A Case Of Export: Reflections On A Clydeside Childhood

In his first book, A Vintage Port, John Brown recalled his early life in Greenock and Port Glasgow – those…

Genre: Autobiography, Biography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Series: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood | Subjects: Clyde, Clydeside, Greenock, Greenock Academy, John Brown, Port Glasgow

A Likely Story

Notification from Her Majesty the Queen’s government that she would like you to fly her high performance aircraft for the…

Genre: History, History of flight, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: National Service, RAF

A Rainbow In The Basement

Life & death, love & loss, hope & despair, belief & disbelief. A novel about a lot. Our lot. Magic is…

Genre: Fiction
Subjects: belief, death, disbelief, faith, life, Loss, love, magic, Scotland

A Sacred Cause: The Inter-Congolese Dialogue 2000-2003

In March 2000, Philip Winter was approached to act as Chef de Cabinet to the ex-President of Botswana, Sir Ketumile…

Genre: African history, History, Librario, Modern History, Non-fiction, World history
Subjects: Botswana, conflict resolution, Congo, diplomacy, DRC, Lusaka, Sun City

A Two-Year Wonder: The Kenya Police 1953-1955

Following the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya, a State of Emergency was declared in September 1953. Twelve hundred police officers,…

Genre: African history, Librario, Modern History, Non-fiction, World history
Subjects: Africa, British colonies, Kenya, Mau Mau

A Vintage Port: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood

John Brown (no relation to the shipyard owner) has produced in a vintage port a wonderfully nostalgic and humorous collection…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Series: Reflections on a Clydeside Childhood |

A Vivid Canvas: Margaret Collyer; Artist & Pioneer, 1872-1945

Margaret Collyer’s beautifully written autobiography describes her life as an artist and pioneer farmer in Kenya during the first half…

Genre: African history, Art, Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: animals, Collyer, dogs, farming, horses, Kenya, Kikuyu, London Royal Academy of Art, Mombasa, Painting

ABBO: Four Aberdeen Artists

ABBO, a group of four artists – Eric Auld, Bill Baxter, Donny Buyers and Bill Ord – were all born…

Genre: Art, Biography, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: ABBO, Aberdeen Art Gallery, Bill Baxter, Bill Ord, Donny Buyers, Eric Auld

Acaston’s Locket

Katherine Lord’s first novel brings Young Anya to life through a breathtaking series of events. She finds herself launched from…

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Librario
Subjects: adventure

Admiral Edward Russell & The Rise of British Naval Supremacy

For many people the name of Edward Russell (1653 – 1727) strikes few chords of recognition, even though his influence…

Genre: British history, History, Librario, Military History, Naval, Non-fiction
Subjects: Admiral Edward Russell, Navy

Almost A Hero

Almost A Hero is the personal account of an ordinary private in the Royal Marines, detailing his experiences from the…

Genre: History, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: 1941, Crete, Duke of Edinburgh, POW, Royal Marines, World War II

An Impossible Dream: East Africa’s Game Departments

An account of the East African Game Departments is told through the eyes and memories of Game Wardens who have…

Genre: African history, Conservation, Environment, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: BBC Wildlife, East Africa, game warden, ivory poaching, Kenya, Kenya Game Department, lions, Nairobi

An Island In The Autumn: How The Gilbert And Ellice Islands Gained Independence

In 1970, after serving nearly twenty years in Nigeria, John Smith returned to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office ready for…

Genre: Librario, Modern History, Non-fiction, Politics, World history
Subjects: British colonies, Commonwealth, FCO, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, independence, Nigeria, Soloman Islands

An Upland Place: Further Writings from Elizabeth Macpherson

More of Elizabeth Macpherson’s writing, taken from the 1960s, is remembered in this second book following Leaning On A Gate,…

Genre: History, Journalism, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland
Subjects: farming, Highlands, Scotland
Illustrated by Joanne Yeadon

Ancient River Bending: Through India To The Source Of The Ganges

The Ancient River, the Ganges, holds a physical and mystical fascination for all who visit India. Travellers over the centuries…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Travel
Subjects: Dlhi, Ganges, Gaumukh, India, rivers, Tibet

Annie Adder’s Gold

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Sammy…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, classic children's, counting, Educational, Fiction, Morality tales, Nature, Picture book, Strident
Series: Tiffy & Toffy | Subjects: adder, adventure, animals, brambles, children's books, countryside, mice, nature, Paul Murdoch, snake, Tiffy & Toffy
Illustrated by Scott Wallace

Archibald Simpson, Architect; His Life & Times…

Archibald Simpson (1790-1847) is the man to whom Aberdeen owes it finest and most effective public buildings. He is one…

Genre: Architecture, Biography, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Aberdeen, Architecture

Bad Faith

Life’s easy for Cassandra. The privileged daughter of a rector, she’s been protected from the extremist gangs who enforce the…

Genre: Action, Coming of Age, Crime, Dystopia, Existential, Fiction, Satire, Strident, Thriller
Subjects: crime, Meaning of life

Banagi Hill: A Game Warden’s Africa

When, in 1949, John Blower arrived to take up the post of Assistant Conservator of Forests in Tanganyika, he received…

Genre: African history, Conservation, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: East Africa, forest, game, General Kago, Kenya, Mau Mau, poaching, safari, Sudan, Tanganyika, wildlife

