The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

As a title, ‘The Ratline’ is a slight misnomer, as the escape route for Nazi fugitives takes up only a minor part of the book — and much of that is tangential, as the main character never actually used it. However, as a tale of SS Brigadeführer Otto von Wächter’s rise...
Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters

Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters

This book is set mainly in central Europe and highlights the causes and some of the actions of ‘one of the most destructive conflicts in human history, [which] resulted in eight million fatalities not only from military engagements but also from violence, famine, and...
Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me

Richard III: Loyalty Binds Me

It is unusual for a history story to be accorded the lead position on the British television news. This has happened on a number of occasions in recent years following the discovery of the mortal remains, under a car park in Leicester, of one of one of England’s most...