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  • Steel Fear

    An unputdownable thriller

    Book 1 - The Finn Thrillers
    An aircraft carrier adrift with a crew the size of a small town. A murderer in their midst. And the disgraced Navy SEAL who must track him down...‘Sensationally good – an instant classic, maybe an instant legend’ Lee ChildThe moment Navy SEAL sniper Finn sets foot on the USS Abraham Lincoln, it’s clear something is deeply wrong.Leadership is weak. Morale is low. And when crew members start ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Flying Blind

    The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

    by Peter Robison ...
    'The astoundingly well reported and beautifully told story of the downfall of what was once a great American company. A must-read' Bethany McLean, bestselling author of The Smartest Guys in the Room'Compelling and richly reported, Flying Blind is about so much more than the sad decline of Boeing and the tragic mistakes that led to the 737 Max disaster. It's also the urgent story of how the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $14.99 AUD

  • Diddly Squat

    The No 1 Sunday Times Bestseller

    Pull on your wellies, grab your flat cap and join Jeremy Clarkson in this hilarious and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the infamous Diddly Squat FarmTHE NO. 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out_________Welcome to Clarkson's farm.It... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Lone Rider

    The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World

    by Elspeth Beard ...
    In 1982, at the age of just twenty-three and halfway through her architecture studies, Elspeth Beard left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6. Reeling from a recent breakup and with only limited savings from her pub job, a tent, a few clothes and some tools, all packed on the back of her bike, she was determined to ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Narrow Escape

    The Narrow Boat Books

    by Marie Browne ...
    series The Narrow Boat Books
    "Oh, you live on a boat? That must be really cold in the winter. . ." Or, "Oh, you live on a boat? It must be great being so close to nature . . ." Or, "Oh, you live on a boat? It must be fantastic to be able to go wherever you like, whenever you like . . ."Narrow Escape sets out to dispel these commonly held public myths.From how to avoid assassination by ninja stealth ducklings, through ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Under Full Sail

    by Rob Mundle ...
    How the mighty clipper ships transformed Australia from convict outpost to a nation.More than one million Australians can trace their heritage to the migrant ships of the mid-to-late 19th century...The story of the Clipper ships, and the tens of thousands of migrants they bought to the Australian colony of the nineteenth century, is one of the world's great migration stories. For anyone who ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD $16.99 AUD

  • Harrier 809

    Britain’s Legendary Jump Jet and the Untold Story of the Falklands War

    by Rowland White ...
    'Utterly brilliant: a fantastically exciting book... This really does read like the best kind of thriller. His best book yet'James Holland, author of Normandy '44April 1982. Argentina invades the Falkland Islands.In response, Britain despatches a naval task force. Eight thousand miles from home, its fate hinges on just twenty Sea Harriers against the two hundred-strong might of the Argentine Air ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Batavia

    from the author of The Opera House, Ned Kelly and Mutiny on the Bounty

    Batavia is the greatest story in Australia�s history. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust, petty fascist dictatorship, criminality, a reign of terror, murders most foul, sexual slavery, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • No Man's Land

    the untold story of automation and QF72

    A gripping account of how a major air disaster was averted, by the captain and former Top Gun pilotInstinctively, I release my pressure on the sidestick. Out of my subconscious, a survival technique from a previous life emerges: Neutralise! I'm not in control so I must neutralise controls. I never imagined I'd use this part of my military experience in a commercial airliner ...On routine flight ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Airplane

    How Ideas Gave Us Wings

    by Jay Spenser ...
    The Airplane by aerospace industry writer Jay Spencer, former assistant curator of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum and the Museum of Flight in Seattle, is the definitive history of how we invented and refined the amazing flying machines that enabled humankind to defy gravity. A fascinating true account certain to enthrall and delight aviation and technology buffs, The Airplane is ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • First Overland

    London to Singapore by Land Rover

    by Tim Slessor ...
    Why Not? After all, no-one had ever done it before. It would be one of the longest of all overland journeys half way round the world, from the English Channel to Singapore. They knew that several expeditions had already tried it. Some had got as far as the desrts of Persia; a few had even reached the plains of India. But no one had managed to go on from there: over the jungle clad mountains of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Marine Diesel Basics 1

    Maintenance, Lay-up, winter Protection, Tropical Storage, Spring Recommission

    Book 1 - Marine Diesel Basics
    Seeing is understanding! With 300+ illustrations and 222 pages this book explains:all basic maintenance tasks of the marine diesel system - fuel, lubrication, cooling, breathing, electrical, and drive train (coupling, shaft, shaft seal, propeller)all the tasks to winterize the complete system and to prepare for tropical storage (high heat and humidity)all the tasks to recommission (“summerize”) ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Britains Railways Through the Seasons

