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

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

157% funded

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No Good Deed

Ewan Lawrie

Moffat the Magniloquent along the Mississippi

30% funded

Not Speaking

Norma Clarke

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

65% funded

The Other Things

Jonathan Dransfield

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

107% funded

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An Other's Look

James Ellis

Sometimes, for one’s own sanity, it’s best to rip up an entire life and start again. The question is: whose life? And who does the ripping?

52% funded

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.

105% funded

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The Frost Fair

T. Q. Chant

When a sinister religious cabal destroys the Habsburg Sky Armada's latest skyship over London, the ship's designer and her captain will expose a truth that will rock the foundation of the Empire.

6% funded

Notes From Africa

Jenny Cathcart

Notes From Africa, a musical journey around the continent in the company of Senegalese superstar, Youssou N’Dour

36% funded

The Fabrications

Baret Magarian

An obscure cinema projectionist is transformed into a contemporary messiah by a burnt out novelist and diabolic spin doctor. 

5% funded

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?

106% funded

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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?

103% 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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In Exile

Alexandra Turney

A melancholy Dionysus is re-born in 20th century Rome and creates a new cult – three teenage girls who will do anything to prove their devotion.

94% funded

Meeting Odette

Jessica Duchen

Odette, Swan Lake’s enchanted swan princess, is still trying to break her spell

80% funded

Nothing But A Good Time

Justin Quirk

A cultural history of Glam Metal: where it came from, how it defined America in the 1980s and how it all came crashing down.

76% funded

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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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

107% funded

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Senseless

Anna Lickley

Senseless is at heart an illustration of the messy unpredictability of love and life and the resilience of the human spirit.

102% funded

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Soap The Stamps, Jump The Tube

Gail Thibert

Nineteen years old with freshly dyed blue hair, punk rocker Gail places an advert in a music paper for ‘likeminded friends and weirdos’. Soap the Stamps, Jump the Tube follows her autobiographical journey through the 80s underground music and squatting scene in London

105% 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.

110% funded

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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

104% funded

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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

168% 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 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

109% funded

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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

69% funded

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.

104% funded

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East of England

Eamonn Griffin

Sharp and atmospheric; a rural take on the noir thriller. A vivid new voice.

66% funded

The End of Magic

Mark Stay

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

102% 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

101% funded

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