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New Titles July–December 2020 Sales Information


The Peer and the Gangster A Very British Cover-up Daniel Smith

Woodland Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland

Spy Runner

Ronnie Reed and Agent Zigzag, Operation Mincemeat and the Cambridge Spies

Lisa Schneidau

Nicholas Reed

A collection of traditional folk tales, including history, folklore and nature observations about the woodlands and forests of Britain and Ireland

Reed was involved in some of MI5’s most (in) famous cases, including Agent Zigzag and Operation Mincemeat in the Second World War, and bringing the Cambridge Five to justice during the Cold War

The true story of how Lord Boothby and Ronnie Kray almost brought down the Establishment … and how the Establishment saved itself. This is the first full-length account of the relationship between Conservative peer Lord Boothby and London mobster Ronnie Kray, and the cover-up it prompted • Establishment scandals have been the focus of several recent bestselling titles, including An English Affair by Richard DavenportHines and A Very English Scandal by John Preston • Features original interviews and correspondence with contemporary witnesses, including journalists, politicians and Metropolitan Police officers

Jul-20 £20.00 9780750993296 HBK 234 x 156mm 256 pages 13 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth English language

Daniel Smith is the originator and writer of ten books in the biographical How to Think Like… series for Michael O’Mara, which have been translated into twenty languages and sold around 500,000 copies

Lead Titles

• Makes use of Viscount Boothby’s personal papers, Cabinet papers, MI5 files, Metropolitan Police files and the Parliamentary archives

• Original interpretations of traditional folk tales by an ecologist and storyteller • Includes rare and little known folk tales

The life of Major Ronnie Reed, legendary MI5 officer from 1942 to 1976, is revealed in his only interview, recorded by his son

• Researched by visiting sites around the country and talking with woodland experts

Features a collection of recently released reports and photos from the National Archives, as well as intimate family snaps

• From the author of Botanical Folk Tales

Major Ronnie Reed is a legend of MI5, and this is the only biography

Sep-20 £12.99 9780750990110 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

Sep-20 £10.99 9780750992640 PBK 198 x 129mm 240 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights To order please call +44(0)1256 302692 or email orders@macmillan.co.uk


prettycitydublin

Widows

Discovering Dublin’s Beautiful Places Siobhan Ferguson

Poverty, Power and Politics Maggie Andrews and Janis Lomas

A stunning photography, lifestyle and travel guide for Ireland’s capital by acclaimed Irish Instagrammer Siobhan Ferguson. Highly illustrated with images drawn from the hugely popular Instagram account @theprettycities (370,000 followers)

The unlikely history of women’s empowerment through widowhood

• From the same author as prettycitylondon (over 20,000 copies sold) and 2019’s prettycitynewyork (over 12,000)

• Hooks into the trend and continuing popularity of women’s history and empowerment

• Includes tips on photography and planning prettycitydublin experiences

• Traces the development of women’s rights as quite often campaigned for by enfranchised and free widows

• Links to International Widows’ Day on 23 June

Who Am I?

The Story of a London Art Studio for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Tania Kaczynski

A poignant look at the lives, experiences and identity of the asylum seekers and refugees that have come to Britain’s shores •T he first book to give a voice to the dispossessed in a unique, truly visceral fashion - no one could fail to be moved •P ulls no punches, exploring common stories of refugees, including sleeping rough, abuse, prejudice and violence, all of which is transferred into the artwork

The Tudors and Europe John Matusiak

A hugely topical re-appraisal of Tudor England’s place in Europe and Europeans’ place in Tudor England. John Matusiak has a hugely successful track record as an historian • Will likely get a marketing and publicity push in the wake of Brexit • Makes use of a wealth of fascinating material only previously available in monographs and specialist papers

•M edia coverage in local London and nationwide press is potentially huge in the aftermath of Brexit

Sep-20 £25.00 € 25.00 9780750990714 PPC 245 x 190mm 224 pages 150 colour illustrations World Rights

Lead Titles

Sep-20 £20.00 9780750990103 HBK 234 x 156mm 240 pages 12 b&w illustrations World Rights exc. US & Canada

Sep-20 £20.00 9780750993012 PPC 235 x 193mm 160 pages 80 colour illustrations World Rights

