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Force 10 From Navarone
- Book with sound disc - HarperCollinsPublishers
The sequel to 'The Guns of Navarone'. The guns have been silenced, but the heroic survivors have no time to rest on their laurels. Keith Mallory, Andrea and Dusty Miller are parachuting into war-torn Yugoslavia to rescue a division of Partisans.
- Paperback - Orbit
A warrior of legend. A warrior to be feared. The famed Yulan is leader of The Free, the last remaining band of mercenaries in the Hommetic Kingdom. He and his comrades have earned a reputation of mythic proportions by selling their martial and magical talents to the highest bidder. Feared and revered, they were once seen as a threat to the Hommetic Kingdom's power - until they outlasted it in the course of a bloody rebellion. With the oppressive monarch overthrown, The Free plan to finally lay down their weapons, hoping for a chance of peace at last. But their enemies will not let them rest just yet. For the final contract Yulan is offered is one he'll be unable to refuse - not when he learns the target is the very man responsible for the worst atrocity he has ever witnessed.
Famous For A Reason: The Story Of The Famous Grouse
- Hardback - Birlinn
From humble beginnings in Perth in the early nineteenth century Matthew Gloag established a thriving whisky business that found favour with the royal household and the Scottish public alike. The family business he established struck gold in 1896 when they created The Famous Grouse - a blended whisky that became a national favourite, Through innovative and entertaining marketing campaigns it has developed into a much-loved and bestselling brand. Celebrated whisky writer Charles MacLean has been granted unique access to the company archives and interviews with surviving family descendants and compiled a story rich in anecdote and social historical commentary.
The Further Adventures Of The Owl And The Pussy-Cat
- Pbk. + CD - Puffin
'Gruffalo' author, Julia Donaldson, revisits Edward Lear's favourite rhyme in this new story set in a nonsensical land full of adventure. When their beautiful golden ring is stolen, the Owl and the Pussycat must travel far from the safety of the Bong-tree glade as their search for the thief leads them across the Sea, to the Chankly Bore and beyond.
False Gods: The Heresy Takes Root
- Paperback - Black Library
For years, fans have been clamouring for novels about the Horus Heresy - the bloody civil war that set Space Marine against Space Marine and nearly spelled the end of mankind at the hands of the traitor Horus. 'False Gods' takes the epic story onwards as Horus struggles to keep his armies in line and the seeds of his downfall are sown.
A Final Grain Of Truth
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
The final instalment of revered journalist Jack Webster's highly acclaimed autobiography which looks back at an eventful life and career, detailing experiences that shaped his life as well as the many people he has encountered along the way - from some of the greatest celebrities of our time to ordinary people with extraordinary stories to tell.
First Aid For Fairies And Other Fabled Beasts
- Paperback - Kelpies
A skilful blend of fable and fiction as Helen embarks on an exciting race through Scotland's diverse landscapes, accompanied by an array of creatures from mythology and folklore.
- Paperback - Sandstone Press
Patrick Norris returns to rural California after serving with the Marine Corps in Afghanistan. Fire has ravaged his home farm and it has all become too much for his parents and brother to manage. The country has changed though, notably after the mass killings of children in schools across the United States, invariably by lone gunmen, and a great tension exists in the people. Is there really a case for an even wider ownership of guns? Patrick's brother, Ted, hasn't had it easy in life. Health conditions have slowed him down and set him apart. Ted worships Patrick, and Patrick knows he has to be an example, but settling down to the country life cannot be easy after Iraq. When a child is mown down by an unknown driver suspicion takes over Fallbrook. There will be deaths before it is all resolved, perhaps many and perhaps the death of innocents.
- Paperback - Stripes
Sophie's quest to discover the truth about her best friend's death takes her to a remote Scottish island and the home of a family with secrets to hide. If she can't unravel the mystery soon, her best friend won't be the only person who meets an early grave.
Fred A. Farrell: Glasgow's War Artist
- Paperback - I.B. Tauris
As a former soldier, Fred A. Farrell's sketches and watercolours of the Front powerfully offer a landscape filtered through personal experience and emotion. This book examines, for the first time, his unique and vivid records of war.
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