Blood On The Stone
Historical mystery thriller about a detective who defends justice and human rights.
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.
The Inside City
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.
Innocents To The Slaughter
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.
Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
The Book of Bera: Obsidian
A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
The Passing Tribute
A plot to assassinate the last Habsburg Emperor reveals the competing visions for Austria at the end of WW1
A Small Dark Quiet
Is it possible to replace a life?
A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same
Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World
A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.
The Black Prince
Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts
A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.
The Tristan Chord
Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna
The Sheriff's Catch
A man forced to join the Spanish Armada must flee fatal capture in 16th Century Ireland
Green Gold: The Epic True Story of Victorian Plant Hunter John Jeffrey
160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure
Breaking The Foals
The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
Trans Britain: Our Long Journey from the Shadows
Edited by Christine Burns
A comprehensive account of the landmark events which shaped the transgender community over the last five decades, told through a series of essays by real experts who were there and can describe the knock-on effects today
Joseph Gray's Camouflage
A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars
Ireland's Green Larder
A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland
America Uber Alles
Jack Fernley (aka Wayne Garvie)
Time-travelling Nazis fight the War of Independence to create a fascist USA
All The Perverse Angels
Sarah K. Marr
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
The Last Landlady
A homage to the English pub
The Sewing Machine
3 secrets. 27 notebooks. 4 generations. 1 blog. Millions of stitches.
Between the Regions of Kindness
A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first
Carpe Diem Regained
The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
The Glorious Dead
A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist
The Pagoda Tree
An epic novel set in eighteenth-century India about love, loss and exile, and the fate of individuals when two cultures collide
On The House
A tale of murder, suicide and the treatment of inmates in a small Suffolk workhouse in 1838
Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world