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            Eros Element: A Steampunk Thriller with a Hint of Romance
              

            Eros Element: A Steampunk Thriller with a Hint of Romance (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd Revised Beginning ed.)

            By Dominic, Cecilia; Edited by Atkinson, Holly

            • RRP: $38.50
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            An ancient energy. A daring expedition. Two misfit scientists in a race against time. Iris McTavish always wanted to follow in her father's footsteps. But when his sudden death leaves her household on the brink of ruin, she may have to choose an unwanted marriage over her passion... of archaeology. To save her house and prove her worth, she embarks on a mysterious and dangerous expeditioni?1/2 Edward Bailey's strict scientific code holds back his anxiety and heartbreak. With his professorship and his department in danger, however, he realizes he'll need to find the secret to turning unstable aether into limitless power to keep himself afloat. And for once, Edward can't do it alonei?1/2 As Iris and Edward seek out hidden clues, they're hunted by clockwork spies and a shadowy society. During their dash across Europe, the misfit explorers must work together to crack a worldwide energy crisis and discover the truth if they want to stay alive. Eros Element is the thrilling first book in Aether Psychics, a series of Victorian-era steampunk adventures. If you like puzzling mysteries, incredible inventions, and a touch of magic, then you'll love Cecilia Dominic's high-spirited series. Buy Eros Element today to embark on a charming clockwork adventure!
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            ISBN 9781945074554
            Released AU 16 Dec 2019
            Publisher Atlanta Insomnia & Behavioral
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Aether Psychics
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            The Count of Monte Cristo
              

            The Count of Monte Cristo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dumas, Alexandre

            • RRP: $19.99
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            • Pub Date
              16 Jun 20

            On the eve of his wedding, a young sailor named Edmond Dant s is wrongly accused of treason and imprisoned for life in the Ch teau d'If, a reputedly impregnable island fortress. After a daring escape, Dant s unearths a treasure revealed to him by another prisoner and devotes the ...rest of his life to tracking down and punishing the enemies who wronged him, in disguise as the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo. Set against the dramatic upheavals of the years after Napoleon, Alexandre Dumas's epic tale of betrayal and revenge is one of the most thrilling and enduringly popular adventure novels ever written.
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            ISBN 9780593081501
            Released AU 16 Jun 2020
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Brutal Chill in August: A Novel of Polly Nichols, the First Victim of Jack the Ripper
              

            A Brutal Chill in August: A Novel of Polly Nichols, the First Victim of Jack the Ripper (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Illustrated by Clark, Alan M.

            • Imp. $35.50
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            We all know about Jack the Ripper, the murderer who terrorized Whitechapel and confounded police in 1888, but how much do we really know about his victims? A BRUTAL CHILL IN AUGUST gives us an uncompromising and terrifying look at the nearly forgotten human story behind one of th...e most sensational crimes in history. This is horror that happened.
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            ISBN 9781734297805
            Released AU 1 Jan 2020
            Publisher IFD Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Jack the Ripper Victims
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            City of Ladies
              

            City of Ladies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kennedy, Sarah

            • RRP: $49.50
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            Book 2 It's midwinter in 1539, and Catherine Havens Overton has just given birth to her second child, a daughter. The convent in which she was raised is now part of the Overton lands, and Catherine's husband William owns the properties that once belonged to her mother's family.

            ISBN 9781946409904
            Released AU 15 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penmore Press LLC
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Cross and Crown
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            Canaanite Chronicles: Book 1: Spying Out the Land
             

            Canaanite Chronicles: Book 1: Spying Out the Land (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Woods, James E.

            • RRP: $48.99
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            God gave His pitch: Moses, Have I got a land deal for you! Great location. Plenty of natural resources; milk and honey everywhere; and so much more. Don't take My Word for it. Pick out 12 good men who know a good deal when they see one and send them to check it out for themselves....
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            ISBN 9781947380370
            Released AU 18 Nov 2019
            Publisher Prime the Pump Publications LL
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            Midwinter: Certain Travellers in Old England
              

            Midwinter: Certain Travellers in Old England (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Buchan, John

            • RRP: $50.99
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            Midwinter is a wonderfully written historical novel. Alastair Maclean. A scottsman who has been in exile in France goes to Englad to join the Scottish Army as it advances on London. En route Maclean discovers a plot that will endanger the Scottish cause.

