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Double Agent Victoire

by David Tremain

‘On 28.2.42 there arrived in the U.K. a remarkable woman agent: Mathilde Lucie (or Lily) CARRE.’ Her codename was VICTOIRE, although she became better known as ‘La Chatte’ – the female cat. Her acts...


Against the Current

by Cathy Converse

The first book on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC’s first female principal, itinerant traveller, and journalist.

Agnes Deans Cameron was an extraordinary woman who was ahead by a century. Born in Victoria in 1863,...


Adventures & Letters of Richard Harding Davis

by Richard Harding Davis

Renowned American journalist Richard Harding Davis helped define the genre of front-line reporting with his first-hand accounts of battlefield action in the Spanish-American war. Later, Davis went on to cover...


Acres of Diamonds

by Russell H. Conwell

Are you stuck in limbo, waiting for the perfect opportunity to descend from the heavens and transform your life? If so, you're taking the wrong approach, according to Russell Herman Conwell. In Acres of Diamonds:...


The Shadow Emperor

by Alan Strauss-Schom

A breakout biography of Louis-Napoleon III, whose controversial achievements have polarized historians.

Considered one of the pre-eminent Napoleon Bonaparte experts, Pulitzer Prize-nominated historian Alan Strauss-Schom...


Cicely Saunders

by David Clark

Born at the end of World War One into a prosperous London family, Cicely Saunders struggled at school before gaining entry to Oxford University to read Politics, Philosophy and Economics. As World War Two gained...


Some Gave it All

by Danny Lane & Mark Bowser

Based on an incredible true story, a young Marine fights an unbelievable battle in the abyss of Vietnam. Get a front row seat to the intense action, courage and sacrifice he and other Marines endured.

Experience...


Arnhem's Kaleidoscope Children

by Graham Wilson

It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles...


Codename Intelligentsia

by Russell Campbell

He was the son of a hereditary peer, one of the wealthiest men in Britain. His childhood was privileged; at Cambridge he flourished. At the age of 21 he founded The Film Society, and became a pioneering standard-bearer...


Wicked Weird & Wily Yankees

by Stephen Gencarella

Incredible Stories of the Prophets, Vagabonds, Fortune-Tellers, Hermits, Lords, and Poets Who Shaped New England

New England has been a lot of things—an economic hub, a cultural center, a sports mecca—but...


Galantière

by Mark Lurie

How he could now be forgotten seems unfathomable. Lewis Galantière guided Hemingway through his first years in Paris, when the author was unknown and desperate for recognition. He helped James Joyce and Sylvia...


History of the Black Hawk War

by Black Hawk & Charles M. Scanlan

The Black Hawk War was a conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of Sauks, Meskwakis, and Kickapoos, known...


Geronimo's Story of His Life

by Geronimo & Stephen Melvil Barrett

Geronimo was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Chiricahua Apache tribe. From 1850 to 1886 Geronimo joined with members of three other Chiricahua Apache bands—the Tchihende,...


Odyssey of the Unknown Anzac

by David Hastings

Ten years after the end of World War I, the Sydney Sun reported that an unknown Anzac still lay in a Sydney psychiatric hospital. ‘This man . . . was found wandering in a London street during the war,’ reported...


PRESIDENT REAGAN'S UNSUNG HEROES

by Gary Anton

This is a true untold story of American patriotic history. It is a story of how a group of ordinary American citizens became involved in US foreign policy and intelligence around the world.

At one point, the...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Other Writings

by Benjamin Franklin

A fascinating and unconventionally educated man, Benjamin Franklin imparts—in his own words—wisdom and remarkable life lessons on the art of living with great personal integrity. Taken from John Bigelow’s...


101 Things You Need to Know About Suffragettes

by Maggie Andrews & Janis Lomas

Suffragettes learned jiu-jitsu, repelled policemen with their hatpins, burnt down football stadiums and planted bombs. They rented a house near to Holloway Prison and sang rebel anthems to the Suffragettes inside....


The Unmasking of Dr. Harrison Miller Moseley

by Stella Brooks

Stella Brooks was honored with the only lengthy interview Miller ever gave wand unmasked details of his phenomenal achievements and inspirational courage. He vividly described his fantastic life working in the...


Destination Chungking

by Suyin Han

Destination Chungking is the fictionalized autobiography of best-selling writer Han Suyin. It tells the love story of a young Chinese couple during the turmoil of the Second Sino-Japanese War. Childhood friends...


William Howard Taft

by Jeffrey Rosen

The only man to serve as president and chief justice, who approached every decision in constitutional terms, defending the Founders’ vision against new populist threats to American democracy

William Howard...