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  • The Body in the Stairwell

    by Nick Louth ...
    Book 10 - DCI Craig Gillard Crime Thrillers
    You can run. You can hide. But you can’t escape…Jonathan Hale is terrified. The wealthy property lawyer and money launderer is back home in Surrey after a nightmare experience in a U.S. jail. The police have him under secret surveillance.But Hales’s fears lie elsewhere. His plea bargain has earned him the enmity of The Reptile, a notoriously cold-hearted gangster, now confined for life in a ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lessons in Chemistry

    The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller and BBC Between the Covers Book Club pick

    by Bonnie Garmus ...
    THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERSHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE*OBSERVER'S '*TEN DEBUT NOVELISTS OF 2022'A STEVE WRIGHT BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB CHOICE'Sparky, rip-roaring, funny, with big-hearted fully formed, loveable characters' SUNDAY TIMES*'*The most charming, life-enhancing novel I've read in ages. Strongly recommend' INDIA KNIGHT<stro... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • What They Didn't Burn

    Uncovering My Father's Holocaust Secrets

    by Mel Laytner ...
    What if you uncovered a Nazi paper trail that revealed your father to be a man very different from the quiet, introspective dad you knew . . . or thought you knew?Growing up, author Mel Laytner saw his father as a quintessential Type B: passive and conventional. As he uncovered documents the Nazis didn’t burn, however, another man emerged—a black market ringleader and wily camp survivor who made ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Italian Job (The Kathryn Freeman Romcom Collection, Book 6)

    Book 6 - The Kathryn Freeman Romcom Collection
    Dream job. Dream house. Fake fiancé.A year in a gorgeous Italian castle…When Anna Roberts’ life implodes, an online search leads her to an ad for the ultimate dream job – management of a gorgeous castle on the shores of Lake Como, accommodation included. The only catch? Anna can’t do it alone……With the last man on earth she’d choose!The castle owners will only accept a couple as caretakers, which ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • It Ends With Us

    The emotional #1 Sunday Times bestseller

    Don't miss IT STARTS WITH US, the sequel to IT ENDS WITH US. Coming October 2022! Pre-order your copy now.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________“A brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn’t let go, long after you’ve finished it” Anna Todd, bestselling authorFrom the #1 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Body in the Shadows

    by Nick Louth ...
    Book 11 - DCI Craig Gillard Crime Thrillers
    For DCI Gillard, sometimes old sins cast long shadows…Under a motorway flyover lies the body of a young man. Days earlier, he had been involved in an altercation with DCI Craig Gillard’s pregnant partner Sam. Now he’s dead...Meanwhile, something is brewing in the criminal underworld. Whispers of a big job have reached the Met’s Flying Squad. Something is going to be stolen, and soon. Something ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

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  • The Call

    A nail-biting, unputdownable thriller

    by P.D. Viner ...
    ‘Holy hell, this book was intense…it kept me on edge the whole time. I absolutely LOVED this book.’ Reader Review‘Ben, I need you. Help me.’‘PLEASE HELP ME!’‘It was an accident…but there’s so much blood…’In a frantic late-night phone call, Ben learns his wife, Mia, has killed a man. And she needs his help.When Ben arrives at Mia’s ho... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Loyal Friend

    An unputdownable suspense thriller packed with twists

    ‘I'm still very much in shock...I don't even know how to put into words how truly amazing this book was.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader ReviewShe has your back.And may stab you in it.Wealthy, pampered Susan is living the perfect life in leafy Kingston. She’ll never let anyone see the darkness she’s concealing behind the diamonds and rosé.Grace is new to the group, seemingly the perfect wife ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • It Starts with Us

    the highly anticipated sequel to IT ENDS WITH US

    Before It Ends with Us, it started with Atlas. Colleen Hoover tells fan favourite Atlas’s side of the story and shares what comes next in this long-anticipated sequel to the #1 Sunday Times bestseller It Ends with UsLily and her ex-husband, Ryle, have just settled into a civil co-parenting rhythm when she suddenly bumps into her first love, Atlas, again. After nearly two years separated, she is ... Read more

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  • My Little Brother

    The BRAND NEW unputdownable, page-turning psychological thriller from Diane Saxon for 2022

    by Diane Saxon ...
    Two siblings, both missing for 20 years turn up within one day of each other. One dead. One alive.It was an ordinary school day, the day I lost my little brother.One moment he was on the roundabout and then was gone. Gone. Missing.They all blamed me. I was in charge. Even though I was only ten years old.They sent me away. The hurt, the shame, the questions. The not knowing.I tried to move on.It’s ... Read more

