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The Tiger-Headed Horseman
- Hardback - Book Guild
Present day Ongolium, a country closed off for centuries, a country at once ancient and modern, a country both beautiful yet terrifying. Out on the desolate Steppe, the daughter of a nomadic leader opens a precious box given to her by the tribal elders. What she discovers inside sets her on a quest both to find her father and to fulfil her destiny, which she realises is somehow linked to the long-gone emperor Chinggis Khaan, the country's founder and saviour. Meanwhile, in the gloomy Ongoliumn capital, Baatarulaan, a ferociously clever student is also seeking to forge his destiny to free his countrymen from oppression and misery and to become the greatest ruler Ongolium has ever known in short, the new Chinggis Khaan.
To The Letter: A Journey Through A Vanishing World
- Hardback - Canongate
'To the Letter' tells the story of our remarkable journey through the mail. From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of email, Simon Garfield explores how we have written to each other over the centuries and what our letters reveal about our lives. Along the way he delves into the great correspondences of our time, from Cicero and Petrarch to Jane Austen and Ted Hughes, and traces the very particular advice offered by bestselling letter-writing manuals. He uncovers a host of engaging stories, including the tricky history of the opening greeting.
- Paperback - Black Library
After fleeing the authorities in the Imperial city of Altdorf, Felix Jaeger swears a drunken oath to dour dwarf Gotrek Gurnisson to record his death saga. In the cold light of day, Felix's worst fears are confirmed as he learns that Gotrek is a Trollslayer - a dwarf doomed to seek out a heroic death in battle to atone for an unknown personal disgrace. Their travels throw them into a string of extraordinary adventures as Felix tries to survive his companion's destiny.
These Faces: Photographs And Drawings
- Paperback - Polygon
To Ride The Mountain Winds: A History Of Aerial Mountaineering And Rescue
- Paperback - Sandstone
This is a history of aerial mountaineering and rescue all over the world from the first balloon flights over the Alps to daring helicopter rescues and mountain conflict.
Tommy Doc: The Controversial And Colourful Life Of One Of Football's Most Dominant Personalities
- Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
Tommy 'The Doc' Docherty was a combative Scotland international wing-half who became a brilliant but erratic manager. He was much-travelled, and 'I've had more clubs than Jack Nicklaus' was among the well-worn one-liners that created the image of 'The Doc' as football's stand-up comedian. In this book, David Tossell looks beyond the wisecracks, interviewing Docherty himself, as well as former players and colleagues, to examine a remarkable career and reveal the personal heartaches behind the laughter.
Tom And The Tree House
- Paperback - Catnip
Tom is adopted. But he's always known about it, and always considered himself special. But with the arrival of a new, real baby on the scene, Tom isn't so sure he's all that special anymore, and retreats from his parents to his tree-house.
- Paperback - Catnip
Robbie loves life in the country, and is appalled to move to Edinburgh. As he comes to terms with a new city, school and friends, Robbie is consoled by the time he spends with his pet tortoise Herman. Then, one afternoon, Herman goes missing.
To Wed A Wicked Highlander
- Paperback - Sourcebooks
Laird Alexander MacDonell is prepared for anything - or so he thought. When a beautiful traitor is discovered under his own roof, he must choose between his duty or losing his heart forever to the woman who betrayed him - his own wife. In the far northern Highlands, Lady Sybella MacKenzie is nothing but a pawn in the game of men. Forced to search for her clan's ancient seeing stone under the roof of her father's enemy, Sybella must choose between the family who raised her, and the man to whom she has given her heart. Will she choose to stand with those by whom she is bound by blood or will she stand with the man who has captured her soul?
A Time Of Tyrants: Scotland And The Second World War
- Paperback - Birlinn
This title presents a fascinating evaluation of Scotland's role in the Second World War by acclaimed historian, Trevor Royle. It is the follow up title to the successful 'Flowers of the Forest'.
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