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  • The Sea-Wolves

    In AD 793 Norse warriors struck the English isle of Lindisfarne and laid waste to it. Wave after wave of Norse ‘sea-wolves’ followed in search of plunder, land, or a glorious death in battle. Much of the British Isles fell before their swords, and the continental capitals of Paris and Aachen were sacked in turn. Turning east, they swept down the uncharted rivers of central Europe, captured Kiev ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Vikings

    At the height of their power in the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings seemed invincible conquering, well-armed warriors whose ships were the ultimate in seafaring technology. From island bases near the deltas of major rivers, they used the waterways to scour the countryside, looting and burning towns, plundering merchant shipments, and stripping churches and monasteries of their gold, silver, ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Vikings

    In the eighth century, The Vikings, the water-borne warriors of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, conquered much of the British Isles. They pillaged the coast of France, pushed inland to sack Paris, and seized Normandy. Sweeping south down the great rivers of central Europe, they overwhelmed the Slavs of Russia, captured Kiev, and clashed with the people of Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • The Viking Anthology

    Norse Myths, Icelandic Sagas and Viking Chronicles

    series Bybliotech Discovery
    This vast ebook Anthology is exploding with masterpieces of world literature, ranging from the peerless Icelandic Sagas, to the Norwegian 'Heimskringla', or the 'Chronicle of the Kings of Norway'.As well as these original texts (in English Translation), are several accompanying great works of scholarship which are an essential companion to the texts - assisting the reader in their understanding of ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Romanovs

    by Ian Grey ...
    The Romanov dynasty has dazzled, intrigued, and confused the world for more than three centuries. These extraordinary monarchs wielded absolute power over the vast, violent lands of Russia. Savagery and kindness, asceticism and opulence, piousness and cruelty existed side by side in the royal courts. New York Times bestselling historian Ian Grey threads his way through these turbulent centuries, ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Vikings

    by Neil Oliver ...
    The Vikings famously took no prisoners, relished cruel retribution, and prided themselves on their blood-thirsty skills as warriors. But their prowess in battle is only a small part of their story, which stretches from their Scandinavian origins to America in the west and as far as Baghdad in the east.As the Vikings did not write their history, we have to discover it for ourselves, and that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Scandinavia: A History

    by Ewan Butler ...
    Here is the dramatic story of Scandinavia - from its earliest Germanic origins and Viking sea raids to its battles for independence and its involvement in World War II. Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, writes award-winning historian Ewan Butler writes, struggled through unions and separations, with both outsiders and each other, developing their own personalities and languages yet retaining ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • The Soul Thief

    An epic Viking historical adventure

    Book 1 - The Life and Times of Corban Loosestrife
    A devastating Viking raid leads Corban on an epic quest – the first in an extraordinary adventure series.Corban and Mav are twins born to the lord of an Irish coastal farmstead. Mav has the Second Sight, and is her father's favourite; Corban, however, is a deep disappointment. Exiled for refusing his father's command to take up his sword in the name of the High King, he is long gone when the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stalin

    by Ian Grey ...
    Joseph Stalin was one of the most frightening figures of the twentieth century. His name brings to mind brutal terrorism and ruthless oppression. Yet, as New York Times bestselling author Ian Grey shows, at the core of the Man of Steel was a humble, puritanical Georgian peasant. What set him above others was his intelligence, discipline, perception, indomitable will, and above all, a messianic ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Origins of the British: The New Prehistory of Britain

    'British prehistory will never look the same again.' Professor Colin Renfrew, University of CambridgeStephen Oppenheimer's extraordinary scientific detective story combining genetics, linguistics, archaeology and historical record shatters the myths we have come to live by. It demonstrates that the Anglo-Saxon invasions contributed just a tiny fraction (5%) to the English gene pool.Two-thirds of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Russian Revolution

    The turbulent events that overtook Russia in 1917 are often called one of history's great turning points. In March of that year, a corrupt, outdated, careworn autocracy - the 300-year-old Romanov dynasty - was overthrown by a spontaneous uprising of Russia's long-oppressed masses. During the next few months, Alexander Kerensky and other liberals in the provisional government attempted to adopt ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • The Wanderer

    A fantastic international thriller for fans of Peter James

    Book 8 - A Magnus Iceland Mystery
    From the million-copy bestselling author, perfect for fans of Stieg Larsson, Anne Holt, and The Killing.'Michael Ridpath is trouncing the Scandinavians on their home turf. This is international thriller writing at its best.' Peter JamesIceland, 2017: When a young Italian tourist is found brutally murdered at a sacred church in northern Iceland, Magnus Jonson, newly returned to the Reykjavík police ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • For the Dead

    Book 2 - Detective Charlie Lager
    DI Charlie Lager returns to investigate a long-buried disappearance in this 'atmospheric', 'evocative' and 'arresting' page-turner of a procedural from the new Swedish queen of crime fiction************She must find the truth about Francesca. Before the past catches up with her...AN UNSOLVED MYSTERYThirty years ago, teenager Paul Bergman was found drowned in Gullspå... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Witches' Kitchen

