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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...


Hollywood Double Agent

by Jonathan Gill & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

The Cold War and the Golden Age of Hollywood meet in this story of the remarkable career of Boris Morros, film producer and Russian double agent.

Boris Morros was a major figure in the 1930s and 1940s. The head...


The Flying Tigers

by John Toland & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

During World War II, a group of American fighter pilots roamed the skies over China and Burma, menacing the Japanese war effort without letup. Flamboyant, daring, and courageous, they were called the Flying...


Tip of the Spear

by Ryan Hendrickson Center Street (July 07, 2020)

The inspiring story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty.

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined,...


This Great Harbour

by W.S. Hewison Origin (July 07, 2020)

Known by mariners since Viking times as a safe anchorage in notoriously savage waters, Scapa Flow is the seaway that runs between the Orkney mainland and the island of Hoy. As the northern base of the Royal...


Pure Massacre

by Kevin O'Halloran Big Sky Publishing (April 01, 2020)

“I met with the Interhamwe leaders and when I shook their hand, they were cold, not cold as in temperature, cold as if another body, although they had a human form their eyes were not human. Their eyes were...


Taking the Lead

by Mark Lax Big Sky Publishing (March 01, 2020)

As Australia withdrew from Vietnam in 1972, few in the Australian Defence Force, none the least those in the Royal Australian Air Force could foresee the immense change that would sweep across the Service. New...


Clash of the Gods of War

by William Westerman & Nicholas Floyd Big Sky Publishing (March 01, 2020)

The Great War confronted Australia’s fledgling field and garrison artillery forces with a seemingly insurmountable challenge: to rapidly raise, prepare, deploy and engage in history’s most lethal war to...


Combat Medic

by Terry Pickard Big Sky Publishing (April 17, 2020)

On 22nd April 1995, more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers...


William Holmes

by Geoffrey Travers Big Sky Publishing (June 01, 2020)

The road that first leads people from Kingsford Smith Airport in Sydney is named General Holmes Drive, but nowadays few Australians know anything about General Holmes.

William Holmes could be remembered for his...


The Battle of Tsushima

by Phil Carradice Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

In 1905 Japan and Russia were at war. With the Russian Far East Fleet destroyed, the Czar decided to send his Baltic Fleet half way around the world to exact revenge. This mammoth journey took many months and...


How to Survive in Ancient Egypt

by Charlotte Booth Pen and Sword History (April 29, 2020)

Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Egypt and you had to start a new life there. How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? Where would you go to have your hair done? Who...


The Vale of Rheidol Railway

by Peter Johnson Pen and Sword Transport (April 30, 2020)

Built to carry minerals from mines in the Rheidol valley, the 2ft gauge Vale of Rheidol Railway found its niche carrying tourists to the tourist attraction at Devil’s Bridge, 12 miles inland from the Cardigan...


A History of the 9th (Highlanders) Royal Scots

by Neill Gilhooley Pen and Sword Military (February 19, 2020)

Edinburgh is forever bound to The Royal Scots, the oldest in the British Army and now part of The Royal Regiment of Scotland. For a period in the early twentieth century, it also had a Highland battalion, the...


Ian Fleming's Inspiration

by Edward Abel Smith Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

James Bond is possibly the most well known fictional character in history. What most people don’t know is that almost all of the characters, plots and gadgets come from the real life experiences of Bond’s...


Re-imagining Periphery

by Charlotta Hillerdal & Kristin Ilves Oxbow Books (June 30, 2020)

This edited volume delves into the current state of Iron Age and Early Medieval research in the North. Over the last two decades of archaeological explorations, theoretical vanguards, and introduction of new...


Special Operations in WWII

by James Stejskal Casemate (April 30, 2020)

Winston Churchill famously instructed the head of the Special Operations Executive to "Set Europe ablaze!." Agents of both the British Special Operations Executive and the American Office of Strategic Services...


The White Cockade

by Stuart McHardy Birlinn (June 30, 2020)

An essential read for fans of Outlander.

During the first half of the eighteenth century, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his diehard supporters – the Jacobites – almost changed the course of British history. Their...


