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  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Jun 2023
    £25.00

    Winner of the Saltire Society Scottish History Book of the Year Award Badenoch today is a landscape of empty glens and ruined settlements, but it was not always so. This book examines the transformative events that shaped the region’s destiny:...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jun 2023
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the 2023 Sports Book Awards for Best Football Writing of the Year Discover the origins of the Lionesses that brought football home.  England’s Lionesses are on the front and back pages; their stars feature on prime-time...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 May 2015
    £12.99

    A poetry anthology boasting some of the UK’s most exciting voices who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are favourites read at the events; all are savoured, sublime, sumptuous voices within poetry already –...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Sep 2020
    £12.99

    A follow up to the immensely popular #UntitledOne and #UntitledTwo. This year’s anthology gives us more of the promising and established names in British poetry who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 May 2016
    £12.99

    This anthology promises more of the up-and-coming and established names in British poetry, who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are favourites read at the events; all are savoured, sublime, sumptuous voices...

  • E-Book | Pub: 18 Oct 2018
    £9.99

    The definitive guide to champagne and other sparkling wines. Champagne is delicious; we love its flavour, we love its fizz. Champagne’s association with success, partying and fun are as ingrained in the wine as the bubbles themselves. As the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 13 Aug 2015
    £9.99

    We’re in the middle of a Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors – where gin is de rigueur. From Adnams to...

  • Hardback | Pub: 07 Jun 2018
    £12.99

    Rum, once the poor relation of the spirit world, has undergone a revival and is no longer seen just as the preferred tipple for tipsy pirates. The craft drinks movement has certainly stimulated the rum world, with high numbers of new artisan rum...

  • E-Book | Pub: 03 Nov 2016
    £7.99

    A grisly murder. A vanishing corpse. A secret romance. A ghostly tale. An innocent accused. 1588. It is a dark and turbulent time. Scotland’s queen has been executed, the Spanish king seeks revenge, and the people of St Andrews cling desperately...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Nov 2022
    £100.00

    The 1820 Scottish Rising has been increasingly studied in recent decades. This collection of essays looks especially at local players on the ground across multiple regional centres in the west of Scotland, as well as the wider political...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £12.99

    With a foreword by Alexander McCall Smith ‘That which is uncooked is destined to be cooked, if has been prepared with cooking in mind’ – The Enigma of Garlic Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street novels are loved and...

  • E-Book | Pub: 11 Aug 2016
    £5.99

    Over the centuries countless Scots have travelled to every conceivable corner of the globe – some to start a new life, others asentrepreneurs, explorers, missionaries, colonial administrators, soldiers and in a multitude of other contexts....

  • Multiple-component | Pub: 27 Mar 2020
    £30.00

    Discover the adventure of a lifetime with these pulse-pounding, entertaining thrillers! From John Buchan’s legendary spy novel The Thirty-Nine Steps that defined a genre, to Richard Hannay’s modern day return with Castle Macnab, to the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £8.99

    Pressure for independence remains a major force in Scotland, but the case for it has changed substantially since the referendum of 2014. In the 2016 Brexit referendum, 60 per cent of the Scottish electorate voted to remain part of the European...

  • E-Book | Pub: 18 Apr 2013
    £4.99

    Patrick Paniter was James IV’s right-hand man, a diplomatic genius who was in charge of the guns at the disastrous battle of Flodden in September 1513 in which the English annihilated the Scots. After the death of his king he is tormented by...

  • 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...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £20.00

    The eighteenth century is often described as the age of reason. This book argues that it should also be considered the age of the passions. Eighteenth-century writers recognised the passions as the springs of human life and actions. They began to...

  • E-Book | Pub: 05 Nov 2012
    £20.00

    Scotland has played an immense role in European high culture through the centuries, and among its cultural links none have been greater than those with France. This book shows that the links with France stretch back deep into the Middle Ages, and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Apr 2012
    £20.00

    This book is the first volume to scrutinise in detail the history of the Highlands and Islands incorporating the most up-to-date research. It examines the evolution of the idea of ‘Celtic Scotland’, tracing the historiography of the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Oct 2012
    £25.00

    By equal measure state-builder and political unifier and ruthless opportunist and bloody-handed aggressor, Alexander II has been praised or vilified by past historians but has rarely been viewed in the round. This book explores the king’s...