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  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
    £8.99

    First published in 1973 by the Hogarth Press, Magnus is George Mackay Brown’s tour de force – his most poetic and innovative book. He links the twelfth-century story of the saintly Earl Magnus of Orkney’s brutal murder at the hands of his...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Jun 2022
    £12.99

    First published in 2010 to mark the centenary of Norman MacCaig’s birth, The Many Days aims to strike a balance between representing the much-loved poems that any reader would expect to find in a selected MacCaig, and other less familiar...

  • Paperback | Pub: 08 Mar 2018
    £9.99

    Recalled from active service on the Western Front, Richard Hannay is sent undercover on a secret mission to find a dangerous German agent at large in Britain. Disguised as a pacifist, Hannay travels from London to Glasgow to the Scottish Highlands...

  • Hardback | Pub: 02 Aug 2018
    £9.99

    Wealthy Canadian scholar Harvey Gotham lives in splendid isolation in France and is working on a book about Job. He loves his wife, Effie, dearly but she has taken to planting bombs in supermarkets and has joined an anarchist group. Here, Spark...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jun 2011
    £4.99

    When the beautiful pearl-fisher, Effie Williamson, arrives in a rural Scottish village, with her grandparents and siblings, the residents react in many different ways, from hospitable warmth to outright rejection, exacerbated when the religious,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 09 Nov 2009
    £25.00

    This collection of Norman MacCaig’s poems is offered as the definitive edition of his work. It has been edited by his son, Ewen. A prolific writer, MacCaig left about 600 unpublished poems after his death; 99 have been selected for inclusion...

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Apr 2018
    £6.99

    The Power House is the first adventure of the classic Buchan hero, the prosperous Scots lawyer and MP Sir Edward Leithen, whose measured daily routine of ‘flat, chambers, flat, club’ is enlivened by the sudden disappearance of Charles...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Feb 2020
    £9.99

    After his father dies, nineteen-year-old David Crawfurd is sent to South Africa to seek his fortune. A strange encounter on the voyage suggests that a tribal uprising is afoot, and David soon finds himself involved – at great risk to his life...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Jul 2018
    £8.99

    In this critically-acclaimed fictional memoir of Sir Walter Scott, Allan Massie recreates the life and times of one of Scotland’s greatest writers, convincingly capturing Scott’s humour, stoicism and eccentricity. Combining imaginative...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 Mar 2016
    £8.99

    It’s December, and the Shannon family are returning home to their clifftop mansion near Kinloch for their annual AGM. Shannon International is one of the world’s biggest private companies, with tendrils reaching around the globe in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Oct 2006
    £12.99

    A Scots Quair is revolutionary – innovative in its form, deft and humorous in its use of the Scots language, courageous in its characterisation and politics. Central to the trilogy is Chris Guthrie, one of the most remarkable female characters...

  • E-Book | Pub: 06 Sep 2013
    £4.99

    Steven Dunbar gets the news that an old friend, Dr Simone Ricard of Medicins Sans Frontieres, has died in an accident while attending a scientific meeting in Prague. She and her team have been working to eradicate polio in the border region between...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Oct 2008
    £9.99

    Glasgow-born Alex Harvey’s career began in the 1950s when he won a competition to become Scotland’s answer to Tommy Steele (he dubbed himself ‘Last of the Teenage Idols’). He was a devoted family man but in front of an...

  • Paperback | Pub: 17 Jul 2007
    £8.99

    Sir Edward Leithen – perhaps the autobiographical of Buchan’s characters – is dying of tuberculosis and has been given a year to live. After this prognosis, Leithen undertakes a profoundly heroic quest from London to the Canadian...

  • E-Book | Pub: 07 Aug 2013
    £9.99

    The East Neuk of Fife may seem like an unusual place for a musical revolution. However, in amongst the sleepy fishing villages and rolling fields, a small community of gifted musicians has quietly crept up on the world. From psychedelic troubadours...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Apr 2006
    £7.99

    Faced with the choice between her harsh farming life and the seductive but distant world of books and learning, the spirited Chris Guthrie decides to remain in her rural community. But as the devastation of the First World War leaves her life-and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 17 May 2011
    £6.99

    Selected as one of the 100 best novels in English in The Guardian Recently returned from South Africa, adventurer Richard Hannay is bored with life, but after a chance encounter with an American who informs him of an assassination plot and is then...

  • Paperback | Pub: 29 Jun 2010
    £9.99

    After distinguished service in the First World War, Richard Hannay settles into peaceful domesticity with his wife Mary and their young son. However, news comes to him of three kidnappings. With no more than a few tantalisingly cryptic lines of...

  • Paperback | Pub: 22 May 2006
    £7.99

    First published in 1969, “A Time to Keep” has a vast cast of characters drawn from Orkney’s past and present. The stories offer a range of emotions and incidents, exploring how the new and old collide and crash in a community as...

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Aug 2017
    £7.99

    Imagine you’re on a train. Think about all the other people on the train with you, what their lives are or have been, and the different experiences you’ve all had. But there is one more thing that you undoubtedly all share: you have all...