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  • Cover scan of The Sheriff
    The Sheriff: A Detective's Story
    Gerry O'Carroll - Paperback - Mainstream
    Retired Detective Inspector Gerry O'Carroll worked on many of Ireland's biggest murder cases. This book recounts Gerry's story from his Kerry upbringing as one of a family of fifteen children to his professional success as Ireland's highest-profile policeman.
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    Selim Aga: An East African Slave's Odyssey
    James McCarthy - Hardback - Luath
    Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan and sold into slavery and auctioned 2000 miles away in Egypt to the highest bidder. Born around 1827, Selim was killed in a war in Liberia in 1875. Here, the author has pieced together the life of this remarkable man, using Selim's own narrative.
  • Cover scan of Silk
    Alessandro Baricco - Paperback - Canongate
    The French silk trade is threatened by an epidemic and Hervé Joncour travels to 1860s Japan to attempt to obtain clean eggs. He falls in love with a non-Japanese concubine but the affair is carried out secretively and provides a most delicate ending.
  • Cover scan of Shadowmasque
    Michael Cobley - Paperback - Pocket
    'Shadowmasque' completes the epic tale, begun in 'Shadowkings' and 'Shadowgod', of resolve and sacrifice, and a world teetering on the brink of an endless, terrible night.
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    The Scottish World: A Journey Into The Scottish Diaspora
    Billy Kay - Hardback - Mainstream
    Travelling the world from Bangkok to Brazil, Warsaw to Waikiki, the author found ringing endorsements for the Scottish people and their contribution in every country he has visited. He uncovers remarkable stories of a wealthy merchant community in Gdansk and of national geniuses of Scots descent such as Lermontov in Russia.
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    Robert E. Swindells - Paperback - Barrington Stoke
    Mark is the boss on the estate. He thinks Alex grassed him up, Mark isn't happy. Now Alex is hunted, trapped, and on his own. After all Mark is the boss, and Alex is a loser with only a pet snake to talk to.
  • Cover scan of Stravaigin

    Liz Niven - Paperback - Luath
    At the core of this collection of poems is the notion of the Scots as a community of stravaigers or wanderers - the author draws on a variety of resources and moves outward, through many foriegn cultures to view the world through Scottish eyes
  • Cover scan of The Snowflake Princess
    The Snowflake Princess
    Katie Chase - Paperback - Red Fox
    When Rosie finds a Russian doll on a shelf in the dining-room of her great-aunt's Scottish castle, she opens up the two halves of the doll, and finds another one, and another one, until she's left with a tiny Russian Princess doll in her palm. Rosie says hello, and she's whisked away to Russia to meet Princess Anastasia.
  • Cover scan of The Second Scottish Wars Of Independence, 1332-1363
    The Second Scottish Wars Of Independence, 1332-1363
    Chris Brown - Paperback - Tempus
    Drawn from English and Scottish state papers and chronicle accounts, this text tells the story of the armies and campaigns that would develop the tactics that gave English forces the dramatic triumphs of the Hundred Years War.
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    The Sword Of Scotland: Jocks At War
    Anthony Leask - Hardback - Pen & Sword Military
    Scottish soldiers have played a major part in shaping the history of the world. In this book, Anthony Leask traces the story of Scots at war, looking at the regiments of Scotland and the key battles they have fought in and won.

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