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    Monsoon Mists
    Christina Courtenay - Paperback - Choc Lit
    Sometimes the most precious things cannot be bought. It's 1759 and Jamie Kinross has travelled far to escape his troubled past - from the pine forests of Sweden to the bustling streets of India. In India he starts a new life as a gem trader, but when his mentor's family are kidnapped as part of a criminal plot, he vows to save them.
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    My Best Fiend
    Sheila Lavelle - Paperback - Puffin
    Angela is Charlie's best friend, or best 'fiend' as Charlie accidentally wrote in her essay. But fiend is probably a better word, as it's Angela who puts a spider in Miss Menzies' sandwich, and plasters glue all over Laurence Parker's chair! Angela has a knack of getting Charlie into heaps of trouble, but - friend or fiend - life is never dull for Charlie when Angela is around!
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    Padre Mac: The Autobiography Of Murdo Ewen Macdonald Of Harris
    Murdo Ewen Macdonald - Paperback - Birlinn
    From a croft in the Hebridean island of Harris to the grim confines of the Nazis' notorious prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft III and the hallowed Glasgow University, the life of Murdo Ewen Macdonald was one of extraordinary variety and richness. In this book he looks back over his long and eventful life.
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    Picts, Gaels And Scots: Early Historic Scotland
    Sally M. Foster - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is a comprehensive overview which brings to life the ancestors of the modern Scottish people. It examines the origins of the Picts and the Gaels, and how they became Scots and looks at society including the role of kingship, industry and religion.
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    Robot Rumpus!
    Sean Taylor - Paperback - Andersen Press
    When mum and dad go out for the evening they think they've left their daughter in safe hands with robots designed to get her to bed. There's Cook-bot to make great spaghetti for dinner, Clean-bot to do the washing-up, Wash-bot for bath time and even Book-bot for a bedtime story. What could possibly go wrong?
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    Shoot To Kill
    James Craig - Paperback - C & R Crime
    When French gangster Tuco Martinez threatens Carlyle and his family, the inspector has to call on the resources and skills of Dominic Silver to try and see him off. But Dom won't do all the dirty work and so Carlyle has to go into hiding. Cut off from his home turf, both literally and metaphorically, Carlyle struggles to cope with the situation while meanwhile, back in London, the charismatic major, Christian Holroyd, is finally spiralling completely out of control.
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    Sorley Maclean: Selected Poems
    Somhairle MacGill-Eain - Paperback - Polygon
    This selected works of Sorley MacLean brings together published poetry from MacLean's own edited volumes of poetry. The poems will be given in their original Gaelic with English translations.
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    Twilight Of The Eastern Gods
    Ismail Kadare - Hardback - Canongate
    1958. In a dorm room in Moscow, a young writer in woken by the sound of angry voices on the radio. Through the fog of a hangover he hears the news that a novel called Doctor Zhivago has won the Nobel Prize. There is uproar. The author, Boris Pasternak, faces exile, the press hound him, and protestors line the streets. A few days earlier the young writer found a copy of this book - could those simple pages really be so dangerous? Based on Ismail Kadare's own experience, 'Twilight of the Eastern Gods' is a fictionalised recreation of his time as a student at the prestigious Gorky Institute for World Literature.
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    What Ends
    Andrew Ladd - Paperback - Oneworld
    Set on a remote Scottish island, this is the compelling story of one family's struggle to cope with a vanishing way of life - and a challenge to those who would call that struggle progress.
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    The North British Railway: A History
    David Ross - Hardback - Stenlake Publishing
    David Ross has produced a detailed history of the NBR, the company that dominated railways in the east of Scotland until the 1923 Grouping. Besides many contemporary photographs, the book also includes a timeline and area maps.

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