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  • The Battle for Home

    Memoir of a Syrian Architect

    Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of architecture, showing how the built environment offers a mirror to the community that inhabits it.From Syria's tolerant past, with churches and mosques built alongside one another in Old Homs and members of ... Read more

    $15.06 AUD

  • The Village Inn of Secret Dreams

    The perfect heartwarming read from Alison Sherlock for 2022

    Book 3 - The Riverside Lane Series
    Brand NEW from the bestselling author of The Village Shop For Lonely Hearts.After escaping her parents’ unhappy marriage to sleepy Cranbridge a long time ago, Belle Clarke dreams of staying at The Black Swan Inn forever.But with the rundown Inn threatened with closure, Belle may be forced to leave, unless a buyer can be found … quickly.So, when her oldest friend Pete Kennedy returns from working ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Preserving Historic Architecture

    The Official Guidelines

    The National Park Service, a branch of the Department of the Interior, knows preservation. In its hundred-year existence, the service has dealt with just about every problem an old structure can have. Whether it is removing graffiti in Manhattan or rebuilding a barn in Oregon, the National Park Service knows what to do. Here are the official U.S. guidelines, a lively and instructive collection of ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Midsummer Dreams at Mill Grange

    an uplifting, feelgood romance

    by Jenny Kane ...
    Book 1 - The Mill Grange Series
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie Fforde.Thea Thomas needs to get away from her old life... and the interfering ex who won't leave her alone. When she lands a job heading up the restoration of Mill Grange, a stunning Victorian manor in Somerset, it feels like the perfect opportunity to start afresh.What she didn't anticipate was how hostile the volunteer team – led by the formidable Mabel ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Summer at the Château

    The perfect escapist read from bestseller Jennifer Bohnet

    'A lovely, uplifting, summery read. ' Bestselling author, Lisa Hobman 'A wonderful summer read. It had everything - romance, family, forgiveness and second chances. Highly recommended!' Bestselling author, Alison Sherlock Every end has a new beginning...When Pixie Sampson's husband tragically dies, she inherits the beautiful Château Quiltu in Brittany, Northern France.But unbeknown to her, ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Kemp: An Arrow for the Crown

    by Jonathan Lunn ...
    Book 5 - Arrows of Albion
    There’s no way out this time… An unputdownable medieval adventure from a master of the genreHaunted by guilt and his sins, archer Martin Kemp is in Scotland to collect on a debt when war breaks out afresh. The border erupts in bloody violence.Stalked through heather and forest by French men-at-arms sent to stir up the Scots against the English, Kemp and his friend Ieuan find themselves roped into ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A City Lost and Found

    Whelan the Wrecker's Melbourne

    by Robyn Annear ...
    “Old landmarks fall in nearly every block ... and the face of the city is changing so rapidly that the time is not too far distant when a search for a building 50 years old will be in vain.” —Herald, 1925.The demolition firm of Whelan the Wrecker was a Melbourne institution for a hundred years (1892–1992). Its famous sign – ‘Whelan the Wrecker is Here’ on a pile of shifting rubble – was a laconic ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Great Swindle

    Prize-winning historical fiction by a master of suspense

    Translated by Frank Wynne ...
    Now a major French film Au revoir là*-haut -*** Prix Goncourt-winning masterpiece by the writer who brought you Alex, Irène and Camille**.October 1918: the war on the Western Front is all but over. Desperate for one last chance of promotion, the ambitious Lieutenant Henri d'Aulnay Pradelle sends two scouts over the top, and secretly shoots them in the back to incite his men to he... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Anzac's Long Shadow

    The Cost of Our National Obsession

    by James Brown ...
    Book 4 - Redback
    A century ago we got it wrong. We sent thousands of young Australians on a military operation that was barely more than a disaster. It’s right that a hundred years later we should feel strongly about that. But have we got our remembrance right? What lessons haven’t we learned about war, and what might be the cost of our Anzac obsession?Defence analyst and former army officer James Brown believes ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Tales from the Tower of London

    by Daniel Diehl ...
    The brooding grey walls of the Tower of London circumscribe one of the most recognisable buildings on the planet. Over its thousand-year history the Tower stood as a symbol of the English monarchy and served as both a palace and a prison. It is a place where court intrigues, clandestine liaisons, unimaginable tortures and grisly executions took place with frightening regularity. Tales from the ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Life in a Medieval Castle

