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            Dark Music: The gripping new thriller from the author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB
             

            Dark Music: The gripping new thriller from the author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lagercrantz, David; Translated by Giles, Ian

            • RRP: $37.99
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            • Pub Date
              23 Aug 22

            A gripping new thriller from the bestselling author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

            ISBN 9781529413182
            Released NZ 23 Aug 2022
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            The Last Hours in Paris: The greatest story of love, war and sacrifice in this gripping World War 2 historical fiction

            The Last Hours in Paris: The greatest story of love, war and sacrifice in this gripping World War 2 historical fiction (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Druart, Ruth

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            Set in occupied Paris, this epic, powerful story of love, betrayal and atonement sheds light on the events of Liberation and its aftermath. A novel that will stay with you for ever.

            ISBN 9781472268037
            Released NZ 12 Jul 2022
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
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            Dark Music: The gripping new thriller from the author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB
              

            Dark Music: The gripping new thriller from the author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB (Hardback)

            By Lagercrantz, David; Translated by Giles, Ian

            • RRP: $60.00
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            • Pub Date
              29 Nov 22

            A gripping new thriller from the bestselling author of THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB

            ISBN 9781529413199
            Released NZ 29 Nov 2022
            Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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            Destination Buchenwald: The astonishing survival story of Australian and New Zealand airmen in a Nazi death camp
             

            Destination Buchenwald: The astonishing survival story of Australian and New Zealand airmen in a Nazi death camp (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Burgess, Colin

            • RRP: $39.99
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            The harrowing story of the Allied airmen who experienced the true horrors of Nazism firsthand. It was the summer of 1944 as liberating Allied forces surged towards Paris following the D-Day landings. For a large group of downed airmen being held in that city's infamous Fresnes Pr...ison, they were about to face evacuation into the blackest, bloody heart of Germany and experience the most acute evil of the war. Amid great secrecy, those 168 airmen - including several from Australia and New Zealand - were transported on a filthy, overcrowded nightmare train journey which ended at the notorious Buchenwald concentration camp, accompanied by orders for their execution. At Buchenwald they witnessed extreme depravity that would haunt them to the end of their days. Yet, on returning home, they were confronted by decades of denials from their own governments that they had ever been held in one of Hitler's most vile concentration camps. In conducting his original deep research for this book - now completely expanded and updated - Colin Burgess personally interviewed or corresponded with dozens of the surviving airmen from a number of nations, including their valorous leader, New Zealand Squadron Leader Phil Lamason. Destination Buchenwald tells a compelling story of extraordinary bravery, comradeship and endurance, when a group of otherwise ordinary servicemen were thrust into an unimaginable Nazi hell. 'This was the first book to provide an insight into our experiences as a group of captured allied airmen, betrayed to the Gestapo, tortured and deported to Buchenwald concentration camp. I consider it to be one of the best interpretations of the events as it reflects the voices of the survivors and their challenges to stay alive in such dehumanising circumstances.' Sqn Ldr Stanley Booker, RAF (Rtd.), MBE, Legion D'Honneur: Last surviving member of the Buchenwald airmen
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            ISBN 9781761106712
            Published NZ 6 Jul 2022
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
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            The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World

            The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Freedland, Jonathan

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            The astonishing, forgotten story of the hero who escaped from Auschwitz to reveal the truth of the Holocaust.

            ISBN 9781529369052
            Released NZ 14 Jun 2022
            Publisher John Murray Press
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            The Royal Station Master's Daughters: A heartwarming World War I saga of family, secrets and royalty (The Royal Station Master's Daughters Series book 1)

            The Royal Station Master's Daughters: A heartwarming World War I saga of family, secrets and royalty (The Royal Station Master's Daughters Series book 1) (Paperback)

            By Seymour, Ellee

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            A heartwarming and dramatic World War I saga of secrets, love and the British royal family for readers of Daisy Styles and Maisie Thomas. With members of the royal family and their guests passing through the station on their way to Sandringham, the Saward family have a unique pos...ition within their small community.
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            ISBN 9781838774578
            Released NZ 5 Jul 2022
            Publisher Zaffre
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            Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
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            The Facemaker: One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I
              

            The Facemaker: One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World War I (Hardback)

            By Fitzharris, Lindsey

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            • Pub Date
              18 Oct 22

            From the moment the first machine gun rang out over the Western Front, one thing was clear- mankind's military technology had wildly surpassed its medical capabilities. The war's new weaponry, from tanks to shrapnel, enabled slaughter on an industrial scale, and given the nature ...of trench warfare, thousands of soldiers sustained facial injuries. Medical advances meant that more survived their wounds than ever before, yet disfigured soldiers did not receive the hero's welcome they deserved. In The Facemaker, award-winning historian Lindsey Fitzharris tells the astonishing story of the pioneering plastic surgeon Harold Gillies, who dedicated himself to restoring the faces - and the identities - of a brutalized generation. Gillies, a Cambridge-educated New Zealander, became interested in the nascent field of plastic surgery after encountering the human wreckage on the front. Returning to Britain, he established one of the world's first hospitals dedicated entirely to facial reconstruction in Sidcup, south-east England. There, Gillies assembled a unique group of doctors, nurses and artists whose task was to recreate what had been torn apart. At a time when losing a limb made a soldier a hero, but losing a face made him a monster to a society largely intolerant of disfigurement, Gillies restored not just the faces of the wounded but also their spirits. Meticulously researched and grippingly told, The Facemaker places Gillies's ingenious surgical innovations alongside the poignant stories of soldiers whose lives were wrecked and repaired. The result is a vivid account of how medicine and art can merge, and of what courage and imagination can accomplish in the presence of relentless horror.
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            ISBN 9780241389379
            Released NZ 18 Oct 2022
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Secret of Splint Hall
             

            The Secret of Splint Hall (Paperback)

            By Cotton, Katie

            • RRP: $21.99
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            • Internationally sourced

            Two girls must unearth an ancient myth hidden deep beneath the mysterious Splint Hall... 1945. War has ended, but for sisters Flora and Isobel the struggles still continue. They've lost their father and had their home destroyed in a bombing raid, and now they must go to live with... their aunt and her awful husband Mr Godfrey in their ancestral home, Splint Hall. From the moment of their arrival it seems that this is a place shrouded in mysteries and secrets. Who are the strange men who arrive with packages at night? What is the source of the strange blue sparks coming from the ground? And why do the locals seem to hate their family so much? As the girls begin to unearth an ancient myth and family secret, the adventure of a lifetime begins.
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            ISBN 9781839131967
            Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            Air Marshal Sir Keith Park: Victor of the Battle of Britain, Defender of Malta
               

            Air Marshal Sir Keith Park: Victor of the Battle of Britain, Defender of Malta (Paperback)

            By Murray, Rowlands,

            • RRP: $48.50
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            • Pub Date
              30 Oct 22

            This balanced and well overdue account hopefully ensures that Air Chief Marshal Sir Keith Park receives the credit for victory that he so richly deserves.

            ISBN 9781399000253
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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            Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 30 Oct 2022
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            Fighting with the Long Range Desert Group: Merlyn Craw MM's War 1940-1945
               

            Fighting with the Long Range Desert Group: Merlyn Craw MM's War 1940-1945 (Hardback)

            By O'Carroll, Brendan

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            • Internationally sourced

            Researched and written by much published author and leading LRDG expert.

            ISBN 9781399084277
            Publisher Pen & Sword Books Ltd
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