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Odette

Odette

by Penny Starns

Odette : World War Two's Darling Spy

Odette Brailly entered the nation's consciousness in the 1950s when her remarkable - and romantic - exploits as a Special Operations Executive agent first came to light. She was the ...
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Pearls Before Poppies

Pearls Before Poppies

by Rachel Trethewey

Pearls Before Poppies : The Story of the Red Cross Pearls

In February 1918, when the First World War was still being bitterly fought, prominent society member Lady Northcliffe conceived an idea to help raise funds for t...
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People Like Us

People Like Us

by Caroline Slocock

People Like Us : Margaret Thatcher and Me

As a young civil servant, Caroline Slocock became the first ever female private secretary to any British Prime Minister, and was at Margaret Thatcher's side for the final eighte...
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Plantagenet Queens And Consorts

Plantagenet Queens And Consorts

by Dr Steven J Corvi

Plantagenet Queens & Consorts : Family, Duty and Power

What unacknowledged theme can be found across 250 years of English history? What thread runs throughout the Plantagenet Royal House, including as it does the `cadet...
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Programmed Inequality

Programmed Inequality

by Marie Hicks

Programmed Inequality

How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.In 1944, Britain led the world in electronic computing. By 1974, the Bri...
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Queen Mary

Queen Mary

by Antonia Fraser

The Quest For Queen Mary

* *'I wonder if this will be the year's surprise Christmas bestseller? ... Wonderful' Robert Harris'[A] marvellous book ... hilarious and deeply touching' The Times'A scary portrait of put-upon...
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Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

by Georgina Howell

Queen of the Desert : The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell

Archaeologist, spy, Arabist, linguist, author, poet, photographer, mountaineer and nation builder, Gertrude Bell was born in 1868 into a world of privilege a...
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Red Roses

Red Roses

by Amy Licence

Red Roses : Blance of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

Red Roses : Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, m...
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Remember Then

Remember Then

by Janet Few

Remember Then : Women's Memories of 1946 - 1969 and How to Write Your Own

This book is the result of letting 80 women spend a year and a half recording their memories of life in Britain during the pivotal period 1946-19...
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Ribbons Among The Rajas

Ribbons Among The Rajas

by Patrick Wheeler

Ribbons Among the Rajahs: A History of Women in India Before the Raj

From the mid-eighteenth century onwards, British women started travelling in any numbers to the East Indies, mostly to accompany husbands, brothers or...
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Rooms Of Their Own

Rooms Of Their Own

by Nino Strachey

Rooms of Their Own

Evocative, engaging and filled with vivid details, Rooms of their Own explores the homes of these three writers linked to the Bloomsbury Group. Bringing together stories of love, desire and intimacy, ...
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Silk And The Sword

Silk And The Sword

by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Silk and the Sword : The Women of the Norman Conquest

The momentous events of 1066, the story of invasion, battle and conquest, are well known. But what of the women?Harold II of England had been with Edith Swanneck for...
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Sisters In Arms : British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

Sisters In Arms : British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

by NIcola Tyrer

Sisters In Arms : British Army Nurses Tell Their Story

The amazing experiences of the Queen Alexandra nurses in the Second World War form one of the greatest adventure stories of modern times, and incredibly, remain lar...
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Sisters Of The East End

Sisters Of The East End

by Helen Batten

Sisters Of The East End: The Real Stories of the Sisters who Inspired " Call The Midwife"

'A second's silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen . A baby, a real live baby, another...
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Sisters Of The Somme

Sisters Of The Somme

by Penny Starns

Sisters Of The Somme : True Stories from a First World War Hospital

With First World War casualties mounting, there was an appeal for volunteers to train as front-line medical staff. Many women heeded the call: some res...
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Sisters To The King

Sisters To The King

by Maria Perry

Sisters to The King : The Remarkable True Story of Henry VIII's Sisters

This is the enthralling story of the lives of two remarkable women: women who have been defined by history as Henry VIII's sisters, but who were st...
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Sisters, Secrets And Sacrifice : The True Story of World War Two Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne

Sisters, Secrets And Sacrifice : The True Story of World War Two Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne

by Susan Ottaway

Sisters, Secrets And Sacrifice : The True Story of World War Two Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne

Two sisters. Two special agents. One War.

Sisters, Secrets and Sacrifice is the incredible true story of Brit...
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Sisters: Heroic True-Life stories from the Nurses of World War Two

Sisters: Heroic True-Life stories from the Nurses of World War Two

by Barbara Mortimer

Sisters: Heroic True-Life stories from the Nurses of World War Two

On 3 September 1939, the Prime Minister declared that Britain was at war with Nazi Germany.

Thousands of young women, many of them barely out of school...
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So High A Blood

So High A Blood

by Morgan Ring

So High A Blood : The Life of Margaret, Countess of Lennox

Expertly researched, zestfully written, acutely intelligent in its historical judgements, this masterly biography finally does justice to a forgotten Tudor prin...
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Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

by Anita Anand

Sophia : Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

In 1876 Sophia Duleep Singh was born into royalty. Her father, Maharajah Duleep Singh, was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs, a realm that stretched from the lush Kashmir Val...
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