AD 98: The army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. Defences are weak, as tribes rebel against Roman rule, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders.
The compelling story of the spy plane SR-71 'Blackbird' – the fastest manned aircraft in the world.
An accessible and original book about Joyce, by a hugely respected figure in Ireland. A brilliant recreation of the late 19th- and early 20th-century legal system in Ireland.
A thrilling sequence of journeys across France in the footsteps of Caesar and his successors, revealing how the Romans changed the face of France, and of Europe, forever.
An accessible history of the United Kingdom from the coming of the Romans to the third millennium, from the bestselling author of Fifty Days that Changed the World.