Part memoir, part history, part travelogue, WHY THE GERMANS DO IT BETTER by John Kampfner is a rich and witty portrait of an eternally fascinating country. It's out today in paperback with Atlantic Books. Emerging from a collection of city states 150 years ago, no other country has had as turbulent a history as Germany or enjoyed so much prosperity in such a short time frame. Today, as much of the world...
MARIA'S ISLAND is out today in hardback from Walker Books. This is the absorbing story of the Cretan village of Plaka and the tiny, deserted island of Spinalonga – Greece's former leper colony – told to us by Maria Petrakis, one of the children in the original version of Victoria Hislop's THE ISLAND. It is illustrated by Gill Smith.
England is under attack. Chaos reigns. Northumbria, the last kingdom, is threatened by armies from all sides, by land and sea – and only one man stands in their way. WAR LORD by Bernard Cornwell – the epic conclusion to his The Last Kingdom series – is published by HarperCollins UK on 27th May 2021.
The first volume in Simon Beckett's brand new Jonah Colley series – DIE VERLORENEN – will be published in Germany by Rowohlt Verlag on 8th July 2021: https://bit.ly/33nwhrX
The German edition of WHY THE GERMANS DO IT BETTER by John Kampfner – titled 'Warum Deutschland es besser macht' – is out now in hardback from Rowohlt Verlag. Read an extract: https://bit.ly/3spYtV0 Find out more: https://bit.ly/3sGxsg
Simon Scarrow brings Roman rule of Sardinia to life in THE EMPEROR’S EXILE – the latest in the Eagles of the Empire series – where a fractured command, a deadly plague spreading across the province . . . and a violent insurgency threatening to tip the province into blood-stained chaos. It's out in paperback today with Headline Publishing.
BLACKOUT, the brand-new book from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Scarrow, is published in hardback today with Headline Publishing. A rigidly enforced blackout plunges the city into oppressive darkness. When a woman is found murdered, Criminal Inspector Horst Schenke is under immense pressure to solve the case, swiftly. Treated with suspicion by his superiors for his failure to join the Nazi Party, Schenke walks a perilous line - for disloyalty...