'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 case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?
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.
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 beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.
A plot to assassinate the last Habsburg Emperor reveals the competing visions for Austria at the end of WW1
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
A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.
A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.
Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna
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.
A man forced to join the Spanish Armada must flee fatal capture in 16th Century Ireland
160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure
The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…
A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel
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
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
A historical coming-of-age story about a young girl who befriends a dying boy kept in the attic of his family’s home
A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars
History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War
A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland
Aleister Crowley, the world’s wickedest man is back, to expose the truth
Time-travelling Nazis fight the War of Independence to create a fascist USA
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