In our November issue of LifeStyle QLD Magazine we are giving away 6 great books.
BOUNTY HUNTER 4/3
CODE WORD: BOUNTY
From a rough neighbourhood in the Bronx to the battlefields of Iraq, this story is a thrilling read filled with danger and action. The fight for Delgado’s life began when he was just a boy, escaping a crime-riddled Bronx by way of the US Marine Corps. However, after earning his way into the esteemed ranks of the service’s famed Scout Snipers, his old struggle reignited when dumped into the hell of war in Iraq. After accomplishing his mission in the military, Delgado still faced that original fight, struggling to understand and accept the man his experiences made him become. (Hachette)
THE UPSTAIRS ROOM
CODE WORD: UPSTAIRS
Eleanor, Richard and their two young daughters recently stretched themselves to the limit to buy their dream home, a four-bedroom Victorian townhouse in East London. But the cracks are already starting to show. Eleanor is unnerved by the eerie atmosphere in the house and becomes convinced it is making her ill. Whilst Richard remains preoccupied with Zoe, their mercurial twenty-seven-year-old lodger, Eleanor becomes determined to unravel the mystery of the house’s previous owners – including Emily, whose name is written hundreds of times on the walls of the upstairs room. (Picador)
THE MYSTERY GUT
CODE WORD: MYSTERY
A complete guide to common gut conditions and improving gut health. Australia’s most trusted GP, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, reveals how a healthy gut is essential for overall wellbeing.As practitioners, Prof Phelps and Dr Lee know the problems caused by poor gut health and how an uneasy gut can make life miserable. Most of us are entirely unaware that by taking care of our gut we can improve our overall health. This book explains how we are on the threshold of a major revolution in the way we think about the gut and its relevance to our health.
THE NUTCRACKER (COLOURING BOOK)
CODE WORD: NUTCRACKER
“The most beautiful, the most wonderful things can be seen by those who will only have eyes for them.” Immerse yourself in the world of young Clara and her beloved Nutcracker as they battle the fearsome Mouse King and visit the Kingdom of Sweets in this magical story of adventure and romance. Inspired by E.T.A Hoffmann’s original story, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, this book is full of wonderful scenes and patterns for you to colour from this much-loved Christmas classic. The perfect Christmas gift for littlies! (Macmillan)
by Michael Veitch
The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero Barney Greatrex – Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.
A university cadet in Sydney, Barney Greatrex signed up for RAF Bomber Command in 1941, eager to get straight into the very centre of the Allied counterattack. Bombing Germany night after night, Barney’s 61 Squadron faced continual enemy fighter attacks and anti-aircraft fire – death or capture by the Nazis loomed large. Very few survived more than 20 missions, and it was on his 20th mission, in 1944, that Barney’s luck finally ran out: he was shot down over France.
Rescued by the French Resistance, Barney seized the opportunity to carry on fighting and joined the Maquis in the liberation of France from the occupying German forces.
Barney was awarded the French Legion of Honour, but for 70 years he said little of his incredible war service. Now aged 97, Barney Greatrex has revealed his truly great
Australian war story to bestselling author Michael Veitch.
Australia’s War With France – The Campaign in Syria and Lebanon, 1941
by Richard James
1941: Great Britain is fighting for its very existence. France has surrendered and installed Marshal Pétain, an ageing reactionary, as head of a hostile new government at Vichy. The Allied outpost in Egypt, and the Suez Canal—its strategic jewel—are threatened on both sizes. To the west, Rommel is rampaging through North Africa. To the east, the Germans are arming rebels and fostering an uprising in British Iraq. Churchill’s cabinet is reeling after disastrous campaign in Greece. There are fears of a German takeover in Vichy-controlled Syria and Lebanon, where a languishing French colonial army may fall in line with the Nazis.
Churchill orders a disgruntled General Wavell to take the offensive, assuming that the French will not put up a fight against an Allied show of force. The only troops available are a division of Australians, the 7th: untested recruits, digging ditches in the Egyptian desert.
This is the story of how the 7th Division fought against the Army of the Levant in the rocky hills of Lebanon and the barren wastes of Syria. The Australians won the war but at the price of more than 400 young men, sons of ANZACs who fought to defend France in the trenches of the western Front. The British were embarrassed, the campaign was forgotten, and the Australians who fought were dubbed ‘the silent men.’
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Entries close 20th November 2017. Prizes to be picked up from our office in Ipswich CBD between Mon-Thu and cannot be posted.