An actress in her fifties, a painter in his thirties, their relationship, her alcoholism and their families. Is there pleasure in sinking?
Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.
An extraordinary story of how six children became the first astronauts to go to Mars.
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
In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes
Moffat the Magniloquent along the Mississippi
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?
Odette, Swan Lake’s enchanted swan princess, is still trying to break her spell
“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
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?
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
In a not too distant future, people are split into either Citizens with rights or VOIDs with nothing. Forced to live in the former port, the VOIDs have adapted to the floods; the brutal nature of life outside of society however, is not so easy.
A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist
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 thriller set in London during the time of the 7/7 terror attacks
A literary thriller set in the art world of New York
A psychological crime thriller set in Scotland
The strangest detective story in the history of music
A crime thriller, an existential mystery, a love story
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 tale of murder, suicide and the treatment of inmates in a small Suffolk workhouse in 1838
A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.
Adopted son of the town butcher, Ged Aldridge is on a mission to change history.
Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?
A cartoonist awakes to find his characters' lives more real than his own
Martial arts and misadventure in Japan
A mother and daughter team brings you Blackthorn: a Nighthawk agent. A spy/assassin novel full of action, corruption and betrayal.
When you audition by accident and take your cross-dressing ballerina act to entertain the troops in Iraq & Afghanistan