The Golden Thread

by Ravi Somaiya 12/Twelve (July 07, 2020)

A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and...


Varro varius

by D.J. Butterfield Cambridge Philological Society (May 31, 2020)

Rome produced no man more erudite, eclectic, and energetic than Marcus Terentius Varro (116-24 BC). Over a long and busy life, set against the backdrop of near-constant social and political upheaval, Varro studied...


The Russian Baltic Fleet in the Time of War and Revolution, 1914-1918

by Stephen C Ellis Seaforth Publishing (April 30, 2020)

The translation of these memoirs brings an important and authoritative historical source to those interested in Russian or naval history who are unable to access them in the original Russian. Their author, Rear...


The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

by Al J Venter Pen and Sword Military (May 30, 2020)

Portugal was the first European country to colonize Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its “civilizing mission in Africa” the Portuguese...


AP World History: Modern Premium

by John McCannon Barrons Educational Series (July 07, 2020)

Barron’s AP World History: Modern Premium is fully revised to align with the College Board changes for the May 2020 exam. You’ll get in-depth content review and 5 revised practice tests to help you feel...


AP World History: Modern

by John McCannon Barrons Educational Series (July 07, 2020)

Barron’s AP World History: Modern is fully revised to align with the College Board changes for the May 2020 exam. You’ll get in-depth content review and revised practice tests to help you feel prepared for...


Elizabeth I's Secret Lover

by Robert Stedall Pegasus Books (July 07, 2020)

This eloquent biography of the most influential nobleman of the Elizabethan Age reveals how Robert Dudley brilliantly captivated the court of Elizabeth I—and the heart of a queen.

In many respects Lord Robert...


Primal Wisdom of the Ancients

by Laird Scranton Inner Traditions (July 07, 2020)

Examines how the similarities of symbols and wisdom across many cultures point to an ancient civilizing plan and system of ancient instruction

• Reveals the shared cosmological knowledge of Dogon and Maori...


Julius Evola

by Gianfranco de Turris Inner Traditions (July 07, 2020)

An intimate portrait of Evola and his wartime activities that rebuts many of the Fascist pseudo-myths about him

• Traces the Baron’s activities in Italy, Germany, and Austria during World War II

• Clarifies...


14 Miles

by DW Gibson & Ramón de Ocampo Simon & Schuster Audio (July 07, 2020)

An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego--and the impact on the lives of local residents.

In August of 2019, Donald...


This Ain't No Holiday Inn

by James Lough, Alex Hyde-White, Gabrielle de Cuir & Robertson Dean et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

During its heyday, the Chelsea Hotel in New York City was a home and safe haven for Bohemian artists, poets, and musicians such as Bob Dylan, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Janis Joplin, and Dee Dee Ramone.

This...


The S.S. Officer's Armchair

by Daniel Lee Hachette Books (June 16, 2020)

Based on documents discovered concealed within a simple chair for seventy years, this gripping investigation into the life of a single SS officer during World War Two encapsulates the tragic experience of a...


Siege of Malta 1940-42

by Anthony Rogers Greenhill Books (March 20, 2020)

For nearly two and a half years, from June 1940 until late 1942, Malta was subjected to one Axis air raid after another.

The Mediterranean island was effectively beleaguered, reliant for defence on anti-aircraft...


The Problem with Lincoln

by Thomas J. DiLorenzo Regnery History (July 07, 2020)

The Problem with Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was widely and deeply unpopular during his presidency. And for good reason.

He overturned our original constitutional order, violated the rights of Americans both North...


Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography 2020

by Michael J. Romano, Kristen Thone, William Streitwieser & Mary Martin Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Global History and Geography 2020 provides essential practice for students taking either the Global History and Geography “Transition Exam” or the “Global History...


Regents Exams and Answers: U.S. History and Government 2020

by Eugene V. Resnick, John McGeehan, Morris Gall & William Streitweiser Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: U.S. History and Government 2020 provides essential review for students taking the U.S. History Regents, including actual exams administered for the course, thorough answer...


