Monopoli Blues

Tim Clark and Nick Cook

“I was offered the opportunity either to go to Australia or to go with the partisans in Northern Italy. I thought that going to the partisans would keep me nearer to my girlfriend now, my wife” (Bob Clark – IWM interview 2004) A son’s journey to uncover the story of his parents in special forces – war and love in Italy

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The Intrapreneur

Gib Bulloch

Find Your Purpose. But Don’t Lose Your Mind.

158% funded

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Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

143% funded

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Blood on the Banana Leaf

Tabatha Stirling

A novel that will bring you to the dark heart of Singapore's maid culture

140% funded

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South of Hannah

David Norman

A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz

139% funded

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The Infinite Powers of Adam Gowers

Brandon Robshaw

A Young Adult comic fantasy novel, about a teenage boy who is granted an infinite number of wishes -

126% funded

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Still Barred

John Mitchinson (editor)

Stories inspired by the notorious barred list from the Half Moon in Herne Hill

124% funded

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The Sheriff's Catch

James Vella-Bardon

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

121% funded

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The Quiet Fan

Ian Plenderleith

A fast, funny, emotive memoir showing how most fans really follow football.

119% funded

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Island Life Sentence

Carrie Jo Howe

Peg, a Mid-western fish out-of-water in Key West, must grow a pair... of legs to confront hoodoo, haints and a hurricane in order to save her dog and herself in this farcical story of perseverance.

118% 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.

117% funded

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The Wrong'un

Catherine Evans

The tale of a large Northern family whose eldest son is hellbent on destroying the lives of his siblings.

114% funded

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In Secure

Andrew Pack

An adventure story set in a prison for children, where the characters are busy fighting their emotional demons when a real one turns up

112% funded

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Stranger In My Heart

Mary Monro

Retracing her father’s heroic escape across China in World War Two leads his daughter on a gripping voyage of discovery about him, China and, inevitably, herself.

111% funded

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Scenes of Moderate Violence

John Moynes

A collection of poems ranging from the funny to the frightening

110% funded

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The Iron Bird

Robert Woodshaw

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

108% funded

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The Pumilio Child

Judy McInerney

A dark Renaissance thriller exposing one of history's most depraved secrets

107% funded

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A Thing of the Moment

Bruno Noble

"The I is a thing of the moment, and yet our lives are ruled by it. We cannot rid ourselves of this inexistent thing." (John Gray, Straw Dogs, 2002) A novel on the nature of the self

107% funded

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Felix Romsey's Afterparty

Tim Thornton

The Afterlife's biggest rock festival is interrupted when headliner John Lennon vanishes; now promoter Felix Romsey has to get him back

107% funded

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Sour Fruit

Eli Allison

In a not too distant future, people are split into either Citizens with rights or VOIDs with nothing. Forced to live in the former port, the VOIDs have adapted to the floods; the brutal nature of life outside of society however, is not so easy.

107% funded

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DISCO SOUR

Giuseppe Porcaro

The existential odyssey of a heartsick politician to save a war-torn, post-austerity Europe from algorithmic autocracy

106% funded

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Ghosts In The Machine

John Auckland

A novel about one woman's fear of dying and her relentless pursuit of eternal life

105% funded

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The Continuity Girl

Patrick Kincaid

A comic love story in which the discovery of a long-lost version of a cult movie sheds light on a 45-year-old love affair between a Hollywood filmmaker and a real-life Loch Ness monster hunter

105% funded

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Phase Lock

Sebastian Ives

If it's all you've ever known, if there is no comparable, then is it bad? In a post-apocalyptic world where would your moral compass sit?!

105% funded

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Bulldog

Claudio Corbisiero

Owen Treadwell has a bad habit of focusing on his past. Soon it will be time for him to finally focus on his future

105% 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

104% funded

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The Moor

Sam Haysom

A group of 13-year-old boys go hiking on the moors of South West England -- and gradually begin to disappear, one by one.

104% funded

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Heart of Glass

Ivy Ngeow

A pacy literary thriller set in the 1980s’ disco era

103% funded

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The Cartography of Others

Catherine McNamara

The Cartography of Others is a collection of short stories that explores the geography of the body and the migration of the heart

103% 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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