Founded in 1936, and working from our own building in the heart of London’s historic Clerkenwell, we continue to thrive as an independent publisher. Under the Robert Hale imprint, we cater for a truly wide range of interests both in fiction and non-fiction with particular strengths in crime, historical and romantic fiction, mind, body and spirit, biography, sport and crafts.
New releases from Robert Hale
The Winding Stair£19.99 Add to cart
A single red rose on her doorstep and anonymous phone calls have reduced writer Ginny Harvey to a nervous wreck. Seeking peace and telling no one where she is going,...
Vaughan Williams£25.00 Add to cart
This ground-breaking biography of Ralph Vaughan Williams reveals more than any other the man behind the music.
The author examines the considerable range of Vaughan Williams’ work, from the English pastoral...
Smithfield£18.99 Add to cart
Famed throughout the world for its meat market, the Smithfield area of London has a long and turbulent history. Originally a ‘smooth field’ lying just beyond the City wall, over...
English Cathedrals£14.99 Add to cart
England is blessed with many beautiful cathedrals, including the world-renowned Durham, with its geometrically carved pillars, Wells, with its astonishingly graceful scissor arch, and the gloriously uplifting Ely and...
Wealth or Poverty: Jane Austen’s Novels Explored£16.99 Add to cart
Money is significant in Jane Austen’s novels. Her characters worry about it, scheme for it and, of course, spend it. Money is not simply a way of placing people: it...
Kicking Over the Traces£19.99 Add to cart
Westmorland – winter, 1922. After her mother dies unexpectedly, Florence Grainger is abandoned by her stepfather at an isolated farm owned by the Dalbys. He leaves her with nothing but...
The British Wildlife Year£16.99 Add to cart
In this unique book Dominic Couzens provides a precise record of what happens in the natural world in Britain for each week of the year.
What sets this book apart from...
The Origins of English Surnames£14.99 Add to cart
Surnames carry the history of people in a very personal way. In England surnames were mostly established by the end of the fourteenth century – by ordinary people, for ordinary...
Avalon Castle£19.99 Add to cart
Avalon Castle is an unusual, disturbing place. Painstakingly built by Ambrose Blackwood, an eccentric obsessed by the legends of King Arthur, and inhabited by the rest of the dysfunctional Blackwood...
The Upton Undertakers£19.99 Add to cart
March 1891. A group of mourners gather for a funeral in a small country churchyard in Worcestershire, but events do not go according to plan. An old friend invites Detective...
Mario Lanza£17.99 Add to cart
Mario Lanza: A Life in Pictures is a stunning collection of photographs and illustrations that captures the fabulous and tumultuous times of the greatest romantic tenor of the twentieth century....
The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing£17.99 Add to cart
The Noble Art of Heavyweight Boxing is a knockout trip through the history of this popular sport, from the last thrilling bareknuckle contest in 1889 between champion John L. Sullivan...