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The More Beautiful Game
- Paperback - Simon & Schuster
The definitive history of the game of rugby from its early days at the eponymous school, through the amateur years to the world of the professional.
Closed For Winter
- Paperback - Sandstone
Ove Bakkerud, newly separated and extremely disillusioned, is looking forward to a final quiet weekend at his summer home before closing for winter. But, when the tourists leave, less welcome visitors arrive and Bakkerud's cottage is ransacked by burglars. Next door, however, there is an even more shocking discovery - the body of a man who has been beaten to death. Police Inspector William Wisting has witnessed grotesque murders before, but the desperation he sees in this latest murder is something new.
Waiting For The Magic: The Photography Of Oscar Marzaroli
- Hardback - Birlinn
Best known for his acclaimed and evocative photographs of Glasgow in the 1960s, Oscar Marzaroli was born in Castiglione Vera, Italy, in 1933 and came to Scotland with his family at the age of two. He studied at Glasgow School of Art for a short time and was subsequently a photo journalist in Stockholm and London before returning to Glasgow in 1959. This book celebrates Marzaroli's extraordinary talent with a number of specially-commissioned essays and a selection of previously unpublished photographs, as well as many of the iconic, much-loved work for which he is renowned.
- Boards - Itchy Coo
In this board book Katie invites all her best friends round for a pairty. Lots of her usual friends are there and a few new ones. And, of course, it wouldn't be a Katie book if her wee moose wasn't hiding somewhere on every page!
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
Murder, lies, betrayal: 'Knife Edge' is the explosive sequel to 'Eye Contact'.
The Outline Of Love
- Paperback - Tinder Press
Persephone Triebold has grown up in the strange desolation of the Scottish Highlands. Inexperienced in the rules of friendship, sex and love, she leaves to study for a degree in London. Parties and new friends intoxicate Persephone at first, but when she meets Leo Ford, she finds someone she can love. Persephone enters Leo's circle of friends but finds him as elusive as he is sought after - and she becomes increasingly curious about the incident in his past of which no one ever speaks.
All Because Of Henry
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
'All Because of Henry' picks up the lead from 'A Friend Like Henry', which traced the childhood journey of Dale, the Gardner family and, of course, their amazing golden retriever Henry, who has finally helped Dale to communicate with the world. Now, we meet Dale again, aged 17, to find out where his story goes next. He is no longer the victim of severe classical autism, but a young man facing a challenging and uncertain future.
Peterhead: The Inside Story Of Scotland's Toughest Prison
- Paperback - Black & White
Robert Jeffrey tells the story of the infamous Peterhead Prison in Scotland's far north-east. Built in the 1880s as part of an ambitious humanitarian plan to use convict labour to construct a 'harbour of refuge' on the town's wild, storm-battered coast, it became what some call Scotland's gulag. A cold and brutal place, it has held down some of Scotland's most violent criminals and most infamous prisoners, convicted of the most heinous of crimes.
- Hardback - Gollancz
Lady Aileana Kameron, the only daughter of the Marquess of Douglas, was destined for a life carefully planned around Edinburgh's social events - right up until a faery killed her mother. Now it's the 1844 winter season and Aileana slaughters faeries in secret, in between the endless round of parties, tea and balls.
The Marrying Of Chani Kaufmann
- Paperback - Sandstone
19-year-old Chani lives in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community of North West London. She has never had physical contact with a man, but is bound to marry a stranger. The rabbi's wife teaches her what it means to be a Jewish wife, but Rivka has her own questions to answer. Soon, buried secrets, fear and sexual desire bubble to the surface in a story of liberation and choice.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011