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            Inheritance of Secrets

            Inheritance of Secrets (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Bates, Sonya

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            A brutal murder. A wartime promise. A quest for the truth. Kate Furnivall meets Caroline Overington in a gripping, page-turning mystery. No matter how far you run, the past will always find you. Juliet's elderly grandparents are killed in their Adelaide home. Who would commit suc...h a heinous crime - and why? The only clue is her grandfather Karl's missing signet ring. When Juliet's estranged sister, Lily, returns in fear for her life, Juliet suspects something far more sinister than a simple break-in gone wrong. Before Juliet can get any answers, Lily vanishes once more. What secrets did Karl Weiss have that could have led to his murder? A German soldier who migrated to Adelaide, Juliet knew Karl as a loving grandfather. Is it possible he was hiding a dark past? While attempting to find out, Juliet uncovers some disturbing secrets from WWII Germany that will put both her and her sister's lives in danger ... Gripping. Tense. Mysterious. Inheritance of Secrets links the crimes of the present to the secrets of the past and asks how far would you go to keep a promise?
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            ISBN 9781460757857
            Published AU 1 May 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Code Name Helene: Based on the thrilling true story of Nancy Wake, 'The White Mouse': Based on the thrilling true story of Nancy Wake, 'The White Mouse'

            Code Name Helene: Based on the thrilling true story of Nancy Wake, 'The White Mouse': Based on the thrilling true story of Nancy Wake, 'The White Mouse' (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lawhon, Ariel

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            February 29, 1944: I am about to jump out of an aeroplane for the first time ... I don't care that every man is looking at me as though I don't belong. Besides, I'm hungover. And I think I might throw up ... In 1936 Nancy Wake is living in Paris after bluffing her way into a job ...as a foreign correspondent and witnessing firsthand the terror of Hitler's rise in Europe, firing her determination to do anything she could to fight the Nazis. When Nancy falls unexpectedly in love with handsome French industrialist and playboy Henri Fiocca in Marseilles, no sooner has she agreed to become Mrs Fiocca than the Germans invade France and Nancy takes yet another name, a code name - the first of many. As Lucienne Carlier Nancy helps smuggle people across borders and creates such a successful escape network for Allied soldiers that the Nazis hunting down an elusive female operative dub her 'The White Mouse' and put a five million franc bounty on her head. Forced to escape France, Nancy is trained in espionage with an elite special forces group in London and gains a new codename, Helene. Finally, with mission in hand, Nancy is airdropped back into France as the deadly Madame Andree. Nancy goes on to become one of the most powerful and ruthlessly effective leaders in the French Resistance. But the closer to liberation France gets, the more exposed Nancy - and the people she loves - will become. Code Name Helene is a gripping and heartbreakingly moving story of extraordinary courage, unfaltering resolve, remarkable sacrifice - and enduring love.
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            ISBN 9781760855963
            Published AU 16 Mar 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Paris Never Leaves You
             

            Paris Never Leaves You (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Feldman, Ellen

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            An unforgettable story of love, courage and impossible choices, from wartime Paris to 1950s New York. The war is over, but the past is never past ... Paris 1944. Charlotte is working in a tiny Paris bookstore in Nazi-occupied Paris with her baby daughter, Vivi, and fighting for h...er life. Charlotte is no victim - she is a survivor. But can she survive the next chapter of her life? Seamlessly interweaving Charlotte's story between wartime Paris and the 1950s world of New York publishing, Paris Never Leaves You is an unforgettable story of resilience, love - and impossible choices. 'Masterful, magnificent. A passionate story of survival. This story will stay with me for a long time.' Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and Cilka's Journey 'This beautiful novel tells the bittersweet story of a young mother's strength and survival during WWII, effortlessly capturing the terror, immediacy, and inextinguishable human spirit.' Noelle Salazar, author of The Flight Girls 'An exquisite novel that gives us what we're hungry for: an intelligent, complex female character who challenges our ideas of right and wrong, morality and immorality. Feldman achieves all of this with admirable precision and wit; she takes aim and does not miss.' Elizabeth J Church, author of All the Beautiful Girls 'Completely compelling. I tore through it. This novel pivots on how we manage to survive surviving ... Charlotte's visceral story will stay with me.' Naomi Wood, New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Hemingway 'With more twists and turns than the back streets of Paris, the story is as propulsively readable as a spy novel, and as rich and psychologically rewarding as only the finest literature can be.' Liza Gyllenhaal, author of Bleeding Heart 'A powerful exploration of some of the most profound questions about love and loyalty resonates strongly today: What would you do to save your child? What is morality in wartime? How do we make peace with the past?' Christina Lynch, autho
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            ISBN 9781760855901
            Published AU 5 Aug 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The Black Swan of Paris: The heart-breaking, gripping historical thriller for fans of Heather Morris

            The Black Swan of Paris: The heart-breaking, gripping historical thriller for fans of Heather Morris (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Robards, Karen

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            From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes an historical thriller that will take your breath away

            ISBN 9781529338218
            Released AU 7 Jul 2020
            Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
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            The Light After the War

            The Light After the War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Abriel, Anita

