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  • A Promise of Ankles

    A Promise of Ankles
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975561

    At the bottom of a sharply descending street - in the topographical sense - in Edinburgh's Georgian New Town, new residents have moved in to number 44 Scotland Street, joining the already well-known and much-loved denizens of that remarkable buildin…

  • Riders on the Storm

    Riders on the Storm
    av Alastair McIntosh

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276397

    Climate change is the greatest challenge to humankind today. While the coronavirus sheds a light on the vulnerability of our interconnected world, the effects of global warming will be permanent, indeed catastrophic, without a massive shift in human…

  • In a Time of Distance

    In a Time of Distance
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975622

    What really counts in this life? For the writer, Alexander McCall Smith, it is friendship and love - themes that crop up time and again in his novels. And it is these themes that he explores in this collection of poems.In this book, divided into nin…

  • 101 Rums to Try Before You Die

    101 Rums to Try Before You Die
    av Ian Buxton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275444

    Rum, once the poor relation of the spirit world, has undergone a revival and is no longer seen just as the preferred tipple for tipsy pirates. The craft drinks movement has certainly stimulated the rum world, with high numbers of new artisan rum bra…

  • Blood in the Water

    Blood in the Water
    av Gillian Galbraith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974007

    'There is not a dull page from start to finish' - Alexander McCall Smith'this is a really accomplished debut: atmospheric, detailed, and hitting every requirement for a satisfying crime novel' - Waterstones'The New Rebus' - Sunday ExpressSmart and c…

  • Blood in the Water

    Blood in the Water
    av Gillian Galbraith

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846970740

    No. 1 in the UK eBook Library-Lending charts, 2020 - The GuardianThis thrilling police-procedural debut from crime writer Gillian Galbraith introduces readers to Alice Rice, Edinburgh's latest fictional detective and a new female presence in the mac…

  • Memphis 68

    Memphis 68
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974137

    WINNER OF THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE 2018In the 1950s and 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee, was the launch pad of musical pioneers such as Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Al Green and Isaac Hayes, and by 1968 was a city synonymous with soul…

  • Memphis 68

    Memphis 68
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973734

    WINNER OF THE PENDERYN MUSIC BOOK PRIZE 2018In the 1950s and 1960s, Memphis, Tennessee, was the launch pad of musical pioneers such as Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Al Green and Isaac Hayes, and by 1968 was a city synonymous with soul…

  • The Second Worst Restaurant in France

    The Second Worst Restaurant in France
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975479

    Paul Stewart has returned to Scotland to continue his successful career. His agent and girlfriend, Gloria, has arranged for him to write The Philosophy of Food in Six Easy Chapters, a project he relishes but that will have to be delivered in six mon…

  • Detroit 67

    Detroit 67
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846973666

    Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that ripped through the city in 1967 and tore it apart in personal, political and interr…

  • Later That Day

    Later That Day
    av Andrew Greig

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975189

    Later That Day contains new works of gratitude and elegy. At once lyrical and direct, these poems take place in Glasgow, Auckland, the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands, and above all amid the clear light and bare, fertile islands of Orkney. They look…

  • The Far Side of the Night

    The Far Side of the Night
    av Jan-Philipp Sendker

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974175

    During a trip to China, Paul and Christine experience the nightmare of every parent: their four year old son is threatened with kidnap. The only safe place for the family is the US embassy in Beijing, but they are two thousand miles away, with the p…

  • Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks

    Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks
    av Roibeard O Maolalaigh

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586434

    "Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks" has been written both as a self-tuition course for beginners and also for use within the classroom. You may want to learn Gaelic because of a general interest in Celtic or Scottish history and culture, or because it…

  • Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks

    Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks
    av Roibeard O Maolalaigh

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586441

    "Scottish Gaelic in Twelve Weeks" has been written both as a self-tuition course for beginners and also for use within the classroom. You may want to learn Gaelic because of a general interest in Celtic or Scottish history and culture, or because it…

  • A Richness of Martens

    A Richness of Martens
    av Polly Pullar

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276366

    When Les and Chris Humphreys moved to Ardnamurchan 15 years ago, little did they realise they would be sharing their home with some of Britain's most elusive and misunderstood mustelids. Amongst all the animals and birds that visit their garden, the…

