The Big Book of Pain

The Big Book of Pain by Daniel Diehl

For millennia, mankind has devised ingenious and diabolical means of inflicting pain on fellow human beings. This deplorable but seemingly universal trait has eaten away at humanity’s very claim to civilization. Despite how repugnant the practice of torture appears to us today, for at least 3,000 years it formed part of most legal codes throughout Europe and the Far East. The ‘Big book of Pain’ is an exploration of the systematic use of various means of punishment, torture, coercion and torment.

Tales From the Tower of London

Tales From the Tower of London by Daniel Diehl

Serving as both a palace and a prison, the Tower of London has been at the center of more intrigue, terror and crucial turning points in history than any other site in England. Authors Diehl & Donnelly take us behind the grim, grey walls which circumscribe England's greatest fortress to discover true stories of some of the rebels, rogues, despots, lovers, spies and conmen who lived or were held captive there, and whose various, strange fates have added to the Tower's sinister reputation.

Eat Thy Neighbour

Eat Thy Neighbour by Daniel Diehl

Cannibalism is unquestionably one of mankind's oldest and deepest-seated taboos. Eat Thy Neighbour includes cases of ritual cannibalism in primitive societies, mythology, literature and fairy tales, as well as recounting the individual cases of fourteen real life cannibals as Sweeny Todd, Alfred Packer, Jeffrey Dahmer and Armin Meiwes. While not recommended for the squeamish, Eat Thy Neighbour provides insights into those dark recesses of a few troubled minds who continue to transcend society's strictest taboo.

Nothing Left Sacred

Nothing Left Sacred by Daniel Diehl

Ravenswood Publishing proudly announces the release of Daniel Diehl’s epic historical novel NOTHING LEFT SACRED, a nail-biting account of greed, revenge and political corruption. As conspiratorial as The DaVinci code and as taught as a John Grisham political thriller. In 1525 England’s King Henry VIII was outraged when Pope Clement VII refused to grant him a divorce from his wife of 18 years, Katherine of Aragon.

Inventors & Impostors

Inventors & Impostors by Daniel Diehl

Ravenswood Publishing is proud to announce the release their latest nonfiction title ‘INVENTORS & IMPOSTORS: A SORDID HISTORY OF UNVENTION AND IMITATION’ by Daniel Diehl and Mark Donnelly. What if everything you learned in school about the heroes of science, technology and invention was a lie? What if Tom Edison didn’t invent the light bulb? What if the Wright brothers weren’t the first men to fly? What if Marconi didn’t invent the radio, or Watt the steam engine, or Bell the telephone, or Henry ford the production line?

Sinagiri

Sinagiri by Mike Lord

Book your next holiday to Sri Lanka, and when you get there head straight for Singiriya! The story is set in 5th Century Sri Lanka – Taprobane as it was then called. A princess from Eritrea becomes the fourth wife of the Raja of Taprobane. The story relates her journey by land and sea, escorted by her brother, from Assaba to Puttulam, and their adventures on the way, even being attacked by pirates!

The Veil of Smoke (TimeDrifter Series Book 2)

The Veil of Smoke (TimeDrifter Series Book 2) by Lauren Lynch

Experience the final days of Pompeii in book two of the TimeDrifter Series. This harrowing historical fantasy unfolds through the eyes of the doomed city’s inhabitants, along with a trio of time traveling misfits. Their old nemesis, known as Basilius in Pompeii, charms others as he counters their every attempt. The fate of another relies on their ability to dodge Basilius’s efforts and escape before time runs out for Pompeii. Will they be willing to forfeit a future for what they hold most dear? Sometimes great risk is required to achieve a greater calling.

The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series Book 1)

The Place of Voices (TimeDrifter Series Book 1) by Lauren Lynch

Deep in a remote jungle, amid long-forgotten ancient ruins, three unlikely time travelers collide. In the shadows, a relentless evil presence lurks, threatening to lead them astray. Will they triumph over their adversary or be trapped in his web of lies? Sometimes it takes a journey through time to learn the true meaning of sacrifice.

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