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The Hunting Submarine: The Fighting Life of HMS Tally-Ho by Ian Trenowden

The Hunting Submarine: The Fighting Life of HMS Tally-Ho

by Ian Trenowden

HMS Tally Ho, captained by Commander L.W.A. Bennington was a T-class submarine which achieved spectacular success in the Second World War. Her name was chosen for her by Winston Churchill and it proved a very suitable one for a hunting submarine. In a single commission, lasting from 15th March 1943 to 26th February 1945, she operated in the Malacca Strait. Here, surrounded by enemy air bases and in badly charted shallow waters - so shallow that many experts considered them unsuitable for...

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The Orphans of Halfpenny Street (Children's Home, Book 1) by Cathy Sharp

The Orphans of Halfpenny Street
(Children's Home, Book 1)

by Cathy Sharp

When there is nowhere else to turn, St Saviour’s will give them hope…

It’s 1947 and London’s East End is still a bombed-out landscape. Sister Beatrice, who runs the St Saviour’s Children’s Home, knows that life is still a precarious existence for many children and it seems that there is no end to the constant stream of waifs and strays who appear at their door looking for a safe haven.One such arrival is Mary Ellen whose mother is gravely ill. The one silver lining is...

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Run to Him by Nadine Dorries

Run to Him

by Nadine Dorries

It is Christmas morning in 1964. For nurse Fionnuala Kennedy, it is work as usual. As she trudges through the cold streets to catch her bus, Fionnuala thinks of the secret which she has been keeping from her beloved mother and father - and of how on earth she is going to break it to them.

She promises herself that she will do it that very evening, when she gets back home. None of the hospital staff are expecting very much to disturb their routine - it is Christmas Day, after all. And...

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I Shall Bear Witness by Victor Klemperer

I Shall Bear Witness

by Victor Klemperer

A publishing sensation in German, the publication of Victor Klemperer's diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period.

The son of a rabbi, Klemperer was by 1933 a professor of languages at Dresden. Over the next decade he, like other German Jews, lost his job, his house and many of his friends.

Throughout, he remained loyal to his country, determined not to emigrate, and convinced that each successive Nazi act against the Jews must be...

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

by Jamie Ford

You just gave me hope, Henry. And sometimes hope is enough to get you through anything' 1986, The Panama Hotel The old Seattle landmark has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has made a startling discovery in the basement: personal belongings stored away by Japanese families sent to interment camps during the Second World War. Among the fascinated crowd gathering outside the hotel, stands Henry Lee, and, as the owner unfurls a distinctive parasol, he is flooded by...

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Without a Trace by Lesley Pearse

Without a Trace

by Lesley Pearse

Coronation Day, 1953.

In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend's cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is dead and her six-year-old daughter Petal has vanished without a trace.

In her grief, Molly seeks help from her childhood friend George, now the village policeman, but no one can find Petal. The only clue is a letter from London, where Cassie once lived. Despite George's reluctance and her...

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The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939–1945 by Max Hastings

The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939–1945

by Max Hastings

In ‘The Secret War’, Max Hastings examines the espionage and intelligence machines of all sides in World War II, and the impact of spies, code-breakers and partisan operations on events. Written on a global scale, the book brings together accounts from British, American, German, Russian and Japanese sources to tell the story of a secret war waged unceasingly by men and women often far from the battlefields but whose actions profoundly influenced the outcome.

Returning to the...

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The Garment Maker's Daughter by Hillary Stern

The Garment Maker's Daughter

by Hillary Adrienne Stern

Lena Rothman is a shirtwaist-maker and devoted suffragette whose life is derailed when she falls in love with her best friend’s boyfriend Jake Brenner. After a devastating fire breaks out at at the shirtwaist factory where Lena works, she is forced her to fight for her life. In the chaos of the fire’s aftermath, Lena and Jake are torn apart but the consequences of their secret continues for generations.

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Bomber Commander (Don Saville DSO, DFC) by F Chappel

Bomber Commander
(Don Saville DSO, DFC)

by F Chappel

Wing Commander Donald Teale Saville DSO, DFC joined the Royal Australian Air Force in 1927. From 1932 until 1939 he flew and tested private aircraft, was a flying instructor and then a Captain-pilot with Australian National Airways. In 1936, at the age of 36 years, he volunteered for the RAF whilst on holiday in England. Because of his age he was posted to the Ferry Pool Service and eventually became its Commanding Officer. In 1941 he dropped rank from Squadron Leader to Flight Lieutenant...

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Loreless by P J Whittlesea

Loreless

by P J Whittlesea

This dazzling account of an Aboriginal man coming to terms with his roots is a refreshing and convincing antidote to all the usual interpretations of this wonderful culture. It has a sweep and ambition that is rare.

Have you lost your lore?

Billy has. He's loreless.

Indigenous urbanite Billy doesn't know much about his heritage and he's quite content to let it stay that way.

One late night out changes all...

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