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  • An Honourable Thief

    A must-read historical crime thriller

    Book 1 - A Company of Rogues
    Introducing Jonas Flynt. Gambler. Thief. Killer. Man of honour.'Fast, furious and with a glint of gallows humour, this is high-octane historical fiction' Daily Mail‘High adventure meets espionage thriller as Jonas Flynt battles the tide of history and the deadly secrets of his own past…’ D. V. Bishop, author of City of Vengeance'Reads like a genuine eighteenth century spy novel. I see a long ... Read more

    £3.99 £0.99

  • Babylon

    'Terrific series' Conn Iggulden

    by Robert Fabbri ...
    Book 0 - Alexander's Legacy
    'This may be the greatest tale of the ancient world. Hugely enjoyable' CONN IGGULDEN'Excellent . . . scintillating' THE TIMESWho will conquer the greatest city in the ancient world?Alexander the Great's sudden death has left his vast empire in chaos. War rages, cities fall and the lives of thousands are torn apart as his former generals struggle for a share. Alliances and betrayals are rife, and ... Read more

    £7.99

  • Agent in Peril

    by Alex Gerlis ...
    Book 2 - The Wolf Pack Spies
    To what lengths will the British go to smuggle a secret weapon into Nazi Germany? An unmissable Second World War thriller from bestseller Alex Gerlis.'Absorbing ... Gerlis directs his cast with verve' Financial TimesHiding in the horror of Warsaw’s Jewish Ghetto with his family, scientist Roman Loszynski has a secret: a means of making aerial bombing raids frighteningly accurate. Codenamed Tatra, ... Read more

    £3.99 £0.99

  • The Prime Ministers We Never Had

    Success and Failure from Butler to Corbyn

    BOOK OF THE YEAR, The Times, Guardian and ProspectWas Harold Wilson a bigger figure than Denis Healey? Was John Major more 'prime ministerial' than Michael Heseltine? Would David Miliband have become prime minister if it were not for his brother Ed? Would Ed have become prime minister if it were not for David? How close did Jeremy Corbyn come to being prime minister?In this piercing and original ... Read more

    £7.99 £1.99

  • Rome

    The Biography of a City

    This beautifully written, informative study is a portrait, a history and a superb guide book, capturing fully the seductive beauty and the many layered past of the Eternal City. It covers 3,000 years of history from the city’s quasi-mythical origins, through the Etruscan kings, the opulent glory of classical Rome, the decadence and decay of the Middle Ages and the beauty and corruption of the ... Read more

    £9.99 £0.99

  • A Reunion at Mulberry Lane

    A festive heartwarming saga from Rosie Clarke for Christmas 2022

    by Rosie Clarke ...
    Book 6 - The Mulberry Lane Series
    A heartwarming read from Rosie Clarke's bestselling Mulberry Lane series.LONDON 1949Peggy is once more torn two ways and can only hope that a reunion with her Mulberry Lane family and friends at Christmas can help resolve her problems.Her eldest daughter Janet is desperately unhappy and fears her husband is having an affair, whilst her youngest daughter Fay has been talent-spotted to train as a ... Read more

    £4.99 £0.99

  • Forest of Foes

    The exciting new historical adventure from the Bernicia Chronicles

    Book 9 - The Bernicia Chronicles
    In this action-packed new Bernicia Chronicles adventure from Matthew Harffy, Beobrand finds himself in a dangerous foreign land, caught between warring factions of royalty and the Church.AD 652. Beobrand has been ordered to lead a group of pilgrims to the holy city of Rome. Chief among them is Wilfrid, a novice of the church with some surprisingly important connections. Taking only Cynan and some ... Read more

    £5.99

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  • The Path of Peace

    Walking the Western Front Way

    'Profound [and] compelling' Spectator'Vivid' Observer***A Waterstones Best Books of 2022 pick***'The Western Front Way, an idea that waited 100 years for its moment, is the simplest and fittest memorial yet to the agony of the Great War. Anthony Seldon's account of how he walked it, and what it means to all of us, will be an inspiration</st... ... Read more

