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  • The Memory Keeper of Kyiv

    The most powerful, important historical novel of 2022

    by Erin Litteken ...
    Perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Beekeeper of Aleppo."A powerfully moving debut . . . Ukraine’s tragic history painfully echoes its current crisis, and on every page the Ukrainian spirit shines out, unbowed, unbent and unbroken.” Kate Quinn, author of The Diamond EyeIn the 1930s, Stalin’s activists marched through the Soviet Union, espousing the greatness of collective ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Cottage Full of Secrets

    Escape to the country for the perfect uplifting read for 2022

    by Jane Lovering ...
    'Beautifully written and both heartbreaking and heartwarming' Jessica RedlandCottage Two, Bracken Ridge Farm sits at the end of a pitted track, with the glorious Yorkshire moors stretching behind it.Just a simple two up, two down, the cottage holds the promise of a new start for two very different women, but it is also full of secrets.Fifty years ago, newly-wed Stella is relishing making the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Border Wolves

    A gripping novel of Ancient Rome

    by Damion Hunter ...
    Book 4 - The Centurions
    The final thrilling tale of the House of Appius Julianus.A new and deadly threat has emerged at the outskirts of the Roman Empire on the Danube, one that threatens to throw the entire region into chaos.Correus, risen to prefect of a cavalry ala on the border, and Flavius, advisor to the emperor, have both attempted to warn the erratic Domitian of the seriousness of this foe, but to no avail.With ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Between Two Worlds

    Between Two Worlds brings us thirty of the best short stories chosen from the thousands of entries in the SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition.Offering a snapshot of contemporary Australia, this diverse collection of stories explores sense of place, family, loss, culture, sexual awakening and the abiding connections to people and place that make us who we are. Told with utterly fresh perspectives and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Australian Short Stories

    by Richard Lee ...
    Imagine a retired writer drawing on memories of his life in the countryside, beside the sea and sometimes in the city, who writes stories in preparation for a time when he might forget. AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORIES contains a variety of stories: pastoral, political, humorous, violent, and even sexually explicit. Stories include: The Wheel, Night Shift, Pizza, Knockout, Young Love, Animal Instinct, ... Read more

    $4.09 AUD

  • The Emperor's Games

    by Damion Hunter ...
    Book 3 - The Centurions
    Centurions at war. The Roman Empire at stake.Brothers Correus and Flavius have won respect in service to the Empire. Correus is entrusted with the honoured task of running the Emperor’s brutal games. Flavius, a Centurion at his brother’s side, has risen to become the Emperor’s most trusted advisor.But now Correus has been given a deadly mission: quelling a barbarian uprising in Germany. While he ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wolf of Rimini

    by Peter Darman ...
    series Alpine Warrior
    ‘How will history judge you, Leon Muller?’Fresh from their exploits in Switzerland, Leon and his comrades march south to Italy to fight for the Duchy of Milan against the Republic of Venice. Italy is the most cultured country in Europe, but its politicians, churchmen and generals are cunning and clever as well as learned. And they are expert puppet masters, as Leon and his comrades discover to ... Read more

    $6.75 AUD

  • Interventions 2020

    The death of God in the West was the prelude to a formidable metaphysical soap opera that continues to this day. Christianity’s masterstroke was to combine a fierce belief in the individual with the promise of eternal participation in the Absolute. When that dream evaporated, various attempts were made to offer the individual a minimum of being. The latest of these attempts is advertising, which ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Scarred Woman

    Translated by William Frost ...
    series Department Q
    THE NO. 1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR27 MILLION BOOKS SOLDWINNER OF THE GLASS KEY AWARDJussi Adler-Olsen returns with his most captivating and suspenseful novel yet...In a Copenhagen park the body of an elderly woman is discovered. Though the case bears a striking resemblance to another unsolved homicide from over a decade ago, the police cannot find any connection between the two victims. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Centurions

    by Damion Hunter ...
    Book 1 - The Centurions
    The unputdownable and action-packed story of Ancient Rome.Correus and Flavius are half-brothers, sons of a brilliant general. One, son of a slave, is a born warrior destined to excel. The other, a nobleman by birth, must struggle relentlessly to succeed.When they both join the Centuriate, a position Flavius has always known he will inherit, and one that Correus has long coveted, together they face ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sold on a Monday: A Novel by Kristina McMorris | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    Sold on a Monday: A Novel by Kristina McMorris | Conversation StartersIn 1931, a mother wrote the sign: Children for Sale on their farmhouse porch. It is her last resort. During this time, this sign could be found anywhere. There were endless bank runs, breadlines, and broken dreams. The sign meant that the mother faced impossible choices between her children and their welfare. Ellis Reed was a ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7]

    by Marcel Proust ...
    On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator’s journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author’s lifetime, and a profound meditation on the nature of art, love, time, memory and death. But for most readers it is the characters of the novel who loom the largest: Swann and Odette, Monsieur de Charlus, ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse

