A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
Spanning Victorian Oxford to the London of the 1980s, “All the Perverse Angels” is a novel about the nature of loss and the confusion of love, about the stories we are told and the stories we tell ourselves
Time-travelling Nazis fight the War of Independence to create a fascist USA
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first
A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.
Historical mystery thriller about a detective who defends justice and human rights.
The first in a brand new series of Viking adventure fantasy novels
A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…
The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.
A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.
A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.
The never before told story of George Orwell’s first wife, a woman who shaped, supported and even saved the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers.
A history of the British Empire told through drink
A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist
Captain Jimmy Jones fears the end of the war means his luck has run out
A Celebration of the Comedy underdog
The strangest detective story in the history of music
Heat magazine – 18th century style
A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist
160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure
A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same
A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel
1838, a year after the Seddon union affair, Hudson and Lawes are on the case of illegal child labour and, even worse, baby-farming, among the mills and moorland of Bingley, Yorkshire.
A boy discovers not a secret garden, but a secret city. His sister discovers Maths and the world of alchemy and their mother tries to break the bond of their love - as India hurtles towards Partition.