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  • Black England

    A Forgotten Georgian History

    **'The classic book on Black people in Georgian London' DAVID OLUSOGA'Deeply researched, lucidly written and utterly fascinating . . . If you ever thought Black British history started with Windrush, read this book' GREG JENNERGeorgian England had a large and distinctive Black community. There were special churches, Black-only balls, many became famous and respected. But all, whether prosperous ... Read more

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  • The School That Escaped the Nazis

    'DEVASTATINGLY AFFECTING' THE TIMES'EMOTIONALLY COMPELLING' OBSERVERIn 1933, as Hitler came to power, schoolteacher Anna Essinger hatched a daring plan: to smuggle all her pupils out of Nazi Germany under the nose of the Gestapo.The - mostly Jewish - children who escaped found a safe haven in Anna's new school, a rundown manor house in southern England, until the outbreak of war in 1939 raised ... Read more


  • Das Reich

    The March of the 2nd SS Panzer Division Through France, June 1944

    by Max Hastings ...
    series Zenith Military Classics
    A world-renowned British historian recounts the actions of one of Hitler’s most elite armor units in one of World War II’s most horrific months.June 1944, the month of the D-Day landings carried out by Allied forces in Normandy, France. Germany’s 2nd SS Panzer Division, one of Adolf Hitler’s most elite armor units, had recently been pulled from the Eastern Front and relocated to France in order to ... Read more

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  • Hitler, Stalin, Mum and Dad: A Family Memoir of Miraculous Survival

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Epic, moving and important’ ROBERT HARRIS ‘A modern classic’ OBSERVER ‘An unforgettable epic of a book’DAILY MAILFrom longstanding political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein, a powerful memoir exploring both his mother and his father’s devastating experiences of persecution, resistance and survival during the Second World War.Daniel’s mother Mirjam ... Read more


  • The Unwanted Dead

    Winner of the HWA Gold Crown for Best Historical Fiction

    by Chris Lloyd ...
    'A gripping murder mystery and a vivid recreation of Paris under German Occupation.' ANDREW TAYLOR*WINNER OF THE HWA GOLD CROWN AWARD FOR BEST HISTORICAL FICTION**SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA HISTORICAL DAGGER AWARD*'Terrific' SUNDAY TIMES, Best Books of the Month'A thoughtful, haunting thriller' MICK HERRON'Sharp and compelling' ... ... Read more


  • Vets and Pets

    Wounded Warriors and the Animals That Help Them Heal

    Experience firsthand the inspiring and heartwarming bonds between wounded veterans and their service and companion animals."Vets and Pets tells fifteen emotional and entertaining stories of the incredible bonds between wounded warriors, veterans, and other service members and their service and companion animals. Whether these special relationships are with dogs, cats, horses, pigs, or even birds ... Read more


  • The Lion House

    The Rise of Suleyman the Magnificent

    An immersive reconstruction of the life of the most feared and powerful man of the sixteenth century.'Wolf Hall for the Ottoman Empire ... History at its most gripping' Telegraph'A formidable book ... incredible' Rory StewartVenice, 1522. Intelligence arrives from the east confirming Europe's greatest fear: the vastly rich Ottoman Sultan has all he needs to wage total war - and his sights ... ... Read more


  • A New Day at Paradise Pottery

    An engrossing and heart-warming World War One family saga

    by Lynn Johnson ...
    Book 4 - The Potteries Girls
    In the darkness of the Great War, can she create a brighter future?Martha Owen has not had an easy start in life. Her abusive father dominates the family and she has lost her only friend after a painful falling-out.Her father’s reliance on the bottle, and his increasingly violent temper, brings turmoil for Martha, her mother and her three siblings and with World War One causing more strain on the ... Read more

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  • The Man Called Brown Condor

    The Forgotten History of an African American Fighter Pilot

    [Robinson’s] lifelong triumph over adversity belongs to the greatest of American success stories.” -Peter Hannaford, Washington TimesIn this gripping, never-before-told tale, biographer Thomas E. Simmons brings to life the true story of John C. Robinson, who rose from fraught and humble beginnings as a black child in segregated Mississippi to outstanding success. He became a pilot and an expert in ... Read more


  • Heartache at Blackberry Farm

    A gripping historical saga from bestseller Rosie Clarke

    by Rosie Clarke ...
    Book 2 - Blackberry Farm
    Discover Rosie Clarke's bestselling Blackberry Farm series! A story of life and survival during the war which is heart-rending and bitter-sweet, bringing you laughter and tears.Cambridgeshire – 1941As the war rages on in Europe, it brings untold heartache to the Talbot family at Blackberry Farm.First Tom is missing in action and then his brother John. leaving the family distraught with worry ... Read more

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  • Light in the Dark

    The Last Sanctuary from the Holocaust

    An extraordinary true story of survival and courage through the Holocaust.Poland, 1943. It was the last refuge of the desperate, a warren of sewers underneath their city. Above, as the Nazis destroyed the ghetto of the city of Lvov, a small band of Jews escaped into a grim network of tunnels, living for fourteen months with the city's waste, the sudden floods, the fumes and the damp, the rats, the ... Read more

