A Russian In Cambridge

Ashton Cotier

A historical novel about a Russian aristocrat who flees to England after the 1917 Revolution

10% funded

Sanctuary: A pictorial history of Dartington Summer School of Music

Harriet Cunningham

How a music school and festival became a meeting place for the world’s greatest musicians, in words and pictures

32% funded

The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

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

118% funded

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Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

50% funded

Trans: A British History

Christine Burns

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

105% funded

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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

My Mr Keats

Eleanor Pilcher

A historical coming-of-age story about a young girl who befriends a dying boy kept in the attic of his family’s home

6% funded

Sleeping With The Past

Jenny Ryan

A snoozy travelogue around British history

23% funded

Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

219% funded

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Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

69% funded

Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

128% funded

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Gin Lane Gazette

Adrian Teal

Heat magazine – 18th century style

112% funded

Published

Conversations With Spirits

E O Higgins

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

105% funded

Published

Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

58% 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 Lifers' Club

Francis Pryor

Archaeology can be a dirty business

127% funded

Published

The Irish Pasha

Louise Foxcroft

The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist

106% funded

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The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

107% funded

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Empire of Booze

Henry Jeffreys

A history of the British Empire told through drink

131% funded

Published

Second-Hand Stories

Josh Spero

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

106% 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 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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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

115% funded

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