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  • This Woman

    Myra Hindley’s Prison Love Affair and Escape Attempt

    by Howard Sounes ...
    The true account of the scandalous affair between one of Britain’s most notorious murderers, Myra Hindley, and a prison guard—and their jailbreak plot to run away together.Myra Hindley was convicted in 1966, with her boyfriend Ian Brady, of what became known as the Moors Murders. Between July 1963 and October 1965 the couple sexually assaulted and killed five children and teenagers. Four bodies ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wager

    A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder

    by David Grann ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a page-turning story of shipwreck, survival, and savagery, culminating in a court martial that reveals a shocking truth. The powerful narrative reveals the deeper meaning of the events on The Wager, showing that it was not only the captain and crew who ended up on trial, but the very idea of empire.“Riveting...Reads like ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Last Island

    Discovery, Defiance, and the Most Elusive Tribe on Earth

    A journey to the coast of North Sentinel Island, home to a tribe believed to be the most isolated human community on earth. The Sentinelese people want to be left alone and will shoot deadly arrows at anyone who tries to come ashore. As the web of modernity draws ever closer, the island represents the last chapter in the Age of Discovery—the final holdout in a completely connected world.In ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Farnsworth's Classical English Style

    series Farnsworth's Classical English
    “An original and absorbing guide to English style. Get it if you can.”—Wall Street JournalSay it with style—on paper or in person. This book explains why the best writing sounds that way, with hundreds of examples from Lincoln, Churchill, Douglass, and other masters of the language. As Farnsworth says, “Explaining a precept may take just a few words, but only examples can make it familiar to the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Faith and Treason

    The Story of the Gunpowder Plot

    In England, November 5 is Guy Fawkes Day, when fireworks displays commemorate the shocking moment in 1605 when government authorities uncovered a secret plan to blow up the House of Parliament--and King James I along with it. A group of English Catholics, seeking to unseat the king and reintroduce Catholicism as the state religion, daringly placed thirty-six barrels of gunpowder in a cellar under ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • The Brothers York

    A Royal Tragedy

    by Thomas Penn ...
    Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses—a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Richard III.In 15th-century England, two royal families, the House of York and the House of Lancaster, fought a bitter, decades-long civil war ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Elizabeth & Margaret

    The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

    by Andrew Morton ...
    Perfect for fans of The Crown, this captivating biography from a New York Times bestselling author follows Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret as they navigate life in the royal spotlight.They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward Vlll decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Our Hideous Progeny

    A Novel

    by C.E. McGill ...
    It is not the monster you must fear, but the monster it makes of men. . .As featured in Lit Hub, Lambda Literary Review, Book Riot and CrimeReads…“…a gripping Gothic tale of grief and ambition, passion and intrigue.” — Jess Kidd, author of The Night Ship“[An] immersive blend of historical and science fiction brims with surprises and dark delights. … an incisive exploration of women’s rights... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • Unruly

    The Ridiculous History of England's Kings and Queens

    A rollicking history of England’s kings and queens from Arthur to Elizabeth I, a tale of power, glory, and excessive beheadings by award-winning British actor and comedian David Mitchell“David brings a delightfully contrary and hilariously cantankerous eye to the history of the English monarchy.”—Jesse Armstrong, writer and creator of SuccessionThink you know the kings and queens of England? Think ... Read more

    $13.99 USD


  • The Real Special Relationship

    The True Story of How MI6 and the CIA Work Together

    by Michael Smith ...
    Gripping, deeply researched, and authoritative, the history of one of the closest intelligence and security relationships in the worldThe Special Relationship between the United States and Britain is touted by politicians when it suits their purpose and, as frequently, dismissed as myth, not least by the media. Yet the truth is that the two countries are bound together more closely than either is ... Read more

    $22.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Reivers

    The Story of the Border Reivers

    An “exciting and dramatic” history of the raiders who ruled the lawless Anglo-Scottish borderlands for over a century (Cumberland News).Nowhere else in Britain in the modern era, or indeed in Europe, did civil order break down over such a wide area, or for such a long time, as on the border country between Scotland and England. For more than a century, the hoofbeats of countless raiding parties ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Greatest Knight

    The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones

    Renowned scholar Thomas Asbridge brings to life medieval England’s most celebrated knight, William Marshal—providing an unprecedented and intimate view of this age and the legendary warrior class that shaped it.Caught on the wrong side of an English civil war and condemned by his father to the gallows at age five, William Marshal defied all odds to become one of England’s most celebrated knights. ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Last True Templar