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750991872 HBK 234 x 156mm 320 pages 16 colour illustrations World Rights To order please call +44(0)1256 302692 or email orders@macmillan.co.uk


Robots in Space

The Secret Lives of Our Planetary Explorers Dr Ezzy Pearson

M-Boldened

Menopause Conversations We all Need to Have ed. by Caroline Harris

Jacinda Ardern A New Kind of Leader Madeleine Chapman

The story of the real Jacinda Ardern. Includes a postscript on the prime minister’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic •A figure of widespread current interest, both as a female leader and in comparison to other world leaders; this will only increase with the forthcoming NZ elections •U K touchpoints, including interaction with Tony Blair and visit to Buckingham Palace A crucial exploration of space science’s robotic history, by a popular and prolific up-andcoming expert in the field • Numerous space missions, from space agencies and private ventures worldwide, are due to be executed from 2020 onwards • A unique focus on robotic explorers that have actually touched another world, interwoven with history of space travel and humanity’s drive to reach new worlds

A stunning collection of global, diverse voices shapes a new conversation about what menopause means to them. Menopause is a ‘trending’ topic due to women such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Viola Davis and Patsy Kensit speaking out

• ‘ Breezy and entertaining’ Sydney Morning Herald.

• The ‘menopause market’ is set to be worth $5.28 billion by 2023 • The first collection of essays on the menopause, covering an extraordinary breadth and depth of issues surrounding the menopause

• Told in a buoyant, adventurous tone and in a narrative style

• This book marks a vital contribution to the conversation surrounding the menopause

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750990899 HBK 234 x 156mm 288 pages 32 colour illustrations World Rights

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750994064 HBK 234 x 156mm 288 pages World Rights exc. US, Canada & Australia

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•# 8 non-fiction bestseller on Bookscan Australia in May

Nov-20 £20.00 9780750996068 234 x 156mm 320 pages 16 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights exc. NZ, Australia & Canada

Madeleine Chapman is the co-author of Steven Adams’ bestselling autobiography Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight (Penguin Random House NZ) and a staff writer at The Spinoff. She was named the 2018 Young Business Journalist of the Year

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Illustrate Your Own

The Wind in the Willows

Illustrate Your Own

Fairy Tales

ed. by Cate Ludlow

ed. by Cate Ludlow

Illustrate Your Own

Illustrate Your Own

ed. by Cate Ludlow

ed. by Cate Ludlow

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

A captivating new series to spark the imagination and breathe new life into classic works. Beautiful package with foil lettering and a specially commissioned cover illustration

A captivating new series to spark the imagination and breathe new life into classic works. Beautiful package with foil lettering and a specially commissioned cover illustration

A captivating new series to spark the imagination and breathe new life into classic works. Beautiful package with foil lettering and a specially commissioned cover illustration

A captivating new series to spark the imagination and breathe new life into classic works. Beautiful package with foil lettering and a specially commissioned cover illustration

• Classic titles which are perennially on tv, on stage and in films

• Classic titles which are perennially on tv, on stage and in films

• Classic titles which are perennially on tv, on stage and in films

•C lassic titles which are perennially on tv, on stage and in films

• A unique approach to complement colouring, activity and ‘how to draw’ books

• A unique approach to complement colouring, activity and ‘how to draw’ books

• A unique approach to complement colouring, activity and ‘how to draw’ books

•A unique approach to complement colouring, activity and ‘how to draw’ books

• The perfect gift purchase for parents, grandparents and friends

• The perfect gift purchase for parents, grandparents and friends

• The perfect gift purchase for parents, grandparents and friends

•T he perfect gift purchase for parents, grandparents and friends

• A fun way to get children reading the classics

• A fun way to get children reading the classics

• A fun way to get children reading the classics

•A fun way to get children reading the classics

Jul-20 £12.00 9780750994958 PBK 234 x 156mm 224 pages World Rights

Jun-20 £10.00 9780750994934 PBK 234 x 156mm 160 pages World Rights

Jul-20 £10.00 9780750994941 PBK 234 x 156mm 176 pages World Rights

Jul-20 £10.00 9780750994927 PBK 234 x 156mm 128 pages World Rights

General &Your Illustrate Gift Own

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How to Read a Bird

A Smart Guide to What Birds Do and Why Dr Wenfei Tong Sep-20 £20.00 9780750995757 HBK 228 x 160mm 224 pages 150 colour illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights exc. Canada, Australia & NZ

