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Pillar of Fire

Pillar of Fire

Early in May 1940, after months of phoney war, the armies of the Third Reich burst out of the Ardennes into northern France. Brilliantly conceived and executed, Operation Sichelschnitt was one of the most astonishing military plans of all time. Cutting through weak...

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You’ll Forget This Ever Happened

You’ll Forget This Ever Happened

Mississippi, 1967. It’s the Summer of Love, yet unwed mothers’ maternity homes are flourishing, secret closed adoptions are routine, and many young women still have no voice. In You’ll Forget This Ever Happened, Laura Engel takes us back to the Deep South during the...

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In My Mother’s Footsteps

In My Mother’s Footsteps

‘Beautiful. Poignant. Phenomenal…I cried and I smiled…Truly a gem.’ Goodreads reviewer A moving and heartbreaking journey of a daughter discovering her Palestinian roots and recovering her mother’s beloved past. Perfect for fans of The Bookseller of Kabul and The...

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Cowboys of the Americas

Cowboys of the Americas

Winner of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame’s 1991 Western Heritage Award for Non-Fiction. What was it actually like to be a cowboy? The blazing gunfights and the dangerous lifestyles of these all-American figures have captured the imagination of the public for...

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Dear Dana

Dear Dana

When Amy Daughters reconnected with her old pal Dana on Facebook, she had no idea how it would change her life. Though the two women hadn’t had any contact in thirty years, it didn’t take them long to catch up—and when Amy learned that Dana’s son Parker was doing a...

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The Road to Culloden Moor

The Road to Culloden Moor

How did Charles Edward Stuart and his failed Jacobite rising find such an enduring place in our popular memory? How did a half-Polish prince, who was born in Rome and spoke with an Italian accent, become the Bonnie Prince Charlie of ballad, poem and song? Was he...

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Vlad the Impaler

Vlad the Impaler

Who was the real man who inspired the Dracula legend? In spring 1460, a contemporary wrote, 'untold abuses, damage hardly reparable, sad murders, mutilations, sorrows' were visited upon the city of Brasov, by 'the unfaithful cruel tyrant Dracula, who calls himself...

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Dunkirk to Belsen

Dunkirk to Belsen

In this extraordinary book, the soldiers who served in the Durham Light Infantry recount their personal experiences of serving in World War II. Following the remarkable story of a ‘band of brothers’ who fought in every major land campaign, the soldiers tell their...

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A Way Through the Wilderness

A Way Through the Wilderness

Merchants, bankers, planters, soldiers, Kaintucks and gamblers, all were tied in one way or another to that enchanting, storied, and often mysterious highway of the American Frontier: the Natchez Trace.  Beginning life as a shadowy Indian trail, the road became the...

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Lost Britain

Lost Britain

In exploring the history of forgotten Britain, author David Long both mourns their loss and celebrates the achievements of engineers and architects of past generations, revealing some extraordinary tales that we would do well to remember. Lost Britain tells the...

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Cruise Ship SOS

Cruise Ship SOS

What happens to patients when it all goes wrong at sea? Say hello to Dr Ben MacFarlane. After spending a year as a repatriation doctor, he's now sailing off around the world as a ship's doctor - and with 3,000 passengers and crew to look after he's in for the most...

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The Making of Eastern Europe

The characteristics of Eastern Europe as we know it today were formed long before the Soviet Union came into existence. In searching for the origins of Eastern Europe’s difficulty in adapting to democracy, this sweeping history ranges from the present day to the time...

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Crown of Thistles

Crown of Thistles

This book tells the story behind one of history’s greatest rivalries: Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. The struggle between the fecund Stewarts and the barren Tudors is generally seen only in terms of the relationship between two formidable women, Elizabeth I and...

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The Stable Boy of Auschwitz

The Stable Boy of Auschwitz

The instant Sunday Times and Amazon charts bestseller I found myself in the Auschwitz stables, and I felt an ember of hope. If I could make myself useful, helping these horses, maybe I could stay alive.” In the darkest moment of history, one child found the courage...

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