A History of Medicine in 50 Objects

From early prehistory to the present, our health and wellbeing has always been a primary concern. This fully illustrated book examines the remarkable ways in which we have attempted to maintain good health and find a cure for the numerous diseases, injuries and misfortunes that afflict humanity.

A History of Medicine in 50 Objects by Gill Paul

Royal Love Stories

Includes well-known stories such as Napoleon and Josephine, Wallis and Edward VIII, and less-known ones such as Peter I of Portugal and poor old Inês de Castro.

Royal Love Stories by Gill Paul

Titanic Love Stories

Thirteen couples made the ill-fated decision to honeymoon on the Titanic. Who were they, and what became of them?

Titanic Love Stories by Gill Paul

World War I Love Stories

Based on letters, diaries, poems and memoirs, as well as relatives’ memories, some stories are tragic while others are uplifting and life-affirming. World War II Love Stories is also available.

World War I Love Stories by Gill Paul

Eat to Stay Young   

Ingredients and recipes to rejuvenate your body and mind. Other titles in the same series include Eat Yourself Calm, Eat Yourself Happy, Eat Yourself Thin, Eat Yourself to Energy and Eat Yourself Smart.

Eat to Stay young by Gill Paul

Collaborations with Alan Herdman


Alan is the UK’s original Pilates guru and Gill has written three books with him so far. In Pilates for Men, you can take a quiz to find out if you are as fit as you think you are, and there’s advice on preventing sports injuries. In Pilates Plus there’s advice on exercising safely for the over 50s. And The Pilates Directory is a comprehensive and easy-to-follow introduction for beginners.

Pilates for Men by Alan Herdman with Gill Paul