Alarm Starboard!: A Remarkable True Story of the War at Sea



The Author’s naval war experiences make the most exciting reading. After being mined on the battleship Nelson in 1939, he served on the Prince of Wales, during the Bismarck action, witnessing the sinking of the Hood and Churchill and Roosevelt’s historic meeting. He survived the disastrous sinking by Japanese dive-bombing in December 1941 but within two days of reaching Singapore, the Island fell. Evacuated in a coastal steamer, only to be sunk the next morning, he was stranded on a deserted…

Burial Rites


Inspired by a true story, Hannah Kent’s Burial Rites was shortlisted for The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, The Guardian First Book Award and The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards.

In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of her lover.

Agnes is sent to wait out her final months on the farm of district officer Jón Jónsson, his wife and their two daughters. Horrified to have a convicted murderer in their midst, the…

Children’s Bible (Usborne Childrens Bible)



This is a new miniature edition of the Children’s Bible, which will be treasured and enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. It features stunning, full-page illustrations and includes maps of the ancient lands to bring stories from the Old and New Testaments vividly to life. It also features a comprehensive ‘Who’s who in the Bible’ to help children remember the characters and their stories. This carefully written text is suitable for reading aloud to young children or for older children…