Treachery, lust and deceit: Twilight of Empire book trailer

War at the Edge of the World is the first saga in a sequence of novels set towards the end of Empire, in the reign of Constantine, by an author who has been researching and writing about the later Roman world and its army for over a decade.

'Hugely enjoyable. The author winds up tension into an explosion of fast-paced events.' Conn Iggulden

World Book Night 2015

We’re excited to announce that Mary Gibson’s debut novel, Custard Tarts and Broken Hearts, has been chosen for World Book Night 2015.  The story of a factory girl in Bermondsey through WW1 is one of 20 novels selected by The Reading Agency to take part in the event, which aims to shine a light on volunteering and social action.

Homeland meets Stieg Larsson in this electrifying debut thriller

On a remote Swedish island, a little girl, Klara, grows up without a father. Now, twenty years later, working as an EU Parliament aide in Brussels, Klara discovers a secret: a secret that powerful men will kill to keep hidden.

Meanwhile, in Virginia, an old spy hides from his past. Once, he was a man of action, an operative so dedicated that he abandoned his infant daughter to keep his cover. 

Colleen McCullough, 1 June 1937 – 29 January 2015

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Colleen McCullough today. Col has been with Head of Zeus since its inception three years ago, but our connection goes back much further -- Anthony Cheetham and Rosie de Courcy first worked with Col when they published THE THORN BIRDS at Futura in 1977.

Anthony writes:

David Olusoga wins World War One Book of the Year

The World's War by David Olusoga was named World War One Book of the Year at the Political Book Awards yesterday evening.

Head of Zeus CEO Amanda Ridout said: ‘We are thrilled that such an important and interesting take on the Great War has been appropriately recognized and rewarded. Our congratulations to David.’