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  • Paperback | Pub: 29 May 2008
    £7.99 £6.39

    Sammar is a young Sudanese widow, working as an Arabic translator at a British university. Following the sudden death of her husband, and estranged from her young son, she drifts, grieving and isolated. Life takes a positive turn when she finds...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Jul 2013
    £9.99 £7.99

    Meg Bateman vividly evokes the landscape of Scotland, particularly the brooding presences of the Scottish islands and Sutherland, and touches on personal love and loss in this intimate and celebratory collection.

  • Multiple-component | Pub: 23 Mar 2020
    £40.00

    Isolation doesn’t have to be boring! Escape to a world of endless possiblities with our Travel & Adventure box. From a kayaking odyssey around Scotland’s wild coasts, to the villages of rural Japan, you can explore whole new worlds...

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 Apr 2019
    £12.99 £10.39

    Almost 300,000 people ‘officially’ complete the journey to Santiago each year – hundreds of thousands more travel at least part of the way. In this book, Richard Frazer discovers on his pilgrimage to the shrine of St James the Great  how a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Sep 2020
    £14.99 £11.99

    In 1971 Alec Crawford is determined to make his fortune from ship salvage. Early attempts lead nowhere until he teams up with a new partner, Simon Martin. Diving in Hebridean waters, they explore remains of the Spanish Armada, and the wreck of the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 13 Aug 2012
    £25.00 £20.00

    This book first traces the rise of the Gordons from minor magnates in Berwickshire to major players in the north and nationally. They reached their zenith in the person of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly, during the sixteenth century. The rest of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Apr 2010
    £9.99 £7.99

    The stark, vast beauty of the remote Arctic Europe landscape has been the focus of human exploration for thousands of years. In this striking blend of travel writing, history and mythology, Gavin Francis offers a unique portrait of the northern...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Aug 2019
    £9.99 £7.99

    The Truth about St Kilda is a unique record of the isolated way of life on St Kilda in the early part of the twentieth century, based on seven handwritten notebooks written by the Rev. Donald Gillies, containing reminiscences of his childhood on...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 Nov 1999
    £25.00 £20.00

    This collection traces 100 years of Gaelic verse and includes both “high” and “low” poetry, children’s verse and nonsense rhymes, as well as the serious, intellectual verse of the 1940s and 1950s. Each poem has a facing...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Oct 2016
    £14.99 £11.99

    Gathered in this book are over twenty islands that have decidedly human origins, whether they are the products of imagination, deception or simply human error. They are phantoms, fakes and legends: an archipelago of ex-isles and forgotten...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £12.99 £10.39

    Gathered in this book are over twenty islands that have decidedly human origins, whether they are the products of imagination, deception or simply human error. They are phantoms, fakes and legends: an archipelago of ex-isles and forgotten...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 May 2010
    £9.99 £7.99

    “Under Fishbone Clouds” is a love story and family saga interwoven with traditional folktales and stories from ancient Chinese history. Set against the backdrop of dramatic events of recent Chinese political history, we follow the lives...

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Jan 2009
    £16.99 £13.59

    War truly begins when the invading army, conquest complete, goes home. It is the relationship between the native population and those remaining behind as part of the new administration which holds the key to our understanding of not only the...

  • Hardback | Pub: 07 Dec 2017
    £10.00 £8.00

    In this fascinating and moving collection, Henry Marsh once again uses his exceptional poetic gifts to take us to the heart of one of the most difficult periods of Scottish history. His feeling for place and for the personalities involved is such...

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 May 2017
    £8.99 £7.19

    London, 1905. Margaret Trant lives with her ailing, irascible mother in a dreary boarding house in St John’s Wood. The pair have fallen on hard times, with only Margaret’s meagre salary from a ramshackle import-export company keeping them...

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 Jul 2019
    £8.99 £7.19

    A single phone call from halfway across the world is all it takes to bring her home . . . ‘Ellie, something bad has happened.’ Desperate to escape her ‘kid from the scrapyard’ reputation, Ellie Rook has forged a new life for herself abroad,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the The Great Outdoors Awards – Outdoor Book of the Year 2020 Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2020 There are strange relics hidden across Scotland’s landscape: forgotten places that are...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Jun 2016
    £12.99 £10.39

    Upper Clydesdale, the rural part of South Lanarkshire, is one of the most beautiful parts of the country. Its main centres of population include Carluke, Carnwath, Lanark, New Lanark, Biggar, Lesmahagow, Douglas and Coulter, Abington, Crawford and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 17 Apr 2008
    £9.99 £7.99

    All they wanted was land: land for crofting and land on which to build a house. In 1908, ten desperate men from the islands of Barra and Mingulay in the Western Isles were imprisoned for refusing to leave the island of Vatersay which they had...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Jun 2015
    £4.99 £3.99

    Forty years of experience are condensed into this pocket-sized book. Nichola Fletcher offers tips on how to cook venison (grilling, roasting, barbecuing, braising, slow-cooking etc.) and also explains different kinds of venison (wild, farmed, red...