A Rainbow In The Basement

Saltire Society First Book Award-nominatedLife & death, love & loss, hope & despair, belief & disbelief. A novel about a lot. Our lot. Magic is more than a word – something Matthew Ellis discovered when he was 12. It was the year he crossed an ocean. His mother told him it was for the best. He…


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

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 convinced that Gary Trevors is the culprit even though the evidence is flimsy and circumstantial. Facing a murder charge before a judge who has skeletons of his own rattling in the cupboard, Trevors is defended…


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

The Accidental Shepherd

Gavin Dobson’s latest book completes the quartet of Geordie Kinloch short stories. (Tales of a Free Spirit, The Novice; Chicago Burns and Other Side Trips) Together they suggest that however fast you run, attempt to outwit the past or strive for perfection, life’s jack-in-the-box will probably be waiting around the next corner to pop up…


Genre: Fiction, Librario

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 a political coup and economic boost for the recently devolved and fledgling government, however a far more ominous reason lies behind its arrival in Scottish waters. It is owned by Kurdish terrorist and millionaire Zak…


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

Acaston’s Locket

Katherine Lord’s first novel brings Young Anya to life through a breathtaking series of events. She finds herself launched from her life as a carefree schoolgirl into a terrifying and dangerous mission. Only she can fulfil and ancient prophecy. Accompanied by a loyal group of friends and wizards with ancient an mystical powers, Anya embarks…


Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Librario
Subjects: adventure

Side Trips

Following Gavin Dobson’s two books Tales of Free Spirit and The Novice, his third book of short stories recounts further exploits of his hero Geordie Kinloch, a fictional character based on observations and incidents in the author’s life. Reading Level: AdultsGenre: Fiction, Librario, Short storiesSeries: Geordie Kinloch |


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

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 fund, the champagne flows in expectation of the fees this will generate. Euphoria is short-lived however, as the temptations of unbelievable wealth stoke the self-justifying ambitions of the players, in a world where amorality can…


Genre: Business, Fiction, Librario

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 of people and incidents in the author’s life. We first meet Geordie when he arrives at boarding school in Edinburgh and follow him through his teenage years, first loves and travels in Europe and America.…


Genre: Fiction, Librario
Series: Geordie Kinloch |

The Novice

Geordie Kinloch is ‘set up’ by experienced financiers and finds himself heavily compromised, but fate takes a hand. Palenque is a ruined Mayan city in the jungles of Tabasco in Mexico. It was the intended climax of a bohemian pilgrimage to Central America but became the scene of bitter disappointment. The Billet Doux arrived one…


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

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 the figure raised an arm and pointed at her… Answering a friend’s plea to come to Cornwall to investigate the mysterious death of his grandfather, teenage sleuth Rebecca McOwan embarks on a perilous adventure among…


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

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 Naomi Nicholas QC appearing with her adversary, the imposing, bullying and brilliant Ronan Cadogan QC who will use every to win his case. When the headless and mutilated body of Ray Millard, a ruthless and…


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

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 trilogy following the success of What’s Truth Got to do With It? – see you in court! Naomi Nicholas, newly promoted QC, is retained for the Prosecution in the trial of a Government hatchet man…


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

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 a tale of violence and deception which becomes all the more threatening with her passing. As Jim Riach, her nephew, uncovers the clues to her life he is  confronted, by Guthrie, the malevolent Glasgow underworld…


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

The Lucky Pellet

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Winter is approaching and Tiffy and Toffy’s cupboards are bare. Bertha Barn Owl lies between Tiffy and Toffy and the farmer’s barn, where Tiffy and Toffy think food may be stored. Is a raid on the barn worth…


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 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? Argh, it’s a big red monster! Tiffy and Toffy grab all that they have and run…straight into danger of another kind. Can they escape again? And what will happen to the home they have fled?…


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 Great Vole Rescue

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Willie Weasel is up to no good. He has stolen all the baby voles. Can Tiffy & Toffy help Violet Vole rescue them? Tiffy & Toffy come up with a daring plan. Bobby Badger and Molly Mole have…


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

Annie Adder’s Gold

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Sammy Shrew has found gold! Annie Adder thinks it is hers though. And she wants it back. Tiffy and Toffy agree to help Sammy and they set off to return it. But Sammy is so interested…


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

Squished Worm & Bramble Pie

Excitement. Reading. Counting.   Tiffy and Toffy are brother and sister mice. Every day is an adventure for them. Tiffy is out in the field, looking for the brambles her brother needs for his special pie. But Tiffy and Toffy are not the only ones looking forward to a tasty meal. Kenny Kestrel has his…


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

McBurnie’s Awakening

When DI Jimmy McBurnie is knocked back for promotion he is sure he is being ‘black balled’ for denying he witnessed his DCI assault an inexperienced senior officer. He can only take his mind off what he sees as injustice by becoming even more obsessed with his work. Utilising his stable of touts – the…


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

Eden Seed

Young pharmaceutical executive Matt Malcolm unwittingly discovers one of the most powerful drugs of all time. Far from perfect, Matt is forced to face up to his failings and is soon drawn into a bloody battle between rival companies and an ancient religious sect called the Seraphim. A scar is torn over Europe and North…


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

Tyrant

Watch the brilliant series trailer!   The 3rd book in The Peck Chronicles… The odds are stacked heavily against James Peck and the wizard-goldfish Mendel. One year on from their extraordinary Denthan adventure, the zany villagers of Drumfintley find themselves the last line of defence against an invasion of Earth. The scale of the threat becomes…


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

Citadel

Watch the brilliant series trailer! The 2nd book in The Peck Chronicles… The Hedra wizard Dendralon sees the impending destruction of Denthan as an opportunity to increase his power. James Peck is intent on stopping him. He needs to journey to the Eden Tree, deep in the Forest of Eldane. If he can find the…


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

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 was the mysterious Mrs Powell and Pashki, a lost art from an age when cats were worshipped as gods. Ben and Tiffany wonder: who is their eccentric old teacher? What does she really want with…


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

Penance

Debut crime fiction from one of the BBC’s best-known voices. From Ireland to Scotland. From life to death. Oonagh O’Neil has a challenge on her hands – and her head over a toilet bowl. TV journalist and media darling Oonagh O’Neil faces danger and chaos when an elderly priest dies on the altar of his…


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