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W&N Bridge TPB April £12.99 160pp 978 0 297 60905 6

RON KLINGER, ROGER TRÉZEL, TERENCE REESE The Mistakes You Make at Bridge

A treasury of bridge wisdom, written by two brilliant players and updated by one of the world’s leading bridge teachers – Ron Klinger. If you want to win more often at bridge you will need to deepen your understanding of the game and to learn where not to slavishly follow conventions in bidding, defence and dummy play. This book is written for those who know the game fairly well but make the same mistakes year after year. Each section has a lesson on common mistakes, and you may recognize yourself in play, bidding or defence. Ron Klinger is also an international bridge player and author of more than 60 bridge books. Master Bridge Series in association with Peter Crawley author:

Location: NSW, Australia Available for interview www.ronklingerbridge.com

W&N Non-Fiction / Bridge / History • April / May 2015

W&N Biography / History HB May £20.00 320pp 8pp colour illustrations 978 0 297 87018 0 eBook: £20.00 / 978 0 297 87020 3

ROBERT HUTCHINSON The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King’s Secret Agent

The gripping story of Colonel Thomas Blood: dangerous double agent and Irish rogue. Colonel Thomas Blood (1618–1680) is one of the most enigmatic and alluring figures in Britain’s history. Fervently and religiously nonconformist, Blood had been involved in many plots to assassinate King Charles II (1630–1685) and overthrow the Stuart government. In 1671 he daringly attempted to seize the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. This is the compelling story of a man with ambiguous political and personal motivation, and an extraordinary account of the perils and conspiracies that surrounded the ‘Merry Monarch’. Robert Hutchinson is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and the bestselling author of The Last Days of Henry VIII, Elizabeth’s Spymaster, Thomas Cromwell, House of Treason, Young Henry and The Spanish Armada. He was appointed an OBE in the 2008 Honours List.

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Location: Arundel, West Sussex Available for interview