The Hourglass

Liz Heron

A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same

102% funded

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A Small Dark Quiet

Miranda Gold

Is it possible to replace a life?

100% funded

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The Inside City

Anita Mir

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.

101% funded

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The Passing Tribute

Simon Marshall

A plot to assassinate the last Habsburg Emperor reveals the competing visions for Austria at the end of WW1

103% funded

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The Book of Bera: Obsidian

Suzie Wilde

A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.

103% funded

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Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment

Paul Rabbitts

A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.

100% funded

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Eileen: The Making of Orwell

Sylvia Topp

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.

106% funded

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Innocents To The Slaughter

Helen Maskew

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.

100% funded

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The Undiscovered Country

Aidan McQuade

'Why should people care about a murder during war time?' Two men attempt to solve the killing of a young boy during the Irish War of Independence in 1920.

105% funded

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King Arthur's Death

Michael Smith

An epic poem of the fall of kings, vibrantly translated and stunningly illustrated with linocut prints by the author of Unbound’s Sir Gawain

101% funded

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Prefabs: A Social and Architectural History

Elisabeth Blanchet and Sonia Zhuravlyova

In this history of Prefabs, discover why these supposedly temporary ‘people’s palaces’ are still loved and admired.

117% funded

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Blood On The Stone

Jake Lynch

Historical mystery thriller about a detective who defends justice and human rights.

104% funded

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Killing Beauties

Pete Langman

Three 17th Century female spies work secretly to restore Charles II to the throne.

102% funded

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The Boy from Boskovice: A Father's Secret Life

Vicky Unwin

What makes a good man bad? Nature or nurture? A story of secrets, lies, loss and abuse…

100% funded

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