Beyond My Own Lamp’s Beam: The Attempt To Open Greenlaws Mine East Vein

When Charles Clark and two friends decided to gain access to the east vein of Greenlaws Mine in Weardale they…

Genre: Caving, Leisure, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: adventure, Caving, crystal, exploration, Greenlaws, metal, Mining

Bloodstone – (Rebel Angels, book 2)

We shouldn’t be here. We said we’d never cross the Veil, that we wouldn’t come home till we found the…

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Rebel Angels | Subjects: Scotland

Bree McCready & The Flame of Irenus

BREE MCCREADY & THE FLAME OF IRENUS cover

Eight months after her death-defying escape from Castle Zarcalat, Bree McCready thinks she’s seen the last of the half-heart locket…

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Bree McCready Trilogy | Subjects: demons, Family, Journey

Bree McCready & The Half-Heart Locket

Bree McCready has a mission: she has just one night to save the world! It starts when a clue inscribed…

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Bree McCready Trilogy | Subjects: demons, Family, Journey

Bree McCready & The Realm of The Lost

Who would have guessed it? A shy swat, a psycho rebel and a lanky nerd try to save the world…for…

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Bree McCready Trilogy | Subjects: demons, Family, Journey

Cat’s Cradle

Pashki, the art of moving like a cat, has survived for more than two thousand years. So has something else.…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, cats, crime

Cat’s Paw

Pashki: the ancient Egyptian art of moving like a cat. The Cat Kin: London’s most unusual after-school club. The Cat Kin…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, Coming of Age, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, crime, Loss

Cawnpore To Cromar: The MacRoberts of Douneside

In the darkest days of World War II, Rachel MacRobert’s very personal challenge to the Nazis inspired the British public…

Genre: History, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: MacRobert, MacRobert's Reply, Nazis, Rachel MacRobert, RAF, Sir Alexander MacRobert, Tarland, World War II

Citadel

Watch the brilliant series trailer! The 2nd book in The Peck Chronicles… The Hedra wizard Dendralon sees the impending destruction…

Genre: Action, Adventure, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: The Peck Chronicles | Subjects: adventure, Asthma, Denthan, discovery, Family, Journey, Loss, Paul Murdoch. The Peck Chronicles. fantasy

Claw Of The Eagle

The Sea Empress, a vast and imposing oil rig, strands dominant waters off Scotland’s East Coast. It is seen as…

Genre: Fiction, Librario, Thriller
Subjects: Iran, Kurds, Politics, Scotland, terrorism

Conjuring the Infinite

WINNER of the Catalyst Book Award 2014   Read: CONJURING THE INFINITE by Kirkland Ciccone chapter 1 or CONJURING THE INFINITE by Kirkland…

Genre: Fiction, Murky, Mystery, Quirky, Strident, Weirdness, Young Adult
Series: The Castlecrankie Chronicles | Subjects: crime, cult

Creswell

For the first time well known Scottish cartoonist, Creswell, has published a book of her best-selling cartoons. Today, many a…

Genre: Cartoon, Librario, Scotland
Subjects: country life, countryside, Creswell, Highlanders, Scottish Field, The Herald

Darkest Thoughts

Book 1 in the mind-bending Craig McIntyre conspiracy thriller series. Your inner self can be deadly. Craig McIntyre’s mere presence can…

Genre: Thriller
Series: Craig McIntyre conspiracy thrillers | Subjects: adventure, Canada, Craig McIntyre thriller series, crime, Deepest Wounds, espionage, Furthest Reaches, Politics, Psychological, road-trip, USA

DarkIsle

(DarkIsle trilogy, book 1) For 10-year-old Morag, there’s nothing magical about the cellar of her cruel foster parents’ home. But…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, Fantasy, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: DarkIsle trilogy | Subjects: demons, Dragons, Irvine, Oban, Scotland

DarkIsle: Resurrection

Book 2 in the trilogy begun by Scottish Children’s Book-winner DarkIsle. Two months after she saved The Eye of Lornish, Morag is…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, Fantasy, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: DarkIsle trilogy | Subjects: demons, Dragons, Irvine, Oban, Scotland

DarkIsle: The Final Battle

(DarkIsle trilogy, book 3) All seems well in Marnoch Mor. Bertie the dodo, Aldis the rat and Shona the dragon…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, Fantasy, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: DarkIsle trilogy | Subjects: demons, Dragons, Irvine, Oban, Scotland

Dead Boy Talking

Josh has 25 minutes left to live. Yesterday he stabbed his best mate and now it’s happened to him. Lying…

Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: crime, Investigating, Knife crime

Death On Small Wings: Memoirs Of A Presidential Pilot

With a foreword by John Simpson CBE. In 1972 Neville Atkinson left a career as a night fighter pilot in…

Genre: History, Librario, Middle East, Non-fiction, Politics
Subjects: Africa, Algiers, Carlos, flying, Gadaffi, Israel, Jackal, John Simpson, Libya, Middle East, Mogadishu, OPEC, Somalia

Deepest Wounds

Book 3 in the mind-bending Craig McIntyre conspiracy thriller series. The past is a dangerous place. Craig McIntyre’s mere presence removes…

Genre: Thriller
Series: Craig McIntyre conspiracy thrillers | Subjects: adventure, Canada, Craig McIntyre thriller series, Darkest Thoughts, espionage, Furthest Reaches, Politics, Psychological, Scotland, US

