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    Mr Mee
    Andrew Crumey - Paperback - Dedalus
    Mr Mee, an elderly Scotsman who spends his days roaming his vast library, has discovered a reference to the mythic Xanthic sect who believed fire to be a form of life. In his search for more details he discovers the Internet with life-changing results.
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    Sir Walter Scott's Waverley
    Jenni Calder - Paperback - Luath Press
    An adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's 'Waverley', newly adapted for the modern reader by Jenni Calder.
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    The Amateurs
    John Niven - Paperback - Windmill Books
    From the author of 'Kill Your Friends' comes another hilarious novel. 'The Amateurs' is a tale of infidelity, contract killing - and golf.
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    Cold Hands
    John Niven - Paperback - Windmill Books
    You think you're safe. You've got it all - the new life, the rich wife, the beautiful son. You've got so much to lose. And I'm going to take it. I'm going to take everything there is to take. Make you watch. You thought you could leave the past behind. Think again.
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    Head For The Edge, Keep Walking
    Kate Tough - Paperback - Cargo
    Jill Beech's nine-year relationship is over, so she swaps one job for another, she gets tipsy with offbeat friends and she internet dates. Feeling stuck, life is suddenly flipped on its head by some shocking news - she has cervical cancer. A simple operation to remove part of her cervix becomes a two-week hospital stay will Jill refusing to speak, such is the depth of her shock. But can a kitten called Cyril - or a handsome man called Roy - help Jill to recover her life?
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    Kill Your Friends
    John Niven - Paperback - Windmill Books
    'Kill Your Friends' is a dark, satirical and funny evisceration of the record business, a place populated by frauds, charlatans and bluffers, where ambition is a higher currency than talent, and where it seems anything can be achieved as long as you want it badly enough.
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    The Second Coming
    John Niven - Paperback - Windmill Books
    God is coming, and he is going to be pissed. Having left his son in charge, God treated himself to a well-earned break around the height of the Renaissance. A good time to go fishing. He returns in 2011 to find things on Earth haven't gone quite to plan.
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    The Flower Plantation
    Nora Anne Brown - Paperback - Ulverscroft
    Arthur Baptiste knows little of Rwanda's past and is unaware of its emerging troubles. He lives on a flower plantation where he talks to no one, until one day Beni appears. Beni is a child much like Arthur but one who lives in a world far different from his own. Their friendship will take them from innocent adventures, to dangerous encounters and on to dark revelations.
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    Marie's World
    Joe E. Legend - Paperback - Austin Macauley
    Famed dancer, actress and reality TV star Marie returns from LA to her hometown in Scotland to escape the fallout from the damaging revelations in her twin sister Layla's thinly-disguised novel. As she attempts to rebuild her life and career with her partner Derek, Marie's long-repressed memories and emotions come flooding to the surface, and she finds herself menaced by the world of her former husband, the only man she has ever truly loved and now her most dangerous adversary.
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    First Time Solo
    Iain Maloney - Paperback - Freight
    It's 1943 and Jack Devine, a farmer's son from the rural North of Scotland, is finally called up to the RAF. Jack dreams of becoming a pilot, breaking hearts and returning home a hero. The realities of training are very different, with boredom, bullying and casual violence the norm. Drawn together by a love of jazz music, Jack makes friends with Terry, worldly Welshman dabbling in the black market, Joe, a fellow Scot and aggressive anti-fascist, as well as the public school educated Clive. The group form a jazz band to surprising acclaim and for a while an alternative future to that preordanied for each seems possible. But the camaraderie soon gives way to simmering resentment as age-old tensions resurface.

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