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True stories: discovery / historical / scientific books

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Unnatural Murder: Poison In The Court Of James I The Overbury Murder by Anne Somerset Unnatural Murder: Poison In The Court Of James I The Overbury Murder

Royal scandal, set against the background of the Jacobean court, involving love, bribery, poison, treachery and black magic - 'a hugely enjoyable book' (Lucy Hughes-Hallet).
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Wreck Of The Ten Sail A true story from Cayman's past by Sam Oakley The Wreck Of The Ten Sail A true story from Cayman's past

Revisits the `Wreck of the Ten Sail' on the Cayman islands in 1794 in a new fully-illustrated account of the maritime disaster.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Travelling to Tragedy Great Transport Disasters by Rudi Newman Travelling to Tragedy Great Transport Disasters


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Arabia Felix by Thorkild Hansen Arabia Felix


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

The Book Nobody Read by Owen Gingerich The Book Nobody Read

Part biography of a book and a man, part bibliographic and bibliophilic quest, Gingerich's The Book Nobody Read is an utterly captivating piece of writing, a testament to the power both of books and the love of books.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2017

A Victorian Lady in the Himalayas by M. C. Bolitho A Victorian Lady in the Himalayas


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/03/2017

The Last Shepherds by Charles Bowden The Last Shepherds

Once, the UK's farmers employed thousands of shepherds, but a slump in sheep farming has cut a swathe through their ranks; nowadays shepherds are virtually a thing of the past, and most flocks are herded by farmers on quad bikes....
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2017

The Last Horsemen by Charles Bowden The Last Horsemen

A century ago, power on farms was provided by one and a half million heavy horses, the pride of rural Britain. Today, heavy horses in the countryside are a distant memory, except Sillywrea Farm in Northumberland. Thsi book provides a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2017

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The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue by Piu Eatwell The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue

It's Downton Abbey meets The Addams Family in [this] delightfully offbeat history. -Library Journal
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2016

Accused British Witches Throughout History by Willow Winsham Accused British Witches Throughout History

An in-depth look at some of the most fascinating witchcraft cases from across the British Isles
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2016

Shanghai Grand by Taras Grescoe Shanghai Grand

The true story of a British aristocrat, an American flapper, and a Chinese poet, who found themselves trapped in an unlikely love triangle amid the decadence of Jazz Age Shanghai.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2016

The Hitler Trophy Golf and the Olympic Games by Alan Fraser The Hitler Trophy Golf and the Olympic Games

With golf returning to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro 2016, seasoned golf writer Alan Fraser examines the sport's history and future at the Games, brilliantly telling the intriguing tale of the unofficial tournament sanctioned by Adolf Hitler himself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2016

From MTV to Mecca How Islam inspired my life by Kristiane Backer From MTV to Mecca How Islam inspired my life

In the early 1990's Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2016

Twelve Days of Terror Inside the Shocking 1916 New Jersey Shark Attacks by Richard G. Fernicola Twelve Days of Terror Inside the Shocking 1916 New Jersey Shark Attacks

Upon the 100th anniversary of the most terrifying stretch of shark attacks in American history--a wave said to have been the inspiration for Jaws--comes a reissue of the classic account and investigation. In July 1916, a time when World War...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2016

The Obedient Servant Doncaster borough police 1836-1968 by John Brown The Obedient Servant Doncaster borough police 1836-1968

At a time when policing is undergoing significant changes, in particular the move to regional arrangements and the focus on international criminality, The Obedient Servant remembers the period when a relatively small town in the north of England had its...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2016

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