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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...

Of Judgement Fallen, by Steven Veerapen

Of Judgement Fallen, by Steven Veerapen

In Steven Veerapen’s second Anthony Blanke mystery, we re-enter the murky world of plotting and foul play surrounding the court of Henry VIII.
Michael Ward

Our hapless hero, son of the king’s late black trumpeter John Blanke, is once again pressed into service as a spy by Cardinal Wolsey, the second most powerful figure in the land. Wolsey is pre-occupied with preparations for the forthcoming opening of Parliament at...

Great & Horrible News, by Blessin Adams

Great & Horrible News, by Blessin Adams

Brutal, bloody killings are enacted in all their heart-stopping, gory glory in this compulsively readable title.

As a former policewoman, Blessin Adams is well aware of the human cost of murder. In Great and Horrible News, this moving nonfiction study, she investigates the crimes that shook Tudor and Stuart England. In doing so, she approaches her cases forensically: and what a...

Fiction Book of the Month: Steven Veerapen on The Queen’s Fire

Fiction Book of the Month: Steven Veerapen on The Queen’s Fire

The author talks about his latest Christopher Marlowe thriller.

The Queen’s Fire is the third instalment in the Christopher Marlowe series, how does this novel differ from the first two in the collection? The difference between this book and the previous ones is two-fold, I think. For one, Christopher Marlowe is, for once, dragged...

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...

Episodes 3 & 4

Episodes 3 & 4

Tudors in Love - Sarah Gristwood on Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn and their courtly love. | RSS.com Tudors in Love - Sarah Gristwood on Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and courtly love - Part Two | RSS.com

Peter Tonkin on Shadow of Treason

Peter Tonkin on Shadow of Treason

The bestselling author talked to us about his latest novel set in the world of Tudor espionage.

Peter Tonkin, can you first tell us about your latest Poley novel - and who Poley is? Robert Poley (who appears on the historical record between 1568 and 1602) is one of the three men in the room with Christopher Marlowe on the evening of Wednesday, 30th May 1593 when...

Shadow of Treason, by Peter Tonkin

Shadow of Treason, by Peter Tonkin

The latest in the Queen Intelligencer series from the author of The Trojan Murders
Natalie Morgan

Shadow of Treason, the latest addition to Peter Tonkin’s The Queen’s Intelligencer series, offers a thrilling insight into the Protestant and Catholic divide during the reign of James I. A discord so deep that a fervent group of Catholics would assemble and attempt to...

Of Blood Descended, by Steven Veerapen

Of Blood Descended, by Steven Veerapen

John Blanke, son of Anthony, the king's trumpeter, embarks on a murder case at Court.
Michael Ward

The wonderful cover of Steven Veerapen’s Of Blood Descended invites the reader to enter a rich world of murder and mystery in 16th century England. The contents within do not disappoint. Of Blood Descended carries Veerapen’s hallmark of exemplary historical research...