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  • Man's Search For Meaning

    The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

    16 MILLION COPIES SOLD'A book to read, to cherish, to debate, and one that will ultimately keep the memories of the victims alive' John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped PyjamasA prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped (or didn't) with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who ... Read more


  • Stasi 77

    The breathless Cold War thriller by the author of Stasi Child

    by David Young ...
    series The Oberleutnant Karin Müller series #1
    A secret State. A dark conspiracy. A terrible crime.Karin Müller of the German Democratic Republic's People's Police is called to a factory in the east of the country. A man has been murdered - bound and trapped as a fire burned nearby, slowly suffocating him. But who is he? Why was he targeted? Could his murderer simply be someone with a grudge against the factory's nationalisation, as Müller's ... Read more


  • Lancaster

    The Forging of a Very British Legend

    by John Nichol ...
    **'The epic story of an iconic aircraft and the breathtaking courage of those who flew her' Andy McNab, bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero'Compelling, thrilling and rooted in quite extraordinary human drama' James Holland, author of Normandy 44From John Nichol, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Spitfire, comes a passionate and profoundly moving tribute to the Lancaster bomber, its heroic ... Read more


  • Agent Sonya

    Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER'His best book yet' The Times'Thrilling . . . Macintyre will have you hooked to her life's every twist and turn' Times / Sunday Times Books of the Year'Macintyre has found a real-life heroine worthy of his gifts as John le Carré's nonfiction counterpart' New York TimesTHE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF WW2'S MOST EXTRAO... ... Read more


  • Covert Radio Agents, 1939–1945

    Signals From Behind Enemy Lines

    Clandestine radio operators had one of the most dangerous jobs of World War 2. Those in Nazi-occupied Europe for the SOE, MI6 and the OSS had a life-expectancy of just six weeks. In the Gilbert Islands the Japanese decapitated 17 New Zealand ‘Coastwatchers’.These ‘behind the lines’ highly skilled agents’ main tasks were to maintain regular contact with their home base and pass vital intelligence ... Read more


  • Secrets of the Railway Girls

    by Maisie Thomas ...
    series The railway girls series #2
    The second novel in the uplifting railway girls series. Perfect for fans of Nancy Revell and Margaret Dickinson.---------------------------------Manchester, November 1940As the war continues and secrets threaten the railway girls, they will discover the true meaning of friendship.---------------------------------For Dot, her job on the railways is everything. Transporting parcels around the ... Read more


  • Under a Spitfire Sky

    A heartwarming and romantic WW2 saga

    by Ellie Curzon ...
    Can they find love in the darkest days of war?It's 1944, and Florence is a talented engineer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, patching up planes to make sure that the brave Spitfire pilots of Cottisbourne airbase return safely day after day.When she befriends the new squadron leader - shy, handsome Siegfried - it seems that romance might blossom under the war-torn skies. But Florence is nursing ... Read more


  • The Railway Girls

    Their bond will see them through

    by Maisie Thomas ...
    series The railway girls series #1
    The first novel in the wonderful new Railway Girls series, perfect for fans of Nancy Revell and Ellie Dean._____________________'Stunning writing [and] perfectly paced'Frost Magazine'A story of true friendship, love, loss and trust'Candis_____________________</p... ... Read more


  • Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942

    by Max Hastings ...
    The Sunday Times bestseller ‘One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new book by the incomparable Max Hastings’ DAILY MAILIn August 1942, beleaguered Malta was within weeks of surrender to the Axis, because its 300,000 people could no longer be fed. Churchill made a personal decision that at all costs, the ‘island fortress’ must be saved. This was not merely a matter ... Read more


  • The Choice

    A true story of hope

    by Edith Eger ...
    THE AWARD-WINNING SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEREven in hell, hope can flower'I'll be forever changed by her story' - Oprah Winfrey‘Extraordinary … will stick with you long after you read it’ - Bill Gates'One of those rare and eternal stories you don't want to end' - Desmond Tutu'A masterpiece of holocaust literature. Her memoir,... ... Read more


  • A Ration Book Dream

    Winner of the Romance Reader Award (historical)

    series Ration Book series
    PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED AS POCKETFUL OF DREAMS________________________________________The first instalment in a delightfully nostalgic saga set during World War 2, following the trials and tribulations of a larger-than-life East End family.____________________________________In the darkest days of the Blitz, hope is more important than ever.It's 1939, and as the country i... ... Read more


  • Axis Armoured Fighting Vehicles of the Second World War

    by Michael Green ...
    series Images of War
    During the Second World War the Axis powers, most prolifically the Germans, deployed a vast array of armored fighting vehicles to support their tanks and infantry. These included tank destroyers, reconnaissance vehicles, flame-thrower vehicles, and self-propelled artillery pieces. Armored tank destroyers, such as the Marder series, the Nashorn, Jagdpanther, Jagdtiger and the turretless German Stu ... Read more


  • Kenneth Lee DFC

    Battle of Britain & Desert Air Force Fighter Ace

    by Nick Thomas ...
    The heroic life of the pilot who became an ace with one of the most successful fighter squadrons in the RAF and a captive in a notorious Nazi POW camp.Following training, Lee received his commission and was posted to 501 Squadron which was sent to support the Expeditionary Force in France, arriving on 10 May, only hours after the Blitzkrieg had been launched. Lee quickly opened his score, claiming ... Read more