  • Harlem 69

    Harlem 69
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974748

    In 1969, among Harlem's Rabelaisian cast of characters are bandleader King Curtis, soul singers Aretha Franklin and Donny Hathaway, and drug peddler Jimmy 'Goldfinger' Terrell. In February a raid on tenements across New York leads to the arrest of 2…

  • Harlem 69

    Harlem 69
    av Stuart Cosgrove

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974205

    In 1969, among Harlem's Rabelaisian cast of characters are bandleader King Curtis, soul singers Aretha Franklin and Donny Hathaway, and drug peddler Jimmy 'Goldfinger' Terrell. In February a raid on tenements across New York leads to the arrest of 2…

  • Scotland for Gardeners

    Scotland for Gardeners
    av Kenneth Cox

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271897

    This book is a compact colour guide of the largest survey of Scottish gardens ever mounted and the first such guidebook to all that Scotland can offer garden and plant lovers. Including descriptions of virtually all Scotland's gardens which are open…

  • 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

    1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
    av George Orwell

    Storpocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975769

    THE JURA EDITION with new introduction by Alex Massie'For him Jura was home' - Richard Blair on his father George Orwell'The book of the twentieth century . . . haunts us with an ever-darker relevance' - Ben Pimlott, Independent'The greatest British…

  • Where the Shadow Falls

    Where the Shadow Falls
    av Gillian Galbraith

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974021

    When the body of a retired sheriff is discovered in his grand house in the New Town of Edinburgh, Detective Sergeant Alice Rice finds herself hunting his killer. The search leads her to an unfamiliar world where wind-farm developers - with millions…

  • The Claire MacDonald Game Cookbook

    The Claire MacDonald Game Cookbook
    av Claire Macdonald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275116

    Once the prerogative of country dwellers, game is now found in butchers' shops and supermarkets all over the country. Yet despite this, many people are still apprehensive about cooking this extraordinary versatile, varied and protein-packed meat. In…

  • On the Crofter's Trail

    On the Crofter's Trail
    av Craig David

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841588018

    In the Clearances of the 19th century, crofts - once the mainstay of Highland life in Scotland - were swept away as the land was put over to sheep grazing. Many of the people of the Highlands and islands of Scotland were forced from their homes by l…

  • The Only Gaijin in the Village

    The Only Gaijin in the Village
    av Iain Maloney

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975141

    In 2016 Scottish writer Iain Maloney and his Japanese wife Minori moved to a village in rural Japan. This is the story of his attempt to fit in, be accepted and fulfil his duties as a member of the community, despite being the only foreigner in the…

  • Islay

    Islay
    av David Caldwell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274652

    This is the history of Islay up to the present day with a particular focus on the people of the island. Islay was originally part of Dal Riata, the early kingdom of the Scots, but was then colonised by Scandinavian settlers in the ninth century. It…

  • The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom

    The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom
    av Alfred Barnard

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841586526

    Around 1885, Alfred Barnard was secretary of Harper's Weekly Gazette, a journal dedicated to the wine and spirit trade. In order to provide his readers with the history and descriptions of the whisky-making process, Barnard decided to visit all dist…

  • Facing the Bear

    Facing the Bear
    av Trevor Royle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275260

    Between the end of the Second World War and the collapse of Communism confrontation with the Soviet Union was an everyday reality. As part of Nato's response, Scotland played a key role in the alliance's forward maritime defence strategy, aimed at c…

  • Scotland: A History from Earliest Times

    Scotland: A History from Earliest Times
    av Alistair Moffat

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274386

    From the Ice Age to the recent Scottish Referendum, historian and author Alistair Moffat explores the history of the Scottish nation. As well as focusing on key moments in the nation's history such as the Battle of Bannockburn and the Jacobite Risin…

  • It Takes One to Know One

    It Takes One to Know One
    av Isla Dewar

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974540

    Charlie Gavin was abducted as a baby. He didn't know who he was or where he came from. His mission was to find himself. And when he did, he decided to spend his life finding other lost souls by opening the Be Kindly Missing Persons Bureau.Martha Wal…

