A novel of short stories set in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, in the 19th century.
The Scottish Boy
Alex de Campi
A violent, sexy thriller about a 14th century English knight and his Scottish prisoner, by bestselling writer Alex de Campi and with illustrations by Trungles.
Green Gold: The lost journals of John Jeffrey
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 fast-paced literary thriller that exposes Britain’s darkest secret
The Private Life of Lord Byron
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
The Secret Commonwealth
History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides inexorably towards Civil War
The Iron Bird
A novel that takes the premise of ANIMAL FARM and applies it to the life of Margaret Thatcher.
A pop star on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
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.
To Survive is Victory: One Man’s Struggle to Forge a New China 1918-1980
The story of one remarkable and man and his family who remains committed to the ideals of the original revolution despite decades of persecution, torture and imprisonment.
A story about a family torn apart by obsession and the need to rebel against a violent regime, set in a broken, dystopian Britain
The Life of Death
A dark compelling tale in which Death makes a pact with the Devil.
A tale of two families torn apart by hidden debts of love...
The Wall In The Head
A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.
The Illustrated Wake
Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth
A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel
Oh, I Do Like To Be...
Billy's a clone of William Shakespeare. So is Bill. Neither of them know that the other one exists. Today they're going to meet.
The Point of Poetry
How poetry can teach us about the things in life that really matter
Eileen: The Making of Orwell
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.
The Undiscovered Country
'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.
Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.