"Discover history with a difference. With REAL LIFE GAMEBOOKS you can actually take part in the great events of history. All you need is a pencil, an eraser and two dice (or use the Random Number Table in the book), and you'll need all your wits about you."
(jacket blurb to "Madame Guillotine")
A series of historical adventure gamebooks, written by Simon Farrell and John Sutherland, published in the UK by Grafton Books.