Rupert Colley

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Rupert Colley is the founder of 'History In An Hour', published by HarperCollins, a series of titles that can be read in just sixty minutes. History for busy people - all readable In An Hour, and all intelligently and engagingly written.
He is also the author of a number historical novels.

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Books

The Tyranny Trilogy: The Black Maria, My Brother the Enemy and Anastasia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,080. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A fantastic trilogy of historical fiction set in the 20th century. From 1930s Soviet Union to 1950s communist Hungary via 1940s Nazi Germany, a triple set of novels depicting love, life and survival living under oppression, fear and tyranny: 'The Black Maria', 'My Brother the Enemy' and 'Anastasia'.
The Battle of the Somme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Battle of the Somme lives in our collective imagination as the epitome of pointless slaughter on the battlefield. A century on, the Somme has come to symbolise the futile horror of trench warfare. The first day of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the blackest day in British military history – 57,470 casualties, including 19,240 dead.
The Hungarian Revolution, 1956
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Sixty years ago, the people of Hungary stood up to Soviet tyranny. In Budapest and throughout the nation, civilians demanded freedom from Soviet oppression and their country's communist government. It was one of the defining moments of the Cold War.
The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
The Unforgiving Sea
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ten men adrift on a lifeboat. Only one will live to tell the tale. June 1944, World War Two: a convoy ship is torpedoed and sunk by a German U-boat. Most on board are killed but ten sailors manage to clamber aboard a lifeboat. Traumatized by the experience, Robert Searight emerges as the sole survivor.
The Woman on the Train
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Someone saves your life. How far will you go to repay the debt? A historical fiction novella. World War Two, summer, 1942, Nazi-occupied France. A nervous young man sits on a train; his simple mission – to deliver a message on behalf of the resistance. The Germans ask for his papers. An older woman, sitting opposite, intervenes and rescues him from the clutches of the Gestapo.
The White Venus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,340. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When the ties of loyalty are severed, whom do you trust? World War Two. It is June 1940. France has surrendered and the Nazi German occupation begins. A small village in northern France awaits the arrival of a garrison of conquering Germans.
Anastasia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sometimes the simplest of choices can have the most devastating of consequences. Sometimes falling in love can be a curse. Sometimes being the hard man is the hardest job. Set against the violent backdrop of revolution, ‘Anastasia’ is a tale of people caught in the machinations of history, where the choices you make determine your fate. Historical fiction with drama and heart.
My Brother the Enemy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Fear on the streets. Death on every corner. But the real enemy is the brother at his side. A short, heart-wrenching historical novella on a large canvas from the founder of History In An Hour. 'My Brother the Enemy' is a story of jealousy, sibling rivalry and betrayal against a backdrop of Nazi oppression and war.
The Black Maria
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
When love becomes your greatest enemy Moscow, 1935. Stalin is in power. People live in constant fear – fear of each other, fear of being denounced, and fear of Stalin’s secret police, the NKVD. Ordinary citizens live behind a mask – a public face that enables them to toe the Party line and conceal their true feelings and personal thoughts.
This Time Tomorrow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two brothers. One woman. A nation at war. A compelling story of war, brotherly love, romance and betrayal during World War One. "I would say this novel is far superior to Pat Barker's Regeneration." Vast in scope and intimate in the portrayal of three lives swept along by circumstances, 'This Time Tomorrow' moves from the drawing rooms of Edwardian London to the trenches of the Western Front.

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