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Historical adventure books

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Recently Published

Ghost Fleet: The Whole Goddamned Thing by Donny Cates, Daniel Warren Johnson, Lauren Affe, John J. Hill Ghost Fleet: The Whole Goddamned Thing
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COLLECTED TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME! For the world's most valuable, dangerous, or secretive cargo, you don't call just any trucking service...You call THE GHOST FLEET. When one of the world's most elite combat-trained truckers takes a forbidden peek at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

Silk and Song by Dana Stabenow Silk and Song

A young woman flees China, crossing the known world in search of her grandfather, Marco Polo.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Silk and Song by Dana Stabenow Silk and Song

A young woman flees China, crossing the known world in search of her grandfather, Marco Polo.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Privateer by Tim Severin Privateer

A voyage back to the seventeenth century and life on dangerous seas. In Tim Severin's fourth Pirate adventure, Privateer, Hector Lynch must escape a desert island and evade treacherous mercenaries to find his wife.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Sea Robber by Tim Severin Sea Robber

Sea Robber by Tim Severin is the third swashbuckling adventure in the Pirate series. Ambushed by a gang of hardened sea robbers headed for the South Sea, Hector Lynch, pirate and fugitive, must navigate their vessel on a nightmarish journey...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Heroes by Valerio Massimo Manfredi Heroes

Another grandiose and brutal epic of the ancient world from the bestselling author of the 'Alexander' trilogy, Spartan and The Last Legion
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton Dragon Teeth

Michael Crichton, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Jurassic Park, returns to the world of paleontology in this recently discovered novel - a thrilling adventure set in the Wild West during the golden age of fossil hunting.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

The Contraband Shore by David Donachie The Contraband Shore

1787. Captain Edward Brazier is on a mission: recently paid off from his frigate and comfortably off with prize money, he is headed to Deal to propose marriage to the young and lovely widow Betsy Vaughan. But all does not...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole A Hope Divided


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/11/2017

War Cry by Wilbur Smith, David Churchill War Cry
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`That time is upon us. I can feel it coming. That evil barbarian will not be satisfied until he has engulfed the whole world in war and death. I fear for us all.' In a triumphant return to his much-loved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

War Cry by Wilbur Smith, David Churchill War Cry
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`That time is upon us. I can feel it coming. That evil barbarian will not be satisfied until he has engulfed the whole world in war and death. I fear for us all.' In a triumphant return to his much-loved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Home Sweet Home by April Smith Home Sweet Home


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Fletcher's Glorious 1st of June by John Drake Fletcher's Glorious 1st of June


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Coming Soon

Knives in the South by P. F. Chisholm Knives in the South

Elizabethan intrigue unfettered in a new omnibus: roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

Guns in the North by P. F. Chisholm, Diana Gabaldon Guns in the North
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Elizabethan intrigue in an omnibus: roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/12/2017

Inquisition by David Gibbins Inquisition

The Indiana Jones of marine archaeology is back! The tenth Jack Howard novel from Sunday Times bestseller David Gibbins, author of ATLANTIS, is a thrilling adventure novel about the ultimate quest for the Holy Grail.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

Inquisition by David Gibbins Inquisition

The Indiana Jones of marine archaeology is back! The tenth Jack Howard novel from Sunday Times bestseller David Gibbins, author of ATLANTIS, is a thrilling adventure novel about the ultimate quest for the Holy Grail.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2017

A Mighty Dawn by Theodore (Author) Brun A Mighty Dawn

A gripping and brilliantly realized debut epic adventure set in eighth-century Denmark. This is the beginning of an ambitious new series in the vein of George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2018

Rome's Sacred Flame by Robert (Author) Fabbri Rome's Sacred Flame

The penultimate novel in the incredible Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

The Girls In The Picture A Novel by Melanie Benjamin The Girls In The Picture A Novel


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2018

By Blood Divided by James Heneage By Blood Divided

Destiny, inheritance, the world shifting from east to west. This is an epic novel set in an age of dramatic change. Perfect for fans of Ken Follett.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Bright Sword The Byrhtnoth Chronicles Book 1 by Christine Hancock Bright Sword The Byrhtnoth Chronicles Book 1

