Books

Format: 01/2018
Format: 01/2018
Buckman, Peter
Peter Buckman
[field_chapter]

A heartfelt and humorous guide to embracing the ageing process.

The Genial Senior's A-Z of Ageing by Peter Buckman
Gilman, David
David Gilman
[field_chapter]

An SOE agent is sent into Nazi-occupied France to track down a missing radio operator.

Jones, Colin
Colin Jones
[field_chapter]

A magisterial overview of the creation, extension and adaptation of the palace of Versailles and its environs, and an exploration of the myth of Versailles from Louis XIV to the present day.

Versailles by Colin Jones
Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
[field_chapter]

The thrilling story of the Protectorate (1653-9), Britain's sole experiment with republican government, and one of the most important but least-known periods in British history.

Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Mascarenhas, Kate
Kate Mascarenhas
[field_chapter]

A time-travel crime mystery, set in a female-centric alternate world.

Rahill, Elske
Elske Rahill
[field_chapter]

A novel about four generations of women and the violent tensions and loving devotion, envy and self sacrifice that family life embodies.

Molly's Will by Elske Rahill
Thomson, Ian
Ian Thomson
[field_chapter]

A biography of the great epic poem.

Dante's Divine Comedy by Ian Thomson
Tinniswood, Adrian
Adrian Tinniswood
[field_chapter]

The story of a British institution whose fellows, including Newton, Darwin and Hawking, have changed the way we look at the world.

The Royal Society by Adrian Tinniswood
Wall, William
William Wall
[field_chapter]

After her little sister Emily falls to her death from the watchtower on the day she was supposed to be looking after her, Grace can never overcome her guilt. A novel about a world of adult self-indulgence and the consequences of careless decisions and dishonest compromises.

Whitworth, Victoria
Victoria Whitworth
[field_chapter]

A rich and dark tale about a young woman navigating the betrayals and ambitions of the crown in 10th-century England.

Jones, Dan
Dan Jones
[field_chapter]

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques to bring vividly to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world.

Lustbader, Eric Van
Eric Van Lustbader
[field_chapter]
> Testament, Book 03

The End of Days has been predicted for the last two thousand years. But now, without warning, it is upon us. The latest instalment in the globe-spanning, action-packed Testament/Fallen series.

Four Dominions by Eric Van Lustbader
Alten, Steve
Steve Alten
[field_chapter]
> Megalodon, Book 01

Resurrection of the MEG books, starring Megalodon, a 75-ft long prehistoric mega shark.

Meg by Steve Alten
Christiansen, Rupert
Rupert Christiansen
[field_chapter]

A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting city in the world - a position it has never relinquished.

City of Light by Rupert Christiansen

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