Books in order of publication:

The Laughter of Triumph: William Hone and the Fight for the Free Press – 2006

The Making of Victorian Values: Decency and Dissent in Britain, 1789-1837 – 2007

Empire of the Deep: The Rise and Fall of the British Navy – 2013

Heyday: Britain and the birth of the modern world – 2016

Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind’s Greatest Invention – 2020