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Pigs Might Fly

More Dales Tales from the Author of The Inn at the Top

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Wish You Were Here!

The Lives, Loves, Hardships and Friendships of the Butlin's Girls

Post-war Britain was a grey, drab place where work was hard and poorly paid, slums, smogs, smoke-blackened buildings and bomb-sites still scarred the landscape and … Read More

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Goldfinder

The greatest rags to riches story ever told

“The man who has done it all… Outstanding, inspiring and beautifully told, no true tale of the sea makes better reading”   Clive Cussler Goldfinder – … Read More

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The Sweethearts

Tales of Love, Laughter and Hardship from the Yorkshire Rowntree's Girls

Some places announce themselves by a distinctive smell in the air, long before the town or city itself is reached: the hoppy aroma of brewing … Read More

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Inn At The Top

A lifelong love affair with the Dales.

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Priestley’s Wars

The scripts that provoked Churchill’s ire are also published here for the first time

Priestley’s Wars traces the personal odyssey of one of our greatest and best-loved literary figures. JB Priestley, a man whose life virtually spanned the 20th … Read More

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Monk Eastman: The Gangster Who Became A War Hero

A true story

The true story of one of the most notorious and enigmatic figures of the gangster era, whose 2000-strong “army” of thugs, thieves and prostitutes, in … Read More

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First Blitz

The Secret German Plan to Firebomb London in 1918

First Blitz tells an extraordinary story, and one which I knew nothing about until I began to research it. I had, of course, heard of … Read More

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Escape From Germany

The greatest POW break-out of the First World War

July, 1918. Holzminden was the most heavily guarded and escape-proof POW camp in the world. Surrounded by steel palisades and barbed wire fences, and patrolled … Read More

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The Custom of The Sea

A shocking true tale of shipwreck, murder and the last taboo

On 5 July 1884, the yacht Mignonette set sail from Southampton bound for Sydney. Halfway through their voyage, Captain Tom Dudley and his crew of … Read More

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The Confident Hope of a Miracle

The true story of the Spanish armada

‘Continual, destruction in the foretop, the pox above board, the plague between decks, hell in the forecastle and the devil at the helm.’ It is … Read More

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The Dreadful Judgement

The true story of the great fire of London

A fire needs only three things: a spark to ignite it and fuel and oxygen to feed it. Since the autumn of 1665, a ten … Read More

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The Unknown Soldier

The story of the missing of the great war

Of all the million British dead of the First World War, only one – The Unknown Soldier – was ever returned to his native land. … Read More

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