            ISBN 9781515442592
            Released AU 26 Nov 2019
            Publisher Wilder Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            segreto del Tempio, Il
             

            segreto del Tempio, Il (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Izzo, Isabella

            • RRP: $40.50
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            Dall'autrice dei Bestsellers La schiava dei Tudor e La ragazza di nevePuo sembrare assurdo, ma quando le farfalle battono le ali, tu non lo sai ma loro stanno ridendo. Se fai silenzio puoi sentirle...Inghilterra. 1137E sola. Non ha piu nessuno a parte il suo amico di sempre, un r...agazzo di nome Will. E un segreto.Un segreto pericolso che tramandandosi e giunto fino a lei.Elisabeth e solo una bambina quando viene travolta dagli eventi di un destino per lei gia segnato. Beth non sa nulla di quel segreto che ha ucciso suo padre e altre persone. Non sa perche gli danno la caccia, cosi come ignora che l'ordine piu importante del suo tempo, l'ordine dei Templari, e coinvolto in questa storia. Nemmeno Will sa, eppure custodisce anche lui il medesimo segreto. E si ritrovano soli, e insieme, in pasto a quel segreto che li condurra verso il dolore, il pericolo, la morte! Tra malintesi, voti, gelosia e amore! Tra fughe e tradimenti. Fino alla verita.Venendo a capo di quel mistero che li unisce ma che li voleva divisi... In un gioco mosso da re, Templari, antiche famiglie e patti segreti...
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            ISBN 9781796818239
            Released AU 13 Feb 2019
            Publisher Independently Published
            Interest Age General Audience
            Language (Italian)
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            Akiniwazisaga: Into The High Places
             

            Akiniwazisaga: Into The High Places (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Boncher, M. D.

            • RRP: $33.50
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            Leif, heir to the crown of the Akiniwazi Union, tries to escape the clutches of the rebellion on a risky gambit which takes him and a company of the willing through demon filled mountains, while allies hunt to expose an secret conspiracy that seeks to seize the capital for the re...bellion.
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            ISBN 9780999012475
            Released AU 2 Jan 2020
            Publisher M. D. Boncher
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Akiniwazisaga
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            Base Court Stories
              

            Base Court Stories (Paperback)

            By Poppy McGill-Clayden, Jeremy Clayden and

            • RRP: $15.50
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            • Pub Date
              31 Jan 20

            On a cold January day with the mists from the River Thames being dispersed by the soft seasonal zephyrs, barely bothering the banners and flags of the festivities, the most important man in England lay motionless on the tilt dirt.

            ISBN 9781528919753
            Released AU 31 Jan 2020
            Publisher Austin Macauley Publishers
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            Ardnish
              

            Ardnish (Paperback)

            By MacDonald, Angus

            • RRP: $27.99
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            • Pub Date
              2 Jul 20

            Ardnish, the Highlands of Scotland, 1944. On his deathbed, Donald John Gillies sends for a priest to hear his last confession. During his 85 years he has witnessed much - world wars, the loss of family through death and emigration, and the daily struggles which face the small rem...ote community. Waiting anxiously for the priest, his mind travels back to the dusty plains of South Africa in 1901, where he fought as a Lovat Scout during the Boer War, and where he met the woman who was the love of his life. Forced to abandon her and her young daughter in a British concentration camp, DJ returns to Scotland and his old life after his camp is ambushed by Boers and many of his fellow soldiers are massacred. As he lies dying, an unexpected visitor arrives at Ardnish. making it more imperative then ever for DJ to come to terms with the past and to make peace with himself - and his family - while there is still time.
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            ISBN 9781780276519
            Released AU 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Birlinn General
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