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Historical Fiction

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  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Feb 2019
    £8.99

    A grisly murder. A vanishing corpse. A secret romance. A ghostly tale. An innocent accused. Set in the year of the Armada, 1588: A Calendar of Crime brings together five short stories featuring Hew Cullan. From the gruesome murder of a candlemaker...

  • Paperback | Pub: 09 Jul 2020
    £8.99

    Ardnish, the Highlands of Scotland, 1944. On his deathbed, Donald John Gillies sends for a priest to hear his last confession. During his 85 years he has witnessed much – world wars, the loss of family through death and emigration, and the daily...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 Sep 2016
    £8.99

    Young Donald Peter Gillies, a Lovat scout soldier lies in hospital in Gallipoli in 1916, blinded by the Turks. There he falls in love with his Queen Alexandra Corps nurse, Louise, and she with him. The story moves back and forth from their time at...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Oct 2018
    £8.99

    SHORTLISED FOR THE MCILVANNEY SCOTTISH CRIME DEBUT PRIZE 2019 All over Britain, POW camps are filling up with defeated German soldiers. Every day, thousands more pour in on ships from France. But only the most dangerous are sent to Camp 21 –...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2019
    £8.99

    In 1920s Scotland a foreign dignitary on a secret visit has been abducted by men who plan to murder him. Veteran adventurer Richard Hannay must recruit three of his oldest friends to prevent a catastrophe that could plunge Europe into another war....

  • Paperback | Pub: 15 Feb 2016
    £8.99

    Dacre’s War is a story of personal and political vengeance. Ten years after the battle of Flodden, Adam Crozier, head of his clan and of an increasingly powerful alliance of Borderers, learns for sure that it was Lord Thomas Dacre – now...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £8.99

    ‘An immersive and entertaining read’ – Alistair Mabbot, The Herald The year is 1317, and young squire Benedict Russell has joined the English-held garrison of Berwick-upon-Tweed after the spectacular Scottish victory at Bannockburn...

  • E-Book | Pub: 07 Feb 2013
    £4.99

    Europe is marching blindly into the First World War and Berlin is in a storm of nationalist marches and army recruitment. Albert Einstein anticipates the carnage to come when his university colleagues begin work on poison gas to ‘shorten the...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Sep 2022
    £8.99

    London, 1943. Across the city prominent figures in science and the military are bursting into flame and being incinerated. Convinced that the Germans have deployed a new terror weapon, a desperate government turns to the one man who can track down...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £9.99

    When you look at a painting, what do you really see? When eighteenth-century poet Alison Cockburn accepts a light-hearted challenge from her good friend Katherine Hume to live as a man, in order to infiltrate the infamous Edinburgh Skating Club,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 May 2011
    £9.99

    This powerful, meticulously researched novel is a moving tale of one girl’s struggle against a world in turmoil. In 1930s Berlin, choked by the tightening of Hitler’s fist, the Klein family are gradually losing everything that is...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Apr 2011
    £8.99

    1581: young St Andrews academic Hew Cullan is unhappy with his life and disillusioned with the law. After his father’s death he is invited by the advocate Richard Cunningham to complete his legal education in Edinburgh as Richard’s pupil at the...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £10.00

    FROM GRANTA BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELIST JENNI FAGAN COMES AN AMBITIOUS AND POWERFULLY POIGNANT TALE OF ONE OF THE MOST TURBULENT MOMENTS IN SCOTLAND’S HISTORY, THE NORTH BERWICK WITCH TRIALS. ‘This series has already produced two...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £10.00

    FROM GRANTA BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELIST JENNI FAGAN COMES AN AMBITIOUS AND POWERFULLY POIGNANT TALE OF ONE OF THE MOST TURBULENT MOMENTS IN SCOTLAND’S HISTORY, THE NORTH BERWICK WITCH TRIALS. ‘This series has already produced two...

  • E-Book | Pub: 15 Feb 2012
    £4.99

    11 September 1683, Rome. Rome is a city on a knife-edge. The citizens wait anxiously for news of the outcome of the Battle of Vienna, as the Islamic forces of the Ottoman Empire lay siege to the defenders of Catholic Europe. Meanwhile a suspected...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Jan 2021
    £8.99

    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...

  • 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: 01 Jul 2021
    £8.99

    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: 05 May 2022
    £8.99

    ‘Beautifully written … a unique tale told in a unique voice’ – S.G. Maclean Summer, 1522. In a wave of pomp, Henry VIII’s court welcomes the Imperial emperor, Charles V. Anthony Blanke, the son of the king’s late ‘black...

  • Hardback | Pub: 09 Sep 2015
    £16.99

    Odysseus returns to Ithaca after nearly twenty years, half of it spent as a soldier and the other half as a soldier of fortune. During his absence his wife Penelope remains faithful, despite Odysseus being missing and presumed dead, but when her...