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The Regiment

by Rusty Firmin & Jack Hughes Bloomsbury Publishing (October 20, 2016)

From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial military special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive...

The Mosin-Nagant Rifle

by Bill Harriman, Johnny Shumate & Alan Gilliland Bloomsbury Publishing (October 20, 2016)

The Mosin-Nagant is the world's longest-surviving and most widely distributed military rifle, having armed the forces of Russia and many other countries for more than five decades. It has seen action from World...

Ride Strong

by Jo McRae Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Taking their lead from professional cyclists, keen cyclists are looking to add off-the-bike exercise to their weekly training to improve their cycling performance. Informative and accessible, this book gives...

Saturday, 3pm

by Daniel Gray Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Overpaid players. Sunday lunchtime kick-offs. Absurd ticket prices. Non-black boots. Football's menu of ills is long. Where has the joy gone? Why do we bother? Saturday, 3pm offers a glorious antidote. It is...

Pack Up Your Troubles

by James TAYLOR Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Artist-drawn humorous postcards were growing considerably in popularity at the start of the 20th century. When war broke out in 1914 trade in them soared as the government utilised them as a widespread means...

Make Your Own Bird Food

by Mark Golley Bloomsbury Publishing (October 06, 2016)

Birds are the life and soul of any garden, whatever its size or location, and one thing can be guaranteed: if food is on offer, birds will visit.

With this in mind, Make Your Own Bird Food brings you some of...

The Rookie

by Stephen Moss Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Chess has been played for more than 1,500 years and is played in every country in the world. Stephen Moss sets out to master its mysteries, and unlock the secret of its enduring appeal. What, he asks, is the...

Secrets of the Seas

by Callum Roberts & Alex Mustard Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Our seas are host to an extraordinary variety of plant and animal life, but much of it remains mysterious and great imagery is surprisingly hard to find. Alex Mustard is one of the world's leading underwater...

Tom Diaper's Logbook

by Tom Diaper & Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Tom Diaper's Logbook is the memoir of a remarkable man and a rare opportunity to read first-hand about the drama, conflict and fascinating details that made up the life of a for-hire racing skipper during the...

Frostgrave: Arcane Locations

by Joseph Mccullough Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Arcane Locations features scenarios focused on some of the more infamous ruins to be found in the Frozen City, such as Brycho's Celestium, Walenton Manor, and the Arena Without Walls. Also included are new options...

SA80 Assault Rifles

by Neil Grant, Peter Dennis & Alan Gilliland Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

Now the standard weapon for British soldiers across the globe, the SA80's early years were surrounded in controversy after a series of dismal performances. It was prone to jamming in desert conditions, had several...

The Men Who Would Be Kings

by Daniel Mersey & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (September 22, 2016)

The Men Who Would Be Kings is a set of rules designed for fighting historical or Hollywood colonial battles in the mid to late 19th Century, from the Indian Mutiny to the Boxer Rebellion. Large scale colonial...

The Wenger Revolution

by Amy Lawrence & Stuart MacFarlane Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

In September 1996 a Frenchman, so little known in English football that fans asked "Arsène Who?�?, walked into Arsenal. In the subsequent twenty years as manager he transformed the club. A total renovation...

Des Pawson's Knot Craft and Rope Mats

by Des Pawson Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

This wonderful collection of Des Pawson's personal ropecraft recipes combines an expanded and now full-colour collection of projects from Des's popular Des Pawson's Knot Craft, together with 20 new and brilliant...

Running Free of Injuries

by Paul Hobrough & Steve Cram Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

The ultimate pain-to-personal-best guide to running injuries, covering prevention, detection and rehabilitation.

Runners suffer from the highest injury rates of all recreational athletes. Whether you are a novice...

Green Guide to Birds Of Britain And Europe

by Jim Flegg & Martin Woodcock Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe.

With their diversity of form, colour, behaviour and song, birds are an endless source of fascination, but...

Green Guide to Seashore Life Of Britain And Europe

by Bob Gibbons, Denys Ovenden & Melanie Perkins Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe.

Our coastlines are home to a wide range of animals and plants, some that are iconic sights on beaches and...

Green Guide to Mushrooms And Toadstools Of Britain And Europe

by Gordon Dickson & Catherine Slade Bloomsbury Publishing (September 08, 2016)

Bloomsbury Green Guides are portable handbooks to the most commonly found species in Britain and Europe.

A huge array of mushrooms and toadstools grow in our woodlands and fields, from the deadly poisonous to...

How to Win at 5-a-Side

by Nick Ascroft Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

The culmination of years of 5-a-side football experience, this celebrated manual to 'scaled-down' soccer success covers every element of the game and features expert advice on how to organise a winning team....

Konflikt Â?47

by Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin & Jon Cave Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)


Atomic testing at Los Alamos opens a rift in the fabric of space, while the detonation of the Fat Boy atomic bomb over Dresden creates a second. German and American scientists determine that signals are...


by Hope Powell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

Hope Powell was a skinny little black girl from South London who only ever wanted to play football. Brought up in a violent home, she was actively discouraged from playing. The original Bend It Like Beckham...

More Tiny Games for Kids

by Hide&Seek & Savanna Ganucheau Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

"Amusing, raucous and inventiveÂ?? The Guardian

From award winning game designers Hide&Seek come tons of brand new games for real-world play. Tiny Games takes traditional parlour games and adds a touch of modern...

Broken Legions

by Mark Latham & Alan Lathwell Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

The Roman Empire rules the civilised world with an iron fist, seemingly all-powerful and limitless. And yet, the power of Rome is secured not by its mighty legions, but by small bands of warriors and agents...

Mountain Flowers

by Michael Scott Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

"Mountain flowers are the most romantic in our flora, exquisite, enigmatic and, often, remote from human habitation. Michael Scott has not only seen them all but has roamed every part of the hill scenery of...

Modern Snipers

by Leigh Neville Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

The years since 9/11 have seen major changes in the way snipers are employed on the modern battlefield, alongside an incredibly rapid evolution in their weapons, equipment and training. This book covers the...

Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Britain and Europe

by Jeroen Speybroeck, Wouter Beukema, Jan Van Der Voort & Bobby Bok et al. Bloomsbury Publishing (July 28, 2016)

The taxonomy and systematics of European reptiles and amphibians have changed a lot in recent years, yet there is no modern, up-to-date field guide available that comprehensively covers all the species. The...

Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland

by Richard Lewington Bloomsbury Publishing (July 21, 2016)

Presented in an accessible, easy-to-use format, this is an ideal guide for both beginners and more experienced enthusiasts. It includes more than 600 superb illustrations of all the life stages of each species,...

Untie the Lines

by Emma Bamford Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

In Casting Off we met Emma Bamford. Stressed out and fed up with London life, working 80-hour weeks and with no hint of a love life, Emma suddenly decided to quit her job, pack up her life and go and live with...

Hand, Reef and Steer 2nd edition

by Tom Cunliffe Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

In Hand, Reef & Steer - winner of the Best Book of the Sea Award - Tom explains the different sailing characteristics of classic craft and shares his grasp of the special skills required to handle them. He describes...

Mammals of Sri Lanka

by Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne Bloomsbury Publishing (July 14, 2016)

A compact, easy-to-use mammal identification guide for any nature watcher on a visit to Sri Lanka. More than 40 species are described here in detail, from the Grey Slender Loris to the Giant Squirrel and the...

Winning Isn't Luck

by Fred Imhoff & Chris Schram Bloomsbury Publishing (June 30, 2016)

Whether racing dinghies or yachts, every sailor wants to drive through the fleet and cross the line first. In this groundbreaking book, international racer Fred Imhoff shows how to do just that. By means of...

The Science of the Tour de France

by James Witts Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create a world-class cyclist.

James Witts invites you into the world of marginal gains to discover the innovative training techniques, nutrition strategies...

Highlands Â? ScotlandÂ?s Wild Heart

by Stephen Moss & Laurie Campbell Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

In the very north of Britain, far from the bustling cities and picturesque countryside to the south, lies Western Europe's greatest wilderness: the Scottish Highlands.

This is a land shaped by the flow of ancient...

RSPB Spotlight: Badgers

by James Lowen Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

Badgers are elusive wanderers of the night and few mammals are as mysterious. Their nocturnal lifestyle meansnot many of us have ever glimpsed their monochrome form as they sniff and bustle their way through...

RSPB Spotlight: Eagles

by Mike Unwin Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

Eagles are among the most impressive hunters of the animal world. Their predatory prowess and flying skills have imbued them with a romance and mystique that runs deep in our culture and has elevated them to...

Operation Agreement

by John Sadler Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

The Special Interrogation Group (SIG) was the most exceptional of Special Forces. Created to raid behind enemy lines posing as German troops, the SIG was largely made up of German Jews who were all too aware...

PoseidonÂ?s Warriors

by John Lambshead Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

Poseidon's Warriors is a set of wargaming rules for large-scale naval actions between fleets of Classical galleys from the Greek and Persian clash at the battle of Salamis to the battle of Actium that decided...

Heavy Weather Sailing 7th edition

by Peter Bruce & Robin Knox-Johnston Bloomsbury Publishing (June 16, 2016)

For 50 years Heavy Weather Sailing has been regarded as the ultimate international authority on surviving storms at sea aboard sailing and motor vessels. The first edition was compiled by Kaines Adlard Coles...

The Camper Van Bible

by Martin Dorey Bloomsbury Publishing (June 09, 2016)

The Camper Van Bible is THE definitive glovebox bible for anyone who owns or 'would die for' a camper van. In this book Martin Dorey, acknowledged camper van expert and presenter of BBC2's 'One Man and His Campervan',...

Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland

by Simon Harrap Bloomsbury Publishing (June 09, 2016)

The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world, reaching its highest diversity in the tropics where their exotic and colourful flowers are often truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have...

Losing It

by Simon Barnes Bloomsbury Publishing (June 02, 2016)

To understand Anna Karenina, Mellors, Molly Bloom, Dante, Romeo, Juliet and Bridget Jones you must also have loved and lost and won. To understand sport in the greatest arenas of them all you too must have played...

Born to Be Wild

by Hattie Garlick & Nancy Honey Bloomsbury Publishing (June 02, 2016)

Want to save cash, your child's imagination and possibly even the planet? This is the book you need.

Packed with great photos of real families in the outdoors, Born to Be Wild contains easy-to-follow instructions...

The Cthulhu Wars

by Kenneth Hite, Kennon Bauman, Darren Tan & Imaginary Friends Studios Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

From the Patriots' raid on the necromancer Joseph Curwen to the Special Forces' assault on Leng in 2007, this unique document reveals the secret and terrible struggle between the United States and the supernatural...

Narrowboat Life

by Jim Batty Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Full-time life on a narrowboat is a novelty for so many of us, and is endlessly fascinating. How do people downsize their lives and belongings into what looks like a large, crayon-coloured floating toy-box?...

Out of Time

by Peter Chapman Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

In the summer of 1966 Peter Chapman was a naive 18-year-old from the Angel in north London. He was just about to enter the world of work, having flunked his A Levels and recently discovered that he would not...

Do Birds Have Knees?

by Stephen Moss Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

This RSPB-endorsed book answers all those burning questions about birds that beginners and experts alike may ask themselves as they go about their birding.

How do ducks keep their feet from freezing in winter?...

Instant Weather Forecasting

by Alan Watts Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Instant Weather Forecasting has been a perennial bestseller since it was first published nearly 50 years ago. A brilliant concept, its winning formula of 24 clear colour photographs of cloud formations and their...

US Army Rangers 1989Â?2015

by Leigh Neville & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

Written by an expert on modern Special Forces units and the operations they undertake, this book explains the evolution of the Rangers' missions in Panama, the first Gulf War, Somalia and the post 9/11 invasions...

The SBS in World War II

by Gavin Mortimer Bloomsbury Publishing (May 19, 2016)

The Special Boat Squadron was Britain's most exclusive Special Forces unit during World War II. Highly trained, totally secretive and utterly ruthless, the SBS was established as an entity in its own right in...

The End of the Road

by Alasdair Fotheringham Bloomsbury Publishing (May 05, 2016)

The Tour de France is always one of the sporting calendar's most spectacular and dramatic events. But the 1998 Tour provided drama like no other. As the opening stages in Ireland unfolded, the Festina team's...