Do You Remember? A Touch of Nostalgia

Fond memories of a bygone age, from being force-fed cod-liver oil, to putting letters to Santa up the Chimney! Fun…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Nostalgia
Subjects: Memory

Don’t Judge Me

The incendiary new novel from award-winning Linda Strachan. We all make snap judgements, about our friends, people we meet and…

Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: Arson, crime, Investigating, Vulnerability

Eden Seed

Young pharmaceutical executive Matt Malcolm unwittingly discovers one of the most powerful drugs of all time. Far from perfect, Matt…

Genre: Fiction, legal thriller, Olida, Political thriller, Thriller
Subjects: Africa, Europe, immortality, Pharma, religion, sects

Eighty Years In The Highlands: The Life & Times of Osgood H Mackenzie of Inverewe, 1842-1922

From 1863 Osgood Hanbury Mackenzie created and developed a garden at Inverewe, on the remote north-west coast of Scotland. It…

Genre: Gardening, History, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: 1800s, crofting, Gaelic, Gairloch, Gardening, Highlands, Inverewe, Landscape, Osgood Hanbury Mackenzie, Plants, Poolewe, Poor Law, Scotland, Wester Ross

Endless Empress: A Mass Murderer’s Guide to Dictatorship in the Fictional Nation of Enkadar

New from Supreme Master of Weirdness Kirkland Ciccone (not to mention 2014 Catalyst Book Award WINNER)… Over one thousand teenagers entered…

Genre: Crime, Fiction, Murky, Satire, Strident, Young Adult
Series: The Castlecrankie Chronicles |

Firebrand

Rebel Angels – Book 1 It’s the last decade of the sixteenth century: a time of religious wars in the…

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Rebel Angels | Subjects: Scotland

Floating Through France

The call of foreign lands and warmer climes draws millions of holidaymakers to the shores of the Mediterranean – most…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Travel

Follow Me

What is the deadly allure of the Barn? 17-year-old Kat Sullivan has been devastated by the loss of her twin sister,…

Genre: Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Strident, Young Adult
Subjects: Andy Warhol, art, coming of age, cult, romance, Underground, Vulnerability

For the Good of the Cause

For The Good of the Cause explodes the romanticism of The Skye Boat Song in a bold fictionalisation of the events…

Genre: Adventure, Faction, Historical, Strident
Subjects: Bonnie Prince Charlie, Culloden, Flora MacDonald, Jacobites, rebellion, Scotland, Skye, uprising

For What We Are About To Receive: Recipes From Glenda Gordon Barrie

They used to queue round the block to eat at Glenda’s restaurant in Putney, London. She has cooked all over the country for all…

Genre: Cookery, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Entertaining, recipes

Fred The Head

In March 1971 an off-duty special police constable found the macabre remains of a body… The skull, protruding from the…

Genre: Crime, Librario, Non-fiction, True Crime
Subjects: crime, detective, Fred The Head, mystery, River Trent, Staffordshire, true crime, unsolved

From Cadet To Commodore: The End of a Sea-Going Era

Robert Royan joined the maritime training ship HMS Conway in 1944 at the start of a career in the Merchant…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction, Sailing
Subjects: commodore, Ghandi, merchant navy, ships

From The Far Haaf to the Sma’ Half

Life on the Shetland Isles in the 19th century was harsh and unforgiving. Crippling tenancy agreements, poor living conditions and…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Business, crofting, Shetland, whiskey

Furthest Reaches

Book 2 in the Craig McIntyre conspiracy thriller series. You can only run for so long Craig McIntyre’s mere presence removes…

Genre: Thriller
Series: Craig McIntyre conspiracy thrillers | Subjects: adventure, Canada, Craig McIntyre thriller series, Darkest Thoughts, Deepest Wounds, espionage, Politics, Psychological, road-trip, USA

Granny Nothing

It is a dark and stormy night… …Nanny Sue is trying to get rid of Stephanie, Ewen and Baby Thomas…

Genre: Fiction, Humour, Strident
Subjects: bullying, Family

Himalayan Assignment

After spending twenty years in Africa, first as a forester, then as a game warden and finally acting as adviser…

Genre: Asia, Autobiography, Conservation, Environment, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: animal conservation, Banagi Hil, fauna, flora, Himalayas, In Ethopia, John Blower, national park, Nepal, photography, poaching, wildlife

How (Not) To Make Bad Children Good

Ever since she bit Santa when she was six months old, it’s been downhill all the way for Martha. She…

Genre: Fiction, Humour, Morality tales, Strident
Subjects: Behaviour, Family, Interstellar

I Remember It Well: Fifty Years of Colonial Service Personal Reminiscences

Life in the Colonial Service was varied, sometimes dangerous, often hilarious but never dull. Members of the Overseas Service Pensioners’…

Genre: British history, History, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: British colonies

Icefall

Rebel Angels – Book 4 Death stalks Seth MacGregor’s clan in their otherworld exile. Kate NicNiven is close to ultimate…

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Rebel Angels | Subjects: Scotland

In Death We Trust (Naomi Nicholas trilogy, book 3)

A pulsating legal thriller. The courtroom as it really is. David Crigman’s third novel in the trilogy finds the beautiful…

Genre: Crime, Fiction, legal thriller, Librario
Series: Naomi Nicholas trilogy |

In Ethiopia

In 1965, when Haile Selassie decided Ethiopia must have National Parks and Nature Reserves, he appointed John Blower as his…

