This section lists the Agency's books that are on offer to publishers in the UK and the US.
A joint biography of two aristocratic sisters - Anne the future wife of Ian Fleming and Laura later Duchess of Marlborough.
Biography of British intelligence agent ‘Reginald Teague-Jones, almost entirely overlooked in intelligence history, placing him where he deserves to be: at the heart of the British counter-intelligence effort against numerous adversaries during the first half of the Twentieth Century.
Playing Pilgrims: The Real Little Women tells the stories of all four of the Alcott girls on whom the fiction is based: theatrical Anna, who longed for domestic happiness as a wife and mother but yet never forgot her longing for the stage; Louisa, the writer, who worked at both children’s stories and her ‘blood-and-thunder’ scandalous novels to make money for the ‘pathetic family’ who were living in poverty; Lizzie, the musical girl and the ‘angel in the house’, whose battles with illness were so faithfully recounted in Little Women; and May, the artist, whose flight to Europe to pursue her dreams resulted in both happiness and tragedy.
Deborah Hart Strober,
Prince Charles: The Oral Biography, will appeal to afficianados of the British crown as well as to a wider readership interested in learning about the life of one, who longer than any other in his nation's history, has awaited the royal destiny to which he was born
Sarko and Carla: The Fall is the inside story of how the gilded life of President Nicolas Sarkozy and First Lady Carla Bruni – the most famous power couple in France – descended into allegations of sleaze and criminality and the prospect of multiple prison sentences.
Tells Martha Dodd’s full story: from her many dalliances among Hitler’s inner circle, to her work in Soviet spy rings in America, to her and her husband’s role in Henry Wallace’s disastrous 1948 presidential campaign, her years under FBI surveillance, her escape, and lonely exile and death in Prague.
With a cast of characters that include an ageing rock star, a malamute husky called Alaska, some campaigning Bag Ladies and a hamster who goes by the name Mark Rothko, Times Like these is a comedy of romantic errors that examines what happens when walls start coming down; walls that are both actual and emotional.
A novel set agaiunst the Spanish Civil War.
Breathless is a compelling guide to one of the 21st century’s most pressing global issues.
The first popular book of its kind to illuminate how the grand economic reforms of our times have corrupted how we now understand and manage our emotional suffering, leading to worsening mental health outcomes and disability overall.
A timely, accessible and up-to-date study of how the threat of war with the West over Taiwan has massively increased under Xi Jinping.
Helena's shocking investigation shatters the illusion that zoos are there for conservation, and with interviews with celebrities, campaigners and zoo insiders she tells the fascinating, if painful, story of the modern zoo - and whether it will exist in years to come.
What exactly did Great Britain and the United States, as well as their European allies and neutral countries, know, or not know, about the ongoing Holocaust? And what exactly did the Allies do, or not do about it? And how, when and why? Code Orange is the inside account, the first book written in English that brings together all elements of the story.
Deborah Hart Strober,
In COVID-19: The Oral History, Deborah and Gerald Strober through substantive interviews with a wide cross section of involved international key players, will provide a comprehensive, objective account of the trajectory of the pandemc from is beginnings to December 31, 2022, the date the co-authors will submit their manuscript.
Don’t Let’s Be Beastly to the Germans recounts the political and military history of the occupation alongside compelling, heartwarming, and, at times, scandalous tales of life amid the ruins of the Third Reich.
Empires of the Wind is the story of six crucial decades, 1511-1571, from the Portuguese conquest of Malacca to the founding of Manila – a defining moment, when the world ‘went global’.
Ghosts of the Rhine, meticulously researched from eye-witness accounts of survivors, official documentation from American, British, French and Soviet archives, newspaper articles, diaries and personal interviews, shows how conditions in the German POW camps, were every bit as ghastly as the Nazi labour camps liberated in 1945.
At once a deconstruction and reconstruction of a hidden history, ‘Kitty’s Salon’ is a gripping true story of historical detection that sheds a harsh light on one of the darkest last secrets of the Third Reich.
Nazis, Communists and Spies is the first narrative history of occupied Germany to focus on espionage, a secret history of shootouts, deception, torture, murder, Nazis, Communists, soldiers and spies.
For the first time in fifty years, this book will tell the story of the Affair of the Poisons with Athénaïs as the central figure.
R T Howard
A revisionist account of how British Intelligence worked closely with the exiled governments that the Poles, Czechs and others ran from Paris and then London and the intelligence services of some neutral countries, such as the United States, Switzerland, Spain, Vichy France, Sweden and Portugal in their fight against Nazi Germany.
The memoir of a young, female, forensic psychologist who, bruised by her own childhood, enters the gritty world of a male maximum-security prison and delivers therapy to some of the most dangerous, damaged and deviant offenders in the prison system.
Featuring a cast of colourful, quirky characters, Above and Beyond: Secrets of a Private Flight Attendant offers an unprecedented account of what it's really like to be a corporate flight attendant, exposing both the glamour and sinister underbelly of this mysterious industry.
In My Grandfather’s Shadow charts the journey Angela makes to discover the truth about her German roots. Using the memories, letters and memoirs of three generations of her own family as a scaffold on which to hang the bigger picture of Germany’s war story, Angela uncovers the ‘history of the losers’.
Whitehead’s Grove combines universal themes – love, loss, personal development – with an unflinching look at how a life of financial and social privilege, whether in southwest London or expat Bangkok, can rob individuals, especially girls, of the robustness that every person requires to be true to themselves and to even to have a sense of themselves to which to be true.
From Tuscany to Rome and to the modern-day streets of Hamburg, Anatomy of a Massacre tells the story of the massacre at Sant’Anna di Stazzema, and the 75-year international failure to bring the killers to justice.
Drawing on the latest published research, Animal Passions is a lively, fascinating and accessible exploration of how birds, the bees, even the educated fleas really do do it.
Drawing on scientific research in topics from ecology and palaeontology to sexual selection and genetics, this book takes the reader on the little-travelled journey of evolutionary eccentricities.
Microbial Planet tells the hidden story of how microbes – bacteria and other single-celled organisms – evolved all of the machinery of life later to be used in plants and animals, and created the oxygenic atmosphere without which mobile creatures – ie animals – could not have evolved.