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Code Name Verity
- Paperback - Electric Monkey
Only in wartime could a stalwart lass from Manchester rub shoulders with a Scottish aristocrat; one a pilot, the other a special operations executive. But when a vital mission goes wrong, one of the friends has to bail out of a faulty plane over France. She is captured by the Gestapo and becomes a prisoner of war.
The Fractured Man
- Paperback - Cargo
1920 England is struggling to come to terms with the aftermath of war. Elliot Taverley is a psychoanalyst making a name for himself. He receives a visit from a man, Raphael. As he begins to treat Raphael, he becomes more obsessed with this patient and his mysterious disorder, and as a result, his own personal history begins to unravel.
- Paperback - Picador
At the beating heart of 'Reality, Reality' are moments of reaching out to family, friends and lovers. These are stories about food, sex and memories, about sharing them, or yearning to, or seeking solace in being alone.
Wake Up Do, Lydia Lou!
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's Books
A gentle and playful bedtime read from the author of 'The Gruffalo', full of fun sounds which children will love to join in with time and time again.
All The Little Guns Went Bang Bang Bang
- Paperback - Freight
Pearse Furlong and May-Belle Mulholland are two normal eleven-year-olds meeting one summer in small-town Antrim, Northern Ireland, in the early 1980s. They have little in common except a shared experience of violent, abusive parents. They form an unlikely alliance and as their games and shared fantasies spin out of control their friendship becomes something much darker, with theft, arson, sickening brutality - and evenually murder - all lying ahead.
Oxford Children's Scottish Gaelic-English Visual Dictionary
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
'Oxford Children's Scottish Gaelic-English Visual Dictionary' is ideal for learning thousands of Scottish-Gaelic words for a range of topics from the human body to the environment. With illustrated items and engaging scenes labelled in both Scottish-Gaelic and English, it is easy to learn the word you were looking for - and a whole lot more!
The Thirty-Nine Steps
- Paperback - Real Reads
Richard Hannay's ennui comes to an abrupt end when a murder is committed in his flat. Only a few days before the dead man had revealed to him an assassination plot which would have terrible consequences for international peace.
Andy Murray: Champion
- Paperback - Simon & Schuster
When Andy Murray finally overcame Novak Djokovic in a five-set thriller to secure the 2012 US Open, it was a dream fulfilled for the man from Dunblane. After four previous defeats in Grand Slam finals, Murray had finally achieved what no British man had managed since the 1930s. Mark Hodgkinson tells the full story of Murray's rise and struggle to win his first Grand Slam.
- Hardback - Puffin
Coco is the youngest of the Tanberry sisters but she's as headstrong as any of them. Coco is crazy about animals and loves her riding lessons. When her favourite pony at the stables is sold, Coco scopes out the new owner - and she's not happy about what she discovers. With big sister Honey going off at the deep end and Summer only just recovering from her eating disorder, Coco can't rely on family help. Can Coco save Caramel alone - or will a new friend help her?
The Further Tale Of Peter Rabbit
- Pbk. + CD - Frederick Warne
Peter Rabbit is in low spirits, what he needs is a change of scene. He squeezes under the gate into Mr McGregor's garden, intending to steal a lettuce - but what happens next is just the excitement Peter is looking for. He discovers a picnic basket and before Peter knows it he is in Scotland.
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