Maverick cop Jolly Macken goes looking for a killer, but accidentally starts a war
The Plague and Doctor Caim
A darkly humorous graphic novel about a doctor grappling against the Black Death.
The Boy from Boskovice: A Father's Secret Life
What makes a good man bad? Nature or nurture? A story of secrets, lies, loss and abuse…
Thoughty2 Presents: Stick A Flag In It
1,000 years of bizarre history from Britain and beyond.
Three 17th Century female spies work secretly to restore Charles II to the throne.
Two agents – one in England, one in Germany; both against Hitler – both determined to save him. Why?
Blood On The Stone
Historical mystery thriller about a detective who defends justice and human rights.
Murdered by Clerks
Medieval Death Bot
A roll call of deaths from Twitter's Medieval Death Bot.
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.
King Arthur's Death
An epic poem of the fall of kings, vibrantly translated and stunningly illustrated with linocut prints by the author of Unbound’s Sir Gawain
The Undiscovered Country
'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.
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.
Eileen: The Making of Orwell
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.
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.
A Curious History of Sex
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.
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
Wulfaert is a story of redemption in a time of war, a tale of sacrifice and courage against all odds and a journey to the heart of the human soul.
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.
The Illustrated Wake
Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel