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Home of the Brave

Jan 3rd, 2018 | By

Out this month – Read how a small town struggling, like many communities, with the question of how to remain vital and vibrant in the 21st century, took on another problem altogether: that of the difficult homecoming of Iraq, Afghanistan and other war veterans. Melanie Kline knows a little boy who tenses when his family

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Tudor Giveaway

Dec 1st, 2017 | By

This month sees the publication of Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots by Sarah-Beth Watkins. Our author is taking part in the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway hosted by On the Tudor Trail. If you love all things Tudor check it out for a mega book giveaway. Sarah-Beth has a book bundle to give away on

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November Specials

Nov 6th, 2017 | By

We have two books on from our backlist that are on special offer this month – Beaten but Not Defeated by Merilyn Moos and Cromwell was Framed by Tom Reilly. Both are only 99p on kindle.                                    Beaten but

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Margaret Tudor

Oct 3rd, 2017 | By

Margaret Tudor was Henry VIII’s older sister and became the Queen of Scotland after her marriage to James IV in 1503. Her life was troubled and fraught with tension. She was continually caught between her country of birth and the country she ruled. After James IV’s death, she made the disastrous decision to marry the

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James Fenimore Cooper: A Life

Sep 4th, 2017 | By

With the autumn evenings creeping in its time to snuggle up with a good book. James Fenimore Cooper was the author of The Last of the Mohicans, The Pathfinder, The Deerslayer, The Pioneers and much more. If you want to learn more about Cooper we have a great biography by Nick Louras. It examines how

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These Chivalrous Brothers

Aug 2nd, 2017 | By

These Chivalrous Brothers is the story of the 1882 Palmer Sinai Expedition, a spying and terrorist mission that ended in the murder of its participants and was one of the great cause célèbre of the nineteenth century. Just before sunset on August 8th 1882 HMS Cockatrice, a small paddle wheel gunboat, appeared off the Egyptian

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Featured Author – Mark Olly

Jul 5th, 2017 | By

Mark Olly is a prolific writer and has written two fabulous titles for Chronos Books as well as other titles for John Hunt Publishing. The Disappearing Ninth Legion puts this mysterious Roman legion firmly back on the historic map. Was the legion simply broken up and re-assigned or do they still march the moorlands and streets

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Featured Author: Chris Parish

Jun 5th, 2017 | By

Being British: Our Once & Future Selves is a journey into British culture and identity today, outlining a welcome new story for ourselves in these times of lack of belonging. Chris Parish is passionate about the subject of Britain, having spent years studying the national culture, identity and values of the country. He was originally

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The Paradox of US National Security

May 2nd, 2017 | By

Out this month, Richard Otto has written a compelling and thought provoking book The Paradox of our National Security Complex looking at how secrecy and security diminish liberty and threaten the democratic republic. Most Americans live very hectic lives and have little time to devote to reading lengthy tomes on a single subject, never mind

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Tudors & Stuarts

Apr 10th, 2017 | By

This month sees the publication of Sarah-Beth Watkins’ new book Catherine of Braganza that looks at the life of Charles II’s wife. An amazing woman she left her native country of Portugal to marry a king who respected her but not enough to ever put his mistresses aside. Catherine of Braganza: Charles II’s Restoration Queen”

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