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Nor Will He Sleep
- Paperback - Polygon
1887. The streets of Edinburgh seethe with youthful anarchy as two rival gangs of students, Scarlet Runners and White Devils, try to outdo each other in wild exploits. After a pitched battle between them, an old woman is found savagely battered to death in Leith Harbour. Enter Inspector James McLevy, a little more grizzled, but unchanging in his fierce desire to mete out justice. As the inspector delves further he meets up with one Robert Louis Stevenson, in the city to bury his recently deceased father.
Naw Much Of A Talker
- Paperback - Freight
An acclaimed, award-winning comic novel about truth, lies and storytelling, with an unforgettably unreliable narrator, translated from its innovative Swiss vernacular back into the Glaswegian that was its original inspiration.
- Paperback - Penguin Books
A young girl's mutilated body is discovered in a sealed room. Her remains are carefully arranged, in what seems to have been a cruel and macabre ritual, which appears to have taken place over 60 years ago. For Detective Inspector Tony McLean this baffling cold case ought to be a low priority, but he is haunted by the young victim.
- Paperback - Tor
Found adrift near a Bandati colony far away from Consortium space, Dakota and Corso find themselves prisoners of the Bandati. It becomes clear to them that the humanity's limited knowledge of the rest of the galaxy - filtered through the Shoal - is direly inaccurate.
The North End Of The Possible
- Hardback - Salt
How do isolation, belonging and the land shape us? What difference does this make to how we live? Andrew Philip's second collection delves deep into these and other questions.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
- Paperback - Abacus
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is one woman, Precious Ramotswe, working out of a breezeblock office in Botswana. A cross between Kinsey Millhone and Miss Marple, Precious makes an unlikely heroine as she embarks on a very African mystery.
Nothing Gold Can Stay
- Paperback - Canongate
Set deep in the heart of the Appalachian mountains, this new collection of short stories confirms his reputation again and again. 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' transports the reader to another place, and illuminates the world around us in unexpected ways.
- Paperback - Argyll Publishing
It's a hot summer's day on the farm and eight year old Nan is enjoying watching the swallows and their chicks in the coolness of the barn. Suddenly her world darkens. Snuggles the farm cat has brought a baby rabbit in her mouth. What to do? She first rescues the rabbit from the cat's jaws. Dad says the fox will get it and not to bother. Mary Bromilow's gentle yet engaging tale has a happy ending as Nan finds a solution.
Neither Five Nor Three
- Paperback - Titan Books
After years of war, Paul Haydn was on his way home to New York at last, but he would never forget the tormented people of Berlin. They had survived the war, but now a new, sinister presence threatened them. Back home, he discovers that some of his former colleagues have dangerous political sympathies, and begins to realise why there is such interest in his counter-propaganda skills.
- Paperback - Kelpies
The boys are planning a big summer. When they're not hanging out in their den, running the streets, playing football or re-enacting battles, they're planning to break into the old Hampden Park stadium - is there enough time for it all? Midge's pals are cool - Bru's ginger; Skooshie's crazy; Hector's brave and Lemur, well, there's something weird about Lemur. He knows too much. Like, he tells them a ghost story about two tragic deaths that happened over a 100 ago. When did Lemur learn so much about the past?
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