The essential guide to bird behaviour, perfect for garden birdwatchers and intrepid nature lovers alike. Compelling insights into bird behaviour

The Little Book of Pintfulness Howard Linskey

Sep-20 £10.99 9780750994668 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 20 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights

We’ve all tried Mindfulness ... now learn to restore your equilibrium through the the ancient art of Pintfulness

General & Gift

Letters from the Blitz

Jeoffry

Telling America the Truth about the British Experience of War Richard MacAlpine

The Poet’s Cat Oliver Soden Sep-20 £16.99 9780750995672 PPC 198 x 129mm 208 pages 12 colour illustrations World English Language Rights

Aug-20 £14.99 9780750994293 PBK with flaps 234 x 156mm 208 pages 10 b&w illustrations World Rights

Kitted Out

Style and Youth Culture in the Second World War Caroline Young Aug-20 £18.99 9780750992176 PBK with flaps 234 x 156mm 288 pages 40 b&w illustrations UK, Commonwealth & Europe Rights

A treasure of a book - whether you’re a cat lover or not, don’t pass this one up. A beautifully presented clothbound hardback with huge giftbook potential

In the early years of the Second World War, a British woman began a letter-writing campaign to prove her nation remained strong in the face of adversity

The first book to fully explore the uniform and style of young people in the Second World War. Fresh theme on the Second World War

Lady Sidekick

The Unfathomable Ascent

The Curse of Sherlock Holmes

50 Tired Tropes for Women Anneka Harry Oct-20 £9.99 9780750995252 PPC 184 x 128 mm 112 pages 50 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights

A fierce and irreverent look at fifty tired female tropes. Perfect impulse feminist gift buy

How Hitler Came to Power Peter Ross Range Aug-20 £25.00 9780750995184 HBK 234 x 156mm 472 pages 35 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth English Language Rights

The chilling and little-known story of Adolf Hitler’s eight-year march to the pinnacle of German politics

The Basil Rathbone Story David Clayton Aug-20 £18.99 9780752494463 HBK 234 x 156mm 192 pages 16 b&w illustrations World Rights

The first definitive account of Basil Rathbone, a remarkable man who deserved far more than to be relegated to the role of Sherlock Holmes

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Under Fire

Black Britain in Wartime 1939–45 Stephen Bourne Aug-20 £12.99 9780750994354 PBK 198 x 129mm 256 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

The trials and triumphs of Britain’s black community during the Second World War. The first book to tell the story from the perspective of both servicepeople and civilians

Remarkable Journeys of the Second World War A Collection of Untold Stories Victoria Panton Bacon

Sep-20 £16.99 9780750994866 PBK with flaps 234 x 156mm 256 pages 17 b&w illustrations World Rights

Capturing the stories of ordinary human beings who lived through extraordinary times. Stories of bravery, sadness, horror, doubt and longing

General & Gift

Britain’s Black Regiments

Fighting for Empire and Equality Barry Renfrew

2030

How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything Mauro F. Guillén

Fuck Off, I’m Sewing

Swearing and Sewing That Will Have You in Stitches Profanity Embroidery Group

Sep-20 £20.00 9780750994965 HBK 234 x 156mm 256 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

The epic story of the forgotten black regiments of the regular British Army. Britain’s Black Regiments began as slave units in the Napoleonic Wars and went on to fight in colonial campaigns and the two world wars

140 Days to Hiroshima The Story of Japan’s Last Chance to Avert Armageddon David Dean Barnett

Aug-20 £20.00 9780750995962 HBK 234 x 156mm 384 pages 36 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwelath Rights

On the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki comes this heart-pounding account of the war-room drama that led to Armageddon

A ground-breaking analysis from one of the world’s foremost experts on global trends, including answers on how COVID-19 will amplify and accelerate each of these changes

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750996075 HBK 234 x 156mm 288 pages UK & Commonwealth Rights

Swearing is good for you. Stitching is good for you. It’s win f*cking win. With an endorsement from Kathy Burke

Nov-20 £9.99 9780750996051 PBK 190 x 168mm 96 pages 50 colour illustrations World Rights