  • Moder Dy

    Moder Dy
    av Roseanne Watt

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974878

    Winner of an Eric Gregory Award, 2020 Winner of a Somerset Maugham Award, 2020'The old Shetland fishermen still speak with something like reverence of the forgotten art of steering by the moder dy (mother wave), the name given to an underswell which…

  • A Day Like Any Other

    A Day Like Any Other
    av Isla Dewar

    Storpocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974908

    You can't change your past. You can only use the experiences you live through to make your future better, wiser. Anna and her best friend George meet every week to remember, to sigh, to laugh, to reminisce about their moments of glory, guilt and mis…

  • The Road to Hell

    The Road to Hell
    av Gillian Galbraith

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846972522

    When the body of a half-clothed woman is discovered in an Edinburgh park, a murder investigation is launched. The victim has not been reported missing and there are few clues to her identity. Soon after, the naked corpse of a prominent clergyman is…

  • The Drowned and the Saved

    The Drowned and the Saved
    av Les Wilson

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275437

    WINNER OF THE SALTIRE SOCIETY HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018Next morning at about 6 o'clock my mother wakened us to say there had been a shipwreck and bodies were being washed ashore. My father had gone with others to look for survivors ... I don't t…

  • Veritas

    Veritas
    av Rita Monaldi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846972577

    Vienna, 1711. Eleven years after the events of Secretum, and by means of a mysterious bequest, Atto Melani arranges for his faithful helper to relocate from a Roman slum to the imperial court in Vienna. Here, Atto enlists his help in a secret missio…

  • Lost Edinburgh

    Lost Edinburgh
    av Hamish Coghill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841587479

    What happened to Edinburgh's once notorious but picturesque Tolbooth Prison? Where was the Black Turnpike, once a dominant building in the town? Why has one of the New Town designer's major layouts been all but obliterated? What else has been lost i…

  • 101 Gins To Try Before You Die

    101 Gins To Try Before You Die
    av Ian Buxton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275659

    We're in the middle of a Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors - where gin is de rigueur.From Adnams to Zuidam; B…

  • 101 Gins To Try Before You Die

    101 Gins To Try Before You Die
    av Ian Buxton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780272993

    We're in the middle of a new Gin Craze. Scarcely a day goes by without an established brand offering a fresh take on their established styles or, more likely, a new boutique distillery opening its doors - where gin is de rigueur. From Adnams to Zuid…

  • The Second Worst Restaurant in France

    The Second Worst Restaurant in France
    av Alexander McCall Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974212

    Paul Stewart has returned to Scotland to continue his successful career. His agent and girlfriend, Gloria, has arranged for him to write The Philosophy of Food in Six Easy Chapters, a project he relishes but that will have to be delivered in six mon…

  • Whisky

    Whisky
    av Aeneas MacDonald

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274218

    This is - in the opinion of many whisky writers and experts - the finest whisky book ever written. It is certainly the first written from the point of view of the consumer and is thus historically significant. But more than that, poetic and polemic…

  • 101 Champagnes and other Sparkling Wines

    101 Champagnes and other Sparkling Wines
    av Davy Zyw

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275567

    Whether you love prosecco, cava, cremant or champagne, the UK's love for all drinks sparkling and fizzy shows no sign of abating! Sparkling wine sales have increased by 76% in the last 5 years, and whatever your tipple, a delicious glass of fizz is…

  • The Essential Gaelic-English / English-Gaelic Dictionary

    The Essential Gaelic-English / English-Gaelic Dictionary
    av Angus Watson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780274645

    Angus Watson's Essential Gaelic-English and English-Gaelic dictionaries are well-established as one of the leading dictionaries of the Gaelic language.This combined dictionary is ideal for learners of Gaelic at all levels, and its generous coverage…

  • Lee Brilleaux: Rock 'n' Roll Gentleman

    Lee Brilleaux: Rock 'n' Roll Gentleman
    av Zoe Howe

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846974960

    Lee Brilleaux, the charismatic star of proto-punk R&B reprobates Dr Feelgood, was one of rock'n'roll's greatest frontmen. But he was also one of its greatest gentlemen - a class act with heart, fire, wanderlust and a wild streak.Exploding out of Can…

