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Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire



The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million Indians from the British Empire. One of the defining moments of world history had been brought about by a tiny number of people, including Jawaharlal Nehru, the fiery prime minister-to-be; Gandhi, the mystical figure who enthralled a nation; and Louis and Edwina Mountbatten, the glamorous but unlikely couple who had been dispatched to get Britain out of India without delay. Within hours of the midnight chimes, however, the two new…

Beyond No Mean Soldier: The Explosive Recollections of a Former Special For…



Peter McAleese needs little introduction… His classic book “No Mean Soldier” was an immediate bestseller and set the bar for the modern military memoir. Few have since met its match. This completely revised and expanded edition sees a philosophical McAleese revisiting his time with Britain’s Parachute Regiment, the SAS, Rhodesia’s SAS and the South African Defense Force’s 44 Para Brigade. Oh, and a few other adventures in and between – Colombia, private military companies and near fatal…

Trump Revealed



**NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

‘Excellent book… skilful and meticulous’ David Aaronovitch, The Times

 
Hailed as ‘authoritative’ and ‘essential’, Trump Revealed is the indispensable and updated biography of the 45th president of the United States.

Co-authored by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher, the investigation was guided by the team who inspired the Academy Award-winning film Spotlight, which stars Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams.

WHO IS DONALD J. TRUMP? To…

Victoria & Abdul (film tie-in): The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confi…



Now a major motion picture starring Dame Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and Eddie Izzard, directed by Stephen Frears

‘A tale of Empire and intrigue brought vividly back to life’ – VIKAS SWARUP, author of SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Tall, handsome Abdul Karim was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables during Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. An assistant clerk at Agra Central Jail, he suddenly found himself a personal attendant to the Empress of India herself. Within a…

Diana – Closely Guarded Secret – New and Updated Edition


At last – a revised edition of the controversial book that dared to tell the truth about the late Diana, Princess of Wales.

Inspector Ken Wharfe, the first royalty protection officer to publish a memoir, was a crucial figure in the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, for nearly seven years from 1987. In that time, he became a close friend and trusted confidant who shared her most private moments. His first-hand account takes issue with many of the so-called ‘facts’ about the Princess and…

Mary Queen of Scots – The Final 24 Hours



8th February 1587, by mid morning Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots will be dead

This is the story of the final 24 hours of the life Mary, Queen of Scots. From the news that after nineteen years in prison she would be finally going to her death, to the final moments of drama on the scaffold at Fotheringhay.

The story is told in a dramatic minute by minute countdown which ends with the botched blows of the executioner.

The tale is told from the viewpoints of the major players in the events:

Francis…