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Latitude, by Nicholas Crane

Latitude, by Nicholas Crane

The latest book from explorer

First let’s deal with the elelphant in the room. Nicholas Crane’s Latitude will inevitably draw comparison with Dava Sobel’s surprise runaway...

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Sword of Bone, by Anthony Rhodes

Sword of Bone, by Anthony Rhodes

Part of the IWM Wartime Classics, this novel is a masterpiece of satire and pathos.

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) has been publishing their Wartime Classics, novels written by veterans of the Second World War and based on their...

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Operation Pedestal, by Max Hastings

Operation Pedestal, by Max Hastings

This latest from the master of military history focusses on the epic convoy from Gibraltar to Malta in 1942.

Operation Pedestal, by Max Hastings. Review by Robert Lyman. Just when you thought that nothing more could ever be said of a subject, especially the...

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Protector, by Conn Iggulden

Protector, by Conn Iggulden

The sequel to Gates of Athens, set during the Graeco-Persian Wars

When starting any historical fiction, I always wonder where it stacks up when compared with Sharpe, Patrick O’Brian, Hornblower and Flashman. It's...

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The Honey and the Sting, by EC Fremantle

Steven Veerapen

The bond between three sisters is put to the test.

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A Burning Sea

A Burning Sea, by Theodore Brun

Peter Sandham

The latest in the Wanderer Chronicles.

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Agent Sonya

Agent Sonya, by Ben Macintyre

Helen Fry

The latest biography from the master of espionage.

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SAS: Band of Brothers, by Damien Lewis.

Evelyn Webb-Carter

The Last Stand of the SAS and the Hunt for their Nazi Killers.

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Philip and Alexander: Kings and Conquerors, by Adrian Goldsworthy

Oliver Webb-Carter

A new biography of Philip and his son, Alexander.

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Trio, by William Boyd

Richard Foreman

The latest story from the great novelist.

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Deliverance, by John Pilkington

Amy Thomas

Let there be Justice.

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The Anger of Achilles, by Peter Tonkin

Erin George

Odysseus and Achilles join forces to investigate treachery and deceit.

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