The Scottish Boy

Alex de Campi

A violent, sexy thriller about a 14th century English knight and his Scottish prisoner, by bestselling writer Alex de Campi and with illustrations by Trungles.

105% funded

Funded

Crow Court

Andy Charman

A novel of short stories set in Wimborne Minster, Dorset, in the 19th century.

14% funded

Conversations With Spirits

E O Higgins

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

105% funded

Published

The Wake

Paul Kingsnorth

A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066

116% funded

Published

The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

111% 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 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 Serendipity Foundation

Sam Smit

Terrorism with a social conscience, a debut novel

139% funded

Published

A Country of Refuge

Lucy Popescu

An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers from Britain and Ireland's Finest Voices edited

123% funded

Published

The Story of John Nightly

Tot Taylor

A novel about the rise and fall of a 70s musical prodigy

111% funded

Published

Dazzling The Gods

Tom Vowler

A brother returns from exile to stir up the past. A widower observes his daughter blossoming amid the carnage of war. A short story collection

102% funded

Published

The Wall In The Head

Christopher Beanland

A black comedy about love, loss, the death of dreams, failure, bad TV, bad jokes, brutalist buildings. And Birmingham.

100% funded

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Mister Woodreeve's Reflection

Robert Bluck

Can the secrets be unravelled if they share the impossible things they have seen?

101% 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 Broken Mirror

Jonathan Coe and Chiara Coccorese

A fable for all ages about a mirror which reflects an alternative world

104% 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 Backstreets of Purgatory

Helen Taylor

Caravaggio in Glasgow: A Tale of Art, Insanity and Irn Bru

107% funded

Published

South of Hannah

David Norman

A Texas musician uncovers the secrets of a mysterious composer. A literary novel about heartache, jealousy, and jazz

139% funded

Published

The Outer Circle

Ian Ridley

Set in the week following the London Olympics, this novel imagines an attack on London Central Mosque and follows five people caught up in its aftermath

100% funded

Published

The Cartography of Others

Catherine McNamara

The Cartography of Others is a collection of short stories that explores the geography of the body and the migration of the heart

104% funded

Published

In Truth, Madness

Imran Khan

In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes

109% funded

Published

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

17% funded

Fukushima Dreams

Zelda Rhiando

A gripping literary thriller set in post-tsunami Japan, where a missing child continues to haunt his parents long after the waves have receded.

103% funded

Published

Breaking The Foals

Maximilian Hawker

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

103% funded

Published

Oh, I Do Like To Be...

Marie Phillips

Billy's a clone of William Shakespeare. So is Bill. Neither of them know that the other one exists. Today they're going to meet.

109% funded

Published

Ideal Angels

Robert Welbourn

How much can one person change you?

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

The Tristan Chord

Glenn Skwerer

Based on the true story of Adolf Hitler’s best friend of adolescence and his roommate in Vienna

101% funded

Published

The Point of Poetry

Joe Nutt

How poetry can teach us about the things in life that really matter

101% funded

Funded