At Michael O’Mara Books we specialise in creative and inspired adult non-fiction. Independent, commercial and always on-trend, we are passionate about our books and publish an exciting and varied list – from history and popular science to language; sport and biography to puzzles; gift and humour to craft – that reaches readers across the world.

New Titles

Solve it Like Sherlock

Stewart Ross


If you’ve always fancied yourself a bit of a Sherlock Holmes, there’s no better way to test yourself than against these ingenious puzzles. In this intriguing book, Stewart Ross presents twenty-five engrossing Sherlockian scenarios for you to pit your powers of deduction against; but far from being m

Wallis in Love

Andrew Morton


Sunday Times bestselling author, Andrew Morton reveals new information and sources that totally transform our perception of Wallis Simpson. Wallis in Love brings a fascinating new perspective on the 20th century’s most controversial royal scandal. Andrew Morton’s impeccable research and unerring ski

Audio: Listen to the Emoji Code Podcast

Leigh Alexander speaks to Dr Vyvyan Evans – author of The Emoji Code – about the role the emoji plays in human communication. What’s different about emoji, how can they help us communicate better in the digital age, and where might non textual communication be heading next?

Our Updates

O’Mara Books announces new audio venture


Michael O’Mara Books is to launch a new audiobook list for key titles, starting with How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain by historian and TV presenter Ruth Goodman, published on 5th April 2018.

New job role: Office Administrator, Michael O’Mara Books


We’re recruiting for the role of Office Administrator