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            The Evening and the Morning: The Prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, A Kingsbridge Novel
             

            The Evening and the Morning: The Prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, A Kingsbridge Novel (Hardback)

            By Follett, Ken

            • RRP: $80.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            The new novel from the No.1 Internationally bestselling author Ken Follett. An epic, addictive historical masterpiece that begins in 997 CE and is set against the background of the medieval church and one man's ambition to make his abbey a centre of learning.

            ISBN 9781447278788
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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            Dark Tides: The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tidelands
             

            Dark Tides: The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tidelands (Hardback)

            By Gregory, Philippa

            • RRP: $64.99
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            Number One bestselling author Philippa Gregory's new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice and New England.

            ISBN 9781471172854
            Released NZ 24 Nov 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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            The Pull of the Stars

            The Pull of the Stars (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Donoghue, Emma

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Dublin, 1918: three days in a maternity ward at the height of the Great Flu. A small world of work, risk, death, and unlooked-for love, by the bestselling author of The Wonder and Room.

            ISBN 9781529046168
            Released NZ 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
            Availability
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            War Lord
             

            War Lord (Hardback)

            By Cornwell, Bernard

            • RRP: $55.00
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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            THE TIME HAS COME The final book in the globally bestselling historical series, coming October 2020.

            ISBN 9780008183950
            Released NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Last Kingdom Series
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            The Ninth Child: The new novel from the author of The Sealwoman's Gift

            The Ninth Child: The new novel from the author of The Sealwoman's Gift (Paperback)

            By Magnusson, Sally

            • RRP: $24.99
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            1856, the Scottish Highlands. A haunting novel of a young doctor's wife, Isabel Aird, struggling to make her childless life meaningful, unaware that the sinister Robert Kirke is watching her every move when she becomes pregnant again. From the Sunday Times bestselling author of W...here Memories Go and The Sealwoman's Gift.
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            ISBN 9781473696624
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age General Audience
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            A Single Thread

            A Single Thread (Paperback)

            By Chevalier, Tracy

            • RRP: $25.00
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            FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING 'Bittersweet ... dazzling' Guardian 'Deeply pleasurable ... the ending made me cry' The Times 'Told with a wealth of detail and narrative intensity' Penelope Lively It is 1932, and the losses of the First World War... are still keenly felt. Violet Speedwell, mourning for both her fiance and her brother and regarded by society as a 'surplus woman' unlikely to marry, resolves to escape her suffocating mother and strike out alone. A new life awaits her in Winchester. Yes, it is one of draughty boarding-houses and sidelong glances at her naked ring finger from younger colleagues; but it is also a life gleaming with independence and opportunity. Violet falls in with the broderers, a disparate group of women charged with embroidering kneelers for the Cathedral, and is soon entwined in their lives and their secrets. As the almost unthinkable threat of a second Great War appears on the horizon Violet collects a few secrets of her own that could just change everything... Warm, vivid and beautifully orchestrated, A Single Thread reveals one of our finest modern writers at the peak of her powers.
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            ISBN 9780008153847
            Released NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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            Dark Tides
             

            Dark Tides (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gregory, Philippa

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            Midsummers Eve, 1670. A wealthy man waits outside a poor London warehouse to meet with Alinor, the woman he failed twenty-one years before. He has everything to offer, wealth, land, status, and he believes she has the only thing he cannot buy: his son and heir. The warehouse is f...ailing, clinging on to poor business in Restoration London-a city gone mad for pleasure. But will Alinor and her family sell-out to Sir James? Meanwhile in New England, Alinor's brother Ned, who rebelled against the Crown, cannot find justice in the New World, as the King's revenge stretches across the Atlanic and turns the pioneers against each other and against the native Americans. A beautiful widow, Livia, arrives from Venice, telling them Alinor's son, Rob, has drowned and that she needs the family's help with a profitable new trade. She will import beautiful statues of marble and bronze to fuel the classical craze among the wealthy landowners. She enchants the warehouse family with her son, their new heir; her sensual carefree warmth; and promises of wealth to come. She captures Sir James and spins them all into a mesh of deceit which only the brave little daughter of the warehouse can break. Sarah searches for the truth about Livia in Venice bringing home the stunning denouement to this, the second book in the Fairmile series.
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            ISBN 9781760851880
            Published NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Letters from Berlin

            Letters from Berlin (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Blanchard, Tania

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            From the bestselling author of The Girl from Munich and Suitcase of Dreams comes an unforgettable tale of love, courage and betrayal inspired by a true story Berlin, 1943 As the Allied forces edge closer, the Third Reich tightens its grip on its people. For eighteen-year-old Susa...nna Goettmann, this means her beloved adopted family including the man she loves, Leo, are at risk. His mother - Susie's godmother - is forced to register as a Jew and wear the Star of David, bearing the resentment of the village she has always called home. Desperate to protect them any way she can, Susie accepts the help of an influential Nazi officer. It means she must abandon any hope of a future with Leo and enter the terrifying world of the Nazi elite. But all is not lost as her newfound position offers more than she could have hoped for ... With critical intelligence at her fingertips, Susie seizes a dangerous opportunity to help the resistance. The decisions she makes could change the course of the war, but what will they mean for her family and her future? Praise for Tania Blanchard 'Packs an emotional punch that will reverberate far and wide' Weekly Times 'Captures the intensity of a brutal and unforgiving war, successfully weaving love, loss, desperation and, finally, hope into a gripping journey of self-discovery' Courier Mail 'A tumultuous journey from order to bedlam, and from naive acceptance of the status quo to the gradual getting of political wisdom' Sunday Age 'Combining historical tragedy, romance, and true stories ... Superb and enriching' Better Reading
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            ISBN 9781760852054
            Published NZ 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Lana's War
             

            Lana's War (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Abriel, Anita

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            • Pub Date
              2 Dec 20

            Paris 1943. Lana Antanov is rushing to see her husband, Frederic, and tell him the news that she is pregnant. But as she arrives the convent where Frederic teaches music, she watches in horror as a Gestapo officer executes Frederic for hiding a Jewish girl in a piano. Overcome wi...th grief, Lana loses the baby. A few months later, Lana is approached by a member of the French Resistance to work as a spy on the French Riviera and help save Jews from execution. As a 'White Russian' daughter of a Russian countess, Lana is the ideal choice to infiltrate the emigre community of Russian aristocrats who socialise with German officers. But Lana has a very personal motive for taking on this mission - the Gestapo officer in charge intent on exterminating all the Jews, Alois Brunner, is the man who shot Frederic. Lana's cover story makes her the mistress of a wealthy Swiss playboy, the darkly handsome and charismatic Guy Pascal, and her base his villa on the Riviera. Together they make a ruthlessly effective team. The information they gather at parties and the casino at Monte Carlo helps thwart several raids and enables countless Jews to escape to Morocco by boat. But Lana has not counted on becoming attached to a young Jewish girl named Odette or to fall helplessly in love with Guy. As the Nazis close in, her desire to protect the ones she loves threatened to put them all at risk
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            ISBN 9781760855932
            Published NZ 2 Dec 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Under The Golden Sun

            Under The Golden Sun (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ashcroft, Jenny

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            An captivating and sweeping historical romance, set against the raw beauty and epic expanse of the Australian outback.

            ISBN 9780751573237
            Released NZ 24 Nov 2020
            Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
            Interest Age General Audience
            Availability
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