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The Opposite Of Amber
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
Ruby and Jinn are sisters and the best of friends, the closest of allies. Jinn is vivacious and beautiful, and does everything she can to look after Ruby. Then no-good Nathan Baird turns up and Jinn changes, neglecting Ruby. What is happening to Jinn? And then Jinn goes missing, just like other local girls!
One Of Your Own: The Life And Death Of Myra Hindley
- Paperback - Mainstream
On 15 November 2002, Myra Hindley died in prison, one of the rare women whose crimes were deemed so indefensible that 'life' really did mean 'life'. But who was the woman behind the headlines? This text draws on a wide range of resources, including Hindley's own unseen writings, hundreds of prison files, interviews and research.
Our Tragic Universe
- Paperback - Canongate
If Kelsey Newman's theory about the end of time is true, we are all going to live forever. But for Meg - locked in a dead-end relationship and with a deadline long-gone for a book that she can't write - this thought fills her with dread. 'Our Tragic Universe' is a book about how relationships are created and destroyed.
One Secret Summer
- Paperback - Orion
The Keelers are one of those nice, middle-class English families who seem to have it all. Diana is the matriarch - a highly successful barrister and QC, she's the force that keeps everyone and everything together. Her sons Rafe, Aaron and Josh are in their mid-30s when they each, in turn, get married.
The Orphaned Worlds
- Paperback - Orbit
Darien is no longer a lost outpost of humanity, but the prize in an intergalactic power struggle. Hegemony forces have a stranglehold over the planet and crack troops patrol its hotspots while Earth watches, passive, rendered impotent by galactic politics. But its Darien ambassador will soon become a player in a greater conflict.
The One That Got Away
- Paperback - Five Leaves
The author explores a range of human relationships: marriage, friendship, family ties, and relations with those who serve us. Wicomb's fluid, shifting technique questions conventional certainties and makes for exhilarating reading, full of ironic twists, ambiguities, and moments of startling insight.
- Paperback - Brava
Brash entrepreneur Roan McAuley has no problem getting naked. But being the only one in the room dropping kilt isn't his idea of fun - despite the fact that it's for the 'Men of the Highlands' calendar and a good cause. However, feisty photographer Tessa Vandergriff is all hot, bothered and hungry and proving irresistable.
The Oxford Companion To Scottish History
- Paperback - Oxford University Press
This companion to Scottish history covers subjects including archaeology, architecture, climate, culture, folk belief, geology, and the languages of Scotland. It ranges over 20 centuries of history, and extends from Orkney to the Borders.
- Paperback - Smokestack
This is a demented elegy to all the minutes, days and years that slip through a hole beneath our tidy, open plan desks. Graham Fulton writes with wit and compassion of the world of e-mails, post-its, tea-breaks and sickies, of the little rituals, the red tape and the humdrum flexi hours punctuated by moments of mayhem.
Out Of The Depths
- Paperback - Bloomsbury
Tyler Lawless has an unusual and sometimes scary gift. She is able to see dead people. And sometimes they speak to her, asking for her help. When Tyler is sent to a new school because her so called 'storytelling' about seeing dead teachers gets her into too much trouble, she is hoping to make a fresh start.
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