A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould
A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
In this history of Prefabs, discover why these supposedly temporary ‘people’s palaces’ are still loved and admired.
A Celebration of the Comedy underdog
A dark Renaissance thriller exposing one of history's most depraved secrets
A homage to the English pub
A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist
A plot to assassinate the last Habsburg Emperor reveals the competing visions for Austria at the end of WW1
A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first
A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.
Aleister Crowley, the world’s wickedest man is back, to expose the truth
Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.
A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same
Is it possible to replace a life?
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.
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
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.
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.
'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.
160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure
A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
A roll call of deaths from Twitter's Medieval Death Bot.
A snoozy travelogue around British history