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What Lot's Wife Saw
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
It has been 40 centuries since Sodom and Gomorrah and the world has changed beyond measure. By the shores of the Dead Sea the earth has opened up and mysterious violet salts have sprung up and changed everything. The geography of the continents has changed, the Mediterranean Sea has swallowed half of Europe and the addictive violet salt controls the new world. It is the new Sodom and Gomorrah and in the Colony which controls the salt there are hidden secrets which only Phileas Book can uncover. And on a night quite different from the rest, Phileas will be called to solve the most important riddle of his life.
What Your Pet Really Thinks
- Hardback - Black & White Publishing
Convinced you know your faithful hound? Confident you can tell exactly what your cute innocent kitten is thinking? Certain you can read your fluffy little guinea pig's mind like the back of your hand? Think again! This book tells you what your pet really thinks - but be warned, it's not always pretty! With real-life photos of a whole host of cute pets, from cats and dogs to hamsters and rabbits, and quirky captions to boot, 'What Your Pet Really Thinks' gives readers a hilarious alternative insight into the minds of the everyday pet.
When Sorry Is Not Enough
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Four years on from discovering their true heritage, Sally and Luke have overcome their animosity to forge a trusting relationship. And now Luke has returned home from his post as a detective in the Hong Kong police force to prove the innocence of his friend Irish, who is in prison for the murder of his wife. Luke believes Irish was set up and asks for Sally's help to prove it.
- Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
Based on original research, Graeme Morton examines both the contemporary sources available on William Wallace's life and the way the Wallace myth has been constructed, communicated and appropriated from his death in 1305 right up to the present day.
When Lilacs Last In The Dooryard Bloomed
- Paperback - Sandstone Press
When 12-year-old Clayton McGhee journeys north with his parents in search of a new life, they must build a homestead with their own labour and defend their right to own land from powerful vested interests and deep rooted prejudice. 30 years later, Clayton is still forced to defend his family from racism and greed. But life is more complex now, as the men of influence in this increasingly mixed community find to their cost. This novel charts the massive changes in the United States following the death of Lincoln.
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Wolfman has escaped! He is raging and rampaging around town, chewing up paving slabs and biting trees and generally being very terrifying indeed! Whatever can Wolfman want and who will be brave enough to ask?
When The Heather Blooms
- Paperback - Accent Press
The continuing story of life in the Scottish glens following on from 'Secrets in the Heather'. Since Mark's death during the war, Victoria Pringle has lost touch with his fiancée, so it is a shock when she discovers she has a nephew, Peter. He has inherited his ancestors' love of the land, but must fight in order to follow his dream.
With The Argylls: A Soldier's Memoir
- Paperback - Birlinn
When Ray Ward died in 1999, his sons discovered an old and dusty manuscript in an Afrika Korps ammunition box in the cellar of the family home in Glasgow. These papers contained a collection of their father's memoirs, which detailed his experiences as an infantry officer during the Second World War, when he served in the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. His memoirs give vivid accounts of his time in Eritrea, Abyssinia, Egypt, the Western Desert, Sicily and mainland Italy, and bring to life individual episodes of bravery, adventure and danger that characterised the North African and Italian campaigns.
- Paperback - Vintage Classic
Set against the backdrop of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, 'Waverley' tells the story of Edward Waverley, an idealistic daydreamer whose loyalty to his regiment is threatened when they are sent to the Scottish Highlands where he is drawn to Fergus Mac-Ivor and his beautiful sister, both loyal to Charles Stuart.
What Do Women Want?: Adventures In The Science Of Female Desire
- Paperback - Canongate
When it comes to sex, common wisdom holds that men roam while women crave closeness and commitment. But in this provocative, headline-making book, Daniel Bergner turns everything we thought we knew about women's arousal and desire inside out. Drawing on extensive research and interviews with renowned behavioural scientists, sexologists, psychologists, and everyday women, he forces us to reconsider long-held notions about female sexuality.