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From Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy to Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series, and from classics such as Hans Fallada’s Alone in Berlin to fresh prize-winners like Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet, you’ve come to the home of bestselling historical fiction. Whether you wish to be transported back to Tudor times or Ancient Greece, you’re guaranteed to enjoy the most splendid form of time-travel.

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Our Best Historical Fiction

The Song of Achilles
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The Promise
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Circe
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The Magician
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Ariadne
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Songbirds
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Mrs England
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Daughters of Night
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Black Drop
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The Nightingale
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Hamnet
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The Missing Sister
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The Essex Serpent
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The House with the Golden Door
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The Dance Tree
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Elizabeth of York, the Last White Rose
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A Lady's Guide to Fortune-Hunting
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Our Best New Historical Fiction Hardbacks

Lessons in Chemistry
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Elektra
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Galatea
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Lion
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The Second Sight of Zachary Cloudesley
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The Dance Tree
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Elizabeth of York, the Last White Rose
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The Good Servant
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The House with the Golden Door
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Mother's Boy
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Theatre of Marvels
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These Days
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Booth
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My Name is Yip
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Begars Abbey
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Desperate Undertaking
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Miss Aldridge Regrets
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The House with the Golden Door
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The Evening and the Morning
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The Dance Tree
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Elizabeth of York, the Last White Rose
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Cecily
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Two Storm Wood
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Peach Blossom Spring
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Booth
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The House of Fortune
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Free Love
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Devotion
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Elektra
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Beasts of a Little Land
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The Marriage Portrait
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Tenderness
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The Kingdoms
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A Haunting at Holkham
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Act of Oblivion
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Still Life
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The Magician
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Hamnet
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Mrs England
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Daughters of Night
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Black Drop
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The Wolf Den
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The Dictionary of Lost Words
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The Betrayals
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The Manningtree Witches
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The City of Tears
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The Mountains Sing
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Rizzio
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The Books of Jacob
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Cecily
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Hurdy Gurdy
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The Paris Library
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The Prophets
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A compelling spy thriller in the grand tradition of le Carré and Deighton, Worrall's nerve-jangling tale revolves around four key players in the Cold War and a lethally dangerous chess tournament in the London of 1961.

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Godmersham Park
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Lapvona
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Stone Blind
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The House of Fortune
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Joan
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The Marriage Portrait
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An Italian Girl in Brooklyn
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Infamous
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Nights of Plague
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Essex Dogs
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Act of Oblivion
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Sharpe's Command
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The Night Ship
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The Voyage Home
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The Last Gift of the Master Artists
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That Green Eyed Girl
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The Christie Affair
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Dear Little Corpses
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1794: The City Between the Bridges
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The Darkest Sin
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Miss Aldridge Regrets
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The Shadows of Men
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Sunset Swing
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A Sunlit Weapon
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Edith and Kim
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Rizzio
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Over My Dead Body
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The Archers: Home Fires at Ambridge
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Our Choice of Historical Fiction 

The Song of Achilles
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Circe
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The Silence of the Girls
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Pachinko
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Mythos
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The Book Thief
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Hamnet
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The Essex Serpent
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A Thousand Ships
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Wolf Hall
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Fingersmith
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The Pillars of the Earth
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The Familiars
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Imperium
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The Miniaturist
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How We Disappeared
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Company of Liars
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The King's General
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Hilary Mantel

Every Day Is Mother's Day
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Vacant Possession
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Eight Months on Ghazzah Street
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Fludd
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A Place of Greater Safety
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A Place of Greater Safety
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A Change of Climate
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An Experiment in Love
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The Giant, O'Brien
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Beyond Black
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
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Learning to Talk
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Wolf Hall
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Bring Up the Bodies
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The Mirror and the Light
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Bernard Cornwell

The Last Kingdom
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The Pale Horseman
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The Lords of the North
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Sword Song
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The Burning Land
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Death of Kings
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The Pagan Lord
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The Empty Throne
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Warriors of the Storm
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The Flame Bearer
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War of the Wolf
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Sword of Kings
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Sword of Kings
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War Lord
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War Lord
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Ken Follett

The Pillars of the Earth
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World Without End
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A Column of Fire
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The Evening and the Morning
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Fall of Giants
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Winter of the World
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Edge of Eternity
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Philippa Gregory

The Lady of the Rivers
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The Red Queen
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The White Queen
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The Kingmaker's Daughter
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The White Princess
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The Constant Princess
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The King's Curse
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Three Sisters, Three Queens
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The Other Boleyn Girl
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The Boleyn Inheritance
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The Taming of the Queen
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The Queen's Fool
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The Last Tudor
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The Virgin's Lover
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The Other Queen
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Conn Iggulden

The Gates of Athens
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The Gates of Rome
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The Death of Kings
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The Field of Swords
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The Gods of War
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Emperor: The Blood of Gods
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Wolf of the Plains
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Lords of the Bow
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Bones of the Hills
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Empire of Silver
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Conqueror
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Wars of the Roses: Stormbird
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Wars of the Roses: Trinity
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Wars of the Roses: Bloodline
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Ravenspur
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The Falcon of Sparta
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Dunstan
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Simon Scarrow

Centurion (Eagles of the Empire 8)
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The Gladiator (Eagles of the Empire 9)
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The Legion (Eagles of the Empire 10)
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Praetorian (Eagles of the Empire 11)
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The Blood Crows
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Britannia (Eagles of the Empire 14)
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Invictus (Eagles of the Empire 15)
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Alison Weir

Six Tudor Queens: Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen
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Six Tudor Queens: Katharine Parr, The Sixth Wife
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In the Shadow of Queens
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In the Shadow of Queens
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In the Shadow of Queens
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An Extract from Sharpe's Assassin by Bernard Cornwell

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Nina de Gramont on the Inspiration Behind The Christie Affair

Nina de Gramont, author of The Christie Affair, discusses her admiration for the Queen of Crime and the reason why she wanted to write about her famous disappearance.