The Sunday Times bestseller - a beautifully illustrated, evocative history of the English country house in the 20s and 30s
From the first Elizabethan age to the second, Britain's monarchs seen through the eyes of those who keep their secrets
On the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read this essential companion to the gripping story of one of London's worst disasters
The enthralling history of one English family who changed the world through the turbulent years of the Civil War and birth of the New World
The incredible, action-packed secret history of Barbary Coast piracy in the 17th century, by the author of the acclaimed The Verneys
The extraordinary story of one English family in the seventeenth century: narrative social history at its best.
A magnificently told, thrilling account of one of the most dramatic events in British history.
'This lively, sympathetic and hugely informative biography brings us closer to Wren than ever before' Frances Spalding, Independent