Thistle Publishing is a London-
‘The Blind Side of Eden should be read by everybody.’ -
Written at a time when some influential feminists had urged excluding men from the cause, The Blind Side of Eden argued persuasively against this. Using sources as far back as Biblical texts, and supported by original interviews, Carol Lee's classic work described The Battle of the Sexes as a phoney war.
She tackled, instead, 'the sexes in perspective', bringing male viewpoints into feminist
arguments. Unravelling the idea of women and men as opposites living planets apart,
it was an 'own goal', she stated, for feminists to ban from their ranks a vast number
of potential recruits -
One of the first books to bring central feminist concerns into the realm of human
rights, Lee writes: 'The blind side of Eden is a place where north/south, east/west,
white/black, male/female and culture/nature are divided.' She demonstrates that systems
of control like religious myths and ultra right-
Captain Cal Winter, MC -
Sergei Belov, multi-
The trail leads to a shattered nuclear reactor in Tatarstan and a web of treachery, spun in the dying days of Communism.
Every woman wants to meet her very own Prince Charming -
When Luc James heads for a holiday in the Greek Islands with her best friend Ella, all she expects to bring home is a suntan. Little does she know that she’ll end up feeling unwanted and abandoned as Ella sails off over the horizon with a gorgeous Frenchman.
When the impossibly glamorous Lorenzo arrives, Luc’s life is transformed and she
finds herself crossing Europe with a sugar-
'A wickedly funny and light-
In this portrait of the end of aristocracy and patronage from an outsider's point
of view, Aronson shares how his life became interwoven with the Royal family and
hilariously describes lunching on a scotch egg -
Theo Aronson is the author of over twenty works of royal historical biography, published in eleven languages. Among the widely read are Grandmama of Europe, The King in Love, Napoleon and Josephine and a biography of Princess Margaret. In the course of researching and writing these books he has interviewed major and minor members of Britain’s royal family and members of the royal households, as well as various officials, servants, friends and others whose lives are in some way connected with the monarchy.
Got a burning desire to write a novel but don’t know where to start? If so, you’ve
come to the right place. Written by bestselling novelist and creative writing tutor,
There has never been an easier time to get your work in front of readers – just look
at the millions of self-
Taking you right through the novel creation process and beyond, Novel aims to guide
you towards the answers that will work best for you, pointing out the pitfalls that
beset so many would-
What happens when you swap M&S shoes for S&M boots?
An MP with a choux fetish.
A Paddington Bear with a penchant for pinnies.
A squirming Batman in baggy blue Batpants.
When Jacky meets Max she discovers desires she didn't know she had, from luscious lesbians and ménages à trois to the tantalising thrill of control.
With the power of her sexuality unleashed, Jacky transforms into Mistress Kimberley,
Soon she is up to her black-
MRF Shadow Troop
For decades there has been argument in the media and amongst politicians about the
possible existence and extent of a shoot-
Simon Cursey was recruited into the Military Reaction Force — the unit’s true name
— in 1972. This book is his personal account of his time with the group and in it
he reveals the truth about their operations — the briefings, missions, political
wrangling, and government-
With documents and photographs to corroborate all his revelations, MRF Shadow Troop
is a fascinating, exciting but above all accurate historical text about the pioneers
A chance meeting at the Menin Gate in 1969 between a young War Studies lecturer and an elderly Benedictine monk sparks a close friendship – one that will ultimately lead a dying Father Peter Quinn to entrust a family’s tragic secret to John Malcolm.
John discovers that his friend has asked him to read a manuscript. Written by Katherine Kennedy, it recounts the story of her husband Tom and the years leading up to his death – a death shrouded in shame among the devastating battlefields of the First World War. It is a story of love, conviction, defiance, bravery and loss.
Ultimately, it is also the story of one woman’s determination to track down the truth for the sake not only of her beloved husband but also of their son, born after his father’s death. Yet even Katherine is unaware of one key fact – a truth kept from her that would have destroyed any hope of happiness in her life after Tom.
War Beneath the Sea
This is the first book to cover all submarine and anti-
Peter Padfield describes the technical and tactical measures by which the Western
Allies countered Admiral Karl Dönitz’s U-
‘Peter Padfield is the best British naval historian of his generation…His book…will now become the standard work on the subject.’
John Keegan, The Daily Telegraph
In this poignant book, the writer and investigative journalist Katharine Quarmby
describes the 20 year search for her Iranian birth father and her own adoption history.
She links this narrative to the wider story that she uncovered during her search