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True stories of heroism, endurance & survival books

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Unbroken My Story of Survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic Success by Martine Wright Unbroken My Story of Survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic Success

The inspirational memoir by Paralympian Martine Wright
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Letters to Sarah by Sara Payne Letters to Sarah

In the summer of 2000, schoolgirl Sarah Payne went missing from a beach where she played with her siblings. The nation waited with her whole family as the search for the little girl touched the hearts of everyone in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Young Lothar An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin by Larry Orbach, Vivien Orbach-Smith Young Lothar An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin
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Lothar Orbach, the youngest son of a German Jewish family, was just 14 when the Nazis began rounding up Berlin's Jews.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Mango Girl by The Mango Girl

In this courageous story of growing up in one of the poorest areas of Jamaica, Ava's determination and courage gave rise to her belief that she was destined for more than the community could offer. You are welcome to share...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

You Raise Me Up by You Raise Me Up

Leila's book will take you on a journey of her life and the many stormy seas she survived. Her book will open your eyes to events you may never have seen before in your life, which may have contributed to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

The ISIS Hostage One Man's True Story of Thirteen Months in Captivity by Puk Damsgard, David Young The ISIS Hostage One Man's True Story of Thirteen Months in Captivity
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Amazing Jewish Heroes by David Richard Goldberg Amazing Jewish Heroes

There have been many amazing heroes down through the ages. The achievements of American heroes like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln certainly resonate, but how many heroes of Jewish heritage come to mind? Each of the eleven Jewish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Coming Soon

You Belong to Us The Horrific True Story of One Young Girl's Life in the Hands of British Sex Traffickers by Caitlin Spencer You Belong to Us The Horrific True Story of One Young Girl's Life in the Hands of British Sex Traffickers


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Great American Survival Stories Lyons Press Classics by Lamar Underwood Great American Survival Stories Lyons Press Classics

Fifteen gripping tales of determination, strength of mind, perseverance, and fortitude.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Search and Rescue A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward by Christopher Van, MD Tilburg Search and Rescue A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward
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Thrilling true stories Search and Rescue is a thrilling collection of first-hand accounts of search and rescue operations from Oregon's legendary Mount Hood and other exotic locations around the world, by wilderness physician Dr. Christopher Van Tilburg. The exciting tales...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Choice Embrace the possible by Edith Eger The Choice Embrace the possible

In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. In this book, she shares her experience of the Holocaust and the remarkable stories of those...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

First They Killed My Father A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung First They Killed My Father A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers

Until the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official. When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April 1975, Loung's family fled their home and were...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Starfish One Family's Tale of Triumph After Tragedy by Nic Ray, Tom Ray Starfish One Family's Tale of Triumph After Tragedy
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Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Rowing the Pacific 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco by Mick Dawson Rowing the Pacific 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco

The thrilling story of Mick Dawson's most challenging rowing feats in the open ocean, culminating in his greatest achievement: rowing 7,000 miles across the North Pacific Ocean, from Japan to San Francisco.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life by Cole Moreton The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life

`Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes'Mail on Sunday `How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a person...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

A Hope More Powerful than the Sea by Melissa Fleming A Hope More Powerful than the Sea

A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

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Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

A Captain's Ransom by Captain Alex Westland A Captain's Ransom

Captain Alex Westland, now a retired ship's captain and ex-fishing captain, recounts when, on 14th May 2013, he was attacked, taken hostage and held captive in a Niger Delta Jungle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Dunkirk by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore Dunkirk

The revered account of the rescue of 300,000 British soldiers fleeing the Nazis by the bestselling historian The rescue at Dunkirk was not just about what happened at sea and on the beaches. The evacuation would never have succeeded had...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Optician of Lampedusa by Emma-Jane Kirby The Optician of Lampedusa

'Poetically written, absorbing, harrowing' The Times'The raw and emotional account of an optician whose family fishing trip suddenly placed him amid the human tragedy of hundreds of drowning migrants is a story that needed to be told' Fiona Wilson, The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Our Vietnam Nurses by Annabelle Brayley Our Vietnam Nurses


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2017

Aftershock: The Quake on Everest and One Man's Quest by Jules Mountain Aftershock: The Quake on Everest and One Man's Quest


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/04/2017

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away The True Story of a Death That Brought Life by Cole Moreton The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away The True Story of a Death That Brought Life

'Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes' Mail on Sunday 'How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life by Cole Moreton The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life

'Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes' Mail on Sunday 'How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

The Boy in 7 Billion by Callie Blackwell The Boy in 7 Billion

The powerful and moving true story of a remarkable relationship and a tenacious fight for survival. Callie reveals her son's struggle through the physical and mental torment of battling cancer against impossible odds, and the truth behind her son's 'miraculous...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

Unbroken One Woman's Journey to Rebuild a Life Shattered by Violence. A True Story of Survival and Hope by Madeleine Black Unbroken One Woman's Journey to Rebuild a Life Shattered by Violence. A True Story of Survival and Hope

Violently gang-raped when she was thirteen years old, and raped three more times before the age of eighteen, Madeleine has experienced more trauma in her life than most ever will.
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2017

Shot 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America by Max Kozloff, Kathy Storr Shot 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

Animal Heroes by Anthony Hill Animal Heroes


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2017

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