Noted historian Derek Wilson explores how the embrace of the Protestant religion by Tudor monarchs shaped the English identity, influenced England’s relationships with its European neighbours, and affected the foundation of the British Empire itself. 452 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
Moving to a dilapidated Georgian mansion in the countryside is a big undertaking for the Harcourt family. Soon it becomes apparent that they aren't the only residents. Who is the spectral woman in the rooms? As they uncover the dark history of the mansion, it turns on them. 312 pp. 6x9". Softcover.
What did regulations say about fraternisation? Why was there a truce in some places but not in others? The story of the Christmas Truce of 1914 is revealed through previously unavailable documentary evidence and the words of those who were there. B/w photos, maps. 189 pp. 6x9".
She was a sailor's eccentric daughter; he - a debt-ridden novelist of Jewish descent 12 years her junior. Rising above the prejudices of their Victorian world, he became Prime Minister of the UK and she, a viscountess. Their correspondence and anecdotes from others illuminate the love of this most unlikely, non-conformist couple. B/w illus. 308 pp. 6x9".
These 'freelance pirates' broke all previously held rules of warfare and were devastatingly effective against the Nazis. Often garbed in enemy uniforms, they ran knife-edge missions that were wilder than fiction. B/w photos. 402 pp. 6x9". Previously sold as Churchill's Secret Warriors.
She was born into the Scottish aristocracy - a now almost vanished world of privilege - and in 1990 was appointed a Lady-in-Waiting to the Queen Mother. This is her fascinating account of a special life. Colour & b/w photos. 195 pp. 5x8". Softcover. Previously sold in hardcover.