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Maddy Marshall

Plymouth: Maritime Icon by Julian Stockwin

I have the great good fortune to live not far from Plymouth, Devon, that lovely county in southwest England. Given that I write Age of Sail fiction and have a long-held interest in all things […]

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Six brilliant new reissues in Julian Stockwin’s Thomas Kydd series

Discover the first six books in Julian Stockwin’s seafaring historical adventure series set during the Great Age of Sail, now reissued with a brilliant new cover look. Based on dramatic real events, the Thomas Kydd […]

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Extract: A Capitol Death by Lindsey Davis

Private Invesitgator Flavia Albia is back in Lindsey Davis’s next gripping and witty mystery set in Ancient Rome, A Capitol Death. Publishing in April 2019, we are delighted to share a sneak-peek extract of the […]

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Sandringham House, where the Royal Family celebrate Christmas: an insider’s view from 1956

When James Pope-Hennessy began his work on Queen Mary’s official biography in 1956, it opened the door to meetings with royalty, court members and retainers around Europe. The series of candid observations, secrets and indiscretions […]

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“He was the most wanted man in the Roman Empire” Ilka Tampke on the man who inspired her novel Songwoman

Songwoman is the second instalment in my fictional exploration of Iron-Age Britain. It continues the story told in Skin, but it also stands as its own autonomous beast, more historical, more militaristic, perhaps a little […]

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Anthony Riches awards reader with a piece of genuine roman history!

Anthony Riches, author of the historical fiction series The Centurions and Empire has awarded one eagle-eyed reader a piece of genuine roman history – a solid gold coin Vespasian Aureus coin! Riches says: ‘My original […]

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H.B. Lyle: Fiction to fact to fiction – finding nuggets in the archive

It’s perhaps the most dreaded question in the author Q&A: where do you get your ideas from? Setting aside Arthur Miller’s famous response (‘I wish I knew, I’d go there more often’) this is perhaps […]

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