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  • Nimrod Boys

    True Tales from the Operators of the RAF’s Cold War Trailblazer

    The test pilot and author of Nimrod Rise and Fall shares a collection of over twenty tales from the cockpit of Nimrod aircraft during the Cold War.As the first jet-powered maritime aircraft, the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod could reach critical points for rescues or for operational requirements in rapid time. Its outstanding navigation and electronics systems also allowed the Nimrod to be a first-class ... Read more

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  • Sailing Alone

    A History

    **'An exceptional book. Sailing Alone belongs on the very small shelf of the true classics of the sea' Peter Nichols, author of Sea Change and A Voyage for Madmen'Colourful and inventive' The Times**Sailing on a boat by yourself out at sea and out of sight of land can be exhilarating or terrifying, compelling or tedious - sometimes it can be all of these things just in one morning. It is an ... Read more


  • A Mother's Secret

    The heartwrenching new family saga series set in WW2 Battersea

    by Kitty Neale ...
    The heartwrenching new novel from bestselling author Kitty NealeCan she put right the secrets of the past?London, 1939. Winnie Berry has been the landlady of the Battersea Tavern for nearly twenty-five years, and the pub is like home to her - a place of tears and laughter, full of customers that feel like family. A place where she's learned to avoid the quick fists of her husband, and where she's ... Read more


  • Men-of-War: Life in Nelson’s Navy

    Out of print for many years, this is a brand new edition of the definitive companion to the acclaimed Aubrey-Maturin series of novels, written by the author himself.What was daily life in Nelson's navy really like, for everyone from the captain down to the rawest recruit? What did they eat? What songs did they sing? What was the schedule of watches? How were the officers and crew paid, and what ... Read more


  • The Children of Ash and Elm

    A History of the Vikings

    by Neil Price ...
    **A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom Holland**The 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 when Scandinavian raiders attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and to end in September 1066, when King Harald Hardrada of Norway died leading the charge against the English line at the Battle of Stamford ... Read more


  • Samurai! [Illustrated Edition]

    Includes more than 12 photographs of the author and his exploits.“Saburo Sakai is Japan's greatest fighter pilot to survive World War II, and his powerful memoir has proven to be one of the most popular and enduring books ever written on the Pacific war. First published in English in 1957, it gave Americans new perspectives on the air war and on the Japanese pilots who, until then, had been ... Read more

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  • What We Owe The Future

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    The challenges we face are enormous. But we can still secure a positive future for our planet, and for everyone on it.In What We Owe The Future, philosopher William MacAskill persuasively argues for longtermism, the idea that positively influencing the distant future is a moral priority of our time. It isn’t enough to mitigate climate change or avert the next pandemic. We can ensure that ... Read more


  • Barney Greatrex

    From Bomber Command to the French Resistance - the stirring story of an Australian hero

    The incredible untold World War II story of Australian hero BARNEY GREATREX - from Bomber Command to French Resistance fighter.A school and university cadet in Sydney, Barney Greatrex signed up for RAF Bomber Command in 1941, eager to get straight into the very centre of the Allied counterattack. Bombing Germany night after night, Barney's 61 Squadron faced continual enemy fighter attacks and anti ... Read more


  • Hitler's Beneficiaries

    How the Nazis Bought the German People

    by Götz Aly ...
    How did Hitler win the allegiance of ordinary Germans? The answer is as shocking as it is persuasive. By engaging in a campaign of theft on an almost unimaginable scale-and by channelling the proceeds into generous social programmes-Hitler bought his people's consent. Drawing on secret files and financial records, G�tz Aly shows that while Jews and people of occupied lands suffered crippling ... Read more

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  • The Secret Life of Bletchley Park

    The WW11 Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked There

    Bletchley Park was where one of the war’s most famous – and crucial – achievements was made: the cracking of Germany’s “Enigma” code in which its most important military communications were couched. This country house in the Buckinghamshire countryside was home to Britain’s most brilliant mathematical brains, like Alan Turing, and the scene of immense advances in technology – indeed, the birth of ... Read more


  • Nellie's War

    A young girl alone in bomb-torn London…

    When a bomb takes away all memory of her former life, can Nellie hope for happiness again?In Nellie's War, Victor Pemberton writes a moving account of the London Blitz, and the effect it has on one young woman's future. Perfect for fans of Sheila Newberry and Cathy Sharp.Stumbling, dazed and bleeding, from the bombed wreckage of Barratts' Orphanage, Islington, sixteen-year-old Vicky Hobson can't ... Read more


  • 8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster

    The heartbreaking and compelling 2023 debut novel about love, war, motherhood and survival

    by Mirinae Lee ...
    'Captivating' New York Times**'Dazzling' Financial Times'Heartbreaking' Monica Ali**SLAVE. ESCAPE-ARTIST. MURDERER. TERRORIST. SPY. LOVER. MOTHER. TRICKSTER.At the Golden Sunset retirement home, it is not unusual for residents to invent stories. So when elderly Ms Mook first begins to unspool her memories, the obituarist listening to her is sceptical. Stories of captivity, friendship, murder, ... Read more


  • The Great Escape

    The famous story of mass escape from a WWII German PoW camp that inspired the classic film.One of the most famous true stories from the last war, The GREAT ESCAPE tells how more than six hundred men in a German prisoner-of-war camp worked together to achieve an extraordinary break-out. Every night for a year they dug tunnels, and those who weren't digging forged passports, drew maps, faked weapons ... Read more