Track and Sign

A Guide to the Tracks of Mammals and Birds of the UK John Rhyder A detailed and accurate book on tracking animals in the UK. The most authoritative book on animal tracking on the market

Dec-20 £14.99 9780750996143 PBK 234 x 156mm 256 pages 350 B&W illustrations World Rights

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Ring of Spies

How MI5 and FBI Brought Down the Nazis in America Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones Jul-20 £20.00 9780750994705 HBK 234 x 156mm 288 pages 20 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights

The first book to reveal how MI5 helped to expose a Nazi spy ring operating in America in the run-up to the Second World War

Roger So Far …

The First 100 Years of the Royal Corps of Signals Jul-20 £30.00 9780750990509 HBK 297 x 210mm 288 pages 400 colour illustrations World Rights

The official centenary book for the Royal Corps of Signals

General & Gift

Ian Fleming’s War The Inspiration for 007 Mark Simmons

Aug-20 £20.00 9780750993265 HBK 234 x 156mm 288 pages 20 b&w illustrations UK & Commonwealth Rights

The first book to explore in detail the link between the work of Ian Fleming at Naval Intelligence during the Second World War and the 007 plots

Before Bletchley Park The Codebreakers of the First World War Paul Gannon

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750992466 HBK 234 x 156mm 352 pages 20 colour illustrations World Rights

A fully revised and updated account of the author’s acclaimed book Inside Room 40

The F1 World Championship

Tour de France Champions

at the British Grand Prix 70 Years in Photographs Mirrorpix

An A-Z Giles Belbin

Jul-20 £16.99 9780750992008 PBK with flaps 234 x 156mm 272 pages 16 b&w illustrations World rights

The first book to reveal the stories of all the champions throughout the history of cycling’s most important race

The Hats that Made Britain

A History of the Nation Through its Headwear David Long Sep-20 £20.00 9780750993814 PPC 234 x 156mm 240 pages 120 colour illustrations World Rights

The first book to tell the history of Britain through its headwear. Published in association with Lock & Co, their branding will elevate the book

Sep-20 £14.99 9780750994385 PBK 210 x 217mm 96 pages 120 colour illustrations World Rights

A colourful photo history looking back over 70 years of the British Grand Prix Championship. Timed for the 70th anniversary of the British World Championship event

Tasting the Past

Recipes from the Second World War to the 1980s Jacqui Wood Nov-20 £12.00 9780750993876 PBK 198 x 129mm 256 pages World Rights

A beautiful study of the rich history of our food, its fads and its fashions, combined with a practical cookbook of recipes from the Second World War onwards

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Jewish Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland Liz Berg

Sep-20 £12.99 9780750991438 HBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

Folk tales from the Jewish community of Britain. Jewish humour and wit with a British slant

Icelandic Folk Tales Hjörleifur Helgi Stefánsson

Oct-20 £12.99 9780750993142 HBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

The finest and most authentic collection of Icelandic folk tales to be published in the English language

General & Gift

Queer Folk Tales

A Book of LGBTQ+ Stories Kevin Walker Aug-20 £12.99 9780750993807 PPC 198 x 129mm 192 pages 15 b&w illustrations World Right

Mayflower

The Voyage That Changed the World Christopher Hilton

The Saxon–Viking Race to ­Create a Country Chip Colquhoun

Jul-20 £12.99 9780750994309 PBK with flaps New Edition 198 x 129mm 352 pages 21 b&w illustrations World Rights

A long-awaited set of traditional tales focusing solely on the queer community

The complete story of the Pilgrims, whose vibrant self-determination inspired generations of migrants the world over. New paperback edition of successful hardback

Fictional London

The Royal Air Force Day by Day

A Guide to the Capital’s Literary Landmarks Stephen Halliday

Who Made England?

Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork

Aug-20 £12.99 9780750994057 HBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 160 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

Aug-20 £50.00 9780750994682 HBK New Edition 297 x 210mm 424 pages 535 b&w illustrations World Rights

The only guide to London’s literary landmarks is updated for this new edition

A diary of significant daily events providing a fascinating record of the RAF’s history. Special new edition timed for the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Aug-20 £9.99 9780750993746 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 224 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

A revised and expanded edition of the interactive book that presents the facts and asks the reader to ask who really did make England. Explains the history of this tricky era in an accessible and engaging way

Lofty

Nat Lofthouse, England’s Lion of Vienna Matt Clough Jul-20 £14.99 9780750995993 PBK New Edition 234 x 156mm 288 pages 16 b&w illustrations World Rights

A long-overdue full-length biography of one of England’s timeless greats. Documents facts about Nat’s life and career never before revealed

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Black Propoganda in the Second World War

Stanley Newcourt-Nowodworski Aug-20 £14.99 9780750995153 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 352 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

An insightful look at the use of black propaganda during the Second World War

The Final Innings

The Cricketers of Summer 1939 Christopher Sandford Aug-20 £12.99 9780750994699 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 336 pages 20 b&w illlustrations World Right

The Second World War through the eyes of the leading British cricketers of 1939

General New Edition & Gift

Honour Restored

The Battle of Britain, Dowding and the Fight for Freedom Squadron Leader Peter Brown AFC

Blitz Diary

Life Under Fire in the Second World War Carol Harris and Mike Brown Sep-20 £12.99 9780750994873 PPC New Edition 198 x 129mm 256 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

Aug-20 £12.99 9780750995146 PBK New Edition 234 x 156mm 268 pages 45 b&w illustrations World Rights

Through personal experience and years of meticulous research, Peter Brown offers a careful analysis of the battle and the tactics involved, vigorously defending Dowding’s command and exposing the conspiracy of senior officers

The Battle of Britain Roy Conyers Nesbit

Aug-20 £20.00 9780750995139 PBK New Edition 297 x 210mm 272 pages 100 colour, 100 b&w illustrations World Rights

The must-have book on the Battle of Britain – an accessible and beautifully illustrated history. New third edition to be released for the 80th anniversary

Blood Roses

The Houses of Lancaster and York before the War of the Roses Kathryn Warner Sep-20 £12.99 9780750994859 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 320 pages 20 colour illustrations World Rights

Carol Harris and Mike Brown collaborate on a revised and updated edition of Blitz Diary. Heart-warming stories of survival, perseverance, solidarity and bravery

The first book to explore the rivalry between the Houses of York and Lancaster from 1245 right up to the Wars of the Roses

Icy Graves

The Last Heroes

Explorations and Death in the Antarctic Stephen Haddelsey Sep-20 £12.99 9780750994842 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 320 pages 16 b&w illustrations World Rights

Highlighting the true heroism of Antarctic explorers, the dangers they face and the equipment used to prevail

Voices of British and Commonwealth Veterans Gary Bridson-Daley Sep-20 £12.99 9780750994347 PBK New Edition 234 x 156mm 288 pages 126 b&w illustrations World Rights

Poignant first-person accounts from forty-three Second World War heroes from all walks of life and all services

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Woods and People

Putting Forests on the Map David Foot

The Mitford Girls’ Guide to Life Lyndsy Spence

Sep-20 £12.99 9780750994835 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 19 b&w & 23 colour illustrations World Rights

The first book to provide an answer to how the perennially popular Mitford girls would cope with modern life

King & Saint

A Rum Tale

Oct-20 £12.99 9780750994125 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 304 pages 28 b&w illustrations World Rights

The biography of England’s penultimate AngloSaxon king, Edward the Confessor

General New Edition & Gift

Giles Chapman

Oct-20 £12.99 9780750994255 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 256 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

The story of twentieth-century forest creation, and the Eureka moment in the 1980s that challenged foresters and conservationists to work together

The Life of Edward the Confessor Peter Rex

Cars We Loved in the 1990s

Spirit of the New World Joseph Piercy Oct-20 £9.99 9780750995986 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 12 b&w illustrations World Rights

A fun gift book incorporating history, culture and cocktail recipes of one of the world’s most versatile spirits

Oct-20 £9.99 9780750993180 PBK 150 x 180mm 160 pages 205 colour illustrations World Rights

Everyone’s favourite cars of the 1990s in this lavishly illustrated little book. Relive newly nostalgic 1990s Britain behind the wheel – the great cars you owned and loved, and everyday life on the road

GILES CHAPMAN is an award-winning writer and commentator on the industry, history and culture of cars. He has been editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world’s best-selling classic car magazine, and since 1994 has worked freelance across a huge variety of media

