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Historical adventure books

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Recently Published

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett A Column of Fire

The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire. Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge...
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 of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire. Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett A Column of Fire

The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of The Pillars of the Earth and World Without End now continues with Ken Follett's magnificent, gripping A Column of Fire. Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur Smith, Tom Harper The Tiger's Prey
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Format: CD-Audio - Released: 07/09/2017

Treason's Spring by Robert (Author) Wilton Treason's Spring

Revolution, dissent and secret plotting - trouble is rife on the streets of eighteenth century Paris, in this stunning prequel to Treason's Tide.
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: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Quelling the Demons' Revolt A Novel from Ming China by David Der-Wei Wang Quelling the Demons' Revolt A Novel from Ming China

In this Ming-era novel, historical narrative, raucous humor, and the supernatural are interwoven to tell the tale of an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Song dynasty. A poor young girl meets an old woman who gives her a magic book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Quelling the Demons' Revolt A Novel from Ming China by David Der-Wei Wang Quelling the Demons' Revolt A Novel from Ming China

In this Ming-era novel, historical narrative, raucous humor, and the supernatural are interwoven to tell the tale of an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Song dynasty. A poor young girl meets an old woman who gives her a magic book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Serpent Sword by Matthew Harffy The Serpent Sword

An action-packed historical thriller set in Anglo-Saxon Britain in AD 633. The first book in The Bernicia Chronicles.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Stealth Raiders A Few Daring Men in 1918 by Lucas Jordan Stealth Raiders A Few Daring Men in 1918


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

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

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: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

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: 12/10/2017

Season of Spells by Sylvia Hunter 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

Home Sweet Home by April Smith Home Sweet Home


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

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 Courtney...
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 Courtney...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

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: 23/11/2017

A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole A Hope Divided


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Knives in the South by P. F. Chisholm, Diana Gabaldon Knives in the South
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Elizabethan intrigue unfettered in a new omnibus: roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

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

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

Other books in this genre

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: 25/07/2017

A Treacherous Coast by David Donachie A Treacherous Coast

1796. Pearce and his wife Emily are in living in Bath, when Minister of War Henry Dundas turns up and suggests a second mission to the Vendee. The proposed expedition looks promising and Pearce takes the bait. Once at sea,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

On a Particular Service by David Donachie On a Particular Service

John Pearce is going home but things are never that simple. In a whirlwind of action, there are forged wills, devious trades, contrived murders and dangerous spy missions, with so much deceit that Pearce does not know who to trust....
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett The Pillars of the Earth

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece. The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

World Without End by Ken Follett World Without End

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Bedlam Stacks The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley The Bedlam Stacks The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

An astonishing historical novel set in the shadowy, magical forests of South America, which draws on the captivating world of the international bestseller The Watchmaker of Filigree Street AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH Deep in uncharted Peru, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Bedlam Stacks The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley The Bedlam Stacks The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

An astonishing historical novel set in the shadowy, magical forests of South America, which draws on the captivating world of the international bestseller The Watchmaker of Filigree Street AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF THE MONTH Deep in uncharted Peru, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Lieutenant Hornblower by C. S. Forester Lieutenant Hornblower

The Second Horatio Hornblower Tale of the SeaThe nineteenth century dawns and the Napoleonic Wars rage as Horatio Hornblower is ordered to the Caribbean and dangerous waters.New Lieutenant Hornblower's latest ship is HMS Renown, a sound vessel whose captain is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Mr Midshipman Hornblower by C. S. Forester Mr Midshipman Hornblower

The first Horatio Hornblower Tale of the Sea1793, the eve of the Napoleonic Wars, and Midshipman Horatio Hornblower receives his first command . . .As a seventeen-year-old with a touch of sea sickness, young Horatio Hornblower hardly cuts a dash...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Arminius The Limits of Empire by Robert (Author) Fabbri Arminius The Limits of Empire

A stunning stand-alone Roman epic historical from the author of the bestselling Vespasian series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Hornblower and the Hotspur by C. S. Forester Hornblower and the Hotspur

The Third Horatio Hornblower Tale of the SeaApril 1803, and the Peace of Amiens is failing as Horatio Hornblower takes a sloop on a vital reconnaissance mission . . .On the day of his marriage to Maria, Hornblower is ordered...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Free Spirits The Story of Cadet Ruffin, His Mother and the Underground Railroad by Free Spirits The Story of Cadet Ruffin, His Mother and the Underground Railroad


Format: Paperback - Released: 25/06/2017

The Floating Theatre by Martha Conway The Floating Theatre

When young seamstress May Bedloe is left alone and penniless on the shore of the Ohio, she finds work on the famous floating theatre that plies its trade along the river. Her creativity and needlework skills quickly become invaluable and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Rob Roy by Sir Walter Scott Rob Roy


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

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