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Endeavour Press is a London-based digital publisher that aims to create the world's most stimulating e-books. It authors include Patrick Bishop, Saul David, Paul Lay, Nicola Horlick and Matthew Lynn.

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Contacting An Isolated Peruvian Tribe Will Only End In Trouble

(2) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 7:04 AM

By Adam Courtenay, author of Amazon Men.

The best way to ensure isolated Amazonian tribes are kept intact is to keep them isolated - because anything else will end either in trouble or even worse, an epidemic. This has been the experience of the Brazilian Amazon and it...

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Have Prisons in the UK Reached Boiling Point?

(4) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 9:59 AM

By Jan Needle, author of Kicking Off.

Britain's prisons, unless we're lucky, could possibly give the government a pre-Christmas present they wouldn't like at all. Violence, self-harm and suicide are rising exponentially, and a system that's been creaking at the seams for years is like a boiler with...

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Which Heads Will Roll, Now the Fight for Independence Is Over?

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 10:01 AM

By Charles Spencer, author of Killers of the King.

Civil wars are costly affairs: the American one of the 1860s and the British one that erupted 220 years earlier remain the two bloodiest conflicts either nation has ever suffered, with a combined casualty rate of nearly a million...

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Admiral Nelson - Hero or a Mere Mortal?

(3) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:20 AM

By Jan Needle, author of Nelson: The Dreadful Havoc.

An article by historian and journalist Kathryn Hughes in the Guardian has stirred up a critical storm about whether Nelson was one of Britain's greatest heroes - or a petulant blowhard.

Her contention was that a 1795 letter that...

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The Kremlin's Tortured Relationship with the Truth

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 9:39 AM

By Roger Moorhouse, author of The Wolf's Lair and The Devil's Alliance: Hitler's Pact with Stalin.

Vladimir Putin's latest wheeze - the bizarre, half empty "humanitarian convoy" of nearly 300 hastily painted military trucks, which were trundling around southern Russia last week looking for the way...

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Authors United Have Picked the Wrong Fight

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 6:23 AM

By Holly Kinsella author of Just The Way You Are.

I have read a few articles and spoken to a couple of people in the book trade over the past week in relation to the ongoing dispute between Hachette (and Authors United) and Amazon. Most people who...

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Hacks Bleed, Too

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 12:36 PM

By Geoffrey Seed, author of The Convenience of Lies.

As the graveyards of Gaza overflow, spats between journalists over how this most deadly and one-sided conflict should be reported might seem an irrelevance.

But Jon Snow of Channel 4 News took to YouTube to editorialise his personal horror...

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Remembering the First World War

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 9:53 AM

By Stephen Liddell, the author of Lest We Forget: A Concise Companion to the First World War.

Monday 4th August will see us finally reach the landmark occasion of the 100th anniversary of the declaration of war between the United Kingdom and Germany and what for most people...

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Sex, Lies and Scandal as Fiction and Fact Collide

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 9:08 AM

By Geoffrey Seed, the author of The Convenience of Lies, a powerful story about a conspiracy between politicians, police and spies to cover-up the sexual abuse of children.

In December 1996, I arranged to meet a disaffected London detective in a motorway cafe where we couldn't be...

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4 July - Freedom Not Just for America But for Rwanda as Well

(0) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 11:45 AM

By David Belton, author of When the Hills Ask for Your Blood.

July 4th - America's day of independence and freedom. It was also the day twenty years ago that the genocide was brought to an end in Rwanda - not by foreign hand but by the remarkable...

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What Really Caused the Chaos in Today's Middle East?

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 6:08 AM

By Christopher Catherwood, author of From the Ashes of War: The Creation of the Middle East.

One of the greatest myths of our time is also, today in 2014, one of the most dangerous. This is the idea that today's Middle East was created by an Anglo-French secret...

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Dirty Tricks In The Battle For The Four Minute Mile

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2014 | 1:01 PM

By John Bryant, author of Against the Clock: Breaking the 4 Minute Mile.

Things were very different - 60 years ago - when Roger Bannister became an icon to England and the British Empire by becoming the first to break the four minute mile. For decades people had...

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Independent Authors of the World Unite

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2014 | 6:21 AM

By Holly Kinsella, author of Tell Him About It.

I read a slightly disturbing article the other day which alleged that staff at major publishers might be posting up bad reviews of independent authors and books which are impacting on their sales on Amazon. I know a number...

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Nigel Farage - A Very European Anti-European

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 5:15 AM

By Matthew Lynn, author of 'Independently Minded: The Rise of Nigel Farage'

It would be hard to imagine a more English politician than Nigel Farage. With his pin-striped suits, pints of bitter, and self-deprecating humour, there isn't anywhere else he could come from. And yet, although he is...

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Is Ben Stokes the New Andrew Flintoff? Let Us Hope Not...

(0) Comments | Posted December 27, 2013 | 4:56 AM

by Roderick Easdale, author of England's Greatest All-Rounder.

Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes has provided a rare glimmer of optimism on England's calamitous current Ashes tour. Whereas the established players have failed, this 22 year old, who was not in the side at the start of the series, has...

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The Dark Side of Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 8:35 AM

By Roger Hurn, author of The Dead of Winter.

Christmas is meant to be the season of goodwill to all but there are more crimes committed in December than at any other time of year.

According to a survey by the University of Nottingham, the winter months...

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Britain's Undercover Services Exposed Again?

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 7:47 AM

By Jan Needle, author of Other People's Blood.

The illicit activities of Britain's undercover services has once again jumped to the top of the news schedules.

The same week that my novel, Other People's Blood - a grimly exotic story of government-inspired murder of supposed terrorists, was...

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How is Spying and Surveillance Evolving?

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 9:35 AM

By Jonathan Digby, author of A Murderous Affair.

One of the many remarkable things revealed by the NSA spying revelations is how remote from the subject of their surveillance spies have become. Programmes with enigmatic names like XKeyscore or PRISM scan mainframe computers in far away bunkers, collecting...

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Do We Need to Change the Way We Educate Our Children?

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2013 | 6:11 AM

By Hilary Wilce, author of Backbone: How To Build The Character Your Child Needs To Succeed.

All of us want our children to live happy and fulfilled lives.

To that end we do everything possible to make it happen. We get them great pre-school care, fight or pay...

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Thank You Helen Fielding For Acknowledging Widows

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 12:36 PM

By Jo Frater, author of Moving On

London in the 1990s, as a singleton working in media, was everything Helen Fielding described. Bridget Jones and I sat with our friends in wine bars, knocking back Chardonnay (so much nicer than cats' wee-flavoured Sauv Blanc) discussing our love...

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