    A Novel in Verse

    Translated by James E. Falen ...
    series Oxford World's Classics
    Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the fates of three men and three women. It was Pushkin's own favourite work, and this new translation conveys the literal sense and the poetic music of the original. - ;Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as ... Read more

    $10.26 AUD

  • Aesop: The Complete Fables

    by Aesop ...
    series The Greatest Writers of All Time
    This book, newly updated, contains the largest collection of Aesop’s fables available in English (the complete corpus of 357 fables).Aesop was probably a prisoner of war, sold into slavery in the early sixth century BCE, who represented his masters in court and negotiations and relied on animal stories to put across his key points. Such fables vividly reveal the strange superstitions of ordinary ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Harsh Cry of the Heron: Book 4 Tales of the Otori

    by Lian Hearn ...
    Book 4 - Tales of the Otori
    FOUR MILLION COPIES SOLD. In 40 languages. One of the most thrilling series of our time. Enter the feudal world of the Otori - filled with magic, treachery and intrigue - inspired by medieval Japan and created by acclaimed Australian author, Lian Hearn.'The best story of magic, love, sex, revenge and suspense to have come this way since Philip Pullman.' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAYLord Otori Takeo and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Brilliance Of The Moon

    by Lian Hearn ...
    Book 3 - Tales of the Otori
    FOUR MILLION COPIES SOLD. In 40 languages. One of the most thrilling series of our time. Enter the feudal world of the Otori - filled with magic, treachery and intrigue - inspired by medieval Japan and created by acclaimed Australian author, Lian Hearn.'The best story of magic, love, sex, revenge and suspense to have come this way since Philip Pullman.' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAYOtori Takeo's future ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • What My Mother and I Don't Talk About

    Fifteen Writers Break the Silence

    “You will devour these beautifully written—and very important—tales of honesty, pain, and resilience” (Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls) from fifteen brilliant writers who explore how what we don’t talk about with our mothers affects us, for better or for worse.As an undergraduate, Michele Filgate started writing an essay about being abused by ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Barbarian Princess

    by Damion Hunter ...
    Book 2 - The Centurions
    The epic novel of Roman adventure.Correus and Flavius, half brothers and rivals, have found the life of a Centurion to be dangerous. After imprisonment and torture, Flavius found his strength and proved his mettle. Correus, son of a slave, found glory on the battlefield.But now the brothers have been stationed to Wales, a land of barbarians, mud and freezing rain. Here they must face the shame of ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Magician

    by Colm Toibin ...
    When the Great War breaks out in 1914 Thomas Mann, like so many of his fellow countrymen, is fired up with patriotism. He imagines the Germany of great literature and music, which had drawn him away from the stifling, conservative town of his childhood, might be a source of pride once again. But his flawed vision will form the beginning of a dark and complex relationship with his homeland, and see ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Man's Search for Meaning: by Viktor E. Frankl | Conversation Starters

    by dailyBooks ...
    Man's Search for Meaning: by Viktor E. Frankl | Conversation StartersMan’s Search for Meaning: An Introductory to Logotherapy, written by Viktor Frankl, was released in 1946 and tells of the time the author spent in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. However, it’s more than a book about the Holocaust—Frankl doesn’t just tell his story; he also uses his psychology expertise to help readers ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Four Thousand Weeks

    The smash-hit Sunday Times bestseller that will change your life

    **The instant Sunday Times bestseller**What if you tried to stop doing everything, so you could finally get round to what counts?Rejecting the futile modern obsession with 'getting everything done,' Four Thousand Weeks introduces readers to tools for constructing a meaningful life by embracing rather than denying their limitations.Drawing on the insights of both ancient and contemporary ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Complete Works of Virginia Woolf (Delphi Classics)

    Book 25 - Delphi Series One
    Virginia Woolf was one of the foremost authors of the twentieth century, whose ground-breaking novels and essays had a profound impact on modernist literature. For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present Woolf’s complete works in a single edition. The comprehensive eBook is complemented with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD

  • Korean Stories For Language Learners

    Traditional Folktales in Korean and English (Free Online Audio)

    series Stories for Language Learners
    The most enjoyable way to learn about an unfamiliar culture is through its stories--especially when they're told in two languages!Korean Stories for Language Learners introduces 42 traditional Korean folktales with bilingual Korean and English versions, presented on facing pages, together with detailed notes and exercises aimed at beginning learners of the language. The book can be used as a ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Game On

    Tempting Twenty-Eight (Stephanie Plum Book #28)

    #1 New York Times Bestselling AuthorStephanie Plum returns to hunt down a master cyber-criminal operating out of Trenton in the 28th book in the wildly popular series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich.When Stephanie Plum is woken up in the middle of the night by the sound of footsteps in her apartment, she wishes she didn’t keep her gun in the cookie jar in her kitchen. And ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD