Rebel Rebel: How Mavericks Made the Modern World

Chris Sullivan

A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould

126% funded

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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.

122% funded

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Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

Henrietta Heald

The true story of Britain’s early women engineers

116% funded

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Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

110% funded

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Blood On The Stone

Jake Lynch

Historical mystery thriller about a detective who defends justice and human rights.

104% 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

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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

102% 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.

102% 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.

101% funded

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The Private Life of Lord Byron

Antony Peattie

The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica

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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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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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

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Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

75% funded

King Arthur's Death

Michael Smith

An epic work of battle and betrayal, vibrantly translated and stunningly illustrated with linocut prints by the author

60% funded

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.

33% funded

Pride, Not Prejudice

Edited by Helen Belcher

A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.

25% funded

Five Cards To Kiev

Dan Ellis-Jones

Captain Jimmy Jones fears the end of the war means his luck has run out

20% funded

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

17% funded

The Secret Commonwealth

Jane Stevenson

History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War

16% funded

The Rebels' Riot Feast

Paul Sullivan

Adopted son of the town butcher, Ged Aldridge is on a mission to change history.

4% funded

The Socialist Republic Of South London

David Wheeler

A pan-European family saga spanning 70 years detailing the fight against fascism and globalisation.

3% funded

Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

230% funded

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Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

176% 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

Published

The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

Imagine the past in colour? Now you don’t have to…

159% funded

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Empire of Booze

Henry Jeffreys

A history of the British Empire told through drink

131% funded

Published

Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

129% funded

Published