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  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Nov 2021
    £9.99

    It’s 1968, and the fishermen of Kinloch are preparing to celebrate the old New Year on the twelfth of January. The annual pilgrimage to the Auld Stones is a tradition that goes back beyond memory, and young Hamish, first mate on the Girl…

Featured Author

Denzil Meyrick

‘superb, feel good, laugh out loud… just wonderful’
– Waterstones Horsham

‘A Whisky-Galore-style caper’
– Sunday Post

‘a wonderfully atmospheric tale, best consumed on a chilly winter’s night in front of a roaring fire with a bottle of single malt close to hand … this book offers a brief, magical escape to a kinder, simpler time’
– The Scotsman

Current Bestsellers

2022 Preview: Music

21 Jan ’22
Our music titles this year explore music heritage and social history from Edinburgh to the White House, and include brilliant anecdotes about…
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2022 Preview: Poetry

21 Jan ’22
We have an exceptionally strong poetry offering this year, with new titles from Jenni Fagan, Hannah Lavery, and Alicia Pirmohamed, as well as a…
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