Genre: Africa, African history, Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Addis Ababa, bush, Ehtopia, Eritrea, Haile Selassie, national park, Nature Reserve, warlords

Jessica Haggerthwaite: Witch Dispatcher

Imagine if your mother was a witch! ‘Jessica thought for the thousandth time it was a terrible nuisance having a…

Genre: Coming of Age, Existential, Fiction, Modern classic, Morality tales, Strident
Subjects: belief, Family, Humour, Science, witches
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

Jua Kali’s Voyage on the Jade Sea

The last of Africa’s great lakes to be mapped and the least known, Lake Turkana (formerly Lake Rudolph) is also…

Genre: Africa, Librario, Non-fiction, Sailing, Travel
Subjects: Lake Rudolph, Lake Turkana, yacht

Last Boat For Africa

John Miller was one of the last four young administrative officers to be sent to Africa. In the twilight of…

Genre: Africa, African history, Librario, Non-fiction, Politics
Subjects: animal conservation, British Colonial Service, British colonies, British Empire, independence, Sobhuza II, Swaziland, witchcraft

Leaning On A Gate

A collection of articles from Elizabeth MacPherson’s well-loved column in The Glasgow Herald, The Bulletin and The Scots Pictoral.

Genre: Autobiography, Journalism, Librario, Non-fiction

Lee & the Consul Mutants

Read: Lee and the Consul Mutants extract – chapter 2 or Lee and the Consul Mutants extract – chapter 2 Former No.…

Genre: Adventure, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: Lee | Subjects: Alients, Comedy, Health, Hospital, Humour, mutants

Lee Goes for Gold

Meeting his dad’s multizillionaire employer inspires ten-year-old Lee to come up with a brilliant get-rich-quick scheme of his own. But…

Genre: Adventure, Business, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: Lee | Subjects: Business, Humour

Lee on the Dark Side of the Moon

Lee has won the chance to be The First Child In Space. It’s amazing what you can win these days…

Genre: Adventure, Fiction, Humour, Space, Strident
Series: Lee | Subjects: Comedy, gravity, Humour, Journey, Moon, orbit, space, travel

Lee’s Holiday Showdown

Nothing is ever straightforward when Lee is around! Not even a summer holiday in Spain… It ought to be a…

Genre: Adventure, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Series: Lee | Subjects: Comedy, crime, Family, Humour, Journey, Spain, travel

Madgie: A Life In Farming

Marjory (Madgie) MacQueen was born in 1923 on her parents’ farm of Achnahannet, three miles up in the hills above…

Genre: Agriculture, Autobiography, Farming, Librario, Local history, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Subjects: farming, Highlands, horses, ponies, Scotland, Uplands

Mary Bryant, The Convict Girl: The Real Story…

The true story of ‘Convict Girl’ Mary Bryant is an astonishing tale of hardship and determination in the 18th century.…

Genre: Australia, British history, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Australia, Botany Bay, deportation, Timor

McBurnie’s Awakening

When DI Jimmy McBurnie is knocked back for promotion he is sure he is being ‘black balled’ for denying he…

Genre: Crime, Detective, Fiction, Olida, Tartan noir
Series: DI Jimmy McBurnie novels | Subjects: Policing, Scotland

Mountain Fever

In his innovative book, Paul Carpenter opens up to us six very different walking experiences. From the beautiful glens of…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Outdoors, Scotland, Travel
Subjects: Adirondacks, Australia, legend, moutaineering, New Zealand, Norway

Mr James Allan: The Journey of a Lifetime

James Allan (1670 – 1740) was a relentless traveller and a trenchant commentator whose life and writings offer unique insights…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Aberdeenshire, Edinburgh, historical research, kirk, Politics, preaching, Prebyterianism, Ross, Scottish literature, Sutherland

Naught Escapes Us: The Story Of 206 Squadron

No 206 Squadron began its life with the formation of the Royal Air Force in April 1918. Like many other…

Genre: Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: 206 Squadron, Aviation, Berlin Air Lift, Christmas Island, RAF, World War I, World War II

No Lying Quiet

The year is 2000 and aunt Lily’s death is more than an occasion for family sorrow. Lily’s wartime past conceals…

Genre: Crime, Fiction, Historical, Librario
Subjects: crime, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Scotland, Underworld

North of Porter

Aliens. Abductions. Genuine designer bags. Teenager Porter Minter arrives in Castlecrankie in a car that has no door handles. In…

Genre: Coming of Age, Fiction, Murky, Mystery, SciFi, Strident, Weirdness, Young Adult
Series: The Castlecrankie Chronicles | Subjects: Acceptance, aliens, Diversity, JFK

Nothing

“From the moment you are born you start to die.” So says Pierre Anthon when he decides there is no…

Genre: Coming of Age, Existential, Fiction, Modern classic, Strident, Young Adult
Subjects: celebrity, Meaning of life, self-awareness

Of Plots & Passions

The past one thousand years of British history have been fraught with plots, passions and conspiracies. Many of them have been…

Genre: British history, History, Librario, Medieval history, Non-fiction
Subjects: Anglo-Saxon, British history, conspiracy, Elizabeth I, Gunpowder plot, Henry VII, James I, Lady Jane Grey, William Rufus

Once A Malim Sahib: The Memoirs of a Deck Officer

Ian Milner writes about his early life in the war time Merchant Service and salvage operations after the hostilities had…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Military History, Naval, Non-fiction
Subjects: Board of Trade, British India Steam Navigation Company

