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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.
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.
A Chasm In Time: Scottish War Art And Artists In The Twentieth Century
- Hardback - Birlinn
Patricia R. Andrew examines Scottish artists and their experience of war, and the ways in which they recorded and interpreted Scotland at war. In addition to introducing magnificent reproductions of around 200 works of art, she also examines the context in which the artists undertook their work, and how they and their art was received, and the influence the experience had on their careers.
The Christmas Surprise
- Hardback - Sphere
Rosie Hopkins, newly engaged, is looking forward to an exciting year in the little sweetshop she owns and runs. But when fate strikes Rosie and her boyfriend, Stephen, a terrible blow, threatening everything they hold dear, it's going to take all their strength and the support of their families and their Lipton friends to hold them together. After all, don't they say it takes a village to raise a child?
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.
Cyclists: A Spotter's Guide
- Paperback - Freight
With the rediscovery of cycling as a sport, pastime and planet-saving method of transport, this book takes a satirical look at the 26 most common types of bicycle user on our roads today.
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Borderlands is no ordinary school - all of the students boarding there have parents in the armed forces, and the UK is drawing perilously close to war in the Middle East. New boy Woody is desperate to escape the school and find his way to his dad's military base, but his dad has been mobilised. He's gone. Worried and unhappy, Woody turns to the only thing that could help get him through - rugby.
Christmas At Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop
- Paperback - Sphere
Rosie Hopkins is looking forward to Christmas in the little Derbyshire village of Lipton, buried under a thick blanket of snow. Her sweetshop is festooned with striped candy canes, large tempting piles of Turkish Delight, crinkling selection boxes and happy, sticky children. She's going to be spending it with her boyfriend, Stephen, and her family, flying in from Australia. She can't wait. But when a tragedy strikes at the heart of their little community, all of Rosie's plans for the future seem to be blown apart. Can she build a life in Lipton? And is what's best for the sweetshop also what's best for Rosie?
- Hardback - Freight
A hilarious collection of anecdotes from police, lawyers and others involved in the justice system. Whether buck naked gun-wielding criminals or clueless cons grassing themselves up on social media, our valiant officers of the law have seen it all in the line of duty.
- Paperback - Vintage Classic
Melding his native Irish sensibilities to those of his adopted west-coast Scotland, these tales attend to life's big events: love and loss, separation and violence, death and betrayal. But the stories teem with smaller significant moments too - private epiphanies, chilling exchanges, intimate encounters.
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