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What Your Pet Really Thinks
- Hardback - Black & White Publishing
Convinced you know your faithful tabby? Confident you can tell exactly what your cute innocent kitten is thinking? Certain you can read your fluffy little feline's mind like the back of your hand? Think again! This book tells you what your cat really thinks - but be warned, it's not always pretty! With real-life photos of a whole host of cute cats and quirky captions to boot, 'What Your Cat Really Thinks' gives readers a hilarious alternative insight into the minds of the everyday pet.
Where The Dead Men Go
- Paperback - Faber and Faber
After three years in the wilderness, hardboiled reporter Gerry Conway is back at his desk at the Glasgow Tribune. But three years is a long time on newspapers and things have changed. Once the paper's star reporter, Conway now plays second fiddle to his former protege, crime reporter Martin Moir. When Moir's body turns up in a flooded quarry, Conway is drawn deeper into the city's criminal underworld as he looks for the truth about his colleague's death. In this, the second book in the 'Conway Trilogy', McIlvanney explores the murky interface of crime and politics in the New Scotland.
The Winter Horses
- Hardback - Walker Books
Set in Ukraine 1941, this book takes you through a journey of survival in the dark days of WWII. Based on true events, it captures the power of sacrifice, the endurance of the human spirit and the astonishing loyalty of animals.
Western Isles Folk Tales
- Paperback - The History Press
As a child, Lawrence learned many folk tales from his father, Tom Tulloch. Tom was a tradition bearer, and his folklore was collected by the School of Scottish Studies. As a travelling storyteller, Lawrence has collected many more tales. This book contains many favourite stories - some you may recognise, but they have given them a Shetland twist.
When Wine Tastes Best 2015: A Biodynamic Calendar For Wine Drinkers
- Paperback - Floris Books
Based on Maria Thun's biodynamic calendar, this handy little pocket guide tells you which days are optimum wine-drinking days, and which days to avoid if you want to get the most out of your glass.
Wolf Notes And Other Musical Mishaps
- Paperback - Kelpies
Helen has won a place at a prestigious summer music school in remote north-western Scotland. As she practices for a concert on Midsummer's Eve, her friends, the fabled beasts, prepare for battle - in the very forest where the young musicians are staying.
When Sorry Is Not Enough
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
Four years on from discovering their true heritage, Sally and Luke have overcome their animosity to forge a trusting relationship. And now Luke has returned home from his post as a detective in the Hong Kong police force to prove the innocence of his friend Irish, who is in prison for the murder of his wife. Luke believes Irish was set up and asks for Sally's help to prove it.
The Winter Crown
- Hardback - Sphere
It is the winter of 1154 and Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. While her husband King Henry II battles for land across the channel, Eleanor fulfils her duty as acting ruler and bearer of royal children. But she wants to be more than this - if only Henry would let her. Instead, Henry belittles and excludes her, falling for a young mistress and leaving Eleanor sidelined and angry. Frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.
Walking The Border: A Journey Between Scotland And England
- Hardback - Birlinn
Ian Crofton makes a journey on foot from Gretna Green in the southwest to Berwick in the northeast, following as close as possible the Anglo-Scottish Border as it has been fixed since the union of the the crowns in 1603. 'Walking The Border' is in the best traditions of travel writing, combining vivid description with human insight, the whole spiced with a wry sense of the absurdity and necessity of both inward and outward journeys.
Welcome To Just A Minute!: A Celebration Of Britain's Best-Loved Radio Comedy
- Hardback - Canongate
As its 900th episode approaches, 'Just a Minute' has consistently entertained BBC Radio 4 listeners, and many others around the world, since its first broadcast in December 1967. Inspired by a punishment handed out at school, the show's creator Ian Messiter devised a deceptively simple and versatile set of rules that has allowed the game to adapt and thrive as each new era of comedy entertainers emerges. In this official celebration, chairman Nicholas Parsons, the only person to have appeared in every programme, recalls the very best, occasionally awkward and often hilarious, moments that have lit up the comedy airwaves over six decades.
Last modified Friday 13 May 2011