Welcome to the website of Roy and Lesley Adkins. We are historians and archaeologists, and on this website you can discover the books we have written, see our latest news, read our growing collection of newsletters with all sorts of fascinating topics, look at various photographs we have taken, and find out a bit about us.
Our latest book is Eavesdropping on Jane Austen’s England, published by Little, Brown in June 2013.
In the United States the same book is published by Viking Penguin in August 2013, but under the title
Jane Austen’s England.
"Roy and Lesley Adkins possess that rare knack among historians: merging the academic with the narrative and providing a riveting read which also casts light where it is dark." (Navy News)