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  • The Cold Killer

    A BRAND NEW gripping crime thriller from Ross Greenwood for winter 2021

    series The DI Barton Series #4
    It's hard to live when you think you deserve to die…When a tired old inmate is found dead in his cell, the prison is obligated to investigate and so DI Barton attends. The men he interviews have been convicted of some of the worst things a human being can do, but it appears likely that the death was due to natural causes.When the house of the dead man is burgled and that crime is followed by a ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Forest City Killer

    A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice

    by Vanessa Brown ...
    Recently featured in:The New York TimesBustleQuill & QuireBooklistPublishers WeeklyCBCToronto StarA My Favorite Murder recommended read“A must for true crime fans.”... ... Read more

    $13.59 CAD

  • Land

    How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

    “In many ways, Land combines bits and pieces of many of Winchester’s previous books into a satisfying, globe-trotting whole. . . . Winchester is, once again, a consummate guide.”—Boston GlobeThe author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, and The Perfectionists explores the notion of property—bought, earned, or received; in Europe, Africa, North America, or the South ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • The Test Of Courage: Michel Thomas: A Biography Of The Holocaust Survivor And Nazi-Hunter By Christopher Robbins

    The story of Michel Thomas reads like a thriller in which adventure and heartbreak combine to produce a unique form of wisdom. Until his death in 2005, he taught languages to ghetto kids, heads of industry and movie stars in a matter of days, succeeding even with people who considered themselves hopeless linguists. To those who have been taught by him, he seemed to be a miracle worker with a ... Read more

    $5.39 CAD $0.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Snow Killer

    The start of the bestselling explosive crime series from Ross Greenwood

    series The DI Barton Series #1
    ‘Fear the north wind. Because no one will hear you scream…’A family is gunned down in the snow but one of the children survives. Three years on, that child takes revenge and the Snow Killer is born. But then, nothing - no further crimes are committed, and the case goes cold.Fifty years later, has the urge to kill been reawakened? As murder follows murder, the detective team tasked with solving the ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Library

    An Illustrated History

    Throughout the history of the world, libraries have been constructed, burned, discovered, raided, and cherished—and the treasures they've housed have evolved from early stone tablets to the mass-produced, bound paper books of our present day. The Library invites you to enter the libraries of ancient Greece, early China, Renaissance England, and modern-day America, and speaks to the book lover in ... Read more

    $24.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Lost King

    How One Remarkable Woman Discovered the Lost Burial Place of Richard III

    The first full-length book about the discovery of Richard III's remains, by the person who led the archaeology team and the historian whose book spurred her onThe mystery of who Richard III really was has fascinated historians, readers and audiences familiar with Shakespeare's dastardly portrait of a hunchback monster of royalty for centuries. In 2012, the remains of a man with a curving spine, ... Read more

    $12.99 CAD

  • The Quantum Guide to Life

    How The Laws Of Physics Explain Our Lives From Laziness To Love

    by Kunal K. Das ...
    Learn how quantum physics affects your daily life and discover practical ways to put that knowledge to good use!Ever wonder why you always seem to seek the easiest and shortest way to accomplish something? And why is it ... Read more

    $21.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Soul Killer

    A gritty, heart-pounding crime thriller

    series The DI Barton Series #2
    'A real page turner which kept me glued to my seat and got my heart racing.' ★★★★★A murder made to look like suicide. Another that appears an accident. DI Barton investigates the tragedies that have shattered a family’s lives, but without obvious leads the case goes nowhere. Then, when the remains of a body are found, everything points to one suspect.Barton and his team move quickly, and once the ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • My Remarkable Journey

    A Memoir

    The remarkable woman at heart of the smash New York Times bestseller and Oscar-winning film Hidden Figures tells the full story of her life, including what it took to work at NASA, help land the first man on the moon, and live through a century of turmoil and change.In 2015, at the age of 97, Katherine Johnson became a global celebrity. President Barack Obama awarded her the prestigious ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • China Unbound

    A New World Disorder

    by Joanna Chiu ...
    While the United States stumbles, an award-winning foreign correspondent chronicles China’s dramatic moves to become a dominant power.As the world’s second-largest economy, China is extending its influence across the globe with the complicity of democratic nations. Joanna Chiu has spent a decade tracking China’s propulsive rise, from the political aspects of the multi-billion-dollar “New Silk Road ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • The Ice Killer