Patrick Sellar As A Young Man (1801-1810)

The mention of the name of Patrick Sellar arouses strong emotions among Highlanders everywhere symbolising as it does a chapter…

Genre: Biography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Elgin, Highland Clearances, Sutherland

Penance

Debut crime fiction from one of the BBC’s best-known voices. From Ireland to Scotland. From life to death. Oonagh O’Neil…

Genre: Crime, Fiction, Sociological, Strident
Subjects: crime, Glasgow, journalism, Magdalene Institution, religion, Scotland, TV

Plants, Poisons & Personalities

Take a look around your garden. Did you know that most likely many of those plants do not originate from…

Genre: Gardening, Horticulture, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: aphrodisiac, medicine, Plants, Poison

Practical Debt Advice (England)

The future in Britain is unpredictable. Many people are finding themselves in a debt crisis for the first time and…

Genre: Finance, Librario, Non-fiction, Self-help
Subjects: Debt, Finance

Practical Debt Advice (Scotland)

The future in Britain is unpredictable.   Many people are finding themselves in a debt crisis for the first time…

Genre: Finance, Librario, Non-fiction, Self-help
Subjects: Debt, Finance

Pure Wool

“Our wool is pure.”   Modern fable, or age old story? Pure wool is a tale of how conflict arises…

Genre: Fable, Fiction, Legend, Myth, Olida

Red, White & Black

For 65 years, the wreckage of an aeroplane has lain scattered on a remote Norwegian mountainside – a poignant and…

Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller, Travel
Series: The Danny Lansing Adventures | Subjects: art, crime, discovery, journalism, Journey, Nazis, Norway, Poland, self-awareness, war

Rivers Running Far: The Story of Those Who Went Away

Taking his own family as an example, Hugh Allison looks at the factors influencing the Scots’ immigration and identifies the…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: diaspora, Emigration, migration

Scorpion On The Ceiling: A Scottish Colonial Family in South East Asia

SALTIRE AWARD NOMINATED Charles Martine arrived in Singapore in 1922 to work for the Borneo Company, one of the great…

Genre: History, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction, World history
Subjects: Borneo Company, Changi Gaol, Double Tenth, Java, Pearl Harbour, Penang, Sarawak, Singapore, South East Asia, Vyner Brooke, White Rajahs, World War II

Scotland’s Heroes, Rembered & Forgotten

In this book, filled with colourful figures past and present, John Lindsey reveals the background of the many personalities honoured…

Genre: Biography, History, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history, Travel
Subjects: Carnegie, Desperate Dan, Grey Friars Bobby, Robert Burns, William Wallace

Side Trips

Following Gavin Dobson’s two books Tales of Free Spirit and The Novice, his third book of short stories recounts further…

Genre: Fiction, Librario, Short stories
Series: Geordie Kinloch |

Small Sparks Of Life

Two miscarriages found Lysanne Sizoo caught in a no-woman’s land where she felt neither the career woman, nor the mother-to-be.…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Parenthood, Pregnancy
Subjects: Birth, Grief, Loss, Miscarriage

Spider

Watch: Trailer for the novels of Linda Strachan WINNER OF THE 2010 CATALYST BOOK AWARD. Spider is on his last warning. If…

Genre: Coming of Age, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Teen
Series: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions | Subjects: cars, crime, Family, Loss, teenagers

Squished Worm & Bramble Pie

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Tiffy…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, classic children's, counting, Educational, Fiction, Morality tales, Nature, Picture book, Strident
Series: Tiffy & Toffy | Subjects: adventure, animals, bramble, brambles, children's books, countryside, mole, nature, Paul Murdoch, pie, Tiffy & Toffy, worms
Illustrated by Scott Wallace

Stable of Touts

Jimmy isn’t a cop for too long before he is exposed to the class system in the Police service. He…

Genre: Crime, Detective, Fiction, Olida, Tartan noir
Series: DI Jimmy McBurnie novels | Subjects: Policing

Sweaty Hugs: How Free Fitness Is Changing Lives

Exercise not for you? Need a bit of motivation to keep fit? Are you sick of going to the gym?…

Genre: Fitness, Health, Non-fiction, Sport
Subjects: Boston, Fitness, Health, November Project, sport

Take Heart: A guide to coping with cardiac surgery for patients and their families

Time spent on a waiting list, however, short is a very stressful period when loneliness and worry may bedevil everyone…

Genre: Health, Librario, Medical, Non-fiction
Subjects: Cardiac, Heart, patients

Tales From A Crowded Life

FROM THE AUTHOR OF The Shamla Radiers Born in India in1919, Bruce Kinloch comes from a long line of soldiers…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: 3rd Gurkha Rifles, Battle of Sittang Bridge, Burma, Chindit Battalion, Military Cross, North West Frontier, Sandhurt

Tales Of A Free Spirit

Tales of a Free Spirit is a collection of ten stories about Geordie Kinloch, a fictional character based on observations…

Genre: Fiction, Librario
Series: Geordie Kinloch |

Talisman

Watch the brilliant series trailer! The 1st book in The Peck Chronicles – a major new 9+ fantasy adventure series…

Genre: Action, Adventure, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: The Peck Chronicles | Subjects: Asthma, discovery, Family, Journey, Loss

