History, Modern

The Gutenberg Revolution

A man and his machine. Johann Gutenberg invention saw the passing of the hand-copied manuscript to the mass printing by movable type over a period of just fifty years to the beginning of the 16th Century....

The World on Fire

In this brilliant narrative, Amanda Foreman tells the fascinating story of the American Civil War--and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in that epic struggle. Between 1861 and 1865,...

Bible and Sword

"Bible and Sword" by Barbara Tuchman explores how Britain came to be the country that paved the way for the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. It centers on the conquest of Palestine by Britain in the...

The Prince and the Plunder

In 1868, British troops charged into the mountain empire of Ethiopia, stormed the citadel of its monarch Tewodros II and grabbed piles of his treasures and sacred manuscripts. They also took his son – six-...

The Bombing of Darwin

It was a moment that Tom would always remember - that morning of 19 February 1942, when everything changed - changed from peace to war.

When fourteen-year-old Tom Taylor moves to Darwin with his...

A Spy in Plain Sight

The book is about the actions of Robert Hanssen, the FBI double agent who was caught and convicted, and who died on June 5, 2023. The author's sources seem reliable, namely, FBI and CIA agents who were...

The Australian Light Horse

The Australian Light Horse was a unique force, first raised during the Boer War, and then reformed for World War I. Most of the men were from the Australian outback, had a special bond with their horses (...

Under Enemy Colors

Sean Thomas Russell is a lifelong sailor whose passion for the sea - and his love of nautical history - inspired the adventures of Charles Hayden.

His book is bestseller Under Enemy Colours....