A sparkling addition to the multiple"New York Times"best-sellingRing of Fire alternate historyseries created by Eric Flint. An alchemist of the 17th centuryconfrontsmodern science with often amusing r..
The United States of Europe, the new nation formed by an alliance between the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus and the West Virginians hurled back in time by a cosmic accident-the Ring of Fire-is beset ..
Book #21in the multiple"New York Times"best-selling Ring of Fire series. The uptimers and their allies take on the Ottoman Empire at its height of power. The modern West Virginia town of Grantville ha..
NEW SOLO NOVEL BY ERIC FLINT IN THE BEST-SELLING RING OF FIRE SERIES! The Ottoman Empire has captured Vienna and is now laying siege to the Austrian government-in-exile established in the city of Linz..
1666 was a watershed year for England. The outbreak of the Great Plague, the eruption of the second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London all struck the country in rapid succession and with devastati..
The story of the love affair between Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII, and his abdication in order to marry the divorcee, has provoked fascination and discussion for decades. However, the full stor..
Building and maintaining a successful team is no simple task. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level in their field have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. ..
The Battle of Dybbol, 1864. Prussian troops lay siege to an outpost in the far south of Denmark. The conflict is over control of the Duchy of Schleswig, recently annexed by Denmark to the alarm of its..
The 1916 Irish Rebellion is the companion book to a three-part documentary series to be broadcast worldwide in 2016. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary, entitled "1916 The Irish Rebellion," and ..
The mud-filled, blood-soaked trenches of the Low Countries and North-Eastern Europe were essential battlegrounds during the First World War, but the war reached many other corners of the globe, and ev..
The war in 1918 changed character radically, and nowhere more so than on the Western Front. Over three years of stalemate, what had effectively become siege warfare conducted along a line of trenches ..
In 2018, the world will be commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. In many ways, 1918 was the most dramatic year of the conflict. After the defeat of Russia in 1917, the Germans..
Adolf Hitler spent 1924 away from society and surrounded by co-conspirators of the failed Beer Hall Putsch. Behind bars in a prison near Munich, Hitler passed the year with deep reading and intensive ..
In the autumn of 1938, Europe believed in the promise of peace. Still reeling from the ravages of the Great War, its people were desperate to rebuild their lives in a newly safe and stable era. But on..
1944 was a year that could have stymied the Allies and cemented Hitler's waning power. Instead, it saved those democracies, but with a fateful cost. Now, in a complex history rendered with great colou..
Somewhere on the timeline, the war ends, while somewhere else, a new age begins - the one we call now.The shift does not happen overnight, from one day to the next; instead, the world vibrates for a n..
Popular uprisings in Poland and Hungary shake Moscow's hold on its eastern European empire. Across the American South, and in the Union of South Africa, black people risk their livelihoods, and their ..
Fifty years ago, friendly rivalry between musicians turned 1965 into the most ground-breaking year in music history. It was the year rock and roll evolved into the premier art form of its time and acc..
In 1967, tens of thousands of young people streamed into San Francisco, kicking off a social transformation that shook the world. In this book, Harvey Kubernik embarks on an insider's musical explorat..
Welcome to 1968 -- a revolution in a book. Essays, memoirs, and more by fourteen award-winning authors offer unique perspectives on one of the world's most tumultuous years. Nineteen sixty-eight was a..
Dress the fashion models in an assortment of amazing outfits from the 1970s with the stickers provided. During the 1970s, hair grew bigger and heels got higher, inspiring fashion designers worldwide. ..
THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER. The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The ..
The Sixties ended a year late - on New Year's Eve 1970, when Paul McCartney initiated proceedings to wind up The Beatles. Music would never be the same again. The next day would see the dawning of a n..
'A carefully researched and hugely readable account of the build-up to war, the momentum inexorably growing as he assembles each part of the jigsaw. Indeed, his narrative is so persuasive that by the ..
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in what remains of a Britain ravaged by revolution. His every move is monitored by the Thought Police, who are responsible for detecting dissent against t..
A hauntingly beautiful travel guide to the world's most visited cemeteries, told through spectacular photography and their unique histories and residents.More than 3.5 million tourists flock to Paris'..
"Murakami is like a magician who explains what he's doing as he performs the trick and still makes you believe he has supernatural powers . . . But while anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream..
2,100 Asanas is an unprecedented, meticulously crafted catalog of yoga poses and modifications. It is also a gorgeous work of art, showcasing the beauty and athleticism of the human form. Each photogr..
Learn to make 20 button designs using fabric - as an embellishment to a garment or as a piece of jewellery or accessory. Gina Barrett uses techniques such as stitching, embroidery and beading, and pro..
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea was originally serialized in 1869 and 1870 in the French magazine called Magasin d'education et de recreation. The deluxe illustrated edition, published in November 1871, ..
Inspired by Jules Verne's iconic novel, this puzzle book is a treat for readers of all ages. Aleksandra Artymowska's take on the tale is bursting with wild creatures, strange landscapes and mechanical..
200 women from around the world, famous and unknown, answer the same 5 questions, such as "What really matters to you?" and "What would you change in the world if you could?" The answers are inspiring..
Travelling around Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somaliland is a life-altering experience. Together, these three countries offer a heady mix of otherworldly landscapes, captivating cultures, historical wonder..
If travel is most rewarding when it surprises, then Iran might be the most rewarding destination on Earth. If you fancy traveling somewhere neither East nor West, and exotic and fascinating, read on ..
Think lush, reef-fringed islands with sandy foreshores that virtually glow in the tropical sunshine; the South Pacific islands that dreams are made of. Craig McLachlan, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promis..
Tropical weather brings light and life to sandy beaches and azure waters. Throughout the islands, strong communities show off their country s attributes to a soundtrack of drumming and dance. Jayne D ..