    Iconic Scenes of Trains and Architecture

    The four seasons pass by like a gliding ship, each signalled by a transformation of changing colors and hues of light, thus providing a form of marker to these passages of time. Living in the temperate zone we experience four distinct seasons. The railway scene reflects such in its own special character - cold winter air enhances the bountiful steam escaping from the hissing steam locomotive ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Transport Recalled: North and Mid-Wales

    This book takes readers on a spectacular journey across North and Mid-Wales in the thirty-year period from the mid-1950s onwards. In full color, it features scenic railway main lines and branches; ports, canals and shipping including the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Company; cable and electric tramways; all manner of connecting bus and coach services in urban and rural settings; and a few ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Looking Out the Window, Talking to the Person Next to Me

    My Life in Airplanes

    by Eric Rush ...
    The author was too old to become an airline pilot when he decided to learn to fly and earn his living in airplanes, but airline deregulation opened doors for those who, because of age, imperfect vision, or lack of college degree had been considered unqualified to fly airliners. He kept a diary of his flying life from first lesson through retirement in case his grandchildren might someday wonder ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Retaking Kokoda

    The Battles for Templeton's Crossing, Eora Creek and the Oivi-Gorari positions

    Japanese Major General Horii Tomitarô, commanding the South Seas Force, had the Australians on the back foot. Australia was holding the last defendable ridge in the Owen Stanley ranges, Imita Ridge. Horii to his distress was then given orders from Imperial Headquarters in Tokyo that he was to fall back across the mountains to the Japanese beachheads at Gona, Sanananda, and Buna, leaving a force ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Fire Me Up: Deacons of Bourbon Street 2 (A wild biker romance)

    by Rachael Johns ...
    Book 3 - Deacons of Bourbon Street
    Meet the Deacons of Bourbon Street, bad boy bikers who are hell on wheels and heaven between the sheets. Fans of Madeline Sheehan, Katie Ashley, Joanna Wylde and Kristen Ashley, buckle up - you're in for a wild ride. Prepare for Fire Me Up by Rachael Johns.Travis 'Cash' Sinclair's biker days are behind him. The only thing he still values from that life is his Harley Davidson and the man who gave ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Chisholm Trail

    A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail

    by Sam P. Riding ...
    The Chisholm Trail was the original "Cowboy Highway" stretching hundreds of miles from the ranches of Texas to the Cattle markets in Kansas. This classic work chronicles in vivid detail the entire journey of the trail and is complete with descriptions of actual incidents and events that occurred along the trail as well as stories of famous and infamous cowboys, outlaws, rustlers, Indians, and ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Jet Man

    The Making and Breaking of Frank Whittle, Genius of the Jet Revolution

    The story of Frank Whittle – RAF pilot, mathematician of genius, inventor of the jet engine and British hero.'Wonderful' David Edgerton, TLS'A fascinating account' Aeroplane Monthly'Casts new light on the intense, heroic character of Frank Whittle' Leo McKinstry'[A] thorough dissection of the evolution of the jet engine... I recommend this mighty tome unreservedly' Journal of Aerona... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • North American XB-70 Valkyrie

    series X-Planes
    Of the many futuristic military aircraft concepts created in the 1950s the North American XB-70 still stands out as the most awe-inspiring. With its huge, white partially-folding delta wing, its fuselage resembling a striking cobra and its extraordinary performance, it was one of the foremost technological achievements of the 20th Century.A strategic bomber built to outrun any Soviet fighter jet, ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • From the River to the Sea

    The Untold Story of the Railroad War That Made the West

    by John Sedgwick ...
    “Riveting...A great read, full of colorful characters and outrageous confrontations back when the west was still wild.” —George R.R. MartinA propulsive and panoramic history of one of the most dramatic stories never told—the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West.It is difficult to imagine ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Don't Stop Me Now

    Jeremy Clarkson puts the pedal to the floor in Don't Stop Me Now; a collection of his Sunday Times motoring journalism.There's more to life than cars. Jeremy Clarkson knows this. There is, after all, a whole world out there just waiting to be discovered. So, before he gets on to torque steer and active suspension, he takes time out to consider:• The madness of Galapagos tortoises• The similarities ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Best Australian Trucking Stories

    by Jim Haynes ...
    A collection of true stories taken from the lives of trucking men and women from Tarcutta to Alice Springs and all over Australia.The trucker's job-so vital to our nation's everyday life-makes for a diverse treasure trove of stories.This first-ever collection of stories about Aussie truckers captures the humour, tragedy and fascinating history of their world, proving once again that truth is often ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Confessions of a Qantas Flight Attendant

    True Tales and Gossip from the Galley

    Want to know what really goes on on an aeroplane? Let's go behind the scenes and fly high with these tall tales and gossip from the galley!Everyone wants to be a flight attendant, or at least they want to know about the cushy lifestyle they lead – flying to exotic destinations, swanning about in five-star hotels, daytime lazing around the pool and night-time tabletop dancing with Bollywood stars. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD