Tolkien's Lost Chaucer

Tolkien's Lost Chaucer uncovers the story of an unpublished and previously unknown book by the author of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien worked between 1922 and 1928 on his...

Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. Long before our own day of self-help books offering twelve-step programs and other guides to attain happiness, the philosophers of...

Boudica Warrior Woman of Roman Britain

In AD 60/61, Rome almost lost the province of Britain to a woman. Boudica, wife of the client king Prasutagus, fomented a rebellion that proved catastrophic for Camulodunum...

Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter A Biography of Princess Louise

Spirited and lively, Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter is richly packed with arguments, intrigues, scandals, and secrets, and is a vivid portrait of a princess desperate to...

Murder at the Bridge

A summer wedding . . .An eccentric aunt . . .What can possibly go wrong?Libby's instincts tell her there's something amiss in the picturesque villages, small towns, and rural...

Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior

A life of Matilda — empress, skilled military leader, and one of the greatest figures of the English Middle Ages.Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also...

Mixing It Diversity in World War Two Britain

During the Second World War, people arrived in Britain from all over the world as troops, war-workers, nurses, refugees, exiles, and prisoners-of-war chiefly from Europe, America,...

Murder at the Lighthouse

Everyone knows the dead woman under the lighthouse, but no one seems to know why she died. What brought the folk-rock star back to Exham on Sea after so many years? Who wanted her...

The Great Silence Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age

As the euphoria of Armistice Day in 1918 quickly subsided, there was no denying the carnage that the Great War had left in its wake. Grief and shock overwhelmed the psyche of the...

Murder on the Tor

It was just a stroll on the hill—until the mist came down.In Murder on the Tor, the third Exham on Sea mystery, clues to a present-day crime lead baker and chocolatier Libby...

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