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Curious Scotland: Tales From A Hidden History
- Hardback - Granta
George Rosie unearths and illuminates many neglected aspects of Scottish history in a rich collection of episodes that range from the Picts to the Indian tribes of North America.
Come Tae The Ceilidh Dance Party
- Hardback - Black & White Publishing
Everyone knows Scotland's favourite happy family, the Broons, can throw a party, so who better to guide you through the world of traditional Scottish dancing? This simple, easy-to-follow guide is fun for all the family, laying out the steps to the most popular dances found at a ceilidh.
- Paperback - Sandstone Press
The Fourth William Wisting Mystery. Only three houses away from the policeman's home, a man has been sitting dead in front of his television set for four months. There are no indications that anything criminal has taken place. Viggo Hansen was a man nobody ever noticed, even though he lived in the midst of a close-knit community. His death doesn't hit the headlines, but there is something about the case that catches the attention of William Wisting 's journalist daughter, Line, and she decides to write a newspaper article with a different twist for the festive season: the portrait of a completely anonymous and obscure person whose death goes unremarked and unmourned.
- Hardback - Michael Joseph
The fifth novel in James Oswald's Inspector McLean series set in Edinburgh. Inspector Tony McLean returns in the latest dark and grisly chapter in the series.
The Chancery Lane Conspiracy
- Paperback - Catnip
When Elfie's best friend, Joe, starts work as a clerk in her father's office, Elfie is delighted. Unfortunately, Joe's not the only new person working in the lawyer's office in Chancery Lane. Mr Trelawney's bigoted partner Mr Basildon-Blunt takes an instant dislike to Joe and worse, he seems to have some hold over Elfie's father.
Cold Feet At Christmas
- Paperback - HarperImpulse
Running out on your wedding shouldn't be this much fun! A remote Scottish castle on a snowy Christmas Eve. A handsome husband-to-be. A dress to die for. It should have been the happiest day of Leah Harvey's life - but the fairytale wedding turns sour when she finds her fiance halfway up the bridesmaid's skirt just hours before the ceremony! Fleeing the scene in a blizzard, Leah ends up stranded at the nearest cottage, where she collapses into the arms of its inhabitant - a man so handsome she thinks she must have died and gone to heaven! And when Rob Cavelli suddenly finds himself with an armful of soaking wet, freezing cold, and absolutely gorgeous bride on the run, he's more than happy to welcome her into his snowbound cottage this Christmas.
Charlie Cook's Favourite Book
- Paperback - Macmillan Children's
Lose yourself in the adventures that unfold as Charlie discovers the hidden worlds in everyone's favourite books. From pirates to aliens to ghosts, there's something for everyone in Charlie's amazing books!
Cryptogram: ... Because The Past Is Never Past
- Paperback - Cosmic Egg
It is the near future. In a cold town in northern Europe, the war is over but the streets are still dangerous. Stephen, Suzanna and Rokas live under the shadow of the gun-king Porphyrian, but are driven by their common history and unfinished business during an earlier age of darkness, the Cathar Inquisition of the 13th century. The settings of the 13th century are the Inquisitorial court, the medieval village, the arid landscape and the society of heretics. In the 21st century, it is the polotti hall, the bullet-riddled café, the armaments factory, the jazz club; while all around is endless forest inhabited by reclusive tribals. And between past and future?
The Constant Star
- Paperback - Hodder
Susan Cahill enjoys her job at the BBC until a bomb destroys the building and brings unwelcome responsibilities and an autocratic new boss, Walter Boscombe. He has no time for ambitious young women from Shadwell and seems determined to break Susan's spirit - and her heart. Breda Hooper, Susan's widowed sister-in-law, and her small son are rescued from the East End's shattered docklands by Danny, Susan's estranged husband. Settled in a shabby caravan in the Vale of Evesham, Breda soon finds herself entangled in village affairs in more ways than one, with only her quick wits, her new friends and the ever dependable Danny to keep her out of trouble.
Caledonian Steam Packet Company Ltd: An Illustrated History
- Paperback - Amberley
Illustrated with over 200 images of the ships of the fleet, the locations they served and the men who served on them, this volume is an informative history of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co. and its vessels from the 1880s to the present day.
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