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  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £12.99

    With a foreword by Alexander McCall Smith ‘That which is uncooked is destined to be cooked, if has been prepared with cooking in mind’ – The Enigma of Garlic Alexander McCall Smith’s 44 Scotland Street novels are loved and...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Nov 2022
    £12.00

    A Scotland on Sunday Sports Book of the Year Take a hilarious romp through the best and worst of Scottish footballing history. The Scot who won England the World Cup. Macaroon bars and Bovril. When Dixie Deans met Bob Marley. When Davie Robb met...

  • 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...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £10.00

    The Isle of Iona, 825. In a bloody, brutal raid, Abbot Blathmac is slain on the steps of his monastery for refusing to give away the location of the sacred relics of St Columba, the missionary who first brought Christianity to Scotland. Following a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Aug 2023
    £9.99

    Margaret Bryce has been having a hard time since dying in 2014. In a place beyond, we join Margaret as she revisits her life, from her Aberdeen prefab childhood to the birth of her twin girls, through Thatcher’s Britain, the Piper Alpha oil rig...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 Oct 2021
    £35.00

    INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF NEW AND EXPANDED ENTRIES From ‘Aald Rock’ to ‘Zeenty-teenty’, A Dictionary of Scottish Phrase and Fable is an unputdownable gallimaufry of curious items embracing sayings, put-downs, insults, mottos, traditions, legends,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £9.99

    Stolen whisky, drug dealers, bent cops, social influencers and yakuza mobsters. And Robbie Gould is caught in the middle. 1964. A hoard of the finest Scotch whisky ever made – the legendary Dalziel Double Proof – goes missing. 2023. Albie,...

  • 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 friend Katherine Hume to live as a man, in order to infiltrate Edinburgh’s all-male skating club, little...

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Aug 2023
    £16.99

    ‘It’s a wildly satisfying and moving read … I loved this special book’ – Graham Norton Six years ago, Jo Caulfield was about to go on stage when she found out that her big sister Annie had cancer. Not the best way to start a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Sep 2023
    £9.99

    From Socrates to Arthur Montford, via Bovril, Buckfast and, of course, pies, this is a unique journey through the extraordinary world of Scottish football. Packed with anecdotes and observations, Andy Bollen wallows in a nostalgic haze, a time of...

  • Hardback | Pub: 21 Jul 2022
    £16.99

    ‘Peppered with humour, empathy and kindness’ – Sunday Post Ever since her pet sheep Lulu accompanied her to school at the age of seven, animals and nature have been at the heart of Polly Pullar’s world. Growing up in a remote...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Jul 2023
    £12.99

    This new collection is a fascinating journey into the heart of each of us – from the author of The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency and the 44 Scotland Street series. In I Think of You, the reader travels through literary Edinburgh in...

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

    Snap up a pair of Isla Dewar’s feel-good novels in this exclusive bundle from Polygon. First, delve into a feel-good summer reading mystery with It Takes One to Know One, where Charlie Gavin, abducted as a baby, joins the Be Kindly Missing Persons...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Sep 2023
    £9.99

    Denzil Meyrick’s three Tales from Kinloch are collected here in one paperback volume. From ghostly Vikings, to adventurous voyages, to old scores being settled, these stories are guaranteed to provide a fun-filled escape. From the author of the...

  • 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,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £12.99

    Placenames are a constant source of debate. Who was Edwin, whose name is said to live on in that of Scotland’s capital city? Are the ‘drum’ and ‘chapel’ still to be found in Drumchapel? And which ‘king’ had...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £8.99

    Early on a wartime winter’s morning in 1941, the 8,000-ton cargo ship SS Politician ran aground in the beautiful but treacherous seas of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. Among its cargo were 260,000 bottles of whisky destined for the American...

  • Hardback | Pub: 06 Jun 2024
    £14.99

    Tommo has just moved to a prestigious boarding school. A product of the middle class, and with new-found independence thrust upon him, he finds himself invited into fading crumbling country houses. It’s the early nineties and the elite he is now...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Sep 2023
    £8.99

    Morris Magellan wakes one morning to find himself stuck in a corporate job and living the suburban dream with a wife and two children, except this dream feels like a nightmare. Out of his depth and starting to drift from reality, we meet Morris at...