A volume of short stories by the bestselling author of THE BROKEN EMPIRE series, Mark Lawrence This is a collection of fourteen stories of murder, mayhem, pathos, and philosophy, all set in the world of the Broken Empire. Within these pages, you will find tales of ... read more
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From Dismal Swamp to Useless Inlet, Intercourse Island to Dirty Womans Gully, Mount Buggery to Nowhere Else, Australia has some of the strangest, funniest, weirdest and most out-of-place names going - now ... read more
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A long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.
Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late ... read more
As astonishing as it is compelling - Steve Cannane's extraordinary insight into Scientology in Australia is investigative journalism at its very best. From Rugby League players trying to improve their game, to Hollywood superstar... read more
On 16 December 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes on the Belgian/German border. Although Hitler's generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the ven... read more
What has happened on Nauru and Manus since Australia began its most recent offshore processing regime in 2012? This essential book provides a comprehensive and uncompromising overview of the first three years of offshore processing since it recommenced i... read more
They were young, they were tough and they were everywhere. They were both the backyard builders and the frontline troops in Australia's war against the Taliban. This is the powerful story of the sappers, the Army engineers in Afghanistan whose raw courage and skills were inspired by the original Austr... read more
Overcoming segregation, discrimination, personal hardship and political betrayal...... Nyunggai Warren Mundine tells it all in black and white. Warre' s raw, intimate success story shines a bright and inspiring light showing there is no limit to what you can ac... read more
"For sheer strength of performance and accomplishment there has never been a tennis player to match Margaret Court" - The International Tennis Hall of Fame In 1970 Court became the first woman in the open era to win the singles Grand Slam (all four major tournament... read more
The New York Times bestselling biography of Meghan Markle, the American actress who won Prince Harry's heart.
Women who smash the royal mold have always fascinated the public, from Grace Kelly to Princess Diana. Now acclaimed royal biographer Andrew Mort... read more
First there was Girt. Now comes . . . True GirtIn this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling history, David Hunt takes us to the Australian frontier. This was the Wild South, home to hardy pioneers, gun-slinging bushrangers, direction... read more
It was the coup that killed Australian politics. Less than three years after taking government in a landslide election victory, Kevin Rudd was betrayed by his deputy and the factional powerbrokers of the Australian Labor Party, the 'Faceless Men', despite enjoying historically high... read more