    £7.99 £1.99

  • SAS

    Rogue Heroes - Now a major TV drama

    by Ben MacIntyre ...
    **THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERTHE BOOK BEHIND THE HIT BBC SERIES SAS: ROGUE HEROES, STARRING CONNOR SWINDELLS, JACK O'CONNELL, ALFIE ALLEN AND DOMINIC WEST**From the secret SAS archives and bestselling author Ben Macintyre: The first ever authorized history of the SAS.'A master at setting the pulse racing' Daily Mail________________In the summer of 1941, a... ... Read more

    £4.99 £3.99

  • The Christmas Castle in Scotland (Romantic Escapes, Book 9)

    by Julie Caplin ...
    Book 9 - Romantic Escapes
    Unwrap this gorgeous gift of a book for an escape to the snow-peaked caps of the Scottish Highlands and a romance that will melt your heart…Izzy McBride had never in a million years expected to inherit an actual castle from her great uncle Bill but here she was, in the run up to Christmas, Monarch of her own Glen – a very rundown glen in need of a lot of TLC if her dream of turning it into a ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Vanishing of Margaret Small

    An uplifting and page-turning mystery

    'An evocative, endearing, entertaining and thoroughly delicious character portrait and a terrific first novel' - Donal MacIntyre, TV presenter'A tender, thought-provoking and totally gripping novel from a wonderful storyteller...deserves to be a huge hit!' - Matt Cain, author of The Secret Life of Albert EntwistleMeet Margaret Small: 75, plain spoken, Whitstable na... ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Lost Lights of St Kilda

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE RNA HISTORICAL ROMANCE AWARD 2021*

    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE RNA HISTORICAL ROMANCE AWARD 2021**LONGLISTED FOR THE HIGHLAND BOOK PRIZE 2020*'Desperately romantic, lyrically written and with a fascinating plot' Katie FfordeChrissie Gillies comes from the last ever community to live on the beautiful, isolated Scottish island of St Kilda. Evacuated in 1930, she will never forget her life there, nor the man she loved and lost who visited ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Land Girls of Goodwill House

    The BRAND NEW historical saga from Fenella J Miller for 2022

    Book 4 - Goodwill House
    The brand-new instalment in Fenella J. Miller's bestselling Goodwill House series.August 1940As Autumn approaches, Lady Joanna Harcourt is preparing for new guests at Goodwill House - land girls, Sally, Daphne and Charlie.Sally, a feisty blonde from the East End, has never seen a cow before, but she’s desperate to escape London and her horrible ex, Dennis. And although the hours are long and the ... Read more

    £3.99

  • A Clash of Lions

    Book 2 - The Hundred Years' War
    A war on two fronts. A deadly threat from within. The new gripping medieval historical thriller from expert historians and authors A.J. Mackenzie1346: Sent back to England in the wake of the tremendous victory at Crécy, Simon Merrivale is at once caught up in a new emergency as a powerful Scottish army sweeps into northern England.Joining up with the Archbishop of York, Lord Percy and their army ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Invasion

    Russia’s Bloody War and Ukraine’s Fight for Survival

    by Luke Harding ...
    The first book of reportage from the front line of the Ukraine war. This is a powerful, moving first draft of history written by the award-winning Guardian journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Collusion and Shadow State.'An excellent, moving account of an ongoing tragedy.' ANNE APPLEBAUM*'*Compelling, important and heartbreaking.' SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE'Essential... ... Read more

    £7.99

  • Seventeen

    Last Man Standing. The most intense and thrilling read of 2022, for fans of Jason Bourne and James Bond

    by John Brownlow ...
    'Keeps readers on the edge of their seats through a roller-coaster ride of high-octane action that builds to an explosive finale' SUNDAY EXPRESS'The book takes off like a rocket ... Brownlow is an accomplished screenwriter, and it shows'FINANCIAL TIMESYOU'LL NEVER KNOW MY NAME.BUT YOU WON'T FORGET MY NUMBER.'Propulsive ... outstanding' SUNDAY TIMES<b... ... Read more

