Two new additions to the popular Story of series trace cryptology from its early days in ancient Egypt to current developments on the internet, and examine chemistry from practical applications such as dyeing and cooking to the study of energy.
The latest title in our popular history programme, The Secret Lives of the Nazis reveals the murderous private feuds which went on behind closed doors as members of the Nazi leadership schemed and plotted to eliminate rivals, while accumulating vast personal wealth and priceless possessions at the expense of their victims. Going further back in time, Henry VIII presents a compelling portrait of an absolute monarch who laid the foundations for a powerful, independent nation.
In Cybercrime and the Darknet, Author Cath Senker unmasks the many guises that cybercrime takes, providing an accessible introduction to the underground realms of the ‘darknet’. While in The Crimes of Jack the Ripper author Paul Roland strips away decades of myth and misconception to reveal a new suspect.
Mysteries & the Supernatural
Hauntings unearths disturbing new evidence that reveals how restless spirits are not confined to crumbling castles and historic houses. The dead are all around us, constantly trying to communicate. Nostradamus focuses on the prophet who may have predicted the Great Fire of London and the rise of Hitler and Napoleon. This fascinating book also describes other seers from history. Conspiracy is a compelling recap of history’s greatest plots, collusions and cover-ups.