TREASON release

It’s been a busy start to the year at Mightier Than the Sword UK Publications, which has admittedly been hampered by the horrible bugs that were going around. However, we have persevered and there are a few exciting things coming up in April – the first of which we are slightly late reporting on! Yes, […]

Did you know?

The journey that Sarah and Lieutenant Forsythe take from India to England is one that travellers in the early 1800s would have had to brave before the Suez Canal was completed and the establishment of direct voyages from England to India. The two departed from Bombay on the Hugh Lindsay steamer, a boat that sailed […]

Closing for Christmas

If you’re looking to purchase gifts for Christmas from the Mightier Than the Sword UK online store, then today is the┬áLAST day that you can do that. As it takes at least two working days to process orders, we will do our best to process any orders placed after today before we close for Christmas […]

A Bonfire Surprise in Stickleback Hollow

For those of you who are already fans of the series,you may know that there is a cricket element in the naming scheme of the characters, but in this book cricket has landed. Though the game itself doesn’t get unfolded play by play, match by match in the narrative, you do get a taste for […]

The Children of Ribe

Set in Viking Denmark before the invasion of Britain, the Children of Ribe is a Viking saga for both children and adults alike. Following the adventure traditions of Enid Blyton and Arthur Ransome, the Children of Ribe books are perfect for engaging even the most reluctant of readers. Packed with characters who are easy to […]

The Children of Snotingas

Historical fiction for kids. Set in Britain before the Viking invasion in the year that Mercia chose to break away from Northumbria, the Children of Snotingas is a children’s adventure series in the best tradition of Enid Blyton and Arthur Ransome in the time of the Anglo-Saxons. Filled with adventure, action, war, betrayal, friendship, political […]

The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow

The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow – historical fiction set in Victorian Cheshire. Steeped in local history, the series starts in the same year that Queen Victoria ascended the throne. Following Lady Sarah as she arrives in England for the first time in her life, these books not only mention local events, but global ones that […]

Book Launch

On 12th November it is not only Remembrance Sunday, but the day when Peterborough is playing host to a rather unique event. C.S. Woolley is an author that hails from Cheshire but has chosen to bring the celebration of the release of her latest three books and her 70th title to Puzzles? on Bridge Street. […]

Why WYRD?

For our Friday blog instalment we’re taking a moment to look at the latest children’s book series by C.S. Woolley and asking the question, why WYRD? The word wyrd translates as fate, which was chosen to mirror the first book in the Children of Ribe series. Fate is a powerful force throughout myths and legends […]