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Earthquake at Antioch

Earthquake at Antioch

Antioch (modern-day Antakya) has suffered terribly from earthquakes throughout its history.
Katherine Pangonis

Earthquake at Antioch Six months following the devastating earthquake of February 6th  2023, the dust has finally settled across Southern Turkey and Northern Syria. Rescue efforts are over and the attention of the Turkish government and international aid community is...

Chiselbury

Chiselbury

Chiselbury Publishing was founded 2011 to make the works of James Leasor, one of the bestselling and most prolific British authors of the second half of the 20th Century, available to new and old readers. It now has the works of over 30 authors, non-fiction and fiction, established bestselling authors and first-timers, in print or nearing publication. In all we have over 80 books in print.
Sharpe Books

Books Click on any of the books covers below to either buy or get more information on Amazon From the Publisher Chiselbury Publishing was founded 2011 to make the works of James Leasor, one of the bestselling and most prolific British authors of the second half of the...

Steve Tibble on The Templars

Steve Tibble on The Templars

Medieval historian Andrew Rollo interviews the author of a new book on the Templars.
Andrew Rollo

Steve Tibble, congratulations on The Templars. Who were the British Templars? The Templars were a religious military order of devout Catholic warriors. They were established by the papacy the help defend the lands that were brought back into Christian hands after the...

Templars: From Crusaders to Conspiracists

Templars: From Crusaders to Conspiracists

In 1187 the Templars fought heroically at Hattin. Just over 100 years later the order was mixed up in a bizarre sex crime.
Steve Tibble

Templars: From Crusaders to Conspiracists Galilee, 4 July 1187. The dry heat caught the stench of blood and death and held it close to the earth – the fear was palpable and, for many, overwhelming. The men, already severely dehydrated, were almost finished. Even the...

Books of 2023 From Aspects of History

Books of 2023 From Aspects of History

Our authors and contributors recommend books they've enjoyed this year

Books of 2023 from Aspects of HistoryAlan Bardos Author of The Dardanelles ConspiracyMy book of the year is SAS Forged in Hell. The next instalment of Damien Lewis’ WW II odyssey with the men of 1 SAS, as they become the ‘tip of the spear’ in the invasion of Sicily...

Summer Reads from Sharpe Books

Summer Reads from Sharpe Books

Summer Reads from Sharpe Books' authors. Recommended history and historical fiction.

Summer Reads from Sharpe BooksAlan Bardos Author of The Dardanelles ConspiracyThe Unseen Enemy by Tom Walker, is a perfect summer read invoking Sunday afternoons watching a black and white war film. Tom Walker effortlessly brings to life an RAF squadron in World War...

The Real Press

The Real Press

The Real Press publishes fiction and non-fiction with a historical edge. We publish short books, ebooks and print-on-demand books that fit with our values and philosophy, and which seem likely to encourage debate about what really matters. These are available on Amazon and elsewhere, but also here in our shop.
Sharpe Books

Books Click on any of the books covers below to either buy or get more information on Amazon From the Publisher The Real Press publishes fiction and non-fiction with a historical edge. We publish short books, ebooks and print-on-demand books that fit with our values...

2023 Summer Reads from Aspects of History

2023 Summer Reads from Aspects of History

Our authors and contributors recommend books to take on summer holidays.

Summer Reads from Aspects of HistoryAlan Bardos Author of The Dardanelles ConspiracyQueen High by CJ Carey is the sequel to Widow Land and a counter factual/dystopian novel; in a similar vein to 1984, Fatherland and Brave New World. It is set in a 1950s Britain that...

Books of 2023 From Aspects of History

Books of 2022 From Aspects of History

Our authors and contributors recommend books they've enjoyed this year

Books of 2021 from Aspects of HistoryTimothy Ashby Author of Elizabethan Secret AgentAt the top of my favourites list of recent historical books is Leanda de Lisle´s Henrietta Maria. Although non-fiction, the book reads like a historical novel, with fascinating...

Richard Foreman on The First Crusade trilogy

Richard Foreman on The First Crusade trilogy

The novelist discusses his First Crusade novels.

Richard Foreman, Besieged is the second book in your fabulous The First Crusade series, could you tell us a little about it and what inspired you to write them? After finishing of the Spies of Rome series I decided to return to the medieval period, having enjoyed...