Book List in Order:12 titles

  • Not a tooth is knocked out, not a kidney bashed in… an outstanding thriller that rests on less obvious grounds. The characters are odd but rarely violent. Their aims are bizarre and their methods usually unorthodox. Their story is one of strange an...


  • Moreton is the representative in Rome for a London insurance broker who deals at Lloyds of London. From the author of All the Money in the World , now a major motion picture directed by Ridley Scott, comes an exciting, intricate and funny novel ab...


  • First published in 1976, this fictional biography is the intimate and detailed portrait of the celebrated Bellamy family of the TV show Upstairs, Downstairs . No family in the past century - excepting perhaps the Forsytes - has been so dramatically...


  • First published in 1973, Arena discusses the Year AD 80, when the Colosseum opened with quite the longest and most nauseating organized mass orgy in history. It was a mammoth celebration on the grandest scale, a fitting inauguration for an arena bu...


  • From the author of All the Money in the World , now a major motion picture directed by Ridley Scott, comes an account of a phenomenon and a legend in her lifetime, Barbara Cartland. Barbara Cartland published more than 700 novels, and she holds the...


  • For over fifty years James Biggles Worth, D.S.O., D.F.C., M.C., has flown the skies. The mythical ace to end all flying aces, the fearless pilot of everything from Sop with Camels to the earliest jets, he emerged with glory from devilish scrapes all ...


  • First published in 1978 Faades details the lives of three of the twentieth century's most intriguing literary figures: Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Aristocrats emanating from a privileged but loveless youth, they moulded the scene of the ...


  • Inspired by the most infamous incident involving the Getty family - now a major film directed by Ridley Scott, starring Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams and Oscar Nominee Christopher Plummer Oil tycoon J. Paul Getty created the greatest fortune...


  • Growing up in the supreme moral rigour of Queen Victoria's court, young Bertie was always going to find it hard to live up to his parents' expectation. He was far from a brilliant student, and though charming, his carnal inclinations were widely rumo...






  • It is now over 50 years since the premiere of Dr No, the very first Bond film, with Sean Connery introducing 007 as the glamorous secret agent who would become the single most profitable movie character in the history of cinema. But James Bond was in...