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  • Hazard

    A Sister's Flight from Family and a Broken Boy

    Hazard is a poignant, unflinching memoir of the emotional intricacies of growing up with a severely disabled sibling. Margaret Combs shows how her Southern Baptist family coped with lived reality of autism in an era of ignorance and shame, the 1950s through the 1970s, and shares her own tragedy and anguish of being torn between helping her brother and yearning for her own life. Like many siblings ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Bat, Ball and Field: The Elements of Cricket

    by Jon Hotten ...
    Bat, Ball and Field is a wonderful foray into the history and culture of cricket.‘Hotten is not just good, he is one of the best’ CricketerChronicling the evolution of the sport since its earliest years, highlighting transcendent moments as well as tragedies, Jon Hotten lifts the seemingly impregnable veil from the Laws, batting strokes, types of bowling and the sometimes absurd names given to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Run For Cover

    An unputdownable, gripping crime thriller

    Book 4 - D.I Denning and D.S Fisher
    He gazes at the bodies. Young men, probably in their early thirties. The wooden flooring around them has been stained dark red. He wonders what kind of monster could have done this.And why.As a murder detective in the Met Police, D.I. Matthew Denning is used to seeing the very worst of humanity. But when a young woman’s body is discovered in an East London churchyard, her face obliterated by blows ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Divider

    Trump in the White House, 2017-2021

    **"The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post"A sumptuous feast of astonishing tales...The more one reads, the more one wishes to read."—NPR.comThe inside story of the four years when Donald Trump went to war with Washington, from the chaotic beginning to the violent finale, told by revered journalists Peter Baker of The New York Times ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Handmaid's Tale

    the book that inspired the hit TV series and BBC Between the Covers Big Jubilee Read

    Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She has only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Chasing Dreams at Hedgehog Hollow

    The BRAND NEW heartwarming, page-turning novel from bestseller Jessica Redland for 2022

    Book 5 - Hedgehog Hollow
    Fall in love with Jessica Redland's bestselling Hedgehog Hollow series!Samantha has a secret. Returning home from her dream honeymoon to the normality of running her beloved Hedgehog Hollow rescue centre, she's ready for the next chapter of her life with Josh. Or is she? Samantha is hiding something which could forever change the dreams they shared and bring their happy ever after crashing to the ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Ship That Never Was

    The Greatest Escape Story Of Australian Colonial History

    The greatest escape story of Australian colonial history by the son of Australia’s best-loved storytellerIn 1823, cockney sailor and chancer James Porter was convicted of stealing a stack of beaver furs and transported halfway around the world to Van Diemen's Land. After several escape attempts from the notorious penal colony, Porter, who told authorities he was a 'beer-machine maker', was sent to ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • When the Night Ends

    by M J Lee ...
    Book 8 - DI Ridpath Crime Thriller
    A death in custody. A life in jeopardy.When Ben Holdsworth dies alone in a police cell, riots erupt in Manchester. But after a post mortem, the authorities have decided nobody was to blame.DI Ridpath is asked to investigate by the coroner before an inquest, and immediately uncovers some discrepancies in the witness statements.Why was the CCTV not working that night? Where was the custody sergeant, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Where The Dead Fall

    A completely gripping crime thriller

    by M J Lee ...
    Book 2 - DI Ridpath Crime Thriller
    One chance encounter, one murder, will change everything.DI Thomas Ridpath is in the process of getting his life back together when everything goes wrong. Caught in a gruesome motorway incident, one question remains: why did nobody else see what happened?Ridpath’s investigations soon pulls the police force itself into question, and hints at something even more sinister.With Manchester on the brink ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Saints of the Shadow Bible

    From the iconic #1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES

    by Ian Rankin ...
    Book 1 - A Rebus Novel
    Old crimes don't stay buried...From the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES'Ian Rankin is a genius' Lee Child'A first-rate thriller but also a forensic examination of contemporary Scottish society' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAYRebus is back on the force, albeit with a demotion and a chip on his shoulder. A 30-year-old case is being reopened, and Rebus's team from back then is suspected of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • An Honourable Thief

    A must-read historical crime thriller

    Book 1 - A Company of Rogues
    Introducing Jonas Flynt. Gambler. Thief. Killer. Man of honour.‘High adventure meets espionage thriller as Jonas Flynt battles the tide of history and the deadly secrets of his own past…’ D. V. Bishop, author of City of Vengeance'Reads like a genuine eighteenth century spy novel. I see a long future for Jonas Flynt' Ambrose Parry, author of The Way of All Flesh'Anyone who enjoys a good historical ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Brave New World

    Set in London in the year AD 2540 (632 A.F.—"After Ford"—in the book), Brave New World anticipates developments in reproductive technology, sleep-learning, psychological manipulation, and classical conditioning that combine profoundly to change society. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Case Against the Sexual Revolution

    by Louise Perry ...
    Ditching the stuffy hang-ups and benighted sexual traditionalism of the past is an unambiguously positive thing. The sexual revolution has liberated us to enjoy a heady mixture of erotic freedom and personal autonomy. Right?Wrong, argues Louise Perry in her provocative new book. Although it would be neither possible nor desirable to turn the clock back to a world of pre-60s sexual mores, she ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

    by Bill Gates ...
    In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical - and accessible - plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $14.99 AUD