    A captivating historical novel of Viking Britain

    Book 2 - The Life and Times of Corban Loosestrife
    Corban becomes entangled in a bitter war for the throne in this Viking historical adventureCorban Loosestrife, his family slain by Viking raiders, has saved his twin sister Mav from the clutches of her Viking abductors, and wrought bloody revenge on Eric Bloodaxe, the King of Jorvik.After fleeing with his family from the war of succession to Vinland, he feels they have finally earned some peace. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Norse Mythology

    Norse Mythology is not only a relic of history but a fascinating record that exhibits humanities unending stream of creativity. This eBook delves into the past and emerges with a legion of breath taking accounts of events, gods, heroes, creatures, worlds and much more.Inside you will learn about…✓ Gods and Goddesses✓ The Nine Worlds✓ Heroes and Legends✓ Mythological Creatures✓ Ten Little Known ... Read more

    Free

  • Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944

    The Man Who Saved Over 100,000 Jews, Centennial Edition

    The best way to hear the story of Raoul Wallenberg is through his own words. Put together from three different collections, Letters and Dispatches is the most thorough book of Wallenberg’s writings and letters. With his disappearance behind the Iron Curtain in January of 1945, he became tragically mysterious. While the story of Wallenberg has been told many times over, the best way we can possibly ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Vikings: Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and Discover Some of the Most Feared Warriors

    Take a journey back in time to witness the dawning of a civilization forever defined by its ferocious warriors, highly advanced seafaring technology, and thirst for adventure.The Viking Age! A brief footprint in the course of history that impacted generations hundreds of years into the future. You will dive into the depths of Scandinavia to find out what made the Vikings the most feared group of ... Read more

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  • The Children of Ash and Elm

    A History of the Vikings

    by Neil Price ...
    **A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom Holland**The 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 when Scandinavian raiders attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and to end in September 1066, when King Harald Hardrada of Norway died leading the charge against the English line at the Battle of Stamford ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • The Northmen's Fury

    A History of the Viking World

    by Philip Parker ...
    The Northmen’s Fury tells the Viking story, from the first pinprick raids of the eighth century to the great armies that left their Scandinavian homelands to conquer larger parts of France, Britain and Ireland. It recounts the epic voyages that took them across the Atlantic to the icy fjords of Greenland and to North America over four centuries before Columbus and east to the great rivers of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Travels of Reverend Ólafur Egilsson

    The Story of the Barbary Corsair Raid on Iceland in 1627

    A seventeenth-century minister tells his story of abduction by pirates, and a solo journey from Algiers to Copenhagen, in this remarkable historical text.In summer 1627, Barbary corsairs raided Iceland, killing dozens and abducting almost four hundred people to sell into slavery in Algiers. Among those taken was Lutheran minister Olafur Egilsson.Reverend Olafur—born in the same year as William ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Top Dog

    The brilliant Scandi-noir thriller, for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbø

    by Jens Lapidus ...
    Translated by Alice Menzies ...
    series Stockholm Noir
    Now a major Swedish TV series, with plans to bring it to UK audiences.For decades, a secret network in Stockholm has been exploiting young girls, ruthlessly eliminating anyone who threatens to reveal their secret. As oddly paired duo Teddy and Emelie - the thug and the lawyer - investigate, the terrifying noose tightens. The police force has established a special team to find out just who's ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Border - A Journey Around Russia

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020

    by Erika Fatland ...
    Translated by Kari Dickson ...
    A journey along the seemingly endless Russian border - from North Korea in the Far East through Russia's bordering states in Asia and the Caucasus, crossing the Caspian Ocean and the Black Sea along the way."Erika Fatland [is] shaping up to be one of the Nordics' most exciting new travel writers" National Geographic**SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORDS DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020**"A hauntingly ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Serpent Dreamer

    Action-packed Viking fiction at its best

    Book 3 - The Life and Times of Corban Loosestrife
    Adventure, conflict, and passion set against the turbulent backdrop of the warring clans of VinlandWhen Norse raiders slaughtered his family and abducted his sister, Corban Loosestrife set out on an odyssey that took him across half the world, from the Viking fortress of Jorvik to the wild and desolate shores of Vinland in the New World. Now Corban struggles to make a new life alone in this ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stalin

    The Murderous Career of the Red Tsar [Fully Illustrated]

    Born Josef Dzhugashvili in Gori, Georgia in 1879, the young Stalin studied to become a priest whilst secretly reading the works of Karl Marx. Politics was to become his religion and between 1902 and 1913 he was arrested for revolutionary activities and exiled to Siberia eight times, escaping on seven occasions. Following the Revolution he employed a cocktail of charm and ruthless cunning to ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD