New Releases

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Mar 2021
    £9.99

    Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize for UK Nature Writing 2020 Desperate to connect with his native Galloway, Patrick Laurie plunges into work on his family farm in the hills of southwest Scotland. Investing in the oldest and most traditional…

  • Paperback | Pub: 16 Feb 2021
    £14.99

    James Baldwin was born into the squalor of a Harlem tenement and transcended an early life of setbacks and racism. A storefront preacher at the age of fourteen, he supported his entire family – mother and eight siblings – before he began…

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Feb 2021
    £12.99

    In a career spanning forty years, Angus Roxburgh lived and worked in Russia as a literary translator, as Moscow correspondent of the Sunday Times and the BBC, and as a media consultant to the Kremlin. He witnessed Russian history unfolding at first…

  • Paperback | Pub: 14 Jan 2021
    £7.99 £6.39

    THE JURA EDITION with new introduction by Alex Massie ‘For him Jura was home’ – Richard Blair on his father George Orwell ‘The book of the twentieth century . . . haunts us with an ever-darker relevance’ – Ben…

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jan 2021
    £20.00

    In 1725 an extensive military road and bridge-building programme was implemented by the British crown that would transform 18th-century Scotland. Aimed at pacifying some of her more inaccessible regions and containing the Jacobite threat, General…

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jan 2021
    £8.99 £7.19

    1947. In a damp, run-down farmhouse on the island of Jura, George Orwell is embarking on his greatest work: Nineteen Eighty-Four. Forty-four years old and suffering from the tuberculosis that will eventually take his life, this book is his legacy…

  • E-Book | Pub: 17 Dec 2020
    £6.99

    ‘A fabulous distillation of all the joy and bitterness, hurt and humour of an extraordinary man… I doubt there will be a better written, more interesting or important book published in Scotland this year’ – Daily…

  • Book | Pub: 17 Nov 2020
    £35.00

    Give the perfect gift this holiday with our exclusive signed bundle from Alexander McCall Smith. In this set you will get 3 beautiful hardback editions for a specially discounted price, all signed by McCall Smith himself. Save £5+ and free…

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £9.99

    This beautifully-written memoir tells the story of the first part of a life lived between Scotland, England and three countries half a world away: Burma, as it then was, India and Pakistan. Having been born in Burma, Neil Swan spent his early years…

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £17.99 £14.39

    At the bottom of a sharply descending street – in the topographical sense – in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, new residents have moved in to number 44 Scotland Street, joining the already well-known and much-loved denizens of that remarkable…

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £4.99

    The Arbroath Smokie is one of Scotland’s best loved traditional fish delicacies, taking its name from the small coastal town in the county of Angus it has been on the menu for a thousand years. Unlike its famous fishy relatives, Finnan Haddies…

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £20.00

    Photography was crucial for E. A. Hornel (1864–1933). From 1891 to the end of his career, he built up an extensive photographic collection that was key in making him a successful painter. By analysing this collection, we can examine his ways of…

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £25.00

    When Jacobite enthusiast Michael Nevin successfully bid for a handwritten letter and memorandum by Bonnie Prince Charlie at an auction, little did he realise he had come into possession of material that would change our view of history. Written in…

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Nov 2020
    £12.99

    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…

  • Hardback | Pub: 15 Oct 2020
    £12.99 £10.39

    What really counts in this life? For the writer, Alexander McCall Smith, it is friendship and love – themes that crop up time and again in his novels. And it is these themes that he explores in this collection of poems. In this book, divided into…

  • Hardback | Pub: 08 Oct 2020
    £20.00

    Longlisted for The Highland Book Prize 2020 Fourteen centuries ago, Irish saints brought the Word of God to the Hebrides and Scotland’s Atlantic shore. These ‘white martyrs’ sought solitude, remoteness, even harshness, in places apart from the…

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £20.00

    Busby’s Last Crusade is the never to be forgotten fable of Manchester United’s rise from the ashes of Munich in 1958 to the European Cup win 10 years later … and the humble Scot who led them there. With words from best-selling author Jeff…

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £12.99

    LONDON, 1942. A killer going by the name of ‘Crimson Jack’ is stalking the wartime streets of London, murdering women on the exact dates of the infamous Jack the Ripper killings of 1888. Has the Ripper somehow returned from the grave? Is…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £14.99

    From the lonely pitches of Eriskay to the great stadiums of our cities, Snapshot captures the gritty, alluring essence of Scotland’s national game. Alan McCredie’s photographs combine with Daniel Gray’s words to accompany the reader on a…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £8.99

    Gunnersaurus, the iconic mascot of Arsenal FC, has gone missing! From crowded stadiums to beach-side five-a-side tournaments, can you find Arsenal’s lucky charm and return him safe to Emirates Stadium? With over 200 characters and items to find,…

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £9.99

    It’s December 1967, and the town of Kinloch is cut off by heavy snow. With all roads closed, the only way to feed and water the townsfolk is for the fishing fleet to sail to Girvan for much needed supplies. But the skipper of the Girl Maggie,…

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £12.99

    SIGNED EDITION What really counts in this life? For the writer, Alexander McCall Smith, it is friendship and love – themes that crop up time and again in his novels. And it is these themes that he explores in this collection of poems. In this…

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Oct 2020
    £50.00

    Despite seven out of ten people in Scotland choosing cremation, in many ways crematoria are ‘invisible’ buildings, visited only by necessity, and they have not received the attention they deserve. Crematoria present a real challenge for…

  • Paperback | Pub: 24 Sep 2020
    £20.00

    In the 1890s, the people of north-west Scotland grew tired of Government Commissions sent to consider a railway to Ullapool.  Despite rock-solid arguments in favour of such a railway, neither government nor the big railway companies lifted a finger…

  • Paperback | Pub: 17 Sep 2020
    £9.99

    Every debate about the Scottish constitution should include the topic of Scottish Home Rule, and if there is to be another referendum in Scotland then Home Rule should definitely be one of the options on the ballot paper. Home Rule is not widely…

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Sep 2020
    £14.99

    The collapse in January 2018 of the construction giant Carillion, outsourcer of huge Government building contracts, is one of the great financial scandals of modern times. When it folded it had only £29 million in the bank and debts and other…

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Sep 2020
    £17.99

    Miami, 1963. A young boy from Louisville, Kentucky, is on the path to becoming the greatest sportsman of all time. Cassius Clay is training in the 5th Street Gym for his heavyweight title clash against the formidable Sonny Liston. He is beginning to…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Sep 2020
    £14.99

    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: 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 Sep 2020
    £14.99

    This complete collection of Agnes Owens’ five novellas opens with ‘Like Birds in the Wilderness’, a portrait of brickie Mac. He’s a straightforward guy with a talent for laying bricks and a liking for the drink who decides to head to…