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This Scouting Life: A Memoir of a Simpler Time

by Archie Raeside

Exploding tins of beans over a campfire. Hammering down tent pegs in the rain. Marching for hours, singing for days, and playing 'Bulldog's Charge' at every opportunity. 'This Scouting Life' is a story about...


Bringing Uncle Albert Home: A Soldier's Tale

by David P Whithorn

Private Albert Turley was just an ordinary British soldier of the First World War. He died on the Somme for King and Country. He didn't win any medals for gallantry and has no known grave. Like thousands more...


King in Exile: James II, Warrior King and Saint

by John Callow

For eleven years, from his defeat at the Battle of the Boyne in July 1960 until his death in 1701, James II lived in one of the most spectacular baroque palaces in Europe at Saint Germain en Laye, holding court...


Birdie Bowers: Captain Scott's Marvel

by Anne Strathie

Henry 'Birdie' Bowers (1883-1912) realised his life's ambition when he was selected for Scott's Terra Nova Expedition to the Antarctic, yet he was only asked to join the team that would actually reach the South...


Evacuee Boys: Letters of a Family Separated by War

by John E Forbat

Although they had been living in England since 1936, John and Andrew Forbat's Hungarian family became Enemy Aliens at the onset of World War 2. Aged 11 and 14, the two brothers were evacuated  to a disadvantaged...


The Naga Queen: Ursula Graham Bower and Her Jungle Warriors 1939-45

by Vicky Thomas

In 1937, Ursula Bower visited Nagaland at the invitation of a friend, and on a dispensary tour encountered the Naga people. She was so taken with their striking dignity, tribal pride and unique culture that...


Titanic Valour: The Life of Fifth Officer Harold Lowe

by Inger Sheil

Harold Lowe, Fifth Officer of RMS Titanic, was described by another survivor as 'the real hero of the Titanic'. After taking an active role in the evacuation, Lowe took command of a raft of lifeboats, distributing...


Music and Men: The Life and Loves of Harriet Cohen

by Helen Fry

It was during the turbulent decade of the First World War that the intensely gifted and beautiful Harriet Cohen established herself as a pianist. Enjoying huge success in her professional life, she was the first...


Jane Austen

by Helen Lefroy

Jane Austen's reputation rests on the six novels she wrote in her short life - enduringly popular novels which have become part of the fabric of English life, and which have reached new audiences through recent...


Mao Zedong

by Delia Davin

Mao Zedong, first chairman of the People's Republic of China, one of the founders of the Chinese Communist Party, and the architect of the Cultural Revolution, was active in Chinese politics for most of his...


Coxinga and the Fall of the Ming Dynasty

by Jonathan Clements

This is the fantastic true story of the infamous pirate; Coxinga who became king of Taiwan and was made a god - twice. From humble origins, Coxinga's father became the richest man in China and Admiral of the...


Queen Victoria's Children

by John Van der Kiste

Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort had nine children who despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families their loyalties...


Death in the Delta: Uncovering a Mississippi Family Secret

by Molly Walling

Growing up, Molly Walling could not fathom the source of the dark and intense discomfort in her family home. Then in 2006 she discovered her father's complicity in the murder of two black men on December 12,...


The Black Prince

by David Green

One of the most charismatic and enigmatic personalities of the High Middle Ages, Edward the 'Black Prince' commanded an English division at the battle of Crecy at just 16 years old. But despite his battlefield...


April Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine

by Douglas Boyd

Eleanor of Aquitaine was the only person ever to sit on the thrones of both France and England. In this account of the turbulent adventures of the extraordinary mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John,...


We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter

by Angela Fordice Jordan

We End in Joy: Memoirs of a First Daughter offers an extraordinary perspective on public life in an intimate account from the daughter of a highly controversial southern governor and a widely beloved first lady....


The Eccentric Entrepreneur: Sir Julien Cahn: Businessman, Philanthropist, Magician and Cricket-Lover

by Miranda Rijks

Julien Cahn, the son of a German Jewish émigré, was an enormously successful businessman who used his wealth to indulge his somewhat eclectic passions. He built his own cricket ground and put together what...


Mysterious Mistress: The Life & Legend of Jane Shore

by Margaret Crosland

Jane Shore often gets just a byline in history. We know her name, and that she was the mistress of a king. But who was this woman caputred for the stage by Shakespeare in 'Richard III', fictionalised by Jean...


Soldier, Poet, Rebel: The Extraordinary Life of Charles Hudson VC

by Miles Hudson

Charles Hudson VC was one of the twentieth century's outstanding fighting soldiers. His military career through two world wars and in Russia in 1919 earned him a host of medals. He was also a man of deep feeling,...


Churchill's Grandmama

by Margaret E. Forster

Sir Winston Churchill's paternal grandmother (the mother of Randolph) has been a background figure in many biographies but her own story has never been told until now. As the eldest daughter of 3rd Marchioness...