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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Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

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Bitter Leaves

Tabatha Stirling

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

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The Quiet Fan

Ian Plenderleith

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

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Still Barred

John Mitchinson (editor)

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

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The Boy Who Stole Time

Mark Bowsher

A young boy travels to a magical realm and is set three impossible tasks to win the essence of time itself in order to save his dying mother

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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.

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The Other Things

Jonathan Dransfield

An extraordinary story of how six children became the first astronauts to go to Mars.

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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.

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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.

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Scenes of Moderate Violence

John Moynes

A collection of poems ranging from the funny to the frightening

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Pineapples In The Pool

Melissa J. Davies

A debut poetry collection that asks the age old question: if you throw a pineapple in a pool - would it sink or float?

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All Quiet on the West-End Front

William Rycroft

Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.

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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

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Deserter presents: Today South London, Tomorrow South London

Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison

A humorous guide to the less beaten paths of London, south of the river

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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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The Second Death of Daedalus Mole

Niall Slater

Daedalus Mole has made some mistakes, but taking a wanted fugitive on an interstellar pub crawl is definitely the second-worst

106% 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

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The Atlantis Deception

Mark Jackson

Lost cities, secret societies, Nazi archaeology and Atlantis. Join Dr John Hunter in his unrelenting quest to unveil the hidden and explosive beginnings to civilisation.

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2089

Miles Hudson

A revolutionary on the run from a brain-bugging surveillance society. How would we come to live if there could be no secrets: utopia or dystopia?

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Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

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?!

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Arbitrary and Unnecessary

Daniel Piper

The debut collection of comedy short stories, poems and plays by writer, comedian and national poetry slam champion Daniel Piper.

105% funded

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Go West

David Quantick

From the Emmy Award-winning writer, a novel about an Antiques Whisperer and forgery hunter on the trail of a mysterious document

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Purple People

Kate Bulpitt

Purple People is a jolly dystopia, telling the story of an outlandish scheme to curtail crime and anti-social behaviour - by dyeing offenders purple - and the news-loving lass who investigates it

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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

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I Went For a Walk

Gabriel Stewart

Gabriel Stewart decided to walk 1,000 miles around the UK on his gap year. This is the story of how it all went spectacularly wrong.

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The End of Magic

Mark Stay

A sweeping fantasy of magic's ending; a new name to set alongside Jen Williams and Den Patrick.

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The Death and Life of Red Henley

Philip Wilding

A contemporary noir novel set against the decaying façade of 1980’s New York and a religious commune staked out in the Tennessee countryside. But what connects them both and who killed Red and why?

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