Terror Below The Wind: A Soldier’s Story; Borneo 1961 – 1964

This gripping book tells the story of a group of soldiers of The Queen’s Own Highlanders and their adventures during…

Genre: Faction, History, Librario, Military History, World history
Subjects: 1960s, Borneo, Brunei, Far East, Japan, Malaya, Queen's Own Highlanders, Singapore, World War II

The Accidental Shepherd

Gavin Dobson’s latest book completes the quartet of Geordie Kinloch short stories. (Tales of a Free Spirit, The Novice; Chicago…

Genre: Fiction, Librario

The Almost Animals

A glorious, quirky tale about a crocogator’s search for acceptance in Elsewhere. Everyone has heard of crocodiles. Everyone has also…

Genre: Animals, Fiction, Quirky, Strident
Subjects: Acceptance, discovery, Diversity, Journey, self-awareness
Illustrated by Hugh Holman

The Art of Table Dancing: Escapades of an Irreverent Woman

What if a girl furrows some Catholic brows in her attempt to become the first girl to serve Mass, in…

Genre: Autobiography, Dance, Humour, Librario, Non-fiction

The Big Red Monster

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. What’s that noise?…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, classic children's, counting, Educational, Fiction, Morality tales, Nature, Picture book, Strident
Series: Tiffy & Toffy | Subjects: adventure, animals, brambles, children's books, countryside, farming, nature, Paul Murdoch, Tiffy & Toffy, worms
Illustrated by Scott Wallace

The Cat Kin

View the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8HT5gBVgdM&feature=youtu.be Everyone who came to the strange gym class was looking for something else. What they found…

Genre: Action, Adventure, Animals, Crime, Danger, Fiction, Strident, Thriller
Series: Cat Kin Trilogy | Subjects: Animal rights, crime, Investigating

The Comet’s Child

For as long as anyone can remember there have been rumours about the return of a chosen one. When Fin…

Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Srident
Subjects: discovery, Family, Journey

The Curse of Can-Balam

The Danny Lansing Adventures, book 3 Adrenaline at your fingertips! A lost city, a legendary treasure and a brutal curse. All lie…

Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Danger, Fiction, Mystery, Strident
Series: The Danny Lansing Adventures | Subjects: Belize, jungle, South America

The Depression Boy

In the 1920’s, depression wrapped the city of Glasgow like a cloak. Jobs were hard to find and the rent…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: 1920s, Almost A Hero, Glasgow

The Enchanted Riddle

Thirteen years ago baby Daphne was found outside London’s all-girl Orphanage of St Jude. Insecure and emotionally guarded she has…

Genre: Coming of Age, Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Strident
Subjects: Dance, London, Paris, theatre, triumph

The First Nurse: Ethel Bedford Fenwick

The life of Ethel Bedford Fenwick, written by Jenny Main, is a biography of one of the Nineteenth Century’s major…

Genre: British history, Health, Librario, Medicine, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Barts, Elgin, International Congress of Nurses, Nursing, Reform, St Bartholomew's, State Registered Nurses

The Good Sir James: The Life of James Grant of Castle Grant

Life in the north of Scotland during the eighteenth century for most people, was rudimentary at best. The national government…

Genre: Biography, History, Librario, Local history, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Subjects: Age of Improvement, famine, French Revolution, Inverness, MP, Scotland, Seafield, Sir James Grant, Strathspey, Urquhart

The Great Moray Floods of 1829

In spite of the floods caused by modern day global warming it is a fact that the greatest floods ever…

Genre: History, Librario, Local history, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Subjects: Banff, Elgin, Grampian, Inverness, Moray

The Great Vole Rescue

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Willie Weasel is…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, classic children's, counting, Educational, Fiction, Morality tales, Nature, Picture book, Strident
Series: Tiffy & Toffy | Subjects: adventure, animals, badger, brambles, children's books, countryside, nature, Paul Murdoch, Tiffy & Toffy, vole, weasel, worms
Illustrated by Scott Wallace

The Hangman’s Fracture

Justice at the end of a rope? Or state-sanctioned murder? “As the prisoner felt the hangman’s fingers position the noose…

Genre: Fiction, Historical, legal thriller, Librario
Subjects: Courtroom, crime, romance

The History of the 51st Highland Division

“Of the many fine Divisions that served under me in the Second World War, none were finer than the Highland…

Genre: British history, Librario, Military, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: 51st Highland Division, liberation, Neil Munro, veterans, World War I, World War II

The Last Colonial Regiment: The History of the Kenya Regiment (T.F.)

The Kenya Regiment was the last of a long line of British colonial militias. The book describes its evolution and…

Genre: Librario, Military History, Non-fiction, World history
Subjects: British colonies, KAR, Kenya, Kenya Regiment, Mau Mau, World War II

The Last District Officer

Colonial District Officers were gazetted, warranted as Magistrates and Justices of the Peace, then posted to administer remote districts, sometimes…

Genre: British history, Justice, Librario, Non-fiction, Politics
Subjects: atolls, British Colonial Service, British colonies, Central Africa, Central Pacific, colonial administration, Colonial district officer, Justice of the Peace, magistrates

The Legend Of The Black Monk (Rebecca McOwan, teenage sleuth, book 2)

A hooded figure stood between the gravestones, facing her. Mist licked around his feet, the air suddenly bitingly cold. Slowly…

Genre: Adventure, Detective, Fiction, Librario, Mystery, Sleuth
Series: Rebecca McOwan |

