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Short Stories

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  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Sep 2017
    £12.99

    As a child Iain Crichton Smith was raised speaking Gaelic on the island of Lewis. At school in Stornoway he spoke English. Like many islanders before and since, his culture was divided: two languages and two histories entailing exile. His divided...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £12.00

    Tales of suspense for the twilight hour… Dark Encounters is a collection of classic and elegantly unsettling ghost stories. A spine-tingling collection, these tales are set in the brooding landscape of Scotland, with an air of historic...

  • E-Book | Pub: 30 Jul 2020
    £1.49

    When Daniella Coulstoun, a claims assistant for a major insurance company, takes a call from a man who declares he will be dead within the hour, she dismisses him as a crank and doesn’t report the call. But when a dead body is found in the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £8.99

    The characters in this delicious book are pushed to the point of no return and seek retribution. But how we get even is not always the best road to redemption. On the island of Mull, it takes an incomer to make the locals realise that they need to...

  • Paperback | Pub: 14 Sep 2017
    £8.99

    Bringing together six short stories – two of which are previously unpublished – One Last Dram Before Midnight is the perfect Christmas gift for fans of Denzil Meyrick. These tales take us from Jim Daley’s early days pounding the beat in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Sep 2022
    £14.99

    Para Handy has been sailing his way into the affections of generations of Scots since he first weighed anchor in the pages of the Glasgow Evening News in 1905. The master mariner and his crew – Dougie the mate, Macphail the engineer, Sunny Jim...

  • Paperback | Pub: 13 Jan 2022
    £7.99

    ‘Five engrossing, resonant stories here, with no weak links’ ― The Herald The world’s first UNESCO city of literature, Edinburgh is steeped in literary history. It is the birthplace of a beloved cast of fictional characters from...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £8.99

    In Pianos and Flowers we are invited to glimpse a world long departed. In these stories, inspired by long-lost photographs, the lives of the people in the frame are imagined and then explored, layer by layer. Three sisters brought up in Penang,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £12.99

    George Mackay Brown was a master of the short story form and produced a steady stream of short fiction collections, starting with A Calendar of Love (1967) and include A Time to Keep (1969) and Hawkfall (1974), as well as his poetry collections and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £9.99

    Tales for Twilight offers a spine-tingling selection of unnerving tales by writers from James Hogg in the early eighteenth century to James Robertson, very much alive in the twenty-first. Scottish authors have proved to be exceptionally good at...

  • E-Book | Pub: 17 Jun 2014
    £5.99

    At a country house party Cornelius Appin announces that he has discovered a method by which animals can be taught to speak. His latest pupil is none other than Tobermory, the ginger cat belonging to his hosts, Sir Wilfred and Lady Blemley. As the...