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Jayhawk

by Jay A Stout & George L Cooper Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipina mother, George Cooper is one of the few surviving veteran pilots who saw action over such fearsome targets as Rabaul and Wewak. Not just another flag-waving...


Frank Pantridge

by Cecil Lowry Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Countless thousands of men and women around the world have good reason to be thankful that Frank Partridge survived three and a half years of brutal Japanese captivity. Had he not, they too would in all probability...


Churchill's Flawed Decisions

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Winston Churchill is undoubtedly one of the most respected and best-loved characters the nation has ever known. However, much of how people view him is based on his leadership during the bleak and dire times...


What Really Happened: The Lincoln Assassination

by Robert J. Hutchinson & David Marantz Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

After 150 years, many unsolved mysteries and enduring urban legends still surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the popular stage actor John Wilkes Booth.

In a new look at the case, award-winning author...


A Long Way Home

by Charles Granquist Big Sky Publishing (April 01, 2010)

The son of a World War I veteran, Charles Granquist was 17 when war was declared with Germany in 1939. He lied about his age, joined the infantry and was sent to Egypt. Like so many other young men at the time,...


Stepping Into A Minefield

by Ian Mansfield Big Sky Publishing (September 05, 2015)

Ian Mansfield was serving in the Australian Army when he was selected to command a team of Australian combat engineers to go to Pakistan to train Afghan refugees in mine-clearance procedures. With millions of...


The Easy Day Was Yesterday

by Paul Jordan Big Sky Publishing (July 15, 2012)

From his cage in a putrid, overcrowded Indian gaol, Paul Jordan reflects on a life lived on the edge and curses the miscalculation that robbed him of his freedom. His childhood, marred by the loss of his father...


Whatever Remains

by Penny F. Graham Big Sky Publishing (February 05, 2015)

Whatever Remains is a true story. The fall of Singapore is considered one of Britain’s worst defeats of the Second World War. For Penny Graham’s father, however, it became a life-changing opportunity to...


High Life of Oswald Watt

by Chris Clark Big Sky Publishing (August 05, 2016)

‘Father of the Flying Corps’ and ‘Father of Australian Aviation’ were two of the unofficial titles conferred on Oswald (“Toby”) Watt when he died in tragic circumstances shortly after the end of...


Lady Death

by Lyudmila Mykhailvna Pavlichenko Big Sky Publishing (September 05, 2018)

"Arguably the finest account of sniping during World War II." - Adrian Gilbert, author of Challenge of Battle. "Undoubtedly literature’s most remarkable account of sniper action." - Charles W. Sasser, former...


Last Knight

by Robert Lowry Big Sky Publishing (January 24, 2011)

General Sir Phillip Bennett is a good example of what makes a great leader. With a good combination of innate personal qualities, education, broad experience and the hardening that comes with survival on the...


Lie Catcher

by David Craig Big Sky Publishing (August 01, 2011)

International undercover expert and criminologist Dr David Craig gives us an easy-to-read, light-hearted guide that demonstrates through practical examples how to apply lie detecting skills in our day-to-day...


Butch Cassidy

by Charles Leerhsen & Pete Simonelli Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and...


Butch Cassidy

by Charles Leerhsen Simon & Schuster (July 14, 2020)

Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and...


Letters From Prison

by Marquis de Sade & Richard Seaver Arcade (April 12, 2012)

The 1990s have seen a resurgence of interest in the Marquis de Sade, with several biographies competing to put their version of his life story before the public. But Sadean scholar Richard Seaver takes us directly...


A Champion Cyclist Against the Nazis

by Alberto Toscano Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Italy, 1943. Although allied with Hitler, there were those who refused to accept the fascist policies of racial discrimination and deportation. Among them was Gino Bartali.

A champion cyclist, he won the Giro...


Marching from Defeat

by Claus Neuber Pen and Sword Military (April 30, 2020)

In June 1944, in Belarus on the Eastern Front, the Red Army launched Operation Bagration, the massive offensive that crushed Hitler’s Army Group Centre. German soldiers who weren’t encircled and captured...


"They Have Killed Papa Dead!"

by Anthony S. Pitch Skyhorse (September 11, 2018)

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is a central drama of the American experience. Its impact is felt to this day, and the basic story is known to all. Anthony Pitch?s thrilling account of the Lincoln conspiracy...


Cradles of Power

by Harold I. Gullan Skyhorse (October 04, 2016)

Why have there been so many books about first ladies and so few about the mothers and fathers of our presidents? Many of us, for better or worse, are shaped by our early life. Heads of state are no exception....


Reluctant Genius

by Charlotte Gray Arcade (August 01, 2011)

The popular image of Alexander Graham Bell is that of an elderly American patriarch, memorable only for his paunch, his Santa Claus beard, and the invention of the telephone. In this magisterial reassessment...


The Heroic Gangster

by Neil Hanson Skyhorse (July 01, 2013)

Monk Eastman was born in 1873 to a respectable New York family. By the age of eighteen he was running the streets of Lower Manhattan, first starting as a bouncer, and later as a gang leader who led an army of...


History of William the Conqueror

by Jacob Abbott Skyhorse (October 03, 2012)

Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world's most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive...


The Guardian of Mercy

by Terence Ward Arcade (February 09, 2016)

Now celebrated as one of the great painters of the Renaissance, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio fled Rome in 1606 to escape retribution for killing a man in a brawl. Three years later he was in Naples, where...


Ghosts by Daylight

by Janine Di Giovanni Arcade (November 05, 2013)

Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career--more than twenty years--in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia,...


Kremlin Wives

by Larissa Vasilieva & Cathy Porter Arcade (September 01, 2015)

For over seventy years the Kremlin was the bastion of the all-powerful Soviet rulers. A great deal is known about the men who held millions of fates in their iron grip, yet little is known about the womenthe...