    How would you feel if you woke up in a medieval castle tomorrow morning? What would your bed be like? What would you eat? What sights and smells would be around you? Whisking you back in time, this little book will show you exactly what it would be like to be there. ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Kemp: Warriors in the Snow

    by Jonathan Lunn ...
    Book 6 - Arrows of Albion
    Isolated, frozen to the bone and with no way out… Kemp is backBurnt Candlemas. King Edward III invades Scotland in the dead of winter to punish the Scots for their recent attack on Berwick.When the fleet bringing supplies for his army is scattered by a storm, it seems God himself is punishing the English for the arson of a Scottish church. Wrongly blamed for the fire, archer Martin Kemp finds ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Autumn Leaves at Mill Grange

    a feelgood, cosy autumn romance

    by Jenny Kane ...
    Book 2 - The Mill Grange Series
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie Fforde.Welcome back to Mill Grange and the beautiful village of Upwich, full of larger-than-life characters you can't help but adore.Sam Philips' time in the forces changed him forever. Supported by his friends, Sam is keen to help make beautiful Mill Grange a safe retreat for injured army personnel... but his crippling claustrophobia means Sam is living in a ... Read more

    $2.19 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The House

    The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who made it

    by Helen Pitt ...
    Winner of the 2018 Walkley Book AwardThe best-loved building in Australia nearly didn't get off the drawing board. When it did, the lives of everyone involved in its construction were utterly changed: some for the better, many for the worse.Helen Pitt tells the stories of the people behind the magnificent white sails of the Sydney Opera House. From the famous conductor and state premier who ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Spring Blossoms at Mill Grange

    A gorgeous, uplifting and feel-good read

    by Jenny Kane ...
    Book 3 - The Mill Grange Series
    'I am a big fan of Jenny Kane' Katie FfordeWelcome back to Mill Grange in the latest uplifting romance in the bestselling Mill Grange series!Helen Rogers has been lying to herself over her feelings for Tom since the moment they met. And for good reason; not only are they colleagues, working together with the archaeology groups at Mill Grange, but her sabbatical is almost over and she'll soon have ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Hotel on Place Vendome

    Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris

    Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris’s world-famous Hôtel Ritz—a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and celebrity; dangerous liaisons, espionage, and resistance—from Tilar J. Mazzeo, the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow Clicquot and The Secret of Chanel No. 5When France fell to the Germans ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Master Builders of the Middle Ages

    by David Jacobs ...
    Today, the great cathedrals of Europe stand as beautiful, imposing monuments - the pride of parishioners and the wonder of tourists. It is difficult for us now, even with all our engineering and architectural skills, to imagine the extraordinary ways these medieval houses of worship were constructed. Midway through the twelfth century, the building of cathedrals became a crusade to erect awe ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Winter Fires at Mill Grange

    The perfect cosy heartwarming read this Christmas

    by Jenny Kane ...
    Book 4 - The Mill Grange Series
    Mill Grange is putting on a show this holiday season!When young Dylan Harris's former babysitter (and soon to be step-sister), Harriet, needs a last-minute venue for her acting troupe's outdoor production of Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, the staff at Mill Grange throw open its doors, keen to fill their halls with guests over the holiday season... but they may get more drama than they'd bargained ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Empires of the Dead: How One Man’s Vision Led to the Creation of WWI’s War Graves

    by David Crane ...
    Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction.The extraordinary and forgotten story of the building of the World War One cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable man, Fabian Ware.Before WWI, little provision was made for the burial of the war dead. Soldiers were often unceremoniously dumped in a mass grave; officers shipped home for burial.The great cemeteries of WWI came about ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Frank Lowy

    A Second Life

    by Jill Margo ...
    The brand new second volume of the biography of one of Australia's richest, most active and most influential men, Frank Lowy - an extraordinary story of challenge and achievement.Depending on the day, Frank Lowy is either the richest or the second richest man in Australia. His story - from refugee to multi-billionaire - has become part of Australian folklore. Now in his mid 80s, Frank Lowy is ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • The Lighthouse Stevensons

    Bella Bathurst’s epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson’s ancestors and the building of the Scottish coastal lighthouses against impossible odds.‘Whenever I smell salt water, I know that I am not far from one of the works of my ancestors,’ wrote Robert Louis Stevenson in 1880. ‘When the lights come out at sundown along the shores of Scotland, I am proud to think they burn more brightly for the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Yorkshire's Secret Castles

    A Concise Guide & Companion

    The Yorkshire countryside’s ancient earthwork castles, built in the time of the Norman Conquest, come to life in this beautiful guide—includes pictures!The Norman conquest of the British isle was a landmark event in England’s history, drawing a line between its misty Roman and Saxon origins and the grand empire it would eventually become. Largely built after 1071, the era’s castles were basic ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In Search of Britain's Haunted Castles

    It could easily be said that in the UK we are spoilt for choice when it comes to atmospheric historic buildings and certainly Britain’s many castles are liberally scattered all over the country. The ninety or so castles selected in this book have been chosen for their prevalence of spectral tales and the legendary events associated with them: whether grisly executions or bloody battles, their ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Seashaken Houses

    A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

    by Tom Nancollas ...
    **'A thrilling celebration of lighthouses' i newspaperAn enthralling history of Britain's rock lighthouses, and the people who built and inhabited them**Lighthouses are enduring monuments to our relationship with the sea. They encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes amongst the waves, but their original purpose was much more noble, conceived as navigational gifts for the safety of all. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD