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- Paperback - Contraband
Story-hungry journalist Doug McGregor is out to track down a convicted rapist, on the run after being hounded out of his home by a lynch mob. But a grisly suicide in the heart of tourist Edinburgh piques Doug's curiosity and diverts his attention - especially once his police contact and occasional drinking partner, DS Susie Drummond, reveals that the victim is connected to a prominent far-right politician. Together, they find themselves unravelling a story of secrets, drug abuse, violence, murder and the ultimate taboo.
For Faughie's Sake
- Paperback - Saraband
In the sequel to Laura Marney's bestseller 'No Wonder I Take a Drink', we find Trixie - a boozy unsentimental loner - desperate to escape Inverfaughie, the small Highland village she's ended up in. When Hollywood visits the introspective community to make a movie about the Highland Clearances, local conflicts are quick to follow. Trixie will have to decide where her loyalties lie.
- Paperback - DC Comics
What happens when evil wins? That's the question Superman, Batman, the Justice League, and every being in the DCU have to face when Darkseid and his otherworldly legion of narcissistic followers actually win the war between light and dark. Featuring the deaths and resurrections of major DC characters, 'Final Crisis' is more than your average multi-part event - it's a deconstruction of Super Hero comics and a challenging, thought-provoking take on the modern, four-colour icons.
Friend & Foe
- Paperback - Polygon
St Andrews, 1583. The young king James VI is confined at Falkland palace, plotting his escape. Dissension rages between Kirk and Crown, the king and his 'lord enterprisers', and between the separate factions of the church.
- Paperback - Quercus
Andrew Greig takes the Scottish Border song 'The Ballad of Fair Helen' as the inspiration for an adventure and a romance, shining a candlelight on the dark days of a lawless land, and the real woman behind the fable.
The Flower Plantation
- Paperback - Alma Books
Arthur Baptiste knows little of Rwanda's past and is unaware of its emerging troubles. He lives on a flower plantation where he talks to no one, until one day Beni appears. Beni is a child much like Arthur but one who lives in a world far different from his own. Their friendship will take them from innocent adventures, to dangerous encounters and on to dark revelations.
- Paperback - Canongate
This is a new take on a story readers might think they know, but one that turns conventions and preconceived notions upside down. In 'The Flood' Noe's family tell what it's like to live with a man touched by the hand of God, while struggling against events they cannot control or explain.
Fishermen, Randies And Fraudsters: Crime In 19th Century Aberdeen And The North East
- Paperback - B&W
A collection of fascinating stories about Aberdeen and the North East's colourful criminal past.
Found At Sea
- Paperback - Polygon
Andrew Greig recounts in poetic sequence the tale of his open dinghy voyage from Stromness in Scapa Flow and an overnight stay on Cava. In sailing boats in scary open waters, he found a new activity and a new metaphor for life. Written in six weeks, 'Found at Sea' is a 'very wee epic' about sailing, male friendship and a voyage.
For The Good Of The Cause
- Paperback - Strident
Young Flora MacDonald is no Jacobite rebel. Nor is she an admirer of the Jacobites' fugitive leader, Bonnie Prince Charlie, despite her father's involvement in the cause. When the dishevelled prince turns up at her family's home, hunted by government troops following the failure of the 1745 uprising, Flora witnesses his darker side. Despite this, she agrees to help him try to escape the pursuing soldiers ... and summary execution. During the escape attempt, Flora comes to understand what fuelled the Jacobite rebellion ... and what ultimately led to its disastrous conclusion at the Battle of Culloden.
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