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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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Featured Author: John Koerner

Mar 13th, 2017 | By

John is the author of two books with us: Why the CIA killed JFK and Malcolm X and Hunting the Nazerene. He works as an adjunct professor of American History at Erie Community College and is the founder of Paranormal Walks, LLC (www.paranormalwalks.com). He has appeared on “America’s Book of Secrets” on the History Channel,

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Featured Book: A Schoolboy’s Wartime Letters

Feb 3rd, 2017 | By

Dinky toys and Spitfires, fags and flying bombs. A personal and poignant insight into a Wartime Childhood. (The) experiences were certainly different to mine and all the more interesting for that! Michael Foreman, award-winning author of ‘War Boy’ This funny, fascinating journal follows the development of a boy and his changing attitudes during WWII from

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Happy New Year!

Jan 10th, 2017 | By

Here at Chronos we would like to wish all our readers and authors a very happy New Year and hope that 2017 brings you all that you wish for. Our wish is to publish more great history books and to work with our authors to make their books a success. If you aren’t on our

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