  • Agnes Owens

    Agnes Owens
    av Agnes Owens

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975608

    This complete collection of Agnes Owens' five novellas opens with 'Like Birds in the Wilderness', a portrait of brickie Mac. He's a straightforward guy with a talent for laying bricks and a liking for the drink who decides to head to the oil-rich no…

  • The Makers of Scotland

    The Makers of Scotland
    av Tim Clarkson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271736

    During the first millennium AD the most northerly part of Britain evolved into the country known today as Scotland. The transition was a long process of social and political change driven by the ambitions of powerful warlords. At first these men wer…

  • The Unremembered Places

    The Unremembered Places
    av Patrick Baker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276373

    Shortlisted for the The Great Outdoors Awards - Outdoor Book of the Year 2020Shortlisted for the Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature 2020There are strange relics hidden across Scotland's landscape: forgotten places that are touchstones to…

  • Everyday Gaelic

    Everyday Gaelic
    av Morag Macneill

    Övrigt - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841583709

    Since English is also spoken in the Gaelic-speaking areas, communication in Gaelic is not so much a matter of necessity as of choice and interest. This book, therefore, covers more than just the phrases needed by an outsider in a foreign land - it a…

  • Everyday Gaelic

    Everyday Gaelic
    av Morag Macneill

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841583402

    Since English is also spoken in the Gaelic-speaking areas, communication in Gaelic is not so much a matter of necessity as of choice and interest. This book, therefore, covers more than just the phrases needed by an outsider in a foreign land - it a…

  • A Croft in the Hills

    A Croft in the Hills
    av Katharine Stewart

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841587912

    A Croft in the Hills, first published in 1960, is now acknowledged as a classic among Highland books. It captures, in simple, moving descriptions, what it was really like trying to make a living out of a hill croft near Loch Ness fifty years ago. A…

  • Wojtek the Bear

    Wojtek the Bear
    av Aileen Orr

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843410652

    This is the inspiring and charming true story of one of the Second World War's most unusual combatants - a 500-pound cigarettesmoking, beer-drinking brown bear. Originally adopted as a mascot by the Polish Army in Iran, Wojtek soon took on a more pr…

  • The Scottish Vegan Cookbook

    The Scottish Vegan Cookbook
    av Jackie Jones

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780275994

    Vegan recipe developer Jackie Jones provides a huge selection of recipes for deliciously vegan versions of classic Scottish as well as newly designed dishes using healthy ingredients and cooking techniques, including braising, sprouting and steaming…

  • Whisky Galore

    Whisky Galore
    av Compton Mackenzie

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780270920

    Wartime food rationing is bad enough, but when the whisky supplies run out on the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday, nothing seems to go right. Then the fifty-thousand-bottle cargo of the shipwrecked S. S. Cabinet Minister brings salvatio…

  • To Learn the Future

    To Learn the Future

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781846975547

    Edited by Lilias Fraser, Jane Cooper and Kate Hendry, To Learn the Future is a selection of poems that will grip at first reading - perfect if the only time you have is five minutes in a rushed lunch break. The choice of poems includes insight for d…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271330

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271606

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • The Great Tapestry of Scotland

    The Great Tapestry of Scotland
    av Alistair Moffat

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780277097

    The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of…

  • The Fresh and the Salt

    The Fresh and the Salt
    av Ann Lingard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780276939

    Firths and estuaries are liminal places, where land meets sea and tides meet freshwater. Their unique ecosystems support a huge range of marine and other wildlife: human activity too is profoundly influenced by their waters and shores.The Solway Fir…

  • The Tobermory Cat

    The Tobermory Cat
    av Debi Gliori

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780271316

    In the village of Tobermory, on the Scottish island of Mull, lives a very special ginger cat. But once upon a time he didn't think he was special at all - not like the woolly cats of Loch Ba, the singing cats of Staffa, or the fishing cats of Fishni…

  • Scotland: Mapping the Islands

    Scotland: Mapping the Islands
    av Chris Fleet

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780273518

    As miniature worlds, beautiful locations and homes to communities seemingly distant from the stresses of modern life, Scotland's many islands have an extraordinary fascination on countless people, not least on the hundreds of thousands of visitors w…