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- Paperback - Sloth Comics
'Steam Hammer' is a grayscale graphic novel by British comic artist Charles Cutting in world which can only be described as raw steampunk. Following the mission of a Scottish squad to rid the country of a USA invasion having occurred after the War of Independence, this extremely violent adventure is modelled on a world where steam is the main power source and Britain has become a colony of the newly formed United States.
- Paperback - Matador
The British government is secretly bankrupt. There is no money to pay the police, armed forces or NHS. J.J. Darke, lone parent and Scottish ex-intelligence officer, is blackmailed by an unscrupulous politician into stealing North Korea's gold bullion to plug Britain's catastrophic financial deficit and avoid widespread lawlessness.
- Hardback - Severn House
Working undercover on behalf of the police, McNee's mission is to get close to aging gangster David Burns and uncover his secrets. In his role as Burns' new right hand man, he's expected to follow orders and get his hands dirty. But how far can he go before he crosses the line?
The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
- Paperback - Pulp! The Classics
This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale, it is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
John Muir: The Scotsman Who Saved America's Wild Places
- Paperback - Lion
The fascinating biography of Scots-born John Muir, the man regarded as the 'father of America's national parks'.
The Dark Defiles
- Hardback - Gollancz
Compared to Michael Moorcock and Joe Abercrombie alike, Richard Morgan's fast moving and brutal science fantasy reaches its final volume as Ringil comes to his final reckoning and sees the world tipping into another war with the dragon folk. And, most terrifying of all, the prophecy of a dark lord come to rule may be coming true very close to home.
Language Teaching In Steiner-Waldorf Schools: Insights From Rudolf Steiner
- Paperback - Floris Books
Providing a solid basis for the teaching of modern languages in Steiner-Waldorf Schools, this book discusses extensively Rudolf Steiner's view of the nature of language in relation to child development and also of the practical classroom questions of curriculum and teaching method.
The Rose Cord
- Paperback - Michael Joseph
Fleeing the vengeful Inquisitor Melyn, Sir Benfro is drawn to the last resting place of a great dragon of legend, Magog, deep in the ancient forest. Through Magog's spirit, Benfro discovers the true nature of his forebears - a history of unimaginable power and mystery over mankind. But with this knowledge comes terrible danger. Errol Ramsbottom's dreams of becoming a great Warrior Priest have been shattered by his discovery of the dark secret of the Holy Order's power. And yet as a chosen noviciate he is trapped, unwillingly drawn deeper into the sinister plans for war which will engulf Gwlad.
Teaching Foreign Languages: A Practical Handbook For Steiner-Waldorf Teachers
- Paperback - Floris Books
At one level, teaching foreign languages has its own set of skills and challenges for the class teacher. In Steiner-Waldorf schools, however, the guiding principle of language teaching is constant: to engage with all aspects of the student - his or her experiences, personality and movement - to help the student connect deeply with the foreign language. Erhard Dahl, an experienced language teacher, here offers a wealth of resources and practical help for teachers.
Union Terrace Gardens: The Battle For Denburn Valley
- Paperback - Black & White
In 'Union Terrace Gardens', Diane Morgan tells the story of the gardens from their early days right up to the present and details the inside story of the battle for the future of this green jewel in the heart of the Granite City.