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?

67% funded

Rebel Rebel: How Mavericks Made the Modern World

Chris Sullivan

A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould

132% funded

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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

79% funded

Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

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

110% funded

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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

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Eileen: The Making of Orwell

Sylvia Topp

The never before told story of George Orwell’s first wife, a woman who shaped, supported and even saved the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers.

103% funded

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The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

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

160% 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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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 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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Encounters With Harriet Martineau

Stuart Hobday

A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist

108% funded

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Domini Mortum

Paul Holbrook

A supernatural murder mystery novel set in late Victorian London.

105% funded

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Five Cards To Kiev

Dan Ellis-Jones

Captain Jimmy Jones fears the end of the war means his luck has run out

20% funded

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

Carpe Diem Regained

Roman Krznaric

The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

117% funded

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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

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The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

106% 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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Joseph Gray's Camouflage

Mary Horlock

A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars

119% funded

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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

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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

118% funded

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