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King's Mistress, Queen's Servant: The Life and Times of Henrietta Howard

Paperback, 06/05/2010, £10.99
Henrietta Howard, later Countess of Suffolk, was the long-term mistress and confidante of King George II. She was also, as Tracy Borman's wonderfully readable biography reveals, a dedicated patron of the arts; a lively and talented intellectual in her own right; a passionate advocate for the rights of women long before the dawn of feminism.

Matilda: Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England

Paperback, 06/09/2012, £11.99
Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror, was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England and formally recognised as such by her subjects. Beyond this, however, little is known of her. Who was this spectral queen? In this biography, the author sifts through the shards of evidence to uncover an extraordinary story.

Witches: James I and the English Witch Hunts

Paperback, 02/10/2014, £11.99
September 1613. In Belvoir Castle, the heir of one of England's great noble families falls suddenly and dangerously ill. His body is 'tormented' with violent convulsions. Within a few short weeks he will suffer an excruciating death. Soon the whole family will be stricken with the same terrifying symptoms.