Zelda Fitzgerald

by Sally Cline Arcade (January 12, 2012)

Zelda Fitzgerald was the mythical American Dream Girl of the Roaring Twenties who became, in the words of her husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the first American flapper." Their romance transformed a symbol of...


Mandela

by Bob Crew Skyhorse (December 17, 2013)

Nelson Mandela is known worldwide as a great moral and political leader, the first democratically elected South African president, the recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize, and a beacon of interracial goodwill....


The Court-Martial of Corporal Nutting

by John R. Nutting & Roy M. Franklin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

John Nutting is nineteen years old in 1966. Raised in small-town Idaho, to a family that could trace its military roots back to the Revolutionary War, Nutting knows he's going to fight the war as a Marine. On...


The Saga of Billy the Kid

by Walter Noble Burns Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Originally published in 1926, this biography tells the rousing tale of Billy the Kid, once of the most well known outlaws in the Old West. The Saga of Billy the Kid focuses on a period of time where two dangerous...


The Inner War

by Gerda Hartwich Robinson Skyhorse (January 19, 2016)

It is sometimes difficult to remember that in war there are innocents on all sides who suffer. German citizens who had no connection to the atrocities committed by their countrymen nonetheless endured great...


Swimming in the Daylight

by Lisa C. Paul Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

In September 1984, Lisa Paul, an American college student living in Moscow and working as a nanny, enters Inna Meiman's house for her first Russian language lesson. And so begins a two year friendship and fight...


Through the Shadows with O. Henry

by Al Jennings Skyhorse (February 16, 2016)

Al Jennings lived a life more akin to tall tales than reality. He was an attorney in business with his two brothers in Oklahoma until one was killed and the other wounded in a shootout with a rival attorney....


From Holocaust to Harvard

by John Stoessinger Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

A true and touching human tale of survival and achievement.

When John Stoessinger was ten years old, Adolf Hitler annexed his homeland of Austria, ripping the boy from his home and his friends in Vienna. His...


German Military and the Weimar Republic

by Karen Schaefer Pen and Sword Military (March 30, 2020)

General Hans von Seekt (1866-1936) was the military counterpart of the Weimar Republic, both attempted to restore Germany's international acceptance and security following defeat in World War I and the Treaty...


Churchill's Admiral in Two World Wars

by Jim Crossley Pen and Sword Maritime (May 30, 2020)

Roger Keyes was the archetype of 19th to 20th century Royal Navy officers. A superb seaman, inspiring leader and fearless fighter he immediately caught the eye of senior figures in the naval establishment as...


Dracula

by Kurt Treptow & Radu Florescu Center for Romanian Studies (May 06, 2020)

Dracula – the fifteenth century Romanian prince, also known as Vlad the Impaler [?epe?], is one of the most fascinating personalities of medieval history. Even during his own lifetime, his true story became...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


Peiper's War

by Danny S Parker Frontline Books (April 29, 2020)

‘A bad reputation has its commitments.’ So wrote home Jochen Peiper from the fighting front in the East in 1943, characterizing his battle-hardened command during the Second World War. Peiper’s War is...


Daughters of the Winter Queen

by Nancy Goldstone & Laura Kirman Hachette Book Group (April 10, 2018)

The captivating story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth Stuart's life was transformed when her father, James I, ascended...


Waco

by David Thibodeau, Leon Whiteson, Robert Fass & Aviva Layton Hachette Book Group (January 02, 2018)

To commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the FBI's siege at Waco compound and a tie-in to the Spike TV mini-series comes an updated reissue of the critically acclaimed A Place Called Waco by Branch Davidian...


Wallis in Love

by Andrew Morton & Molly Parker Myers Hachette Book Group (February 13, 2018)

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the...


Backstabbing for Beginners

by Michael Soussan & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Original (September 20, 2016)

The year is 1997, Michael Soussan, a fresh-faced young graduate takes up a new job at the UN's Oil-for-Food Program, the largest humanitarian operation in the organization's history. His mission is to help Iraqi...


Goddess of Anarchy

by Jacqueline Jones & Nylsa Smallwood Hachette Book Group (December 05, 2017)

From a prize-winning historian, a new portrait of an extraordinary activist and the turbulent age in which she lived

Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator...


Galileo

by Mario Livio & Jonathan Davis Simon & Schuster Audio (May 05, 2020)

A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We...


Captured by History

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Captured by History is an autobiography like none other, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland. Here, for the first...


Machiavelli

by Miles J. Unger & David Colacci Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Niccolò Machiavelli is the most influential political writer of all time. His name has become synonymous with cynical scheming and the selfish pursuit of power, but the real Machiavelli, says Miles Unger, was...


A Delayed Life

by Dita Kraus Feiwel & Friends (February 10, 2020)

A Delayed Life is the breathtaking memoir that tells the story of Dita Kraus, the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz.

Dita Kraus grew up in Prague in an intellectual, middle-class Jewish family. She went to school,...


Revolutionary Brothers

by Tom Chaffin St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2019)

In a narrative both panoramic and intimate, Tom Chaffin captures the four-decade friendship of Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette shared a singularly...


Agent Jack

by Robert Hutton St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2019)

"An appealing mix of accessibility and research. [Hutton] has illuminated a fascinating and often appalling side of the war at home." -- Wall Street Journal

The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated...


Seneca : Story of the Philosopher, Dramatist and Roman Statesman

by Elbert Hubbard & H. E. Butler Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

This book deals with the story of Seneca who was one of the eminent Latin writers and philosophers of the Silver Age. Young, he was fascinated with the philosophical thoughts of the Stoics, to which sect he...