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.
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.
A gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
A novel by Adam Roberts adapted from an original script by Anthony Burgess.
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
Aleister Crowley, the world’s wickedest man is back, to expose the truth
'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.
The case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?
A Celebration of the Comedy underdog
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould
A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.
Captain Jimmy Jones fears the end of the war means his luck has run out
A pan-European family saga spanning 70 years detailing the fight against fascism and globalisation.
A dark Renaissance thriller exposing one of history's most depraved secrets
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
Adopted son of the town butcher, Ged Aldridge is on a mission to change history.
A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist
A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first
A homage to the English pub
A snoozy travelogue around British history
Time-travelling Nazis fight the War of Independence to create a fascist USA
History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War
A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland
A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars
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 historical coming-of-age story about a young girl who befriends a dying boy kept in the attic of his family’s home
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel