Christmas at Hatchards: Historical Fiction

War Lord

Bernard Cornwell


In this, the epic conclusion to Cornwell’s magnificent The Last Kingdom series, England is under attack and chaos reigns. The warrior king Lord Uhtred of Bebbanburg faces his greatest ever battle.




The Evening and the Morning

Ken Follett


In this prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, we return to Kingsbridge. England is under attack by the Welsh and the Vikings, and three characters, a young boatbuilder, a Norman noblewoman and an intellectual monk, seek to shape life at the dawn of the Middle Ages.




Stephen Fry

£20 – signed copies available

After Mythos and Heroes, Fry turns our attention to another epic of Ancient Greece. In a war triggered by Zeus, love, morality and passion battle amidst a host of characters from Trojan prince Paris to Greek queen Helen and warrior Achilles. All vitally retold.



The City of Tears

Kate Mosse


(publishing January 2021)

After ten years of war, a moment of peace: June 1572, a royal wedding, a hoped-for united France. But no. The second in The Burning Chambers series is a novel of revenge, persecution and loss, sweeping from Paris and Chartres to the City of Tears itself – the great refugee city of Amsterdam.


To order any of these books, please telephone 020 7439 9921 or email – we look forward to hearing from you!

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