New Releases

  • Paperback | Pub: 22 Jul 2021
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    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • Hardback | Pub: 22 Jul 2021
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    The Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of the last Ice Age to Dolly the Sheep and Andy Murry’s Wimbledon victory of 2013. The 1000+ stitches spent a…

  • Hardback | Pub: 15 Jul 2021
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    Once upon a time in Botswana there was a little girl called Precious, who grew up to become a famous detective. But even as a young girl she had an extraordinary ability to solve mysteries. This volume contains all her first adventures, from the…

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Jul 2021
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    Angus Watson’s Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language. This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous…

  • Calendar | Pub: 15 Jul 2021
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    The Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of 420 million years of Scottish history and achievement. Involving over a thousand volunteer stitchers who worked on 160 separate panels, the Tapestry is one of the biggest community arts…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    Polly Pullar has had a passion for red squirrels since childhood. As a wildlife rehabilitator, she knows the squirrel on a profoundly personal level and has hand-reared numerous litters of orphan kits, eventually returning them to the wild. In this…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    Pip lives on island and is the captain of his boat Puffin, which he sails to the mainland to collect the things that the islanders need. One beautiful morning Pip and his crew set off as usual, but when they reach the mainland they learn that the…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    The Outer Hebrides lie 40 miles to the west of mainland Scotland, forming a barrier to the North Atlantic. Culturally distinct from early prehistory, the islands contain a wealth of historical and archaeological monuments, including the standing…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    Bramble the cow lives on an old farm where she has lots of friends. But she has a problem – she hates loud noises! She doesn’t like the buzzing of bees, or the sound of the wind during a storm, or the farmer’s combine harvester. And she…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    Shortlisted for The Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020 Biography of the Year ‘A splendid new biography. How good was young Tom Morris? Stephen Proctor makes his case cogently. Young Tom Morris was one of the greatest of them all’ –…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    On a hillside near Ballachulish in the Scottish Highlands in May 1752 a rider is assassinated by a gunman. The murdered man is Colin Campbell, a government agent travelling to nearby Duror where he’s evicting farm tenants to make way for his…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    June 1945. Hitler has triumphed, Britain is under German occupation and America cowers under the threat of nuclear attack. In the dead of night, a figure flits through the ruins of Dryburgh Abbey, searching for a hidden document he knows could…

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
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    The Great Tapestry of Scotland is one of the most ambitious community arts projects ever undertaken. The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, it was created by a team of over a…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    His name and image are everywhere – from Bank of Scotland fivers to the bizarre monument in Edinburgh’s city centre. Scott-land presumes that the reader will have only a hazy awareness of Sir Walter Scott, and, although Stuart Kelly will…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    Red kites were once Britain’s most common bird of prey. By the early 1900s they’d been wiped out in Scotland and England following centuries of ruthless persecution. When some reintroduced kites began roosting on their 1,400-acre farm at…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    In 2016 Scottish writer Iain Maloney and his Japanese wife Minori moved to a village in rural Japan. This is the story of his attempt to fit in, be accepted and fulfil his duties as a member of the community, despite being the only foreigner in the…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    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 Jun 2021
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    Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden in the Pentland Hills near Edinburgh is widely regarded as one of the most significant gardens in Britain. In addition to being a spectacular example of garden design, it also features almost 300 artworks by Finlay…

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    The legendary Scottish king Máel Coluim III, also known as ‘Malcolm Canmore’, is often held to epitomise Scotland’s ‘ancient Gaelic kings’. But Máel Coluim and his dynasty were in fact newcomers, and their legitimacy and status were far…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    Mairi Hedderwick embarks on a six-month-long journey to 40 islands from Arran to Lewis, recounting her pilgrimage around the archipelago of the Western Isles with which she has had a lifelong love affair. Filled with wit and wisdom that is matched…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    Little Wonder tells the epic, and until now largely unchronicled, story of Lottie Dod, the first great heroine in women’s sports. Dod was a champion tennis player, golfer, hockey player, tobogganist, skater, mountaineer, and archer. She was also a…

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    ‘Deserves to sell like hot cakes’ – Allan Massie, The Scotsman From the Indian Mutiny to the London Blitz, offering a ‘nice cup of tea’ has been a stock British response to a crisis.  But tea itself has a dramatic, and often…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    ‘It may perhaps interest you if I mention a few figures in connexion with the construction of the bridge. Its extreme length, including the approach viaduct, is 2,765 yards, one and one-fifth of a mile, and the actual length of the cantilever…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    In this new Selected Poems, Kathleen Jamie explores the multi-faceted world of George Mackay Brown’s Orkney, the poet’s lifelong home and inspiration. George Mackay Brown’s concerns were the ancestral world, the communalities of work, the…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    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: 03 Jun 2021
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    First published in 1969, An Orkney Tapestry, George Mackay Brown’s seminal work, is a unique look at Orkney through the eye of a poet. Originally commissioned by his publisher as an introduction to the Orkney Islands, Brown approached the…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    This is the ideal guide to the whole route, so rich in history and natural beauty. Designed to be used by walkers on the Path or visitors to any point along it, it introduces a wealth of castles, churches, harbours, monuments and red-roofed…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    All over the world people associate the bagpipes with Scotland. In this informative and entertaining book Stuart McHardy introduces Scotland’s national instrument – its history, development and repertoire – and examines the part…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of 420 million years of Scottish history and achievement. Involving a…

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
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    A SUNDAY POST TOP PICK FOR SUMMER READING ‘This latest DCI Daley thriller is deftly plotted and peopled with sympathetically drawn local characters and satisfyingly nuanced local wrongdoers’ – Irish Independent When a light aircraft…