    A gripping, chilling crime thriller that you won't be able to put down

    series The DI Barton Series #3
    **Winter is coming, and Detective Inspector Barton is facing the toughest case of his career...**Ellen Toole's therapist told her to forget the past, but with her family story shrouded in secrecy, that’s easier said than done. The approaching long nights of winter loom threateningly in front of her, and with her mother on her death bed, Ellen has never felt more alone. When it becomes clear that ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Body Beneath the Willows

    by Nick Louth ...
    series DCI Craig Gillard Crime Thrillers #9
    It’s not only secrets that are buried by the water… A gripping crime thriller from bestseller master Nick LouthOn the tree-lined banks of Surrey’s River Wey, a decaying corpse is dug up by workmen in the middle of an Anglo-Saxon burial site. His modern dental fillings show that this is no Dark Age corpse...DCI Craig Gillard is called in, but the body’s condition makes identification difficult. One ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD

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  • The Moment

    Standing Up to Bill Cosby, Speaking Up for Women

    An inspiring story of resilience and bravery by the woman who became the linchpin of the case to bring Bill Cosby to justice. Andrea Constand did the right thing, not just for herself, but for more than sixty other women.When Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault in 2018, the verdict sent shock waves around the globe. Some were outraged that a beloved icon of ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Member of the Family

    My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness That Ended the Sixties

    In this poignant and disturbing memoir of lost innocence, coercion, survival, and healing, Dianne Lake chronicles her years with Charles Manson, revealing for the first time how she became the youngest member of his Family and offering new insights into one of the twentieth century’s most notorious criminals and life as one of his "girls."At age fourteen Dianne Lake—with little more than a note in ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • Tinseltown

    Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

    New York Times Bestseller • Edgar Award winner for Best Fact CrimeThe Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story: an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern film industry.By 1920, the movies had suddenly become America’s new favorite pastime, and one of the ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The House of Gucci

    A True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam DriverThe sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty, now fully updated with a new afterwordOn the morning of March 27, 1995, four quick shots cracked through Milan’s elegant streets. Maurizio Gucci, heir to the fabulous fashion dynasty, had been ambushed, slain on the ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD

  • Murder At the Lighthouse

    series The Exham-on-Sea Murder Mysteries #1
    Have you ever found a body on the beach? Recently widowed Libby Forest arrives in the small coastal town of Exham-on-Sea, keen to start a new life baking cakes and designing chocolates.Walking on the beach one stormy autumn day, Libby and excitable Springer Spaniel ‘Shipley’ discover a dead body under the lighthouse. Convinced the death was no accident, Libby teams up with Max Ramshore, an ... Read more

    $2.99 CAD $0.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • White Rage

    The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

    National Book Critics Circle Award WinnerNew York TimesBestsellerUSA Today BestsellerA New York TimesNotable Book of the YearA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the YearA Boston Globe Best Book of 2016A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016From the Civil W... ... Read more

    $14.79 CAD

  • ColdFusion Presents: New Thinking

    From Einstein to Artificial Intelligence, the Science and Technology That Transformed Our World

    The creator of YouTube’s ColdFusion explores the development of technology from Industrial Revolution to Artificial Intelligence to figure out what’s next.As each new stage of technology builds on the last, advancements start to progress at an exponential rate. In order to know where we’re headed, it’s essential to know how we got here. What hidden stories lie behind the technology we use today? ... Read more

    $17.59 CAD $1.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Betrayal

    The Final Act of the Trump Show

    by Jonathan Karl ...
    *****THE INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER***Picking up where the New York Times bestselling Front Row at the Trump Show left off, this is the explosive look at the aftermath of the election—and the events that followed Donald Trump’s leaving the White House—from ABC News' chief Washington correspondent.**Nobody is in a better position to tell the story of the shocking final chapter of the Trump show ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Seinfeldia

    How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

    The New York Times bestseller about two guys who went out for coffee and dreamed up Seinfeld—“A wildly entertaining must-read not only for Seinfeld fans but for anyone who wants a better understanding of how television series are made” (Booklist, starred review).Comedians Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld never thought anyone would watch their sitcom about a New York comedian sitting around talking ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • The Library

    A Catalogue of Wonders

    by Stuart Kells ...
    "Excellent . . . Tracks the history of that greatest of all cultural institutions." —The Washington PostLibraries are much more than mere collections of volumes. The best are magical, fabled places whose fame has become part of the cultural wealth they are designed to preserve. Some still exist today; some are lost, like those of Herculaneum and Alexandria; some have been sold or dispersed; and ... Read more

    $17.59 CAD

  • A Plague Upon Our House

    My Fight at the Trump White House to Stop COVID from Destroying America

    As seen on Tucker Carlson!What really happened behind the scenes at the Trump White House during the COVID pandemic?When Dr. Scott W. Atlas was tapped by Donald Trump to join his COVID Task Force, he was immediately thrust into a maelstrom of scientific disputes, policy debates, raging egos, politically motivated lies, and cynical media manipulation. Numerous myths and distortions surround the ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD