Killing Beauties

Pete Langman

Three 17th Century female spies work secretly to restore Charles II to the throne.

81% funded

King Arthur's Death

Michael Smith

An epic poem of the fall of kings, vibrantly translated and stunningly illustrated with linocut prints by the author of Unbound’s Sir Gawain

86% funded

Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

110% funded

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Ireland's Green Larder

Margaret Hickey

A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland

110% funded

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Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

Henrietta Heald

The true story of Britain’s early women engineers

130% funded

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Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

111% funded

Funded

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

177% funded

Published

Saving Hitler

Alan Hescott

Two agents – one in England, one in Germany; both against Hitler – both determined to save him. Why?

69% funded

The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

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

113% funded

Published

The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

Published

Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

230% funded

Published

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

133% funded

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Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

105% funded

Published

Encounters With Harriet Martineau

Stuart Hobday

A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist

108% funded

Published

The Pagoda Tree

Claire Scobie

An epic novel set in eighteenth-century India about love, loss and exile, and the fate of individuals when two cultures collide

105% funded

Published

On The House

Helen Maskew

A tale of murder, suicide and the treatment of inmates in a small Suffolk workhouse in 1838

100% funded

Published

Carpe Diem Regained

Roman Krznaric

The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

117% funded

Published

The Glorious Dead

Tim Atkinson

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

104% funded

Published

The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

106% funded

Published

All The Perverse Angels

Sarah K. Marr

Spanning Victorian Oxford to the London of the 1980s, “All the Perverse Angels” is a novel about the nature of loss and the confusion of love, about the stories we are told and the stories we tell ourselves

114% funded

Published

The Secret Commonwealth

Jane Stevenson

History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides towards Civil War

16% funded

Green Gold: The Epic True Story of Victorian Plant Hunter 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

106% funded

Funded

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

118% funded

Published

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

17% funded

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

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

164% funded

Published