The Lucky Pellet

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Winter is approaching…

Genre: Adventure, Animals, classic children's, counting, Educational, Fiction, Morality tales, Nature, Picture book, Strident
Series: Tiffy & Toffy | Subjects: adventure, animals, brambles, children's books, countryside, nature, owl, Paul Murdoch, Tiffy & Toffy, worms
Illustrated by Scott Wallace

The Memoirs Of Emily Loch: Discretion In Waiting;

The end of an era seen through the eyes of a lady-in-waiting. This particular lady-in-waiting, Emily Loch, came to know…

Genre: Autobiography, Biography, History, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Emily Loch, England, Germany, Imperial Royal Family, lady-in-waiting, Princess Christian, Princess Helena, Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt, Queen Victoria, Romanov, Russia, Scotland, Tsar Nicholas, Tsarina

The Molecule Man (Naomi Nicholas trilogy, book 2)

A legal thriller exploding with intrigue and treachery. Compelling, fast moving and deadly. The second volume in the Naomi Nicholas…

Genre: Fiction, legal thriller, Librario
Series: Naomi Nicholas trilogy |

The Novice

Geordie Kinloch is ‘set up’ by experienced financiers and finds himself heavily compromised, but fate takes a hand. Palenque is…

Genre: Fiction, Librario, Short stories
Series: Geordie Kinloch |

The People’s War: Moray Memories From World War II

A collection of memories from WWII in Moray – from the people of Moray.

Genre: Librario, Local history, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Elgin, Moray, World War II

The Pioneer Flying Achievements of Preston Watson

At the turn of the nineteenth century, what was to become the aviation industry was the preserve of a few enthusiastic…

Genre: Aviation, Biography, History, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Aviation, Dundee, flying, Otto Lillienthal, Percy Pilcher, Scotland, Wright brothers

The Plundered Forests

John Blower’s fourth book of his autobiography describes his time spent in the 1970s in South-East Asia working on a…

Genre: Conservation, Ecology, Librario, Non-fiction, Politics
Subjects: Asia, Burma, forest, Indonesia, trees, United Nations, wildlife

The Poet Chief: Alexander Robertson, 13th Struan, 1670-1749

In the spring of 1749, having made his peace with God, an old man was dying. His bed lay amid…

Genre: Biography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Highlands, Jacobite, Loch Rannoch, Stuarts

The Price Of Redemption

When the large American financial group CSF appoints Mark Telford’s Appletree Capital Management in London to handle a large world-wide…

Genre: Business, Fiction, Librario

The Robertsons, Clan Donnachaidh in Atholl

The first history of the Clan for more than half a century with over 100 pages, maps of Clan country…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Clan Donnachaidh, Robertson clan

The Shamba Raiders: Memories of a Game Warden

Highly acclaimed, The Shamba Raiders is one man’s fascinating account of the eternal struggle to preserve East Africa’s herds of…

Genre: Africa, African history, Autobiography, Conservation, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: animal conservation, Animals of East Africa, College of African Wildlife Management, East Africa, elephant, game warden, Kilimanjaro, Malawi, poaching, Tanzania, Uganda

The Slave Boy: The life of Olaudah Equiano

This is the harrowing, emotional story of Olaudah Equiano, The Father of Black Literature, who, in 1789, set out to…

Genre: Biography, Faction, Librario
Subjects: abolition, Africa, Barbados, Father of Black Literature, Olaudah Equiano, slave ships, Slave trade, West Indies, Wilberforce

The Sons of Rissouli

The Danny Lansing Adventures, book 1 Adrenaline at your fingertips! Watch: Trailer for The Sons of Rissouli and Red, White & Black by Matt Cartney…

Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Fiction, Strident, Thriller, Travel
Series: The Danny Lansing Adventures | Subjects: Africa, discovery, Investigating, journalism, Journey, Roadtrip

The Spirit of the Troops Is Excellent: The 6th (Morayshire) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders, in the Great War, 1914-1919

The declaration of war against Germany on 4 August 1914 saw the Territorials of the 6th (Morayshire) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders,…

Genre: Librario, Military History, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Elgin, Moray, Western Front Association, World War I

The Story Of Nethy Bridge

Whether you live in Nethy Bridge or are a visitor, this is the book for you. In 1810, Thomas Telford…

Genre: History, Librario, Local history, Non-fiction
Subjects: Cairngorm, Highlands, Nethy Bridge, Thomas Telford

The Strathspey Mutineers: A History of the First Highland Fencible Regiment, 1793-99

“The worthless infamous Macdonell of Capt. Grant’s company, an old man upwards of fifty & the worst looking without exception,…

Genre: Librario, Military History, Non-fiction, Scottish history
Subjects: Strathspey Fencibles

The Town Kirk: Hugh Playfair

Parish Minister and Master Builder. This collection of nineteen sermons written by Dr Patrick Macdonald Playfair, a greatly loved and…

Genre: Librario, Non-fiction, Religion, Scottish history
Subjects: Church of Scotland, General Assembly, Holy Trinity Church, Playfair, Rutger's Presbyterian Church, Sermons, St Andrews

This Is What I Look Like

From Traffic & Travel to Lulu, Andy Williams & Glen Campbell…via Beechgrove & the BBC Comedy Unit. Joyful, hilarious tales from…