    Book 2 - Tales of the Lawless Land
    The thrilling new historical adventure from New York Times bestselling author Boyd Morrison and expert medievalist Beth Morrison. Fox and Willa find themselves on a dangerous quest for the treasure of the Templar Knights.A Perilous Quest. A Deadly Legacy.Italy, 1351. English companions, knight Gerard Fox and the resourceful Willa, have come through a death-defying journey across war-torn Europe. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Blazing World

    A New History of Revolutionary England, 1603-1689

    A fresh, exciting, “readable and informative” history (The New York Times) of seventeenth-century England, a time of revolution when society was on fire and simultaneously forging the modern world. • “Recapture[s] a lost moment when a radically democratic commonwealth seemed possible.”—Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker“[Healy] makes a convincing argument that the turbulent era qualifies as truly ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Spare

    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Discover the global phenomenon that tells an unforgettable story of love, loss, and healing.“Compellingly artful . . . [a] blockbuster memoir.”—The New Yorker**It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother’s coffin as the world watched in sorrow—and horror. As Princess Diana was laid to rest ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Clanlands

    Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWith a foreword by Diana Gabaldon.Two men. One country. And a lot of whisky.As stars of Outlander, Sam and Graham eat, sleep and breathe the Highlands on this epic road trip around their homeland. They discover that the real thing is even greater than fiction.Clanlands is the story of their journey. Armed with their trusty campervan and a sturdy friendship, these... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Crown, Cloak, and Dagger

    The British Monarchy and Secret Intelligence from Victoria to Elizabeth II

    series Georgetown Studies in Intelligence History
    Surprising revelations about the active role of the monarch in British intelligenceThe British Royal Family and the intelligence community are two of the most mysterious and mythologized actors of the British State. Crown, Cloak, and Dagger offers a new history of how the two have been inextricably linked from the reign of Queen Victoria to the present.Richard J. Aldrich and Rory Cormac unveil a ... Read more

    $29.99 USD

  • The Jane Austen Handbook

    Proper Life Skills from Regency England

    Long before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Quirk published this guide to life in Regency England to the delight of Austen fans everywhere. Newly published with a revised cover, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early 19th century. Readers will discover:• How to Indicate Interest in a Gentleman Without Seeming Forward• How to Ensure a Good ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • King Charles

    The Man, the Monarch, and the Future of Britain

    by Robert Jobson ...
    An exhaustive and revealing biography of Britain’s new monarch, King Charles III, with fresh reporting by the journalist the Wall Street Journal dubbed “the Godfather of royal reporting.”With exclusive interviews and extensive research, King Charles delivers definitive insight into the extraordinary life of His Royal Highness, former Prince of Wales, as he takes the throne, a watershed moment in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Hanged Man

    A scintillating historical adventure

    by Kate Sedley ...
    Book 3 - Roger the Chapman Mysteries
    Sometimes dead men tell the most interesting tales...New Year's, 1474, finds Roger the Chapman collapsed with fever after wandering the frozen roads of Western England. Taken in by widow Margaret Walker and her daughter, Lillis, in the ancient trading port of Bristol, he awakens to find himself in the middle of another mystery.The two women seem mistrusted by villagers and uneasy even at home. He ... Read more

    $3.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Finding Arthur

    The True Origins of the Once and Future King

    by Adam Ardrey ...
    “Well-made arguments backed by archaeology, etymology, and geography**” about the** origins of the legend “will have readers rooting for a Scottish Arthur.” (Kirkus Reviews)As writer and activist Adam Ardrey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Arthur may be incredibly simple: He wasn’t an Englishman at all. He was from Scotland*. Finding Arthur* ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Five

    The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    **Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction and of the Goodreads Choice Award for History & BiographyThe award-winning, best-selling book that changes the narrative of the “Ripper” murders forever**Polly, Annie, Elisabeth, Catherine, and Mary Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from some of London’s wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods, from the factory ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Anne Boleyn & Elizabeth I

    The Mother and Daughter Who Forever Changed British History

    by Tracy Borman ...
    Anne Boleyn may be best known for losing her head, but as Tudor expert Tracy Borman reveals in a book that recasts British history, her greatest legacy lies in the path-breaking reign of her daughter, ElizabethMuch of the fascination with Britain’s legendary Tudors centers around the dramas surrounding Henry VIII and his six wives and Elizabeth I’s rumored liaisons. Yet the most fascinating ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Household Goods and Good Households in Late Medieval London

    Consumption and Domesticity After the Plague

    series The Middle Ages Series
    The Black Death that arrived in the spring of 1348 eventually killed nearly half of England's population. In its long aftermath, wages in London rose in response to labor shortages, many survivors moved into larger quarters in the depopulated city, and people in general spent more money on food, clothing, and household furnishings than they had before. Household Goods and Good Households in Late ... Read more

    $58.99 USD