Let's Review Regents: U.S. History and Government 2020

by John McGeehan, Eugene V. Resnick & Morris Gall Barrons Educational Series (June 19, 2020)

Barron's Let's Review Regents: U.S. History and Government 2020 gives students the step-by-step review and practice they need to prepare for the Regents exam. This updated edition is an ideal companion to high...


Walking the Old Road

by Staci Lola Drouillard Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2020)

The story of a once vibrant, now vanished off-reservation Ojibwe village--and a vital chapter of the history of the North Shore

At the turn of the nineteenth century, one mile east of Grand Marais, Minnesota,...


The Mysterious Life and Faked Death of Jesse James

by Daniel J. Duke & Teresa F. Duke Destiny Books (June 09, 2020)

A deep investigation into historical documents that prove the notorious outlaw Jesse James faked his own death

• Presents the legend of Jesse James and counters it with the real story, based on family records...


A Combat Engineer with Patton's Army

by Lois Lembo & Leon Reed Savas Beatie (June 09, 2020)

George Patton is renowned for his daring tank thrusts and rapid movement, but the many rivers and obstacles his Third Army encountered crossing Europe required engineers spearheading his advance. A Combat Engineer...


Seceding from Secession

by Eric J. Wittenberg, Edmund A. Sargus & Penny L. Barrick Savas Beatie (June 09, 2020)

“West Virginia was the child of the storm,” concluded early Mountaineer historian and Civil War veteran, Maj. Theodore F. Lang. The northwestern third of the Commonwealth of Virginia finally broke away in...


Battle in the Baltic

by Steve Dunn & Al Ross Seaforth Publishing (January 31, 2020)

Though, for most participants, the First World War ended on 11 November 1918, the Royal Navy found itself, despite four years of slaughter and war weariness, fighting a fierce and brutal battle in the Baltic...


Sex and Sexuality in Victorian Britain

by Violet Fenn Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Peek beneath the bedsheets of nineteenth-century Britain in this affectionate, informative and fascinating look at sex and sexuality during the reign of Queen Victoria. It examines the prevailing attitudes towards...


The Isle of Man

by Matthew Richardson Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The reader will perhaps be surprised to learn that the tiny Isle of Man, midway between the coasts of Lancashire and Northern Ireland, is one of the richest historic landscapes in Europe. Packed into its 225...


A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

by John Moss Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The origin of the names of many English towns, hamlets and villages date as far back as Saxon times, when kings like Alfred the Great established fortified borough towns to defend against the Danes. A number...


King Arthur

by Tony Sullivan Pen and Sword History (April 30, 2020)

The book is an investigation of the evidence for King Arthur based on the earliest written sources rather than later myths and legends.

The evidence is laid out in a chronological order starting from Roman Britain...


14 Miles

by DW Gibson Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2020)

An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego--and the impact on the lives of local residents.

In August of 2019, Donald...


The Douglas Boston & Havoc

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (April 02, 2020)

The Douglas Boston or Havoc is one major aircraft of WW2. Designed as a light bomber, it proved to be very versatile and was used with success in various roles over all theaters of operations. In the RAF it...


The Search for Life on Mars

by Elizabeth Howell & Nicholas Booth Arcade (June 23, 2020)

Published to coincide with the launch of NASA’s Perseverance rover mission this summer, the definitive account of our quest to find life on the Red Planet.

From The War of the Worlds to The Martian and to...


The Brothers York

by Thomas Penn Simon & Schuster (June 16, 2020)

Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses--a struggle among three brothers, two of whom...


Atomic Salvation

by Doctor Tom Lewis Big Sky Publishing (July 08, 2020)

So did not the atomic weapons bring about a great peace? 

Since the initial grateful acknowledgement of the success of the A-bomb attacks in ending World War II, there has been a steady reversal of opinion...


The Korean Kid

by Rochelle Nicholls Big Sky Publishing (July 08, 2020)

A vicious civil conflict erupted on the Korean peninsula in 1950 and sucked 24 nations into a new round of fighting.  The world’s two atomic superpowers – the United States and the Soviet Union – menaced...