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New non-fiction for June 2015

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Lost destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the doomed WWII mission to save London by Alan Axelrod

Lost destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the doomed WWII mission to save London by Alan Axelrod

Lost destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the doomed WWII mission to save London by Alan Axelrod

The story of Lieutenant Joseph Kennedy Jr., big brother to JFK and the Kennedy dynasty that might have been. Joseph died when his plane exploded over Blythburgh in August 1944.

Sixty years of Airfix models by Jeremy Brook

Sixty years of Airfix models by Jeremy Brook

Published to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the first Airfix aircraft kit, this book tells the full story, year by year, of the company and its products.

In pursuit of butterflies: a 50-year affair by M R Oates

In pursuit of butterflies: a 50-year affair by M R Oates

Based on fifty years of detailed diaries, this book chronicles a life dedicated to the observation, praise and survival of butterflies.

The yellow jersey club by Edward Pickering

The yellow jersey club by Edward Pickering

Based on one-on-one interviews with cycling champions, this book examines just what makes a Tour de France winner.

The angel and the cad: love, loss and scandal in Regency England by Geraldine Roberts

The angel and the cad: love, loss and scandal in Regency England by Geraldine Roberts

Shocking true story about the relationship between wealthy teenage heiress Catherine Tylney Long and dandy William Wellesley Pole, nephew of the Duke of Wellington.

Worlds apart: a Muslim girl in the SAS by Azi Ahmed

Worlds apart: a Muslim girl in the SAS by Azi Ahmed

Cultural conflict is rife in this autobiography about a British Muslim girl joining the SAS.

One Life by Kate Grenville (eBook)

One Life by Kate Grenville

The story of Nance Russell, whose life spanned a century of tumult and change. In an act of great imaginative sympathy, her daughter Kate Grenville has drawn on the fragments of memoir Nance left, to create an intimate account of the patterns in her mother’s life.

Dancing with the Enemy by Paul Glaser (eBook)

Dancing with the Enemy by Paul Glaser

When Paul Glaser discovered his Aunt Rosie’s remarkable wartime diaries, photographs and letters he was shocked: the story he was to uncover and reconstruct was one far more dramatic than he could have ever imagined.

Grace of Monaco: The True Story by Jeffrey Robinson (eBook)

Grace of Monaco: The True Story by Jeffrey Robinson

Written with the unprecedented cooperation of Prince Rainier III and his children, this takes readers beneath the surface glitz and the glamour of Monte Carlo for a never-to-be-forgotten portrait of the House of Grimaldi.

Brandon King

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