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The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: Farida’s Story

In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in a village high in the mountains of northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly taken by ISIS fighters, and her whole world changed. The jihadists murdered the men and the boys of her village, including her father and brothers, before taking Farida prisoner along with the rest of the women.

This is the story of what happened to Farida after she was captured: the beatings, the rapes, the markets where ISIS sold…

Typhoon Pilot

This is not only the story of one man’s war, but of an aircraft – the Typhoon, or “Tiffy” as it was affectionately known – which the author describes as a “low-bred carthorse whose pedigree had received a sharp infusion of hot-headed sprinter’s blood”. He recounts his time as a young commander of a rumbustious New Zealand Air Force squadron, and later as the RAF’s youngest Group Captain at the age of 25. His story includes conflict in the air over Normandy, Belgium, Holland and Germany,…

Shadows of a Princess: Diana, Princess of Wales 1987-1996 – An Intimate Acc…

Reissued for the twentieth anniversary of Diana’s death, this sensational and controversial bestseller is an explosive account of her life, from the man who was by her side throughout its most turbulent period.

In 1981 Lady Diana Spencer was seen by many as a lifeline for the outdated Windsor line. But Diana didn’t follow the script. Instead she brought a revolution.

Patrick Jephson was Diana’s closest aide and adviser during her years of greatest public fame and deepest personal crisis….

The Hacienda: How Not to Run a Club

Legendary musician Peter Hook tells the whole story – the fun, the music, the vast loss of money, the legacy – of Manchester’s most iconic nightclub

Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for thirty years. He provided the propulsive bass guitar melodies of ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ and the bestselling 12-inch single ever, ‘Blue Monday’ among many other songs. As co-owner of Manchester’s Hacienda club, Hook propelled the rise of…

Bridge of Spies

‘Riveting, meticulously researched and beautifully written, Bridge of Spies unlocks one of the most fascinating espionage mysteries of the Cold War’ – Ben Macintyre, author of Agent Zigzag and SAS Rogue Heroes

Bridge of Spies is a gripping, entertaining, hair-raising and comical story, which moves effortlessly from the hardware of high-flying planes and new missiles to the geopolitics of the nuclear stand-off and through the poignant…

Red Notice: How I Became Putin’s No. 1 Enemy

November 2009. An emaciated young lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, is led to a freezing isolation cell in a Moscow prison, handcuffed to a bed rail, and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify against the Russian Interior Ministry officials who were involved in a conspiracy to steal $230 million of taxes paid to the state by one of the world’s most successful hedge funds. Magnitsky’s brutal killing has remained uninvestigated and unpunished to this day. His farcical…