  • The Battle of El Alamein (True Combat)

    In the heat and dust of the North African desert, British and Australian troops led by General Montgomery were waiting for an attack by Rommel’s Afrika Korps. The defences they had prepared required the Germans to run the gauntlet between six pounder anti-tank guns and dug-in tanks. Montgomery urged his men to victory with the words: “Everyone must be imbued with the desire to kill Germans...”Read ... Read more


  • An Air That Kills

    The Lydmouth Crime Series Book 1

    by Andrew Taylor ...
    'Andrew Taylor is a master story-teller' Daily TelegraphFrom the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of London and Fire of Court, this is the first instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth seriesWorkmen in the small market town of Lydmouth are demolishing an old cottage. A sledgehammer smashes into what looks like a solid wall. Instead, layers of wallpaper conceal the door of a locke... ... Read more


  • Panzer I and II

    The Birth of Hitler's Panzerwaffe

    series Images of War
    While the Panzer I and II are not as famous as the German tanks produced later in the Second World War, they played a vital role in Hitler's early blitzkrieg campaigns and in the Nazi rearmament program pursued, at first in secret, by the Nazi regime during the 1930s. Anthony Tucker-Jones's photographic history of their design, development and wartime service is an ideal introduction to them.Both ... Read more


  • Double Cross

    The True Story of The D-Day Spies

    by Ben Macintyre ...
    D-Day, 6 June 1944, the turning point of the Second World War, was a victory of arms. But it was also a triumph for a different kind of operation: one of deceit, aimed at convincing the Nazis that Calais and Norway, not Normandy, were the targets of the 150,000-strong invasion force.The deception involved every branch of Allied wartime intelligence - the Bletchley Park code-breakers, MI5, MI6, SOE ... Read more


  • Sailor in the Air

    The Memoirs of the World's First Carrier Pilot

    Richard Bell Davies was one of the most important characters in the history of naval aviation. Despite a traditional naval education - he was among the last cadets to be trained under sail - he was quick to grasp the potential of aircraft, and backed his vision by privately learning to fly. This allowed him to join the Naval Air Wing in 1913 and he enjoyed a very active, but hair-raising career ... Read more


  • The Nuremberg Trials: Complete Tribunal Proceedings (V.10)

    Trial Proceedings From 25 March 1946 to 6 April 1946

    The Nuremberg trials were a series of military tribunals held after World War II by the Allied forces under international law and the laws of war. The trials were most notable for the prosecution of prominent members of the political, military, judicial, and economic leadership of Nazi Germany, who planned, carried out, or otherwise participated in the Holocaust and other war crimes. The trials ... Read more


  • Summer in Greece

    Escape to paradise this summer with the perfect romantic holiday read

    The latest sun-drenched escapist novel from the author of Island of Secrets and Greek Island EscapeCould these crystal clear waters hide the secrets of her past?Present dayFor years Shelly Summer has buried herself in her work, trying to forget her past. The only time she feels truly herself is when she's diving in the Mediterranean - the calm and stillness of the clear waters help her forget.... ... Read more


  • The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939–1945

    by Max Hastings ...
    ‘As gripping as any spy thriller, Hastings’s achievement is especially impressive, for he has produced the best single volume yet written on the subject’ Sunday Times‘Authoritative, exciting and notably well written’ Daily Telegraph‘A serious work of rigourous and comprehensive history … royally entertaining and readable’ Mail on SundayIn ‘The Secret War’, Max Hastings examines the espionage and ... Read more


  • Where Roses Fade

    The Lydmouth Crime Series Book 5

    by Andrew Taylor ...
    'Andrew Taylor is a master story-teller' Daily TelegraphFrom the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court, this is the fifth instalment in the acclaimed Lydmouth seriesWhen Mattie Harris's body is found drowned in the river, everyone in Lydmouth knows something is wrong. Mattie wasn't a swimmer - it can't have been a simple accident. She was drunk on the last night of her ... Read more


  • The Railway Girls in Love

    by Maisie Thomas ...
    series The railway girls series #3
    The brand new Railway Girls novel set in Manchester during WWII. Perfect for fans of Nancy Revell, Daisy Styles and Margaret Dickinson.___________________Readers LOVE the Railway Girls:'Gripping and intriguing''Great story lines''Exceptional story . . . a must-read''Poignant''Emotional . . . strong women'*__________... ... Read more


  • Mussolini

    His Part in My Downfall

    series Spike Milligan War Memoirs
    VOLUME FOUR OF SPIKE MILLIGAN'S LEGENDARY MEMOIRS IS A HILARIOUS, SUBVERSIVE FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF WW2'Brilliant verbal pyrotechnics, throwaway lines and marvelous anecdotes' Daily Mail'Desperately funny, vivid, vulgar' Sunday Times______________A voice is calling across the land, 'Bombardier Milligan.' 'Bombadier Milligan is dead,' I replied in a disguised voice. The voice replied, 'The... ... Read more