King Arthur's Death

Michael Smith

An epic work of battle and betrayal, vibrantly translated and stunningly illustrated with linocut prints by the author

62% funded

A Curious History of Sex

Kate Lister

A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.

123% funded

Funded

Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

82% 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

103% funded

Funded

The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

Published

Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay

Simon Napier-Bell

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

110% funded

Published

The Irish Pasha

Louise Foxcroft

The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist

106% funded

Published

The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

111% funded

Published

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

Published

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 Book Of Bera Part One: Sea Paths

Suzie Wilde

The first in a brand new series of Viking adventure fantasy novels

110% funded

Published

Rebel Rebel: How Mavericks Made the Modern World

Chris Sullivan

A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould

126% funded

Funded

Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

105% funded

Published

Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

129% funded

Published

The Socialist Republic Of South London

David Wheeler

A pan-European family saga spanning 70 years detailing the fight against fascism and globalisation.

3% funded

The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

Imagine the past in colour? Now you don’t have to…

159% funded

Published

The Pumilio Child

Judy McInerney

A dark Renaissance thriller exposing one of history's most depraved secrets

107% funded

Published

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

176% 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

Between the Regions of Kindness

Alice Jolly

A novel about the costs of peace – and whether family or conscience should come first

102% funded

Published

The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

106% funded

Published

America Uber Alles

Jack Fernley (aka Wayne Garvie)

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

103% 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 inexorably towards Civil War

16% funded

Ireland's Green Larder

Margaret Hickey

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

110% funded

Published

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

117% funded

Published

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

17% funded

Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

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

103% funded

Published

Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World

Caitlin Davies

A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.

116% funded

Published