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Short Stories

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  • 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...

  • Paperback | Pub: 11 May 2017
    £7.99

    In this beguiling book, Alexander McCall Smith casts his eye over five chanced-upon photographs from the era of black-and-white photography and imagines the stories behind them. Who were those people, what were their stories, why are they smiling,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Apr 2023
    £8.99

    The characters in this delicious book are pushed to the point of no return and seek retribution. But how we get even is not always the best road to redemption. On the island of Mull, it takes an incomer to make the locals realise that they need to...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Sep 2022
    £14.99

    Para Handy has been sailing his way into the affections of generations of Scots since he first weighed anchor in the pages of the Glasgow Evening News in 1905. The master mariner and his crew – Dougie the mate, Macphail the engineer, Sunny Jim...

  • Paperback | Pub: 13 Jan 2022
    £7.99

    ‘Five engrossing, resonant stories here, with no weak links’ ― The Herald The world’s first UNESCO city of literature, Edinburgh is steeped in literary history. It is the birthplace of a beloved cast of fictional characters from...

  • Hardback | Pub: 01 Feb 2024
    £18.99

    The Perfect Passion Dating Company at No. 24 Mouse Lane in Edinburgh’s New Town is run by Katie Donald who has an innate instinct for bringing people together. She has developed a skill for finding out what it is that people really want. Along...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Feb 2023
    £8.99

    In Pianos and Flowers we are invited to glimpse a world long departed. In these stories, inspired by long-lost photographs, the lives of the people in the frame are imagined and then explored, layer by layer. Three sisters brought up in Penang,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 Jun 2021
    £12.99

    George Mackay Brown was a master of the short story form and produced a steady stream of short fiction collections, starting with A Calendar of Love (1967) and include A Time to Keep (1969) and Hawkfall (1974), as well as his poetry collections and...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £9.99

    Tales for Twilight offers a spine-tingling selection of unnerving tales by writers from James Hogg in the early eighteenth century to James Robertson, very much alive in the twenty-first. Scottish authors have proved to be exceptionally good at...