Chinatown Stories

Freya Aitken-Turff and Xiao Ma

The rich history of London’s most iconic cultural districts

5% funded

The Plague and Doctor Caim

G.E. Gallas

A darkly humorous graphic novel about a doctor grappling against the Black Death.

6% funded

Strange Days: A Book Of Curious Forgotten Lore

GH Finn

A Book of Days celebrating the peculiar world of Twitter's @lorecurious

8% funded

Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

116% funded

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Blackwatertown

Paul Waters

Maverick cop Jolly Macken goes looking for a killer, but accidentally starts a war

59% funded

The Undiscovered Country

Aidan McQuade

'Why should people care about a murder during war time?' Two men attempt to solve the killing of a young boy during the Irish War of Independence in 1920.

102% funded

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Saving Hitler

Alan Hescott

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

75% funded

The Inside City

Anita Mir

A boy discovers not a secret garden, but a secret city. His sister discovers Maths and the world of alchemy and their mother tries to break the bond of their love - as India hurtles towards Partition.

101% 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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Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

110% 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

230% funded

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The Lifers' Club

Francis Pryor

Archaeology can be a dirty business

128% 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

107% 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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The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

111% 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

115% 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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The Book Of Bera Part One: Sea Paths

Suzie Wilde

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

110% 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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Encounters With Harriet Martineau

Stuart Hobday

A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist

108% funded

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