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  • What Really Happened In Wuhan

    A Virus Like No Other, Countless Infections, Millions of Deaths

    Walkley Award-winning journalist, Sharri Markson is the Investigations Editor at The Australian and host of prime-time show Sharri on Sky News Australia.The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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  • Sweet Sweet Revenge Ltd.

    The brand-new adventure from the beloved author of The Hundred Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared.Victor Alderheim has a lot to answer for. Not only has he heartlessly tricked his young ex-wife, Jenny, out of her art gallery inheritance, but he has also abandoned his son, Kevin, to die in the middle of the Kenyan savanna.It doesn’t occur to Victor that Kevin might be ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • Deadly Pretender

    The Double Life of David Miller

    A New York Times–bestselling author and former Los Angeles Times reporter’s account of a con artist and bigamist who resorts to murder to hide his double life.David Miller had a dream job and a beautiful family. But one perfect life wasn’t enough. So he pretended to be an attorney, then a CIA agent. And he secretly married another woman. He juggled it all quite well—until the day his two wives ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Peril

    The storming of the Capitol on 6 January 2021 revealed the transition from President Trump to President Biden to be one of the most dangerous periods in American history, with the result of the election called into question by the sitting president.But, as internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Think Like a Monk: The secret of how to harness the power of positivity and be happy now

    by Jay Shetty ...
    The Sunday Times Number One BestsellerJay Shetty, social media superstar and host of the #1 podcast ‘On Purpose’, distils the timeless wisdom he learned as a practising monk into practical steps anyone can take every day to live a less anxious, more meaningful life.Over the past three years, Jay Shetty has become a favourite in the hearts and minds of millions of people worldwide. One of his clips ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD $3.99 AUD

  • The Phoenix Program

    America's Use of Terror in Vietnam

    series Forbidden Bookshelf #5
    “This shocking expose of the CIA operation aimed at destroying the Vietcong infrastructure thoroughly conveys the hideousness of the Vietnam War” (Publishers Weekly).In the darkest days of the Vietnam War, America’s Central Intelligence Agency secretly initiated a sweeping program of kidnap, torture, and assassination devised to destabilize the infrastructure of the National Liberation Front (NLF) ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Puff Piece

    by John Safran ...
    The folks that bring you Marlboro – Philip Morris – are wheezing, slowly dying. Cigarettes are out of favour with everyone, from world governments and investors to, increasingly, smokers. So, what’s their plan?Prepare to be dazzled. Or, at the very least, befuddled.Philip Morris has announced they will shut down as a cigarette company, and relaunch as a health enterprise, dedicated to convincing ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • The Anthology of Scottish Folk Tales

    by Various ...
    This enchanting collection of stories gathers together legends from across Scotland in one special volume. Drawn from The History Press’ popular Folk Tales series, herein lies a treasure trove of tales from a wealth of talented storytellers. From the Spaeman’s peculiar advice and a laird who is transformed into a frog, to a fugitive hiding in a dark cave and the stoor worm battling with Assipattle ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD $0.99 AUD

  • True Believer

    James Reece 2

    by Jack Carr ...
    series Terminal List
    ****SOON TO BE A TV SERIES STARRING CHRIS PRATT**'This is seriously good… the suspense is unrelenting, and the tradecraft is so authentic the government will probably ban it – so read it while you can!' Lee Child**A high-intensity roller-coaster ride, True Believer explodes with action and authenticity that cements Jack Carr as the new leader in political thrillers.Following his brutal quest for ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • America's First Female Serial Killer

    Jane Toppan and the Making of a Monster

    This is Capote’s In Cold Blood for serial killer enthusiasts: meticulously researched, superbly written, and incredibly vivid. Don’t miss it.” —Gabino Iglesias, author of Coyote SongsAmerica’s First Female Serial Killer novelizes the true story of first-generation Irish-American nurse Jane Toppan, born as Honora Kelley. Although all the facts are intact, books about her life and her crimes are all ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Come As You Are: Revised and Updated

    The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life

    A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less frequently—and far less seriously—than its male counterpart ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • It Ends With Us

    Tiktok made me buy it! The most heartbreaking novel you'll ever read

    **THE TIKTOK SENSATION'A brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn't let go, long after you've finished it'** Anna Todd, author of the After series'A glorious and touching read, a forever keeper' *USA Today**'***Will break your heart while filling you with hope' Sarah Pekkanen, Perfect NeighborsSOMETIMES THE ONE WHO LOVES YOU IS THE ONE WHO HURTS YOU THE MOST.<... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Farmer’s Friend

