Not Speaking

Norma Clarke

Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.

89% funded

The High and Lonesome Blues of Tommy the Bruce

James Yorkston

Meet Tommy Bruce – marooned in his ramshackle hotel, slowly but determinedly drinking himself and his business out of existence. Until one evening into the lounge-bar walks Fiona McLean.

26% funded

The Life of Death

Lucy Booth

A dark compelling tale in which Death makes a pact with the Devil.

111% funded

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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.

90% funded

Inside Cities

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

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Night Time Cool

Jamie Paradise

Detective Frederick Street loves his son Elvis: Elvis detests his dad: each wants to shake the other down over a bent cocaine deal involving porn impresario, Wade Long, and Shoreditch spiv, James Maroon.

105% funded

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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.

101% funded

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Xiangbei

Ping Lin

LIN Xiangbei, an ordinary man, gave his heart and soul to his country in the struggle to forge "The New China" and, in the end, to survive was victory

72% funded

The Disappeared

Amy Lord

A story about a family torn apart by obsession and the need to rebel against a violent regime, set in a broken, dystopian Britain

87% funded

The Iron Bird

Robert Woodshaw

A novel that takes the premise of ANIMAL FARM and applies it to the life of Margaret Thatcher.

113% funded

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#Zero

Neil McCormick

A pop star on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

103% funded

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The Point of Poetry

Joe Nutt

How poetry can teach us about the things in life that really matter

100% funded

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A Small Dark Quiet

Miranda Gold

Is it possible to replace a life?

100% funded

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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

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Oh, I Do Like To Be...

Marie Phillips

Billy's a clone of William Shakespeare. So is Bill. Neither of them know that the other one exists. Today they're going to meet.

108% funded

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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.

118% funded

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A Small Fiction

James & Jefferson Miller

A Small Fiction is an illustrated collection of 150 tiny stories, each told in 140 characters or less.

188% funded

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The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

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

102% funded

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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

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Green Gold: The lost journals of 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

71% funded

Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

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

103% funded

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Ideal Angels

Robert Welbourn

How much can one person change you?

103% funded

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Razia

Abda Khan

A fast-paced literary thriller that exposes Britain’s darkest secret

100% funded

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In Truth, Madness

Imran Khan

In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes

108% funded

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

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

164% funded

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The Hope and Anchor

Julia Kite

When a vulnerable young woman goes missing, her girlfriend discovers how little she knows of life, love, and London.

101% funded

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Fukushima Dreams

Zelda Rhiando

A gripping literary thriller set in post-tsunami Japan, where a missing child continues to haunt his parents long after the waves have receded.

103% funded

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