    £6.99 £0.99

  • Lady in Waiting

    My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown

    **OVER HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD****THE TIMES MEMOIR OF THE YEAR 2019**'The best royal book by miles . . . funny, gossipy and riveting'JANE RIDLEY, SPECTATOR'If your jaw doesn't drop at least three times every chapter, you've not been paying proper attention'SUNDAY TIMES'A captivating account of a life lived with resilience and grace'<e... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • Prototype

    by Jason Dean ...
    Book 3 - Korso Thrillers
    A single breakthrough could change the world forever.Having just completed a complex recovery assignment, covert salvage specialist Korso is in no mood to take on another job so soon, but he has little choice when he’s contacted by Cole Ashcroft, an ex-colleague who’s calling in a debt. An official at the US Embassy in Bulgaria has approached Cole with a well-paying salvage job, but only if he can ... Read more

    £1.99

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  • Kemp: The Flames of Heresy

    by Jonathan Lunn ...
    Book 7 - Arrows of Albion
    Hero of the 100 Years War, Martin Kemp, is back… and this time he’s playing with fireIn the medieval town of Cazoulat, France, a French nobleman called the Count of Targères has usurped captalcy. Determined to stamp his authority on the people of Cazoulat, he is playing divide and rule, convincing the townsfolk that only he can crush the heretics in their midst.Medieval archer Martin Kemp arrives ... Read more

    £3.99

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  • Midnight in Chernobyl

    The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Superb, enthralling and necessarily terrifying . . . every step feels spring-loaded with tension... extraordinary.' The New York TimesThe story of Chernobyl is more complex, more human, and more terrifying than the Soviet myth. Adam Higginbotham has written a harrowing and compelling narrative which brings the 1986 disaster to life through the eyes of the men and ... Read more

    £7.99 £2.99

  • The Long Song

    Now A Major BBC Drama and BBC Between the Covers Book Club pick

    by Andrea Levy ...
    Now a major BBC TV drama, starring Tamara Lawrance, Lenny Henry and Hayley Atwell.A Sunday Times bestseller (2011), shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Long Song by Andrea Levy is a hauntingly beautiful, heartbreaking and unputdownable novel of the last days of slavery in Jamaica, for those who loved Homegoing, The Underground Railroad, or the film 12 Years a Slave.'A marvel of lumi... ... Read more

    £5.49

  • Zelensky

    A Biography of Ukraine's War Leader

    by Steven Derix ...
    Zelensky is the first major biography of Ukraine's leader written for a Western audience.Told with flair and authority, it is the gripping story of one of the most admired and inspirational leaders in the world.Action-packed biography of Ukraine's comedian-turned-PresidentMillions who have admired Volodymyr Zelensky's defiance during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will learn much from this up-to ... Read more

    £6.99 £0.99

  • Winter's Fire

    (The Rise of Sigurd 2): An atmospheric and adrenalin-fuelled Viking saga from bestselling author Giles Kristian

    Book 2 - Sigurd
    A thrilling and breathtaking Viking saga of betrayal, bloodshed and brotherhood from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Lancelot, Giles Kristian. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Games of Thrones."Nobody writes this type of swaggering historical fiction better than Kristian" -- THE TIMES"A belter of a novel...perfect for fans of historical fiction and fantasy alike, from Cornwell to ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Red Monarch

    The Brontë sisters take on the underworld of London in this exciting and gripping sequel

    by Bella Ellis ...
    Book 3 - The Brontë Mysteries
    **'**Teeming with details of the Brontës, of the times and the city, this is such a pleasurable read' - NB Magazine'Captivating' - Crime Monthly'Filled with twists, turns and Gothic touches, and a strong feminist streak' - Bradford TelegraphThe Brontë sisters' first poetry collection has just been published, potentially marking an end to their careers as amateur detectors, when Anne receives a ... Read more

    £5.49 £0.99