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            In the bestselling tradition of THE GIRL FROM MUNICH and THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ, an extraordinary tale based on the true story of how the author's mother survived World War II against all odds. In 1946 two young Hungarian refugees arrive in Naples determined to start a new li...fe after losing everyone they loved before the war. Vera Frankel and her best friend, Edith Ban, are haunted by their terrifying escape from a train headed for Auschwitz after their mothers threw them from the carriage, promising they would follow. But instead the girls found themselves alone in a frozen, alien land. They managed to find refuge and barter for their lives by working on an isolated farm in Austria until the end of the war. Armed with a letter of recommendation from an American general, Vera finds work and new hope at the United States Embassy and, despite her best intentions, falls in love the handsome and enigmatic Captain Anton Wight. But as Vera and Edith grapple with the aftermath of the war, so too does Anton, and when he suddenly disappears, Vera is forced to drastically change course. Their quest to overcome their terrible losses and rebuild their lives takes Vera and Edith from Naples to Ellis Island to Venezuela and finally Sydney as they begin to build careers, reunite with old friends - and find love. Heartbreakingly moving and compelling, THE LIGHT AFTER THE WAR is inspired by the story of the author's Holocaust survivor mother and her escape with her best friend from a train to Auschwitz. Praise for The Light After the War`You will be swept away by this fast-paced, heartbreaking and hopeful tale of friendship, family, second chances and the enduring power of love, based on the true story of the author's mother in war-torn Europe.' Kristin Harmel, bestselling author of The Room on Rue Amelie `A heartfelt and memorable tale of family, love, resilience and the triumph of human spirit.' Pam Jenoff, bestselling author of The Lost Girls of Paris
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            ISBN 9781760852405
            Published AU 1 Feb 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Tomorrow, When the War Began

            Tomorrow, When the War Began (Paperback, TV Tie-In)

            By Marsden, John

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            Somewhere out there Ellie and her friends are hiding.They're shocked, they're frightened, they're alone. Their world has changed, with the speed of a slamming door.They've got no weapons - except courage.They've got no help - except themselves.They've got nothing - except friends...hip.How strong can you be, when the world is full of people trying to kill you?Tomorrow, When the War Began is the first of an enormously popular series that has been translated and published all over the world. It is the book that started the series that became the legend...
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            ISBN 9781743548493
            Published AU 22 Mar 2016
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age Children
            Series Tomorrow Series
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            Eagle Station
             

            Eagle Station (Hardback)

            By Brown, Dale

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            In this new installment in the New York Times bestselling Brad McLanahan series, Russia and China have teamed up to gain dominance in outer space, and it's up to McLanahan and the newly formed U.S. Space Force to stop them --

            ISBN 9780062843081
            Released AU 26 May 2020
            Publisher William Morrow & Company
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            The Last Odyssey: A Thriller

            The Last Odyssey: A Thriller (Hardback)

            By Rollins, James

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            To save the world and our future, Sigma Force must embark on a dangerous odyssey into an ancient past whose horrors are all too present in this page-turning thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author James Rollins that combines cutting-edge science, historical mystery, my...thology, and pulse-pounding action. For eons, the city of Troy-whose legendary fall was detailed in Homer's Iliad-was believed to be myth, until archaeologists in the nineteenth century uncovered its ancient walls buried beneath the sands. If Troy was real, how much of Homer's twin tales of gods and monsters, curses and miracles-The Iliad and The Odyssey-could also be true and awaiting discovery? In the frozen tundra of Greenland, a group of modern-day climatologists and archaeologists stumble on a shocking find: a medieval ship buried a half mile below the ice. The ship's hold contains a collection of even older artifacts-tools of war-dating back to the Bronze Age. Inside the captain's cabin is a magnificent treasure that is as priceless as it is miraculous: a clockwork gold atlas encircled by an intricate silver astrolabe. The mechanism is signed with the name of its creator, Ismail al-Jazari, a famous Muslim inventor considered to be the Da Vinci of the Arab world-a brilliant scientist who inspired Leonardo's own work. Once activated, the moving globe traces the path of Odysseus' famous ship as it sailed away from Troy. But the route detours as the map opens to reveal an underground river leading to a hidden realm underneath the Mediterranean Sea. The map indicates that this subterranean world is called Tartarus, the Greek name for Hell. In mythology, Tartarus was where the wicked were punished and the monstrous Titans of old, imprisoned. When word of Tartarus spreads-and of the cache of miraculous weapons said to be hidden there-tensions explode in this volatile region where Turks battle Kurds, terrorists wage war, and civilians suffer untold horrors. The phantasmagoric horrors found in
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            ISBN 9780062892898
            Released AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Shell

            Shell (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Olsson, Kristina

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            A big, bold and hauntingly beautiful story that captures a defining moment in Australia's history. Everywhere he looked he saw what Utzon saw. The drama of harbour and horizon, and at night, the star-clotted sky. It held the shape of the possible, of a promise made and waiting to... be kept ... In 1965 as Danish architect Jorn Utzon's striking vision for the Sydney Opera House transforms the skyline and unleashes a storm of controversy, the shadow of the Vietnam War and a deadly lottery threaten to tear the country apart. Journalist Pearl Keogh, exiled to the women's pages after being photographed at an anti-war protest, is desperate to find her two missing brothers and save them from the draft. Axel Lindquist, a visionary young glass artist from Sweden, is obsessed with creating a unique work that will do justice to Utzon's towering masterpiece. In this big, bold and hauntingly beautiful portrait of art and life, Shell captures a world on the brink of seismic change though the eyes of two unforgettable characters caught in the eye of the storm. And reminds us why taking a side matters. Praise for Shell `A luminous look at a city at a time of change, a time when the building of the Sydney Opera House was a reach for greatness.' The New York Times `Olsson's writing is beautiful, captivating, and is enough in itself to recommend this book ... Her descriptions are vivid, evocative.' New York Journal of Books `A classic in the making.' Australian Financial Review `A shimmering love letter to Sydney, with the husk of the emerging Opera House its beating heart ... Required reading' Australian Women's Weekly
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            ISBN 9781925685336
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            Dreaming the Enemy
             

            Dreaming the Enemy (Paperback)

            By Metzenthen, David

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            Two young Vietnam War veterans who fought on opposing sides return home, struggling to recover from their experience. A moving story of trauma, resilience and the challenging road to recovery.

            ISBN 9781760112257
            Published AU 23 Mar 2016
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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