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Pearl Fishers

by Robin Jenkins

‘Worthy of the greatest respect throughout the English-language world’ – Paul Binding, Guardian ’Pared down to a sharp clarity, the prose of this novel cuts out all excess to show the cross-currents...


Getting Higher

by Andrew Greig

‘Andrew Greig is a Scottish poet of sensitivity and resilience. He deals with high-risk situations – from mountaineering to love – and is particularly good at presenting the gamut of feelings involved...


Salmond

by David Torrance

Alex Salmond is well known in Scotland, the UK and beyond as the leader of the Scottish National Party and Scotland's First Minister, but relatively little is understood about Salmond as a human being, what...


Downfall

by Alan McCombes

From prison cell to the political limelight, and back again, there is no doubt that Tommy Sheridan – tanned, handsome and armed with a soundbite for every occasion – was one of the most colourful figures...


Nicola Sturgeon

by David Torrance

‘indispensable … an illuminating appraisal’ – Alex Massie, Spectator ‘A fascinating portrait of one of the most powerful politicians in the United Kingdom’ – Euan McColm, Scotland on Sunday ‘David...


Salmond

The Mirabelle Bevan Mystery Collection

by Sara Sheridan

‘Mirabelle has a dogged tenacity to rival Poirot’ – Sunday Herald ‘I was gripped from start to finish’ – Newbooks magazine ‘Unfailingly stylish, undeniably smart’ - Daily Record ‘A crime force to...


SY StorY

by Donald S. Murray & Douglas Roberts

Lewisman Donald S. Murray tells in his inimitable verse and prose Stornoway’s story from the days when Mesolithic people sheltered there to its present-day life as a bustling, modern harbour, casting light...


Jam and Jeopardy

by Doris Davidson

It's a dismal day that doesn't include a dose of Doris' - Press and Journal 89-year-old spinster, Janet Stouter, takes pleasure in raking up scandals, old and new, about her neighbours. She also relishes refusing...


Attila

by Ross Laidlaw

‘A tremendous story . . . the incursion into the empire of the strangest and most frightening of the barbarian invaders – and he tells it with great verve and vigour. His prose has a pace, he has a keen eye...


The Whaler of Scotland Yard

by Jock Murray

Jock Murray looks back over an extraordinary and varied life in this entertaining autobiography. From humble beginnings on a croft in the Outer Hebrides, at the age of fifteen he went on to work in the Hydro...


World War II: Scottish Tales of Adventure

by Allan Burnett

Acclaimed children’s author Allan Burnett turns his attention to the Second World War in a book of explosively exciting and emotionally charged tales of bravery and adventure. Featuring the true exploits of...


Nightmare at Scapa Flow

by H.G. Weaver & H.J. Weaver

Sinking the battleship HMS Royal Oak in the Royal Navy's home anchorage, with the loss of more than 800 of her crew, was Germany's first shattering blow against Britain in the 1939-45 war. Within six weeks the...


The Man Who Gave Away His Island

by Ray Perman

‘Sensitive and moving’ – Country Life ‘A wonderfully rounded portrait’ – Scots Magazine In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent an island described as the 'jewel of...


Shadow of the Serpent

by David Ashton

McLevy is one of the great psychological creations and Ashton is the direct heir to Robert Louis Stevenson' - Brian Cox, star of the BBC Radio 4 McLevy play

'David Ashton's writing is excellent, his characters...


St Kilda

by Roger Hutchinson

St Kilda is the most romantic and most romanticised group of islands in Europe. Soaring out of the North Atlantic Ocean like Atlantis come back to life, the islands have captured the imagination of the outside...


The Spirit of Success

by Norman Drummond

Who are you? Why are you living and working in the way that you are? What might you yet become and do with your life? The answer to these three fundamental questions lie at the heart of this revolutionary guide...


To the Hebrides

by Ronald Black

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring through the Lowlands and Highlands of Scotland as far west as the islands of Skye, Raasay, Coll, Mull, Inchkenneth and Iona. Both kept detailed...


The Silent Weaver

by Roger Hutchinson

In September 1939, groups of horsemen in battledress cantered down a broad, grassy plain on the western edge of Europe. The young men of the Western Isles were going to war again. They included a tall, shy 24-year-old...


The Grand Designer

by Rosemary Hannah

This fascinating biography tells the story of a rich eccentric, whose learning, insight and kindness produced extraordinary results in architecture and life, a man who combined being amongst the richest men...