Byrhtnoth is sent to train with other boys, but suffers as he has no father's name. He is shown a sword, his father's sword, and he is told that it will be his when he proves himself a man.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2018

The Green Count by Christian Cameron The Green Count

Famagusta, November 1365. The world teeters on the brink of bloody political upheaval . . . and Sir William Gold is caught right in the thick of it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

The New World The TimeBomb Trilogy: Book 3 by Scott K. Andrews The New World The TimeBomb Trilogy: Book 3

The epic, thrilling conclusion to the most mind-bending, time-warping series since Doctor Who.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Harbor of Spies A Novel of Historic Havana by Robin Lloyd Harbor of Spies A Novel of Historic Havana

Harbor of Spies is an historical novel set in Havana in 1863 during the American Civil War, when the Spanish colonial city was alive with intrigue and war related espionage. The protagonist - a young American ship captain named Everett...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2018

The Darkling Bride by Laura Andersen The Darkling Bride


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George The Confessions of Young Nero

A stunning historical fiction novel about the young Emperor Nero and his infamous rise to power
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Pendragon A Novel of the Dark Age by James Wilde Pendragon A Novel of the Dark Age

Only when the child of a friend is snatched will he venture alone into this treacherous world - a territory ruled over by a barbarian horde - in order to bring the boy back home.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Other books in this genre

The Baltic Prize Thomas Kydd 19 by Julian Stockwin The Baltic Prize Thomas Kydd 19

The nineteenth novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Captain Kydd series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Baltic Prize Thomas Kydd 19 by Julian Stockwin The Baltic Prize Thomas Kydd 19

The nineteenth novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Captain Kydd series.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins by Oliver Bowden Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins

THE ULTIMATE STOCKING FILLER for anyone who's an Assassin's Creed addict.Travel further back in time than ever before . . . Discover an ancient Egypt on the brink of collapse, and meet the characters in the official prequel to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

A Season Of Spells by Sylvia Hunter A Season Of Spells

Sophie and Gray return to London, escorting the heiress of Alba to meet the British prince to whom she is betrothed. Sparks fail to fly between the pair and the marriage alliance is cast into further doubt when the men...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins by Oliver Bowden Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins

DESERT OATH: the official prequel to the highly anticipated latest instalment in the Assassin's Creed video game series. Before Assassin's Creed Origins, there was an Oath.Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: to find and destroy the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins by Oliver Bowden Desert Oath The Official Prequel to Assassin's Creed Origins

DESERT OATH: the official prequel to the highly anticipated latest instalment in the Assassin's Creed video game series. Before Assassin's Creed Origins, there was an Oath.Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: to find and destroy the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Sugar Money by Jane Harris Sugar Money

But with no choice other than to obey Cleophas - and sensing the possibility, however remote, of finding his first love Celeste - he sets out with his brother on this 'reckless venture'.With great characters, a superb narrative set up,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Sugar Money by Jane Harris Sugar Money

The stunning return from the Orange Prize shortlisted author of The Observations and Gillespie and I'A vivid, perfectly paced tale of slavery and freedom, innocence and experience, love and despair, Sugar Money is told in an unforgettably beautiful language.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach

The long-awaited novel from the bestselling author of Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit From the Goon Squad.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach

The long-awaited novel from the bestselling author of Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit From the Goon Squad
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett A Column of Fire

Ken Follett's captivating third novel in the Kingsbridge series, A Column of Fire, returns to the setting that began in the multi-million copy bestsellers The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. 1558. A young man is in the...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 21/09/2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett A Column of Fire

The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers with The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett A Column of Fire

Ken Follett's captivating third novel in the Kingsbridge series, A Column of Fire, returns to the setting that began in the multi-million copy bestsellers The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End. 1558. A young man is in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper The Tiger's Prey
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The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might just be his own family...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper The Tiger's Prey
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The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might just be his own family...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 07/09/2017

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