‘A master of historical narrative’ - Sunday Times

Giles Milton is the internationally best-selling author of eight works of popular history, including Nathaniel’s NutmegHis books have been translated into twenty languages. They are all available in print format and as e-books, in UK and US editions.

Milton's book White Gold - the story of the white slave trade - is currently being piloted as a major 10-part Channel 4 series. 

His debut thriller, The Perfect Corpse, will be published on September 2. More details to follow soon.


When the frozen corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. He is suspicious from the outset. The corpse is not only naked, but in an absolutely pristine state.

As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he uncovers a dark and terrible past. He also finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings.

But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?