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Innocents To The Slaughter

Helen Maskew

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.

7% funded

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.

28% funded

Who Killed Mary Ashford?

Elizabeth Cooke

The case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?

4% 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

59% funded

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

141% funded

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

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

128% funded

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The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

103% funded

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Sleeping With The Past

Jenny Ryan

A snoozy travelogue around British history

31% funded

The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

110% funded

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Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

111% funded

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Trans Britain: Our Long Journey from the Shadows

Edited by Christine Burns

A comprehensive account of the landmark events which shaped the transgender community over the last five decades, told through a series of essays by real experts who were there and can describe the knock-on effects today

115% funded

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Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

The Troy of myth was a real city. This is its story…

101% funded

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Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

129% funded

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America Uber Alles

Jack Fernley (aka Wayne Garvie)

Time-travelling Nazis fight the War of Independence to create a fascist USA

103% funded

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Gin Lane Gazette

Adrian Teal

Heat magazine – 18th century style

112% funded

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Conversations With Spirits

E O Higgins

The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat

105% funded

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The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

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Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

219% funded

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The Lifers' Club

Francis Pryor

Archaeology can be a dirty business

127% funded

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Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay

Simon Napier-Bell

A one-volume insider history of the whole damn music business

110% funded

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The Irish Pasha

Louise Foxcroft

The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist

106% funded

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Empire of Booze

Henry Jeffreys

A history of the British Empire told through drink

131% funded

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What If The Queen Should Die?

John-Paul Flintoff

A literary-historical adventure, based on the true story of Britain's most tragic queen

103% funded

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Second-Hand Stories

Josh Spero

The amazing stories behind my second-hand books and the people who owned them

107% funded

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The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form

113% funded

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The Way, The Truth and The Dead

Francis Pryor

Alan Cadbury is back in the thrilling sequel to The Lifers' Club

114% funded

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