The Plague and Doctor Caim

G.E. Gallas

A darkly humorous graphic novel about a doctor grappling against the Black Death.

3% funded

Killing Beauties

Pete Langman

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

101% funded

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Saving Hitler

Alan Hescott

Two agents – one in England, one in Germany; both against Hitler – both determined to save him. Why?

73% funded

Blood On The Stone

Jake Lynch

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

104% funded

Published

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

Published

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

97% funded

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.

102% 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.

100% funded

Published

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

Published

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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Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment

Paul Rabbitts

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

100% funded

Published

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

Published

A Curious History of Sex

Kate Lister

A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.

124% 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

Published

A Small Dark Quiet

Miranda Gold

Is it possible to replace a life?

100% funded

Published

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

Published

Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World

Caitlin Davies

A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.

116% funded

Published

The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.

103% funded

Published

The Tristan Chord

Glenn Skwerer

Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna

101% funded

Published

The Sheriff's Catch

James Vella-Bardon

A man forced to join the Spanish Armada must flee fatal capture in 16th Century Ireland

122% funded

Published

Wulfaert

Alex Rawlings

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.

34% funded

Green Gold: The Epic True Story of Victorian Plant Hunter John Jeffrey

Gabriel Hemery

160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure

106% funded

Published

Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…

103% funded

Published

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.

164% funded

Published

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

16% funded