M: Maxwell Knight, MI5’s Greatest Spymaster

*** The Sunday Times bestseller *** ‘Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched’ Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the Year ‘Such a rewarding read’ John Preston, Daily Mail, Books of the Year ‘This odd, secretive man is brought to life’, Robbie Millen, The Times, Books of the Year Maxwell Knight was […]

Sniper on the Eastern Front

This book is a rare first-hand account by a ruthlessly efficient German sniper of life and death during the bitter conflict that followed the Nazi invasion of Russia. Josef ‘Sepp’ Allerberger was an Austrian conscript who qualified as a Wehrmacht machine-gunner and was drafted to the Southern sector of the […]

Peter the Great

“Ian Grey’s Peter the Great reads like a novel . . .”– Louis Fischer The first modern Russian was Peter the Great. In this enthralling biography of that remarkable ruler, award-winning historian Ian Grey paints an illuminating portrait – clear, objective, and without malice or sentimentality. Here we have, life-size, […]