Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

46% funded

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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The Book of Bera: Obsidian

Suzie Wilde

A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.

66% funded

Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

Henrietta Heald

The true story of Britain’s early women engineers

114% funded

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Prefabs: A Social and Architectural History

Elisabeth Blanchet and Sonia Zhuravlyova

In this history of Prefabs, discover why these supposedly temporary ‘people’s palaces’ are still loved and admired.

108% funded

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Sleeping With The Past

Jenny Ryan

A snoozy travelogue around British history

34% 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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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.

117% funded

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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.

31% funded

Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

107% 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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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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Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

100% funded

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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 Socialist Republic Of South London

David Wheeler

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

3% funded

The Pumilio Child

Judy McInerney

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

107% funded

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The Rebels' Riot Feast

Paul Sullivan

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

4% funded

The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist

103% funded

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Between the Regions of Kindness

Alice Jolly

A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first

102% funded

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The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

105% funded

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The Deaths and Afterlife of Aleister Crowley

Ian Thornton

Aleister Crowley, the world’s wickedest man is back, to expose the truth

101% funded

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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 Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

18% 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

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.

159% funded

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The Tristan Chord

Glenn Skwerer

Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna

101% funded

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The Black Prince

Anthony Burgess and Adam Roberts

A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.

102% funded

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The Hourglass

Liz Heron

A novel about time and ageing, love and opera, set in a Venice that's constantly changing and forever stays the same

100% funded

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