The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz
by Jack Fairweather
This is the first full story of his amazing journey, drawing on exclusive family papers and recently declassified files as well as unpublished accounts from the camp's fighters to show how he saved hundreds of thousands of lives
by Dr. Giles Yeo
The anti-diet diet book by the world's pioneering geneticist, Dr Giles Yeo
Shooting From The Shadows
The "Wings" Williams Story
Between 1956 and 1971 the New Zealand SAS were deployed on active service four times. Michael 'Wings' Williams career in the New Zealand Army, and the New Zealand SAS, spans a significant portion of this period - and this book takes the reader through two of those key campaigns; Borneo and South Vietnam. This book gives us a glimpse into the world of an SAS soldier at that time through the eyes of one of New Zealand SAS' most well-known veterans.
by Paul Horan & Philip Matthews
From the Kiwi Concert Party to The Topp Twins, Billy T. James to Rose Matafeo, Fred Dagg to Flight of the Conchords, New Zealanders have made each other laugh in ways distinctive to these islands. Funny As tells the story of comedy in this country through more than 300 pictures and an engaging text based on over 100 interviews with our best comedians. Published alongside a major Television New Zealand documentary series at a time when comedy has never been bigger, the book takes us inside the comedy clubs, cabarets and television studios where comedians work; it charts the rise of cartoons and skits, parody and stand-up; it introduces us to how New Zealand's funniest men and women have made sense (and nonsense) out of this country's changing culture and society. Funny As is the authoritative, hilarious story of New Zealand comedy.
A Beggar's Kingdom
by Paullina Simons
Love was just the beginning... The second novel in Paullina Simons' stunning End of Forever saga continues the heartbreaking story of Julian and Josephine, and a love that spans lifetimes. Is there a fate beyond the fates? Julian has failed Josephine once. Despite grave danger and impossible odds, he is determined to do the unimaginable and try again to save the woman he loves. What follows is a love story like no other as the doomed lovers embark on an incredible adventure across time and space. Racing through history and against the merciless clock, they face countless dangers and deadly enemies. Living amid beauty and ecstasy, bloodshed and betrayal, each time they court and cheat death brings Julian and Josephine closer to an unthinkable sacrifice and a confrontation with the harshest master of all...destiny. 'Paullina Simons knows how to keep you turning the pages' Courier Mail Don't miss The Tiger Catcher, the stunning first End of Forever novel!
The Family Upstairs
by Lisa Jewell
***FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THEN SHE WAS GONE*** You thought they were just staying for the weekend. They looked harmless enough - with only two suitcases and a cat in a wicker box. But soon things turn very, very dark. It happens slowly, yet so extraordinarily quickly. Now you and your sister must find a way to survive..
by Lynda La Plante
DOLLY, LINDA, SHIRLEY AND BELLA ARE BACK. AND THIS TIME IT'S A FIGHT TO THE FINISH. Against all the odds, Dolly Rawlins and her gangland widows managed the impossible: a heist their husbands had failed to pull of - at the cost of their lives. But though they may be in the money, they're far from easy street. Shocked by her husband's betrayal, Dolly discovers Harry Rawlins isn't dead. He knows where the four women are and he wants them to pay. And he doesn't just mean getting his hands on the money. The women can't keep running. They have to get Harry out of their lives for good. But can they outwit a criminal mastermind who won't hesitate to kill? Especially when one of them has a plan of her own ... to kill or be killed. The sequel to Lynda La Plante's groundbreaking thriller, Widows - now a major feature film.
Lies, lies, lies
by Adele Parks
"Daisy and Simon's marriage is great, isn't it? After years together, the arrival of a longed-for daughter Millie sealed everything in place. A happy little family of three. And so what if Simon drinks a bit too much sometimes - Daisy's used to it, she knows he's letting off steam. Until one night at a party things spiral horribly out of control. And that happy little family of three will never be the same again..."--Publisher.
The Brilliance of Birds
The Brilliance of Birds gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the lives of New Zealand's feathered friends.
Shipwrecked New Zealand maritime disasters
Shipwrecked retells the voyages of ships doomed never to make their next port...