Bestselling Scottish Books of 2005
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: J.K. Rowling
- Fleshmarket Close: Ian Rankin
- 44 Scotland Street: Alexander McCall Smith
- Long Way Round: Ewan McGregor & Charley Boorman
- In the Company of Cheerful Ladies: Alexander McCall Smith
- The Accidental: Ali Smith
- Case Histories: Kate Atkinson
- The Sunday Philosophy Club: Alexander McCall Smith
- Buddha Da: Anne Donovan
- The Broons Annual
- 44 Scotland Street - - Paperback
The story revolves around the comings and goings at No. 44 Scotland Street in Edinburgh. With its multiple-occupancy flats, Scotland Street is an interesting corner of the New Town, verging on the Bohemian, where haute bourgeoisie rub shoulders with students and the more colourful members of the intelligentsia.
- Add to BasketThe Accidental - - Paperback
'The Accidental' pans in on the Norfolk holiday home of the Smart family one hot summer. There, a beguiling stranger called Amber appears at the door bearing all sorts of unexpected gifts, trampling over family boundaries and sending each of the Smarts scurrying from the dark into the light.
- Case Histories - - Paperback
Full of suspense and heartbreak, 'Case Histories' is a feat of bravura storytelling that conveys the mysteries of life, its inanities and its hilarities. Jackson is 45 but feels much older. Surrounded by death, intrigue and misfortune, his own life is brought sharply into focus.
- Fleshmarket Close - - Paperback
An illegal immigrant is found murdered in an Edinburgh housing scheme - a racist attact, or something else entirely? Rebus is drawn into the case, but has other problems - his old police station has closed for business, and his masters would rather he retire than stick around.
- Add to BasketHarry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince - - Hardback
This novel takes up the story of Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as Voldemort's power and followers are increasing day by day, in the midst of the battle of good and evil.
- In The Company Of Cheerful Ladies - - Paperback
'In the Company of Cheerful Ladies' follows the exploits of Precious Ramotswe, the cheerful Botswanan private investigator of 'traditional build', in this next instalment of the best-selling 'No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series'.
- Add to BasketLong Way Round: Chasing Shadows Across The World - - Paperback
Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike encountering many challenges ranging from extreme weather to impenetrable terrain, caviar fishing in the Caspian, wrestling with the Mongolian Olympic team and riding with the Canadian Mounties.
- Add to BasketThe Sunday Philosophy Club - - Paperback
Amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher who also uses her training to solve unusual mysteries. Instinct tells Isabel that the young man who tumbled to his death in front of her eyes at a concert in the Usher Hall didn't fall - he was pushed.