A Queen’s Revenge
The invaders promised peace. Peace to the ancient Celtic kingdoms that obeyed them. But oaths are only honoured between men, and when King Prasutagus dies the Roman invaders bring a new threat to Queen Boudicca: relinquish power or die. They expect her to cower. They don’t expect this fierce queen of Britain to march against the mighty Roman army—and win.
Tech lover. Accidental historian. This is where history and tech collide.
Photo by Gary Lopater on Unsplash It’s incredible to ponder the immense power of a jet plane. The sheer brilliance of being able to step on board, buckle in, and travel at incredible speed around the world. Now suppose someone gave you the controls—the power of a...
Photo by Oscar Nord on Unsplash We’re spoiled for choice when it comes to entertainment these days. Whether you’re commuting to work or chilling on the sofa, there’s no end of movies and TV shows to pick from—everything from Love Island to Animal Control. To some,...
Photo by Nik on Unsplash I get it. It’s all going too fast, this technology stuff. One minute we’re trying to set the time on our VCRs, the next we’re at risk of annihilation by AI. You’re not alone if it feels like technology is speeding out of control. Just...
Kings of Providence
Far below a street in Rio, a building’s foundation collapses. In China, an apartment block caves in. The deadly accidents are nothing more than passing headlines for
The Secret of the Mummy’s Tomb
On a creaking, windblown night, 11-year-old Madeline Mott’s dad disappears from the museum. He’s the Keeper of Unusual Items, so it’s no surprise that she finds
The Riddle of the Phantom Knight
After a frightening adventure in ancient Egypt, Madeline Mott wants nothing more than to be reunited with her dad at the museum. But the mysterious stone
The Mystery of the Viking Ship
Madeline and Jack’s adventures steer them onto mysterious, mist-covered shores when they find themselves aboard a Viking ship—headed for a land where shape-shifting berserkers are stealing Viking gold.
“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”