Brutus The Noble Conspirator

Conspirator and assassin, philosopher and statesman, promoter of peace and commander in war, Marcus Brutus (ca. 85–42 BC) was a controversial and enigmatic man even to those who...

Mrs. Zant and the Ghost

Supernatural short story written especially for the young Anne (Nannie) Wynne. It was originally published as The Ghost’s Touch in The Irish Fireside, 30 September – 14...

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...

Murder on the Levels

Two cyclists die on the Somerset Levels, and the Exham bakery gets the blame. Libby Forest runs into danger as she sets out to solve the mystery, save the bakery and rescue her...

The London Cage The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre

Behind the locked doors of three mansions in London's exclusive Kensington Palace Gardens neighborhood, the British Secret Service established a highly secret prison in 1940: the...

Orphans of Empire The Fate of London's Foundlings

Eighteenth-century London was teeming with humanity, and poverty was never far from politeness. Legend has it that, on his daily commute through this thronging metropolis, Captain...

Brainwashing The Science of Thought Control

Throughout history, humans have attempted to influence and control the thoughts of others. Since the word 'brainwashing' was coined in the aftermath of the Korean War, it has...

Bear No Malice A Novel

Great Expectations meets Grantchester in this story of love and lies, secrets and second chances, set in Edwardian England.Beaten and left for dead in the English countryside,...

The Turbulent Crown The Story of the Tudor Queens

Ten remarkable women. One remarkable era.In the Tudor period, 1485-1603, a host of fascinating women sat on the English throne. The dramatic events of their lives are told in The...

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