Nine-year-old Samuel begins to suspect foul play when he wakes one morning to be told by his housekeeper that his Mother had to go away on an overseas trip without any prior warning or saying goodbye.
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A book aimed at educating today’s children on the brave women who became pilots in World War 2 despite little or no recognition.
Catherine Rayner, a life member of the Brontë Society, has combined facts with imagined incidents and dialogue to produce a detailed picture of the childhoods of the famous Brontës.
An ambitious young cop suspects there’s more to random, horrific murders in her small town and stumbles upon the first known a serial killer whose M.O. is constantly changing . . .
Päntsdrunk is a refreshing take on the personal-development genre. Fresh out of Finland, it encourages drinking at home, alone, in your underwear.
The memoir of a rescue dog who takes on the role of foster-brother-extraordinaire to love and help pups with an unfortunate start to the world.
A dark trip of short horror stories featuring tales of resurrection, of hauntings, of visitations and other supernatural trappings, but the thread that joins the stories and drives the narrative of each is human greed.
Fitness expert Mike Matthews provides a practical and motivational self-help book for radical transformation, inside and outside the gym, using personal stories, scientific research, and time-proven tactics.
A well-researched true story of how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, famous as the creator of Sherlock Holmes, fought tirelessly to right a terrible miscarriage of justice.
Based on Nigel Fairs’s murder mystery serial that has been running for over 21 years throughout the UK, Shilling & Sixpence Investigate takes place in a sometimes quirky, sometimes dark world where nobody is quite whom they seem.
A simple recipe book that focuses primarily on healthy recipes, as the title suggests.
A fascinating culinary history of one of Australia’s iconic foods, taking us around Australia, New Zealand and England, through recipe books, family treasures, letters to and from soldiers in WWI, photographs and anecdotes to discover the origins of our iconic Anzac biscuit.
This is the shocking but true story about what really happened before, during and after the high-profile murder case of Cheryl Pierson in 1986 and what drove her to arrange a murder of her father.
An insightful and inspiring book about generations of men in the same family who shared the dedication, courage, toughness and desire to make it in the AFL.
Laurel awakes in a warehouse to find the words “GET OUT” written on her arm. With no memory of who she is, she must fight to survive and uncover the mystery of her identity, as well as who is hunting her and why.
A wonderful collection of poetry and prose from books, letters and journals along with magazine and newspaper articles on the history of Australian food, cooking, dining and etiquette.
More than a travel book, Atkins provides details of religious history and doctrines, geography, art, environmental issues and the politics of the regions he writes about, reminding us that true discoveries are still out there through the people we meet, rather than the places we visit.
A snapshot of the second half of the 20th Century and a homage to the life of the Australian Hall of Fame journalistic photographer Russell McPhedran through a selection of his photographs and illuminating and humorous anecdotes.
When the King and Queen grow tired of their spoiled daughter’s selfishness, they seek help from a local, good witch, who strips the Princess of her outer beauty until she can rediscover her inner beauty.