The saga that has enthralled the millions of readers of 'The Pillars of the Earth' and 'World Without End' continues with Ken Follett's magnificent and gripping 'A Column of Fire'.

A Column of Fire (The Kingsbridge Novels Book by [Follett, Ken]

Witness the rise of the Tudors in Conn Iggulden's powerful retelling of the Wars of the Roses. "Superbly plotted and paced" The Times.

Witness the rise of the Tudors in Conn Iggulden's powerful retelling of the Wars of the Roses. "Superbly plotted and paced" The Times.

Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over eight hundred years but the real Eleanor remains elusive. Based on the most up-to-date research, bestselling novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before.

It is now four and a half years since I was contracted to write three novels about the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine - THE SUMMER QUEE.

Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. Also available on eBook.

Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish assault. Also available on eBook.

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece.

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece.

When Alice Hopkins' husband dies in a tragic accident, she returns to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives. But home is no longer a place of safety. Matthew has changed, and there are rumours spreading through the town: whispers of witchcraft, and of a great book, in which he is gathering women's names.

When Alice Hopkins' husband dies in a tragic accident, she returns to the small Essex town of Manningtree, where her brother Matthew still lives. But home is no longer a place of safety. Matthew has changed, and there are rumours spreading through the town: whispers of witchcraft, and of a great book, in which he is gathering women's names.

'Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen' by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of 'The Lost Tudor Princess', is the first in a spellbinding six novel series about Henry VIII's Queens.

'Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen' by bestselling historian Alison Weir, author of 'The Lost Tudor Princess', is the first in a spellbinding six novel series about Henry VIII's Queens.

The literary sensation and Waterstones Book of the Year; a thrilling and unforgettable historical novel of love and intrigue.

Booktopia has The Essex Serpent, The number one bestseller and British Book Awards Book of the Year by Sarah Perry. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Essex Serpent online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

'Fools and Mortals' follows the young Richard Shakespeare, an actor struggling to make his way in a company dominated by his estranged older brother, William. As the theatre blooms, their rivalry propels a high-stakes story of conflict and betrayal. Also available on our eBook service.

'Fools and Mortals' follows the young Richard Shakespeare, an actor struggling to make his way in a company dominated by his estranged older brother, William. As the theatre blooms, their rivalry propels a high-stakes story of conflict and betrayal. Also available on our eBook service.

Tenth century England; a divided and broken country of misrule. Yet King Athelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, seeks to unite the kingdom under one crown. By his side is Dunstan of Glastonbury - priest, soldier, visionary and, some insist, traitor - whose task is to steward seven kings through fire, war, murder and fury to see Athelstan's dream come true. But what stain will it leave on his mortal soul?

Tenth century England; a divided and broken country of misrule. Yet King Athelstan, grandson of Alfred the Great, seeks to unite the kingdom under one crown. By his side is Dunstan of Glastonbury - priest, soldier, visionary and, some insist, traitor - whose task is to steward seven kings through fire, war, murder and fury to see Athelstan's dream come true. But what stain will it leave on his mortal soul?

In 1652, England is without a monarch. Since Charles I was executed the land has remained untethered to a ruler, with factions squabbling for leadership in both parliament and church. Patience Johnson longs to be part of the changes. When she meets the preacher Sidrach Simmonds she feels it is her destiny to become Simmonds' wife and help him bring the Lord's word to the people. Simmonds sees things quite differently.

In 1652, England is without a monarch. Since Charles I was executed the land has remained untethered to a ruler, with factions squabbling for leadership in both parliament and church. Patience Johnson longs to be part of the changes. When she meets the preacher Sidrach Simmonds she feels it is her destiny to become Simmonds' wife and help him bring the Lord's word to the people. Simmonds sees things quite differently.

"A stirring tale of the struggle for Byzantium, Heneage brings to life both the tragedy and the heroism" Tom Holland

"A stirring tale of the struggle for Byzantium, Heneage brings to life both the tragedy and the heroism" Tom Holland

Minette Walters has been a master of crime fiction for nearly two decades. Now this extraordinary writer turns her talents in a bold new direction; a sweeping, utterly gripping historical novel set during the time of the Black Death in Dorset.

Hi all: Today I bring you a novel by a very popular and well-known author who is trying a different genre. Now I’m very intrigued about her crime fiction. The Last Hours by Minette Walters Ju…

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.

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.

'In the Name of the Family', as 'Blood and Beauty' did before, holds up a mirror to a turbulent moment of history, sweeping aside the myths to bring alive the real Borgia family; complicated, brutal, passionate and glorious.

'In the Name of the Family', as 'Blood and Beauty' did before, holds up a mirror to a turbulent moment of history, sweeping aside the myths to bring alive the real Borgia family; complicated, brutal, passionate and glorious.

England, the 1520s. Henry VIII is on the throne, but has no heir. Cardinal Wolsey is his chief advisor, charged with securing the divorce the pope refuses to grant. Into this atmosphere of distrust and need comes Thomas Cromwell. Also available on eBook.

Wolf Hall by Mantel, Hilary Published by Fourth Estate by Hilary Mantel

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