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- Paperback - Luath Press
Davie McCall has a troubled past. Under the guidance of Glasgow's Godfather, Joe the Tailor, he hopes to rid himself of the demons that fuelled his father's murderous rage.
The Brilliant Stage: The Story Of Frances Walsingham
- Paperback - Matador
Much has been written on Sir Francis Walsingham, otherwise known as Elizabeth I's Secretary of State and Spymaster, but very little detailing the life of his only child, Frances. Although she was closely associated with some of the greatest and most powerful people of that era, her presence and her contribution to the course of history is largely unknown. This books chronicles the life of Frances Walsingham, covering the last half of the reign including the defeat of the Armada and the Dutch, Spanish and Irish campaigns.
The British Nationality Test: How British Are You?
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
The deadpan but hilarious 'British Nationality Test' marks a truly new direction for the genre and is well removed from those insipid and often rather base joke books. Fast forward to the time when global warming has kicked in and Britain has been transformed into a Mediterranean paradise. Faced with waves of immigration, the government is forced to bring in a challenging nationalality test in an attempt to stem the human tide of aspiring citizens. The twist is that this is a test with a difference. Out goes Latin and biology and in comes the likes of gender studies and sports studies, with hilarious results.
Bàird Ghleann Dail: A Selection Of Songs And Poems
- Hardback - John Donald
Celebrates the poetry of the well-known Gaelic bard Neil Macleod, with translations, background notes and melodies.
- Hardback - Canongate
The day after a terrible storm, electricity still crackling in the air, a woman is found dead on the outskirts of a Texan town. She has been brutally attacked and nailed to a cross. The victim is Dr Deborah Gold, a psychologist who has taken a lot of people's secrets to her grave - which means a lot of suspects for Detective Jim Beaudry Bonham to investigate. And lately he could use a little psychological help himself.
- Paperback - Canongate
The day after a terrible storm, electricity still crackling in air, a woman is found dead on the outskirts of a Texan town. She has been brutally attacked and nailed to a cross. The victim is Dr Deborah Gold, a psychologist who has taken a lot of people's secrets to her grave - which means a lot of suspects for Detective Jim Beaudry to investigate. And lately he could use a little psychological help himself.
Bludie Harlaw: Realities, Myths, Ballads
- Hardback - John Donald
This title brings together records in Scots, Latin, Gaelic and English to describe the lead-up to and conduct of the Battle of Harlaw.
Black Diamonds & The Blue Brazil: A Chronicle Of Coal, Cowdenbeath And Football
- Paperback - Saint Andrew
This is a book about much, much more than football. Cowdenbeath's story is set against the rise and decline of the local mining industry and the life after mining. It is very funny, deeply spiritual, moving and also a little bit political. But what makes it so interesting is the uplifting story of a real community spirit throughout all the ups and downs of the town, and a football club that's at its social heart and core.
The Black Life
- Paperback - Crème de la Crime Paperbacks
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.
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
When 12-year-old Morgan is sent to her aunt's ranch in the Rockies for the summer, she has no idea that she will forge a bond that will last her a lifetime. Morgan is more comfortable around horses than people, but then she meets Bright Star, a terrified wild mustang her aunt has rescued, and discovers that she is braver than she ever realised.