• Jam-packed with over 200 evocative images

• Entertainingly written by an acknowledged motoring expert

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Cars on Film

A Celebration of Cars at the Movies Giles Chapman

Celebrating the cars that took starring roles at the movies. The book dips into the unique car film photo collection of award-winning car culture writer Giles Chapman, showcasing many rare images that have been collected and conserved over many decades • Includes many forgotten, bizarre or astonishing cinematic moments • With an introduction and informative captions

Land Rover

Gripping Photos of the 4x4 Pioneer Giles Chapman

Gripping archive images of the 4x4 pioneer presented in a fresh and stylish design. Latest book from successful motoring writer and journalist Giles Chapman • 179 arresting images, in both colour and black and white, artfully displayed in a stylish design • A fresh approach to Land Rover history, crammed with unusual aspects and moments

The SS Terra Nova (1884-1943)

Whales, Sealer and Polar Exploration Ship Michael C. Tarver

The life story of the whaler, sealer and polar exploration ship that carried Scott to the Antarctic. Offers a glimpse into a longforgotten age of seafaring, updated to include the finding of the wreck • With forewords by HRH Princess Anne and Sir Ranulph Fiennes • Timed for the 110th anniversary of Scott’s ill-fated polar expedition • 'Splendid reading … in the heroic nature of high latitude navigation' – International Journal of Maritime History

Oct-20 £14.99 9780750994002 PBK 210 x 217mm 160 pages 171 b&w, 50 colour illustrations World Rights

Transport

Sep-20 £20.00 9780750993197 PPC 235 x 193mm 144 pages 179 colour illustrations World Rights

Aug-20 £20.00 9780750994088 PBK 234 x 156mm 352 pages 160 b&w illustrations World Rights

Titanic

A Journey Through Time Charles A Haas & Jack P. Eaton

This superlative book is the result of years of painstaking historical research; essential reading for those who have found the continuing saga of Titanic irresistible •A deeply researched book packed with over 700 illustrations from Charles Haas and John P. Eaton, often described as the world’s foremost Titanic historians •P aperback of 2017 revised hardback edition, which included developments in Titanic research across recent years

Jul-20 £25.00 9780750994637 PBK New Edition 250 x 250mm 266 pages 680 b&w, 40 colour illustrations World Rights

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The Tube Mapper ­Project

Capturing Moments on the ­London Underground

Luke Agbaimoni

Oct-20 £20.00 9780750994378 PPC 245 x 190mm 224 pages 120 colour illustrations World Rights

A visual exploration of the London Tube network, focusing on our shared and overlooked moments of recognition. A beautiful book for art and photography lovers

Final Journey

The Untold Story of Funeral Trains Nicolas Wheatley Oct-20 £20.00 9780750994330 PBK 234 x 156mm 304 pages 90 b&w, 17 colour illustrations World Rights

How and why trains were used to transport coffins across the British Isles for functional and ceremonial purposes, from the early days of the Victorian railways until the present day

Transport

A History of Ocean Liners in 50 Objects Mark Berry

Brighton Folk

People Watching, for Sport Oleg Pulemjotov

Stroud

Rupert Russell

Nov-20 £20.00 9780750994323 PBK with flaps 234 x 156mm 256 pages 150 colour illustrations World Rights

The story of ocean liners brought to life by objects and ephemera, revealing life on board: luxury and magnificence; peril and disaster. Featuring a range of significant objects from lesser-known ships to well-beloved vessels

The Second Age of Rail A History of High-Speed Trains Murray Hughes

Sep-20 £22.00 9780750993982 PBK New Edition 224 x 245mm 188 pages 165 colour illustrations World Rights

The complete story of the world’s high-speed railways, from Japan’s bullet trains to HS2 via France, Germany and China, brought right up to date for this new edition

Brighton folk and Brighton places. Peoplewatching, for sport. Part of a bold and energetic new series

Candid street photography that catches the essence of life and culture in Stroud. Part of a bold and energetic new series

• A portrait of Brighton at a unique time in its evolution

•A portrait of thriving alternative Stroud

• People. Places. Parks. Nightlife. Streetlife

•P eople. Places. Parks. Nightlife. Streetlife

• Artistically shot photography

•A rtistically shot photography

• Covetable format

•C ovetable format •C ompiled by a local photographer

Aug-20 £18.00 9780750992985 HBK 235 x 193mm 128 pages 80 colour illustrations World Rights

