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Once The Clouds Have Gone
- Paperback - Bold Strokes
Nine years after leaving the small Scottish town where she'd grown up, Tag Grainger is forced to return following the sudden death of her father - and back to a life she's long since put behind her. After inheriting a share in a family business she wants no part in, she longs to escape again, until the appearance of the intriguing and spirited Freddie Metcalfe forces her to reevaluate much more than she thought she needed to. But while Freddie is harboring a secret of her own, can she help Tag reconnect with her family and move on from her past?
- Paperback - Orbit
Only five still guard the borders between the worlds. Only five hold back what waits on the other side. Once the Oversight, the secret society that policed the lines between the mundane and the magic, counted hundreds of brave souls among its members. Now their numbers can be counted on a single hand. When a vagabond brings a screaming girl to the Oversight's London headquarters, it seems their hopes for a new recruit will be fulfilled - but the girl is a trap. As the borders between this world and the next begin to break down, murders erupt across the city, the Oversight are torn viciously apart, and their enemies close in for the final blow.
Oor Wullie: His Secret Capers Are Finally Oot!
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Over the years, PC Joe Murdoch, Auchenshoogle's long-suffering local bobby, has borne the brunt of Oor Wullie's escapades. But while the spiky-haired laddie and his pals Wee Eck, Fat Boab, and Soapy Soutar have been giving poor PC Murdoch the runaround, he has collected their most ingenious escapades and playful pranks in his police notepad! Take a keek inside 'Oor Wullie's Secret Capers' for an uproarious look at Oor Wullie's most famous japes, from the 'cartie grand prix' to the 'mouse-napping' of wee Jeemy. Perfect for all the family, this is sure to put a smile on the face of every fan of Scotland's favourite son.
Oor Wullie: The Big Bucket Of Laughs Joke Book
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Jings! Crivens! Help ma boab! With a bucketful of Wullie's funniest one-liners and jokes and a wee bit of help from Wee Eck and Soapy Soutar, 'Oor Wullie's Big Bucket of Laughs Joke Book' is a must-have collection of jokes, japes and jests from Scotland's lovable scamp.
Over The Moon
- Paperback - Bloodaxe Books
Imtiaz Dharker's main themes are drawn from a life of transitions: childhood, exile, journeying, home, displacement, religious strife and terror, and latterly, grief. She is also an accomplished artist, and all her collections are illustrated with her drawings, which form an integral part of her books. 'Over the Moon' is her fifth book from Bloodaxe. These are poems of joy and sadness, of mourning and celebration: poems about music and feet, church bells, beds, café tables, bad language and sudden silence.
Out There: An Anthology Of Scottish LGBT Writing
- Paperback - Freight
A bold and challenging anthology of LGBT writing featuring some of Scotland's leading and emerging gay writers.
One Night Of Passion
- Paperback - Mills & Boon
Otters Of The World
- Paperback - Whittles
The authors describe all 13 species of otter, showing the beauty, ecology and fascination of otters in the world, but also their plight in many countries. They demonstrate the importance of the otter in conservation and detail identification, ecology and threats faced in the wild.
On Being A Man: Four Scottish Men In Conversation
- Paperback - Luath Press
What does 'masculinity' mean today? 'On Being a Man' brings together four men to consider the condition of Scottish men, reflect on their own backgrounds and experiences, and confront some of the most difficult issues men face. These include the changing roles of men in Scottish society, the role of work and employment.
On The Other Side Of Sorrow: Nature And People In The Scottish Highlands
- Paperback - Birlinn
Probing deep into history and literature, this book uncovers the irony of the dispute between Highlanders and conservationists whose thinking is based on the romantic ideals of the 19th century. Hunter's book has worldwide implications.