The History Press

The Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sarah Wilson

By R.J. Clarke - Published 2019

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Nonfiction

“The greatest impostress of the present age” was the mysterious Sarah Wilson who, from her late teens, wandered alone across 18th-century England duping ...Read Review

The Cardinal’s Court

By Cora Harrison - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

During the Tudor era where so many novels take place, it can be difficult to find a new perspective on an old setting, ...Read Review

Red Roses: Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

By Amy Licence - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Red Roses is the story of the women of England’s Lancastrian Dynasty, from 1345 to 1509. It traces the changing fortunes of the descendants ...Read Review

Lifeline Across the Sea: Mercy Ships in the Second World War

By David Williams - Published 2015

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

Clausewitz famously coined the phrase ‘total war’ and defined it as an ideal state. This did not mean, as some suppose, that he ...Read Review

The Regency Detective

By David Lassman - By Terence James - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The first in a proposed new series set in Bath in 1803, this is written both alongside the development of a TV series and ...Read Review

The Woodvilles: The Wars of the Roses and England’s Most Infamous Family

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

In 1464, Edward IV announced he had wed Elizabeth Woodville, an event that, for better or worse, would impact English history. The Woodvilles, often ...Read Review

Royal Marriage Secrets

By John Ashdown-Hill - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

John Ashdown-Hill takes on all controversial British royal marriages in this work, well organized chronologically with particular focus on key figures and exceptional ...Read Review

Out of the Rat Trap

By Max Reisch - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

In Out of the Rat Trap, Austrian author Max Reisch details his experiences in the German army during World War II. Reisch had ...Read Review

The King Arthur Conspiracy: How a Scottish Prince Became a Mythical Hero

By Simon Andrew Stirling - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

In The King Arthur Conspiracy, Simon Stirling traces the legend of the British king back to Scottish and Welsh early literature to uncover ...Read Review

The Poisonous Seed

By Linda Stratmann - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Victorian London, Frances Doughty is the daughter of a respected chemist. When a customer dies after drinking a digestive medicine prepared by ...Read Review