The Plague and Doctor Caim

G.E. Gallas

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

2% 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

Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

A roll call of deaths from Twitter's Medieval Death Bot.

112% funded

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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

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