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  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Aug 2023
    £7.99

    Discover Scotland’s Nature with Birlinn Calling all nature lovers! Our Birlinn Nature Writing subscription is the perfect pick up to get your fix, and delve deep into Scotland’s natural world. Discover a lost way of life in the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £5.99

    ‘Hauntingly delicious’ – Sunday Post In a darkening season in a northern city, Daniel, Orla and Tom’s lives intersect through a peculiar flatshare and a stolen nineteenth-century diary written by a dashing gentlemen who may not...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £30.00

    During the century and a half of their power the Black Douglases earned fame as Scotland’s champions in the front line of war against England. On their shields they bore the bloody heart of Robert Bruce, the symbol of their claim to be the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jun 2011
    £3.99

    ‘If it was me, if I was the murderer, Alice thought, where I go? What would I do? The job he had set himself was unfinished, he must be aware that his luck could not go on forever. It was a sumple calculation; at best a lifetime in prison, at...

  • E-Book | Pub: 05 Nov 2012
    £8.99

    Scotland’s long coastline runs from the waters of Galloway and the Solway, through the Irish Sea to the long sea lochs and myriad islands of the Celtic west, around grim Cape Wrath, the coast of Caithness, Pentland Firth and the Orkneys,...

  • E-Book | Pub: 24 Nov 2003
    £30.00

    Feuding had an effect on the history of most of Europe. Scotland provides a fascinating focus for the study of the bloodfeud because feuding survived until remarkably late there, and thus is much better documented than in other European societies....

  • E-Book | Pub: 05 Jul 2018
    £2.99

    What happens when you fall in love with the wrong person? The consequences threaten to be far-reaching and potentially deadly. Bone Deep is a contemporary novel of sibling rivalry, love, betrayal and murder. This is the story of two women: Mac, who...

  • E-Book | Pub: 05 Nov 2012
    £8.99

    The Book of Lost Books is a book of stories involving kings, heretics, untimely interruptions and back room deals, falling tortoises and fairy princesses, train crashes and war atrocities, bravery, cowardice, rent boys, chamber maids, love, quests,...

  • E-Book | Pub: 04 Mar 2008
    £20.00

    Scottish military offensives against England from 1369 were largely the product of government policy, were launched with careful timing and, in the reign of Robert II, involved close co-operation with France. They succeeded militarily, encouraging...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Mar 2011
    £30.00

    The interplay of roles of the Marquess of Argyll, as clan chief, Scottish magnate and influential British statesman, make him a worthy counterpoint to Cromwell. This book reviews Argyll’s formative influence in shaping British frontier policy...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2021
    £25.00

    Academic writing in Britain and Ireland has tended to treat the histories of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales as discrete subjects of study. This approach is understandable but it does lead to the creation of artificial boundaries within the...

  • E-Book | Pub: 15 Feb 2012
    £5.99

    The brow of the Gallowgate is where Albert Ogilvie buys his property in 1890 – the shop he has dreamed of for years, and above it, a house with nine rooms to accommodate the large family he and his beloved wife, Bathie, desire. As their babies...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £25.00

    Published on the tercentenary of what is sometimes knows as “The Glorious Revolution”, this collection of essays examines the events of 1688-89 and discards old myths. American and British historians tackle the subject from different...

  • E-Book | Pub: 09 Mar 2016
    £0.99

    Candlemas is the first instalment of 1588: A Calendar of Crime, a collection of short stories published in step with the sixteenth century calendar. On Candlemas eve an apprentice candle maker finds his master, John Blair, dead in his workshop, and...

  • E-Book | Pub: 07 Jun 2018
    £4.99

    Having lost all his money in hare-brained get-rich-quick schemes, old Angus Campbell has nothing to leave his heirs but the proceeds of his life insurance policies. After he falls to his death from a locked bedchamber in the tower of Shira Castle in...

  • E-Book | Pub: 20 Jun 2011
    £25.00

    First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of...

  • E-Book | Pub: 30 Jul 2012
    £7.99

    Kathy Kelly, born in the heart of Glasgow’s East End, comes from a family torn apart by conflict. She grows up with a sharp wit and a quick temper, constantly challenging those who cross her: her reproving grandmother, Con, her hard-drinking...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £19.99

    As seen in The Times, Sunday Times, Spectator, and on Tonight with Andrew Marr (LBC) Join journalist Ian Williams as he examines China like never before. He begins with the extraordinary rise of the Chinese surveillance state, how information...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £25.00

    Works on Scottish church history have sometimes been described as parochial, partisan, outdated or unscholarly. John McIntosh remedies this. He diverts attention from the Moderate Party in the eighteenth century, with its focus on the small group of...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jan 2001
    £25.00

    The troubles of mid-seventeenth-century Scotland were the final episode in a long revolutionary process which had begun more than a century earlier. The changes of the intervening years – most of them gradual and imperceptible – were barely...