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Enemies At Every Turn
- Hardback - Allison & Busby
Released from jail, John Pearce is not yet free from the smugglers whose boat he stole - and they want bloody revenge. Evading his pursuers by undertaking a dangerous mission in support of a revolt in France, Pearce must extricate himself from peril - along with an old flame - and rejoin the fleet.
Eat Haggis And Ceilidh On
- Hardback - Bookspeed
This volume celebrates diverse Scottish delights such as Rabbie Burns, the Auld Alliance, blazing heather, flying Scotsmen, the Gay Gordons, the mighty haggis, whisky porridge, and much more.
Eyes To The South: French Anarchists And Algeria
- Paperback - AK
Studying the currents of the Algerian revolution alongside the development of French anarchists from the 1950s to the present, this book presents a mosaic of theoretical positions, actions and writings as it follows the shifting contexts of Algerian politics and the evolving consciousness of French anarchists in all their diversity.
Exposed! 2011: The Pictures The Celebs Didn't Want You To See
- Hardback - Canongate
Alison Jackson goes behind the headlines with a hilarious and candid review of the year's best stories and the photographs the celebrities didn't want you to see.
Escape From Evil
- Paperback - Pan
Cathy was just 16 when she met a charming older man called Peter Tobin. He became first controlling, then violent, and Cathy found herself trapped in a terrifyingly abusive marriage. Eventually, for the sake of her young son, she found the strength to escape. Then in 2006 she saw on TV that her ex-husband was a serial killer.
Empire Of Sand: How Britain Shaped The Middle East
- Hardback - Birlinn
With reference to a huge amount of primary and secondary sources, Walter Reid explores Britain's role in the creation of the modern Middle East and the rise of Zionism, from the early years of the 20th century to 1948, when Britain handed over Palestine to UN control.
Extra Time: My Autobiography
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
David Weir had a lot to celebrate in 2010: a second successive Scottish Premier League title as captain of Rangers, and his 40th birthday. Weir's is a tale of triumph on the pitch but also victory, in a wider sense, over the idea that all top-level footballers are finished in their mid-30s.
Edinburgh's Colonies: Housing The Workers
- Paperback - Argyll
Few cities can boast housing estates with the distinctiveness and charm of 'the Colonies' of Edinburgh. After a dispute in 1861 a group of building workers formed the Edinburgh Co-operative Building Company. They bought some land on the fringe of the city, contributed their own labour, and built the 'colony' houses at Stockbridge.
Empire Of Crime: Organised Crime In The British Empire
- Paperback - Mainstream
In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared and a century of lucrative drug smuggling began. Criminal producers in other countries exploited the prohibition and gang wars broke out. This book introduces the reader to a collection of heroes and villains.
The End Of The Wasp Season
- Paperback - Orion
When millionaire banker Lars Anderson hangs himself from the oak tree in front of his Kent mansion his death attracts no sympathy. One less shark is little loss to a world nursing a financial hangover. But the legacy of a lifetime of self-serving is widespread, the carnage most acute among his family.
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