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In Just Three Years

Mar 2nd, 2018 | By

One for the Tudor historians – an interesting look at the tale of two prayer books. Henry VIII’s Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, is credited with a pivotal role in the English Reformation. As well as playing a leading part, together with Henry’s Chancellor, Thomas Cromwell, in securing the separation of the Church in England

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The Real Robyn Hoode

Feb 1st, 2018 | By

Find out more about the real Robyn Hoode in this book by Mark Olly. Written from the perspective of a genuine historical character and in the form of a complete journal of his life, this fascinating book  is possibly the most complete genuine framework for the investigation and discovery of a character that represents heroic

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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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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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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 ( He has appeared on “America’s Book of Secrets” on the History Channel,

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