A roll call of deaths from Twitter's Medieval Death Bot.
In this history of Prefabs, discover why these supposedly temporary ‘people’s palaces’ are still loved and admired.
King Arthur’s Death – an epic work of battle and betrayal; an inspiration for Thomas Malory
'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.
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.
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
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.
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 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