Nov-20 £18.00 9780750989909 HBK 235 x 193mm 128 pages 80 colour illustrations World Rights

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Live, Work and Play

A Centenary History of Welwyn Garden City Mark Clapson

The Anchoress of Chesterfield

A John the Carpenter Mystery (Book 4)

Chris Nickson

Holy Trinity, Sutton Colefield

The Story of a Parish Church and its People, 1250–2020 Richard Gibbs Aug-20 £20.00 9780750992527 PBK 234 x 156mm 272 pages 80 colour illustrations World Rights

A social, economic, planning, and global history. Published in Welwyn Garden City’s centenary year

Fourth title in the gripping medieval mystery series set in Chesterfield. A new medieval mystery featuring John the Carpenter

• The culmination of a seven-yearlong programme of research projects funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund

• Follows The Crooked Spire (2013), The Saltergate Psalter (2015) and The Holywell Dead (2017)

• Based substantially on original material gathered from recollections of residents of the town

Jul-20 £20.00 9780750994019 PPC 234 x 156mm 240 pages 15 b&w, 15 colour illustrations World Rights

Local & Irish

• ‘The author powerfully evokes a sense of time and place with all the detailed and meticulous research he has carried out for this very suspenseful and well plotted story of corruption and murder’ – Eurocrime

Jul-20 £9.99 9780750993098 PBK 198 x 129mm 272 pages World Rights

Wokingham A Potted History Richard Gibbs

Aug-20 £14.99 9780750993364 PBK 234 x 156mm 160 pages 25 b&w illustrations World Rights

The first full history of Holy Trinity, Sutton Coldfield, which also reveals new information about key features of the church. Draws together information previously only in disparate resources

The first definitive book on Wokingham’s 1,000year history. The first single, up-to-date book to tell the story of the town’s history

Isles of Scilly Folk Tales

Gloucestershire Folk Tales for Children

Mike O’Connor

Aug-20 £12.00 9780750990783 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

Traditional tales retold by a professional storyteller

Anthony Nanson and Kirsty Hartsiotis Aug-20 £9.99 9780750991360 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

Tales from the folklore of Gloucestershire reworked by local storytellers for children aged 7-11

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London Murders

In the Footsteps of the Capital’s Killers David Long

The Little History of the East End Dee Gordon

Aug-20 £10.99 9780750995054 PBK 198 x 129mm 224 pages 20 colour, 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

A unique guidebook that explores the darker side of London’s history. Author is an acclaimed London historian

The Little History of Swansea David Gwynn

Sep-20 £12.00 9780750993074 PPC 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

A brief yet comprehensive history of Swansea from prehistory to the present day. Gap in the market - this type of complete history has not been done for decades

Local & Irish

Sep-20 £12.00 9780750991964 PPC 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

A colourful and engaging history of London’s East End. A brief but brilliant tour through the East End’s eventful history

Finn and The Fianna Daniel Allison

Sep-20 £12.00 9780750991445 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 16 b&w illustrations World Rights

The first book in over a century to present the stories of the Fianna as a complete and continuous cycle. Breathes new life into the once-famous tales of Finn MacCoul and his warriors

Roman Bath Tyne and Weird Robert Kilburn

Oct-20 £9.99 9780750992503 PBK 198 x 129mm 160 pages 60 b&w illustrations World Rights

The definitive collection of strange, true tales from Tyne and Wear. Full of information that will make you say, ‘I never knew that!’

Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 20th Century Hannah’s Daughter Margaret Hedley

Nov-20 £14.99 9780750995047 PBK 234 x 156mm 160 pages 35 b&w illustrations World Rights

The follow-up to Hannah’s Story, this recounts the fortunes of Hannah’s female descendants into the 20th century and the enduring challenges they faced

A New History and Archaeology of Aquae Sulis Peter Davenport Nov-20 £20.00 9780750995566 PBK 234 x 156mm 224 pages 90 b&w, 30 colour illustrations World Rights

The first new and authoritative popular book on Roman Bath since 1984. Based on work the author and colleagues have carried out over the last four decades

Stoke Newington

The Story of a Dissenting Village Rab MacWilliam Nov-20 £15.99 9780750990912 PBK 234 x 156mm 208 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

