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Alexander McQueen:

Blood Beneath the Skin

When Alexander McQueen committed suicide in 2010, aged 40, a shocked world mourned the loss of its most visionary fashion designer. In Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin, the designer's family, friends and lovers have spoken for the first time about the man they knew.

Harold Robbins:

The Man Who Invented Sex

The godfather of the airport novel, Harold Robbins changed the face of publishing. But even his closest friends and lovers could only guess at the past of the man behind the perma-tanned mask and gigantic mirrored sunglasses. This is the fascinating story of his extraordinary life.


The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived
​We think we know the story of the Titanic but little has been written about what happened to the survivors. How did the loss of the ship shape their lives How did those who were saved feel about those who perished? And how did they remember that terrible night?
Andrew Wilson discusses Shadow of the Titanic

The Lying Tongue

When Adam Woods takes a job as the assistant to the reclusive bestselling author he unearths a secret that takes him from the dank canals of Venice back to England, and his own murky past. What follows is a deadly game of cat and mouse, involving deception, blackmail and the cold lust for fame… The Lying Tongue is a deeply atmospheric thriller that will grip you until its shocking climax.

Mad Girl's Love Song

Sylvia Plath and Life Before Ted
The first book to focus on the early life of the 20h century's most enduring female poet, Mad Girl's Love Song reclaims Sylvia Plath from the tangle of emotions around her relationship with Ted Hughes and reveals the origins of her unsettled and unsettling voice.

Beautiful Shadow:

A Life of Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith - author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley - had more than her share of secrets. Now drawing on a vast archive of personal documents, this first biography of the author illuminates the dark corners of Highsmith's life and reveals the secrets that she chose to keep hidden until after her death.
Beautiful Shadow
Mad Girl's Love Song
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