The H for History community showcases historical fiction and non-fiction titles published by Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing and Quercus Books.

Some of the non-fiction titles on H for History include Magna Carta and Us by David Starkey, Agincourt by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Churchill’s Secret Warriors by Damien Lewis, Twilight of the Few by Geoffrey Wellum and Simon Pearson, and The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson.

The authors of historical fiction represented include Paul Fraser Collard, Iain Gale, S.G. Maclean, David Churchill, Karen Maitland, David Lagercrantz, Lyndsay Faye, James Heneage, Robyn Young, Patrick Modiano and Thomas Keneally.


  • To grow a historical fiction and non-fiction audience and increase reader awareness of Hachette’s multi-divisional publication schedule.

  • Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing and Quercus Books – London, UK

  • A coherent timeline of content for titles that fall within both fiction and non-fiction; that detail the expansion of the Roman Empire and the Napoleonic Wars, through to the English Civil War and European social upheaval in the twentieth century; from historical crime to issue-driven narratives; multiple publication points; and across three publishing divisions.

  • Driving community growth, social media management, initiating interaction across the authors’ social media channels, and strategic input for long-term reader engagement.