Category

Fiction > Fiction - Crime

The very best in crime fiction

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will se... read more

Thumb_9780230014794
$39.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0
$39.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Thurstan, a young Norman and would-be Knight at the Court of King Roger in Palermo, has been in love since boyhood with Lady Alicia, now returned a widow from the Holy Land. At the same time, he is enthralled by the earthy sensuality of the dancer, Nesrin, whose troupe he brings to Court to dance for the King. In a compelling... read more

Thumb_9780241142219
$39.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

1527. While the Papal city of Rome burns - brutally sacked by an invading army including Protestant heretics - two of her most interesting and wily citizens slip away, their stomachs churning on the jewels they have swallowed as the enemy breaks down their doors. Though almost as damaged as their beloved city, Fiammetta Bianc... read more

Thumb_9781844082292
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

From the acclaimed author of The Pirate's Daughter comes a story of three women born into the divided, troubled paradise of Jamaica.Easter, 1981. With Jamaica in a state of emergency, the Landing family gathers to bury one of its own. For Monica Landing, who had not spoken to her daughter for fifteen years, the death of Lana ... read more

Thumb_9780755347049
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Bestselling novelist Margaret George here imagines the story of Helen of Sparta and Troy, one of the most amazing female mythical characters, ancient or modern. A war, which lasted for 10 years, was fought over her and nearly all the stories of the heroic age were bound into her story â&A... read more

Thumb_9780330418911
$33.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

The first in a historical trilogy set in the early 20th century, following the fortunes of two families during a time of war and social upheaval. It is winter, 1901. The ancient facade of Cresswell Manor surveys a vast and rich estate - but the land has fallen into decay. A broken gate hangs open - always about to be mended -... read more

Thumb_9780752860701
$37.95 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Picture the scene: a stormy evening in the 1870s. A hush descends at Fainhope Hall as the duchess goes into labour - will she be delivered of a male baby who will continue the Fainhope line? A boy is indeed born to the duchess, but a sickly one - and on that night, in an attic bedroom, an illegitimate, but healthy son is also... read more

Thumb_9780755321766
$29.95 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Eddie Bosham (aka Charlie Boylan) is in prison on a murder charge. But he's not worried. He's innocent, and, anyway, he has hidden proof of a ghastly scandal that could bring down the monarchy. Taking up his memoirs from where we left him, marooned on the Galapagos Islands, we find Eddie offering a young Charles Darwin an exp... read more

Thumb_9780349118956
$32.95 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Pickpocket John Jacob Turnstile is on his way to be detained at His Majesty's Pleasure when he is offered a lifeline, what seems like a freedom of sorts - the job of personal valet to a departing naval captain. Little does he realise that it is anything but - and by accepting the devil's bargain he will put his life in perilo... read more

Thumb_9780552773928
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

This is the story of Richard Temple - prisoner of war, sometime adventurer, lover and artist - told with insight, empathy and drama by one of the world's master storytellers. Captive in a brutal German prison towards the end of World War II, Richard Temple has been stripped of everything that once defined him: pride, courage,... read more

Thumb_9780007225675
$0.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has nursed back to health and come to love, Ayla embarks on a journey that will lead her to the Mamutoi; the Mammoth Hunters. But as she settles into this new life among a people at first strange and disturbingly different, Ayla finds herself irresistibly drawn ... read more

Nophoto
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

When Roger Bigod, heir to the powerful earldom of Norfolk, arrives at court in 1177 to settle a bitter inheritance dispute with his half-brothers, he encounters Ida de Tosney, young mistress to King Henry II. A victim of Henry's seduction and the mother of his son, Ida is attracted to Roger and sees in him a chance of lasting... read more

Thumb_9780751539004
$28.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

It is April 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion, one Baudolino saves a Byzantine historian and high court official from certain death at the hands of the crusading warriors, and proceeds to tell ... read more

Thumb_9780099422396
$9.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

An historical page-turner - a fantastic mixture of intrigue, crime and passion. The 'Affair of the Poisons' was a scandal at which 'all France trembled' and which 'horrified the whole of Europe' as it implicated a number of prominent persons at the court of King Louis XIV in the late 17th century. Parisian society was sei... read more

Thumb_9780753817841
$37.95 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0
Author:Terry Brooks
Series:Shannara Series

An ancient evil threatens the Elves and the Races of Man. The Ellcrys, the tree of long-lost Elven magic, is dying, unravelling the spell of Forbidding that locks the hordes of Demons away from the world. Already the fearsome Reaper is free. Only by quickening a new seed in the mysterious Bloodfire can the Ellcrys be reborn a... read more

Thumb_9781841495491
$29.99 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Mesopotamia, AD 260 Betrayed by his most trusted adviser, the Roman Emperor Valerian has been captured by the Sassanid barbarians. The shame of the vanquished beats down mercilessly like the white sun, as the frail old emperor prostrates himself before Shapur, King of Kings. Ballista looks on helplessly, but vows under h... read more

Thumb_9780141032313
$26.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Spring 2010, and when Charlie and Ros inherit Ashenden from their aunt Reggie a decision must be made. The beautiful eighteenth-century house, set in acres of English countryside, is in need of serious repair. Do they try to keep it in the family, or will they have to sell? Moving back in time, in an interwoven narrative span... read more

Ashenden follows the story of the titular old country house from the laying of foundation stones in 1775 to its purchase by an up and coming pop star in 2010. Along the way the house is neglected, restored, loved, abandoned, used as sanatorium for shell shock victims after WW1 and as a POW camp after WW2. For lovers of D... read more

Thumb_9781905490950
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

The epic story of a despot whose contemporaries wrote him out of history. AD81. The Roman Emperor Domitian seizes power. Afflicted by classic paranoia, the self-styled Master and God sees enemies everywhere - and he is right. The Senate loathes him, his advisers are terrified, he cannot trust his wife and barbarians menace t... read more

Thumb_9781444707335
$37.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0

Published when the author was just twenty-three, Life Goes On is an autobiographical novel that paints a dark portrait of Germany between the world wars. It tells the story of Max Seldersen - a Jewish store owner modeled on Keilson's father, a textile merchant and decorated World War I veteran - along with his wife, Else, and... read more

Thumb_life-goes-on
$35.00 (NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 0
14501 - 14520 of 17393 1 2 726 869 870