In this gripping, action-packed, true adventure story, based on extensive archive material, Charles Spencer, bestselling author of Killers of the King, uses Pepys’ account and many others to retell this epic story. With bloodied feet and facing certain death if caught, Charles relied upon a patchwork of hiding places that had evolved to hide Catholics from lethal persecution. Now, in the 1650s, they saved the life of a king.
In January 1649, King Charles I was beheaded in London outside his…
From his early career in IndyCar racing and on to his unparalleled success in Formula One, we learn in comprehensive, engaging and highly entertaining detail how a car actually works.
The world’s foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain’s greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.
How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian’s unrivalled 35-year career in Formula One through the prism of the cars he has designed, the drivers he has…
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Praise for Nomad:
‘Funniest book of the year’ Sunday Telegraph
‘Alan Partridge’s Nomad is almost certainly the funniest book ever written’ Caitlin Moran
‘Sensationally funny. What brilliant writing’ Richard Osman
‘Sensational’ Jenny Colgan
‘Hilarious’ Jon Ronson
‘Brilliantly funny’ Marcus Brigstock
In ALAN PARTRIDGE: NOMAD, Alan dons his boots, windcheater and scarf and embarks on an odyssey through a place he once knew – it’s called Britain – intent on completing a…
SHAY GIVEN is one of the game’s good guys: An Irish hero and Premier League marathon man whose goalkeeping career has spanned three decades.
He has played in World Cups and FA Cup finals; shared a dressing room with football greats like Roy Keane, Alan Shearer and Robbie Keane and worked under celebrated managers like Kenny Dalglish, Bobby Robson and Martin O’Neill.
But Shay has had to show courage and strength of mind to get where he wanted in life.
At four years old, he cruelly lost his…