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Book launch event: Hanham

We are excited to support the release of Hanham, a novel based on the harrowing true story of three brothers who fought in the First World War and their family. Their incredible story was brought to light by the purchase of a tobacco tin at auction.... 

Hanham has been carefully researched and written by Dorset-born novelist, Andrew Wood, who served with The Royal Tank Regiment for the best part of a decade and is still serving with the Royal Wessex Yeomanry.

You can get your tickets to the FREE launch events at the links below. These events are the only place to get one of only 100 Limited First Editions complete with historical artefact and hand written letter from the author explaining the significance of the artefact. You can also get your copy of the book signed.


28th February – 7pm at Duke’s Auction House (

2nd March – 7pm at St. Paul’s Church, Hammersmith, London (

Hanham will be available for pre-order in Kindle and ebook form from 1st February. The general release of a paperback version will be available on Amazon from 1st March. For those local to the area, Waterstones in Dorchester (complete with display kindly aided by The Keep) will be stocking Hanham from 1st March, as will the Keep Military Museum. 

For more information about this incredible story or to contact Andrew, please visit the Hanham website. You can also listen to extracts from the novel as well as the diaries and letters that helped create this fascinating tale.

: 25th Jan 2019