    They’d bought a stock and feed store called, of all things, The Farmer’s Friend.Gracie could tell Jed thought it a great name. ‘Farmers stick together. I like it.’Jed and Gracie’s move to Featherwood brings big dreams and open hearts, despite the drought around them. The ready-made rural store even comes with an ancient homestead overlooking the river, albeit one requiring some TLC. Gracie is ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 83 Top Blokes

    The Larrikin Myth, Class and Power

    by Lech Blaine ...
    series Quarterly Essay #83
    Who can be a larrikin and how is it used politically?The figure of the larrikin goes deep in Australian culture. But who can be a larrikin, and what are its political uses?This brilliant essay looks at Australian politics through the prisms of class, egalitarianism and masculinity. Lech Blaine examines some “top blokes,” with particular focus on Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese, but stretching ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • An Innocent Baby: Why would anyone abandon little Darcy-May?

    by Cathy Glass ...
    When foster carer, Cathy Glass, is asked to foster Darcy-May, a two-day old baby, she is very concerned.The baby is coming to her straight from hospital and will have no contact with her teenage mother, Haylea. Even more worrying, she will be brought to Cathy with a police escort as it’s vital her extended family don’t know where she is.Abandoned at birth, Cathy and her family quickly bond with ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • American Murder

    Three True Crime Classics

    by Darcy O'Brien ...
    Three riveting accounts of horrific crimes and the twisted minds behind them by an Edgar Award–winning author, in one volume.A father’s ultimate betrayal, a savage killing spree that terrorized Los Angeles, and the brutal slaying of a rich man’s college-aged daughter. In this heart-stopping true crime collection, New York Times–bestselling author Darcy O’Brien uncovers the dark underside of the ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • A Flight of Arrows

    A gripping, captivating historical thriller

    series The Hundred Years' War #1
    'Unputdownable ... I was blown away' Angus Donald, bestselling author of the Outlaw ChroniclesTwo kings. Two nations. One crown. The start of an epic historical espionage series by master authors A.J. Mackenzie.After years of civil unrest between England and France, Charles IV dies, leaving no apparent heir. His closest heir to the throne is Edward III of England, but it passes instead to Charles' ... Read more

    $7.25 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • The Accidental Prime Minister

    Nine months after the spill that catapulted him to the prime ministership, Scott Morrison won the 2019 election, shocking politicians and political pundits (and, quite possibly, himself). Yet, unlike his predecessors, little was really known about the former marketing man whose hard-nosed political instincts and 'daggy dad persona' saw him become the 30th Prime Minister of Australia. Voters knew ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • A Man Called Ove

    The life-affirming bestseller that will brighten your day

    Translated by Henning Koch ...
    Perfect for fans of Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine; Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project, A Man Called Ove is one of the best-loved and most life-affirming novels of the decade.This multi-million-copy phenomenon is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step.'Warm, funny, and almo ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Animal

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Three Women

    by Lisa Taddeo ...
    * THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER *'Joan is an unforgettable anti-heroine. I don't think I'll ever stop thinking about her' Elizabeth Day'So insanely good and true and twisted it'll make your teeth sweat' Olivia Wilde'Like a series of grenades exploding' Marian KeyesI drove myself out of New York City where a man shot himself in front of me. He was a gluttonous man and when his ... ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD

  • Laptop from Hell

    Hunter Biden, Big Tech, and the Dirty Secrets the President Tried to Hide

    As seen on Tucker Carlson Tonight**!**The inside story of the laptop that exposed the president’s dirtiest secret.When a drug-addled Hunter Biden abandoned his waterlogged computer at a Mac repair shop in Delaware in the spring of 2019, just six days before his father announced his candidacy for the United States presidency, it became the ticking time bomb in the shadows of Joe Biden’s campaign ... Read more

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  • Brazen

    The sensational memoir from the star of Netflix's My Unorthodox Life

    by Julia Haart ...
    From the star of Netflix's My Unorthodox Life, a riveting, inspiring memoir. Julia Haart tells the story of her extraordinary journey, from leaving an ultra-Orthodox Jewish community to becoming one of the most influential people in fashion.Ever since she was a child, every aspect of Julia Haart's life - what she wore, what she ate, what she thought - was controlled by the orders of ultra-Orthodox ... Read more

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  • Folk Tales from the Garden

    by Donald Smith ...
    series Folk Tales
    The garden is an oasis, a pocket of nature in our busy modern lives, full of plants, animals, insects – and a fair bit of magic.Folk Tales from the Garden follows the seasons through a year of stories, garden lore and legends. Explore the changing face of nature just outside your front door, from the tale of the Creator painting her birds and the merits of kissing an old toad, to pixies sleeping ... Read more

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