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  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £8.99

    Pressure for independence remains a major force in Scotland, but the case for it has changed substantially since the referendum of 2014. In the 2016 Brexit referendum, 60 per cent of the Scottish electorate voted to remain part of the European...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
    £12.99

    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: 20 Apr 2023
    £12.99

    Arran is an archaeological and geological treasure trove of stunning scenic beauty. Its history stretches back to the great stone circles, more than 5,000 years old, whose remnants still decorate the plains of Machrie. Runic inscriptions tell of a...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Nov 2012
    £8.99

    The Holy Grail, the kingdom of Camelot, The Knights of the Round Table and the magical sword Excalibur are all key ingredients of the legends surrounding King Arthur. But who was he really, where did he come from, and how much of what we read about...

  • Paperback | Pub: 24 Apr 2007
    £9.99

    On 4 June 1942 one of the most powerful figures of the Nazi regime died in agony from wounds sustained during an assassination attempt in Prague. This is the story of the killing of Reinhard Heydrich, a man of extraordinary intelligence,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Jul 2018
    £14.99

    The true story of the Lady of the Mercians. At the end of the ninth century AD, a large part of what is now England was controlled by the Vikings – heathen warriors from Scandinavia who had been attacking the British Isles for more than a hundred...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £14.99

    This is a book about stories – old stories of people and place, and of the more-than-human world. A vivid account of a journey through the Scottish Highlands, The Bone Cave follows a series of folktales and myths to the places in which they’re...

  • 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...

  • Hardback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £22.00

    Perched on a beautiful Scottish island measuring just two miles across, Café Canna is one of the remotest restaurants in Britain. By necessity, and also out of love, Gareth Cole and his team make the most of local ingredients from the island and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £17.99

    For over three centuries, the inhabitants of North Britain faced the might of Rome, resulting in some of the most extraordinary archaeology of the ancient world. This richly illustrated new history of Roman Scotland explores the complex, often...

  • Hardback | Pub: 19 Oct 2023
    £35.00

    Maps can tell much about the story of a place that traditional histories fail to communicate. This is particularly true of Edinburgh, one of the most visually stunning cities in the world and a place rich in historical and cultural associations....

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Apr 2021
    £16.99

    ‘one of the year’s most exciting releases’ – The Herald China is building the world’s first digital totalitarian state, a system of hitherto unimaginable social and political control. Internet freedom has been eliminated and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Mar 2024
    £12.99

    Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2023 As seen in The Times, Sunday Times, Spectator, and on Tonight with Andrew Marr (LBC) Under President Xi Jinping, China’s global ambitions have taken a dangerous new turn. Bullying and intimidation have...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £14.99

    At the time of its construction, the Forth Bridge was the largest bridge in the world, and to this day it remains a breathtaking monument to the vision and confidence of the Victorian age which created it. For seven years, thousands of men from all...

  • 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: 06 Oct 2022
    £18.99

    Shortlisted for the Scottish Nature Photography Book Awards Washed by the surging waves of the Atlantic Ocean, the island chain of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides lies at the very edge of Europe. From white shell sands, peaty moors and gnarly...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jun 2016
    £14.99

    The Highland Clearances stands out as one of the most emotive chapters in the history of Scotland. This book traces the origins of the Clearances from the eighteenth century to their culmination in the crofting legislation of the 1880s. In...

  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Aug 2022
    £14.99

    ‘Essential reading for lovers of the Great outdoors’ – Roger Cox, Scotsman Magazine Longlisted for the 2022 Highland Book Prize In 2019, Jenna Watt took part in the stalking of a hind on the vast Highland estate of Corrour: part of...