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The Bone Thief
- Paperback - Ebury
Edward, son of Alfred the Great, has inherited the Kingdom of Wessex and achieved a precarious set of alliances through marriage and military conquest. But the alliance is uneasy and the Kingdom of Mercia has more reason than most to fear the might of Wessex.
The Beauty Within
- Hardback - Mills & Boon
- Hardback - Head of Zeus
Someone is brutally killing Catholic priests. Revenge? Or something more sinister? Katie Maguire must get to the truth.
A Boot Up The Moray Way
- Hardback - Pixz
Within the pages of this book, ten walks will take you on, off and along the Moray Way, a 95 mile circular route taking in the highlights of north east Scotland.
Britain's Worst Rail Disaster
- Hardback - Wharncliffe Transport
It was the railway's Titanic. An horrific crash involving five trains in which 226 died and 246 were injured, it remains the worst disaster in the long history of Britain's rail network. - - The location was the isolated signal box at Quintinshill, on the Anglo-Scottish border near Gretna; the date, 22 May 1915, Most of the casualties were Scottish soldiers on their way to fight in the Gallipoli campaign. Territorials setting off for war on a distant battlefield, they were cut down instead on home soil u victims, it was said, of serious incompetence and a shoddy regard for procedure in the signal box, Two signalmen were sent to prison. - - But startling new evidence reveals that the failures which led to the disaster were far more complex and wide-reaching than signalling negligence. The Real Story Behind Britain's Worst Rail Disaster u When Truth Joined the Death Toll, exposes what really happened at Quinbtinshill u and why.
The Black Life
- Hardback - Crème de la Crime
Wealthy jeweller Eliezer Samuel contacts PI Alex Mavros after his Uncle Aron is spotted in the streets of Thessaloniki in northern Greece: but that's impossible - Aron Samuel perished in Auschwitz 60 years before. Mavros's investigation will uncover tragic and terrible wartime secrets, resulting in devastating present-day consequences.
- Hardback - Ebury Press
James Morton's real passion is bread-making. He is fascinated by the science of it, the taste of it, the making of it. In 'Brilliant Bread' he communicates that passion to everyone, demystifying the often daunting process of 'proper' bread making. Using step by step photos, James guides the reader through the how-to of dough making and shaping, with recipes ranging from basic loaves through flatbreads, sourdoughs, sweet doughs, buns, doughnuts, focaccia and pretzels.
The Battle For Scotland
- Paperback - Penguin Books
This an account of the distinctive story of Scottish politics, from the collapse of Liberalism, the rise of radical Labour and of the Scottish National Party, to recent Tory rule and the complexities of contemporary nationalism.
- Paperback - ASLS
'New Writing Scotland' is the principal forum for poetry and short fiction in Scotland today. Every year it publishes the very best from both emerging and estblished writers, and lists many of the leading literary lights of Scotland among its past and present contributors.
Bertie's Guide To Life And Mothers
- Hardback - Polygon
Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another instalment in this popular series.