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Lost For Words
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's
Tapir and his friends all have nice new notebooks, just waiting to be filled. Giraffe decides to write a poem, Hippo writes a story and Flamingo composes a beautiful song. But poor Tapir can't think of anything to write and the harder he tries the more upset he becomes!
The World's Wife
- Paperback - Picador
In Carol Ann Duffy's latest collection of poems, the stories of famous men - Midas, Darwin, Quasimodo, Pontious Pilate, King Kong - are presented from the perspective of the lesser-known wife.
- Paperback - Image Comics
Forty years ago, Duke McQueen saved an alien world from destruction. Back on earth, nobody believed his story. Now his kids are grown, his wife has passed on, and life has little to offer. Until the day a strange boy from the world he once saved makes an appearance, coaxing Duke to join him on one last adventure.
The Book Of Days
- Paperback - Red Squirrel
Haibun is often a narrative of a journey, real or allegorical, and in this collection Colin Will writes of his travels, experiences, ideas and philosophy through the medium of haibun.
Hauntings: True Life Sightings And Experiences Of Ghosts
- Paperback - Waverley
This compendium of real ghost stories offers new sightings and stories - some very traditional - from old English houses, castles, pubs, battlefields and also from places of historical significance.
Once The Clouds Have Gone
- Paperback - Bold Strokes
Nine years after leaving the small Scottish town where she'd grown up, Tag Grainger is forced to return following the sudden death of her father - and back to a life she's long since put behind her. After inheriting a share in a family business she wants no part in, she longs to escape again, until the appearance of the intriguing and spirited Freddie Metcalfe forces her to reevaluate much more than she thought she needed to. But while Freddie is harboring a secret of her own, can she help Tag reconnect with her family and move on from her past?
- Paperback - Sloth Comics
'Steam Hammer' is a grayscale graphic novel by British comic artist Charles Cutting in world which can only be described as raw steampunk. Following the mission of a Scottish squad to rid the country of a USA invasion having occurred after the War of Independence, this extremely violent adventure is modelled on a world where steam is the main power source and Britain has become a colony of the newly formed United States.
- Paperback - Matador
The British government is secretly bankrupt. There is no money to pay the police, armed forces or NHS. J.J. Darke, lone parent and Scottish ex-intelligence officer, is blackmailed by an unscrupulous politician into stealing North Korea's gold bullion to plug Britain's catastrophic financial deficit and avoid widespread lawlessness.
Miss Daisy Conquers Britain
- Paperback - Matador
Miss Daisy, the curmudgeonly 1934 Austin, returns with another tale of exasperation and embarrassment as she reluctantly yet resolutely carries Her Ladyship and her dog Oscar, better known as The Asthmatic Barking Dog, all the way to John O'Groats, before turning south again.
The Dark Defiles
- Hardback - Gollancz
Compared to Michael Moorcock and Joe Abercrombie alike, Richard Morgan's fast moving and brutal science fantasy reaches its final volume as Ringil comes to his final reckoning and sees the world tipping into another war with the dragon folk. And, most terrifying of all, the prophecy of a dark lord come to rule may be coming true very close to home.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011