Genre: Celebrity, Humour, Memoir, Non-fiction, Strident
Subjects: Andy Williams, BBC, Beechgrove, Chickens, Christmas, Comedy, Family, Gardening, Glasgow, Glen Campbell, Humour, Journey, Lulu, Radio, Scotland, self-awareness, traffic, travel

Three Island Lives: The Story of the Campbell Triplets of South Uist

The life story of Christine, Mary and Theresa Campbell – triplets born in 1952 to a crofting family in South…

Genre: Biography, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland
Subjects: crofting, Hebrides, South Uist, triplets

Tudor Johnny, City Architect of Aberdeen; The Life & Works of John Smith

By the author of The Life & Works of Archibald Simpson. John Smith – ‘Tudor Johnny’ – was born in…

Genre: Architecture, Librario, Non-fiction, Scotland, Scottish history
Subjects: Aberdeen, Archibald Simpson, Architecture, Scottish history, Tudor Johnny

Tyrant

Watch the brilliant series trailer!   The 3rd book in The Peck Chronicles… The odds are stacked heavily against James Peck…

Genre: Action, Adventure, Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: The Peck Chronicles | Subjects: adventure, Asthma, discovery, Family, Journey, Loss
Illustrated by Ida Henrich

Verse of the Mummy

Sally Cass has burst onto the scene with her hilarious new poetry book. Terrible two-year-olds, sulky teenagers, pets, pregnancy, PMT…

Genre: Librario, Poetry
Subjects: Humour
Illustrated by Melvin Hatcher

Voice In The Mist (Rebecca McOwan, teenage sleuth, book 1)

On the rugged coast of Knoydart in the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands, a fierce storm was raging. A beautiful…

Genre: Detective, Fiction, Librario, Sleuth
Series: Rebecca McOwan |

Wash My Bikini: Working In Zambia With Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

At the age of sixty, Anne Thomson applied to join the Voluntary Service Overseas as a mature volunteer, bringing her…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Non-fiction, Travel
Subjects: Edinburgh, Lusaka, Ndola, travel, volunteering, VSO, Zambia

Waterloo Sunset

Fascinating and thought-provoking. Spanning the years from school in the south of England, through his time as an undergraduate at…

Genre: British history, Librario, Non-fiction, Politics, Scottish history
Subjects: civil service, Donald Dewar, government, John Smith, Menzies Campbell, New Labour, Thatcher

What I Tell You Three Times Is True: Conservation, Ivory, History and Politics

In this wide-ranging narrative, which is part historical, part investigative and largely autobiographical, Ian Parker examines the perennial preoccupation of…

Genre: Africa, Autobiography, Conservation, Environment, Librario, Non-fiction
Subjects: Elephants, ivory poaching

What’s Truth Got To Do With It? (Naomi Nicholas trilogy, book 1)

Gripping courtroom drama. When an intruder fatally stabs Paul Checkley and inflicts horrific injuries on his wife the police are…

Genre: Crime, Fiction, legal thriller, Librario
Series: Naomi Nicholas trilogy |

Where’s The Nurse?

Where’s The Nurse? is an entertaining, warm and true story of a long nursing career. Margaret Stewart began training in…

Genre: Autobiography, Librario, Medicine, Non-fiction
Subjects: Healthcare, Illness, medicine, Nursing

White Horse Inns: An Historical Vignette

A great deal of Britain’s heritage is to be found in its Inns which, over the centuries, have formed a…

Genre: British history, Folklore, Gazette, History, Librario, Reference, Social history, Travel
Subjects: Buildings, Folklore, inns, names, pubs
Illustrated by Vi Sprawling

Windscape

Windscape is an eco thriller that explores the passions on both sides of the wind farm debate. Young Jenny MacLeod’s father…

Genre: Adventure, Coming of Age, Danger, Eco, Fiction, Mystery, Strident, Thriller
Subjects: Acceptance, Diversity, Eco, Journey, self-awareness

Wing Over Three Continents: Diary of an Air Observer, 1939-1945

In 1939 and 1940 thousands of young men decided that they would have to take up arms for their country…

Genre: Aviation, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: Chindits, North Africa, RAF, Sicily, World War II

Witness To The Last Years of the Raj

Ronald (Ronnie) Perkin recalls his memories of the closing years of the British Empire and to the events leading up…

Genre: Autobiography, Indian history, Librario, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: Indian Army, Malay Regiment, Punjab, Punjab Boundary Force, Rhodesia

Wolfie

Lucie has always longed for a dog. But not one this big. Or with such sharp teeth. Or with such a hungry…

Genre: Animals, Fantasy, Fiction, Humour, Strident
Illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark

WOLFSBANE (REBEL ANGELS, BOOK 3)

It’s tough being the foretold saviour of your race. Rory MacGregor, kept a virtual prisoner in his own father’s dun…

Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Strident
Series: Rebel Angels |

World War II In Moray

Little has been written about Moray and its role in defeating the Axis powers during the Second World War. While…

Genre: History, Librario, Local history, Military History, Non-fiction
Subjects: Auxiliary Fire Service, Civil Defence, Elgin, Hitler, Moray, Women's Land Army, Women's Voluntary Service, World War II, WWII

Yeti on the Loose

Yeti on the Loose is a rampaging, rip-roaring, flower-munching, chimpanzee’s tea party of a book, where there’s never a minute to…

Genre: Animals, Humour, Strident
Subjects: Acceptance, Comedy, Humour, Yeti
Illustrated by Lawrence Mann