolas II

    This biography of Xenia, sister of Nicholas II gives a new angle on the Romanov story and provides new information on relationships within the family after the Revolution. Important new letters and photographs are also included. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • An Echo in the Bone

    Outlander Novel 7

    series Outlander #7
    THE TRIUMPHANT SEVENTH NOVEL IN THE MULTI-MILLION BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES.The year is 1777. The place, North Carolina. And as the American rebellion grows in intensity, Highlander Jamie Fraser and his wife Claire need to decide which side their family is going to be on.The choice should be an easy one, given that Claire was born in the twentieth century and has already seen the future - in ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Happiest Man on Earth

    by Eddie Jaku ...
    WINNER OF THE ABIA BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR 2021Life can be beautiful if you make it beautiful. It is up to you.Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed in November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp.Over the next seven years, Eddie faced unimaginable horrors every day, first in Buchenwald ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Lucky Country: Popular Penguins

    Popular Penguins

    by Donald Horne ...
    'Australia is a lucky country, run mainly by second-rate people who share its luck.'First published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. The book was a wake-up call to an unimaginative nation, an indictment of a country mired in mediocrity and manacled to its past.Popular PenguinsHe just wanted a decent book to read . . .Not too much to ask, was it? It was in 1935 when Allen Lane stood on ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Rogue Target

    by Mark Sennen ...
    series Holm & da Silva Thrillers #2
    One man’s truth. A nation’s downfall.Speedbird 117, a Boeing 787 flight to New York, takes off like any other flight from Heathrow. Except this plane will never reach its destination. The cause? Taher, an utterly ruthless terrorist with a score to settle.With the country’s Secret Service on red alert, senior analyst Stephen Holm is given an ultimatum: find Taher, confiscate his devastating surface ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • For Lord and Land

    series The Bernicia Chronicles #8
    Greed and ambition threaten to tear the north apart.War rages between the two kingdoms of Northumbria. Kin is pitted against kin and friend becomes foe as ambitious kings vie for supremacy.When Beobrand travels south into East Angeln to rescue a friend, he unwittingly tilts the balance of power in the north, setting in motion events that will lead to a climactic confrontation between Oswiu of ... Read more

    $8.90 AUD

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  • Double Agent Celery

    MI5's Crooked Hero

    This personal biography reveals the incredible true story of the British secret agent who posed as a Nazi spy during WWII.With Britain braced for a German invasion, MI5 recruited Walter Dicketts, a former officer of the Royal Naval Air Force—and a known con artist—as a double agent. Codenamed Celery, Dicketts was sent to Lisbon with the mission of persuading the Germans he was a traitor and then ... Read more

    $34.31 AUD

  • The Secret Queen

    Eleanor Talbot, The Woman who put Richard III on the Throne

    When Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Princes in the Tower'). The crown therefore passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. But Richard, too, found himself entangled in the web of uncertainly, since those who believed in the legitimacy of Edward IV's ... Read more

    $1.99 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 Sanction

    An explosive, twisting espionage thriller

    by Mark Sennen ...
    series Holm & da Silva Thrillers #1
    A bullet in the right place can change the world…Rebecca da Silva, former crack sniper in the British Special Forces stationed in Afghanistan, is languishing in a dead-end job.Stephen Holm, an intelligence analyst, gambles his position upon the capture of the ruthless Taher, a terrorist so elusive that MI5 are not convinced he exists.But then a deadly terror attack in Tunisia changes everything, ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Ned Kelly

    Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers’ ploughs.Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy’s brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Three Days at the Brink

    FDR's Daring Gamble to Win World War II

    series Three Days Series
    The Instant New York Times Bestseller"I could not put this extraordinary book down. Three Days at the Brink is a masterpiece: elegantly written, brilliantly conceived, and impeccably researched. This book not only sparkles but is destined to be a classic!” —Jay Winik, bestselling authorFrom the #1 bestselling author and award-winning anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier, comes the gripping ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD