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The Traitors' Pit
- Paperback - Ebury Press
They call it the Traitors' Pit. Though others know it by other names: The Heathen Pit. The Thieves' Pit. The Pit of Hell. Wulfgar does not believe that his older brother is capable of treason. But Wystan stands accused of plotting to overthrow the King and place his cousin on the throne. With an invading army gathering force, can Wulfgar exonerate his brother before Wystan suffers a traitor's death?
The Tudor Princess
- Paperback - Avon
As daughter of Henry VII, Margaret Tudor's duty is to gain alliances for England. Barely out of girlhood, Margaret is married by proxy to James IV and while Jamie is an affectionate husband, he is not a faithful one and providing an heir cannot guarantee Margaret's safety when Jamie leads an invading army against her own brother, Henry VIII. In the wake of tragic loss she falls prey to the attentions of the ambitious Earl of Angus - a move that brings Scotland to the brink of anarchy. Beset by betrayal, secret alliances, and the vagaries of her own heart, Margaret has one overriding ambition - to preserve the crown of Scotland for her son, no matter what the cost.
- Hardback - Mainstream Publishing
Throughout the centuries, talk of sex has proved irresistible, producing wide-ranging responses, contradictory remarks, denouncements and appraisals; something seen as harmless by one is often condemned as damnable by another. Whatever your sexual preferences, 'Talking Dirty' is a hugely entertaining treasury of wit on this endlessly entertaining and controversial topic.
- Paperback - Scholastic
When young Jim Hawkins meets Billy Bones, he quickly becomes intrigued by the mysterious former pirate. But little does Jim know that their meeting will soon send him on a path of swash-buckling adventure across the ocean in the attempt to track down the treasure marked on a pirate's map.
Tay Bridge Disaster: The People's Story
- Paperback - The History Press
135 years after the event, the Tay Bridge Disaster remains the single most catastrophic collapse of a British engineering structure. The fateful day in 1879 shook Britain and the world of engineering to their core and sent a nation into mourning for the seventy-five souls lost to the dark, freezing waters of the Tay. Here Lumley gives the collapse a much wider perspective than the event of one night by delving into the lives of those lost to the disaster, both passengers and railway workers, against a background of a wider Scottish history.
Trains And Lovers
- Paperback - Polygon
Four strangers meet on a journey from Edinburgh to London. Each has a tale to tell of how love has touched their lives in very different ways.
The Tattoo Fox: A Story About A Fox Who Lives At Edinburgh Castle And Loves The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
- Paperback - Luath Press
This story begins with the fox's journey from the Borders and her arrival in Edinburgh, at the end of the Tattoo. She hears about the event but doesn't know what it is and throughout the book asks other characters to tell her. As she settles in to life in Edinburgh she has several adventures and meets a sniffer dog, a wise cat, and a dog fox with whom she settles in to the den and has a family. The family watch the Tattoo every night and after the final performance the Tattoo fox follows the soldiers out of the castle, her tail in the air.
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.
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