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- Paperback - 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 Crane Wife
- Paperback - Canongate
One night, George Duncan - a decent man, a good man - is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth, shot through its wing by an arrow. Unexpectedly moved, George helps the bird, and from the moment he watches it fly off, his life is transformed. The next day, a kind but enigmatic woman walks into George's shop. Suddenly an extraordinary new world opens up for George, but no love ever comes without risk.
Cooking With Bones
- Paperback - Sceptre
Two sisters, fleeing the city of Paradon, find their way to a village by the sea, where Old Kelp's cottage - and her recipe book - await them. Amber feels this is where she finally belongs, baking honey cakes each night for the villagers to collect in the morning, using a set of bone spoons that allow her to add truth, lust and confusion to her pies and puddings. Her little sister Maya is a formwanderer, engineered to reflect the wants of others. All her life she has been like a twin to Amber, but now Amber has changed her mind, and wants Maya to learn how to be herself.
- Paperback - Quercus
Three years ago the body of France's foremost wine critic was found strung up like a scarecrow in a Gaillac vineyard, dressed in the ceremonial robes of the Order of the Divine Bottle and pickled in wine. For ex-pat Scot and forensic forager Enzo Macleod, the answer to this unsolved murder lies in cracking the critic's secretly coded reviews - which on publication could make or break a vineyard's reputation. He finds that under the sweet idyll of a southern French winery lurks a bitter back-stabbing community - including several suspects for the critic's death.
- Paperback - National Galleries of Scotland
This volume contains two illuminating essays, one by the renowned art critic Tom Lubbock and the other by artist and writer Merlin James.
Cloak Of Darkness
- Paperback - Titan Books
Bob Renwick, founder of counter-terrorist agency Interintell, is handed a list of names, compiled by the ruthless executive of an international munitions firm, intent on removing anyone in his way. To be on the list means death, and Renwick's name is third. On a desperate mission from New York to Djibouti, Renwick must unmask his nemesis to save all he holds dear.
Celtic War Heroes: The Bhoy Who Went To War
- Paperback - Black & White
The two World Wars of the 20th century touched every part of society from the ordinary working person to stars of stage and screen. And the young men who played football for Celtic FC were not immune to the dangers of war. This book tells their story and describes the bravery and sacrifice of the bhoys who went to war.
- Hardback - Jonathan Cape
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.
Christmas At Rosie Hopkins Sweetshop
- Hardback - 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 and 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?
Christmas In Exeter Street
- Paperback - Walker Books
This atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests over Christmas captures the sense of excitement and sharing that embodies the Christmas spirit.
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