The history of a fascinating, ‘dissenting’ area of London from late medieval times to the present day

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Nobody’s Child

The True Story or Growing up in a Yorkshire Children’s Home G.J. Urquhart

The South Shields Poltergeist

One Family’s Fight Against an Invisible Intruder Darren W. Ritson

Nov-20 £12.99 9780750995085 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 5 b&w illustrations World Rights

Oct-20 £12.00 9780750994620 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 360 pages 15 b&w illustrations World Rights

The Little Book of Leicestershire Natasha Sheldon

The Little Book of Wiltshire Dee La Vardera

Sep-20 £9.99 9780750993753 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 50 b&w illustrations World Rights

Oct-20 £9.99 9780750994217 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 48 b&w illustrations World Rights

A compelling autobiography detailing life in Rothwell Children’s Home and the years beyond. A moving and harrowing story, beautifully told

An updated edition of this enduring account of a terrifying haunting. A meticulously documented case that is still surrounded in mystery

Updated new edition in paperback. Full of information you never knew about Leicestershire

A compendium of fascinating facts about Wiltshire that will make you say, ‘I never knew that!’

The London Nobody Knows

The Little Book of Edinburgh

The Little Book of Cambridgeshire

The Little Book of Suffolk

Geoffrey Fletcher

Oct-20 £9.99 9780750995979 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 144 pages 41 b&w illustrations World Rights

A must-have for anyone who wants to know about ‘the tawdry, extravagant and eccentric’ parts of London

Local & Irish

Geoff Holder

Aug-20 £9.99 9780750993999 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 48 b&w illustrations World Rights

A vibrant collection of trivia from all around this great city, new in paperback. Unusual crimes and punishments

Caroline Clifford & Alan Akeroyd Nov-20 £9.99 9780750995115 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 45 b&w illustrations World Rights

Full of information about Cambridgeshire that will make you say, ‘I never knew that!’

Neil R. Storey

Nov-20 £9.99 9780750995122 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages World Rights

Popular title new in paperback. Full of fascinating facts and trivia about Suffolk

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Longford Folk Tales Philip Byrne

Irish Animal Folk Tales for Children Doreen McBride

Oct-20 £12.99 € 12.99 9781845885205 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 25 b&w illustrations World Rights

From the Grand Canal to the Dodder Illustrious Lives Beatrice Doran

Nov-20 £12.00 € 12.00 9780750993722 PBK 198 x 129mm 192 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

The Little Book of Drogheda Hugh Oram

Oct-20 £20.00 € 20.00 9780750995573 PBK 234 x 156mm 272 pages 90 b&w illustrations World Rights

Oct-20 £14.99 € 14.99 9780750993081 PPC 198 x 129mm 144 pages 40 b&w illustrations World Rights

Traditional folk tales from Longford retold by a professional storyteller. One of the last remaining Irish counties to be covered by the Folk Tales series

Animal tales full of folklore and magic, chosen for children aged 7-11. Fun to read

Biographies of the interesting and noteworthy residents of Dublin 4 throughout history. Aspirational area

Facts, stories and history from medieval Drogheda. Part of the popular Little Book series

Banbridge

Waterford Harbour

The Little Book of Hurling

Tales of the Irish Hedgerows

The Star of County Down Doreen McBride Aug-20 £14.99 € 14.99 9780750990936 PBK 234 x 156mm 160 pages 30 b&w illustrations World Rights

The story of this unique town, containing facts, stories and anecdotes. No other history of Banbridge is in print

Local & Irish

Tides and Tales Andrew Doherty

Seamus J. King Sep-20 £12.99 € 12.99 9780750993685 PBK 198 x 129mm 160 pages 20 b&w illustrations World Rights

Maritime yarns and anecdotes gathered over many years working at the ancient Waterford Harbour. Tales deeply immersed in folklore

Jul-20 £14.99 € 14.99 9780750994996 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 144 pages World Rights

A little compendium full of hurling history and information. Popular title new in paperback

Tony Locke

Sep-20 £12.00 € 16.99 9780750995702 PBK New Edition 198 x 129mm 192 pages 25 b&w illustrations World Rights

A collection of tales and folklore centred on the flora and fauna of the Irish hedgerow. These are atmospheric stories, interweaving fact and fiction

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