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    The Sunshine Cruise Company
    John Niven - Hardback - William Heinemann
    The side-splittingly funny and razor-sharp new novel from John Niven, author of 'Kill Your Friends' and 'Straight White Male'.
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    Saving The Army: The Life Of Sir John Pringle
    Morrice McCrae - Hardback - John Donald
    Morrice McCrae's biography of Sir John Pringle looks at his work in the mid 1700s as the most distinguished physician in London, while in the army he was responsible for major reforms in military hospitals, reducing significantly the numbers of deaths from disease.
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    Scotland Or No
    Peter Burnett - Paperback - Thirsty Books
    Back living in Ediburgh, Alan Stewart hasn't seen his father for 6 years, other than on Twitter where he is known as Scotland's biggest conspiracy theorist. Claiming to have uncovered an army of false internet profiles, Alan's father sets him on a crash course in lies and manipulation, as these fakes take centre-stage in the battle for Scottish independence.
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    Katharine Grant - Paperback - Virago
    Motherless Alathea Sawneyford, her charms grown disturbing as she rebels against her father, has made the city's streets her own, while Annie Cantabile is constrained, by her own disfigurement and her father, to his pianoforte workshop under the shadow of Tyburn gibbet. One afternoon the dusty workshop receives a visitor. A man, representing an unscrupulous band of City speculators, Alathea's father among them, require a pianoforte and its charming teacher to find titled husbands for all their daughters. It seems an innocent enough plan but these are subversive times and perhaps even a drawing-room piano lesson isn't exactly what it seems.
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    The Sign Of Four
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin Books
    The great detective's melancholy mood is lifted by the arrival of attractive Mary Morstan. Her father vanished ten years ago but she has been receiving a large, lustrous pearl annually. She wants Holmes and Watson to accompany her to meet her benefactor.
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    A Study In Scarlet
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin Classics
    When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence.
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    Scottish Rugby: Game By Game
    Kenneth R. Bogle - Paperback - Luath Press
    Learn about the fascinating history of the Scottish rugby union team in this detailed guide to all 700 of their matches. From 1871 to 2013, it charts players, scores, and referees as well as containing a detailed match analysis.
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    Sunshine On Scotland Street
    Alexander McCall Smith - Book with sound disc - Hachette Audio
    The ever-so-pleased-with himself Bruce is puzzled by a familiar face as he meets his new neighbour, Jonathan. The fact that Jonathan is his double shakes Bruce's vanity to the core, but then an idea occurs. The two young men embark on an outrageous joint venture, but will Bruce be two-faced in more senses than one?
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    Surprise: The Book That Keeps On Giving!
    Jonathan Litton - Boards - Little Tiger Kids
    This Christmas board book features cut-out holes that create a brilliant game of pass-the-parcel as the gift keeps getting smaller the group of friends discover lots of festive fun, but what will the final surprise be?
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    The Swedish Girl
    Alex Gray - Book with sound disc - Hachette Audio
    When Kirsty Wilson lands a room in a luxury Glasgow flat owned by Swedish fellow student Eva Magnusson she can't believe her luck. But Kirsty's delight turns to terror when she finds the beautiful Swedish girl lying dead in their home and their male flatmate accused of her murder. Kirsty refuses to accept that he is guilty and, inspired by family friend Detective Superintendent Lorimer, sets out to clear his name.

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