Books tagged: scotland

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Bye Bye Baby
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a seven-year-old boy disappears after school, the case is handed to Detective Frank Collins. He's been looking to lead a high-profile case for a while, and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only a trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief-stricken mother. And they have plans for Frank Collins too.
The Ladies of Low Arvie - Living the Farming Dream
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How twenty-four cows became 'The Ladies of Low Arvie'. In 2002 Richard and I bought a 120 acre wet and boggy farm called Low Arvie in SW Scotland. We arrived at the farm with no experience and no equipment. This is the story of the twenty months from the day we first saw the farm, how we dealt with the many challenges we faced, to the successful birth of our first batch of home bred calves.
Life with the Ladies of Low Arvie
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The sequel to 'The Ladies of Low Arvie', this book tells the story of Low Arvie farm life from 2004 to 2010 in which we faced many more challenges on our Scottish farm and almost saw the end of our dream. More tales from the cow shed are interspersed with my journey to fulfil my dream to gain a University degree and the continuation of my filial duties to my mother, now ninety-two years of age.
The Old Ghosts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The British Isles are the most haunted places on Earth. Ghosts shimmer through stately homes and humble cottages alike. They linger at lonely crossroads and walk the ancient trackways. But few people know much about them. In the stories in this book Barbara portrays exactly how Boggarts, Banshees, Co-Walkers, the White Lady and the Old Hag really behave.
Clan - es wird Dich überzeugen...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: German. Published: September 14, 2010 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ein ausgelaugter Geschäftsmann gerät mit seiner Familie in unglaubliche Gefahr, als sie in Ereignisse verwickelt werden, die ihren Ursprung 700 Jahre in der Geschichte des schottischen Grenzlandes haben. Mystische Wesen und die Macht in der modernen Welt spielen eine Rolle beim Kampf der Familie, ein kleines Kind zu beschützen – ihre einzige Waffe ist die Kraft ihres CLANS.
The Commander's Desire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Diamond Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Princess Elwytha wants revenge on the monster who murdered her brother. In a false exchange for peace, she offers herself in marriage to the enemy Prince. The plan? Kill the Prince’s battle-scarred Commander—the man who ended King Thor’s life with one filthy sword thrust through the back. To her horror, the Commander agrees to take Elwytha as his bride....
A Ceiling of Stars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James McRory Smith was a recluse who lived for over 30 years at Strathchailleach, one of the most remote cottages in Britain. Cut off from civilisation, he survived without mains water, electricity or gas. Pitting his wits against the wilderness and enduring endless isolation, his story offers a rare insight into an alternative way of life, one free of consumption and consumerism.
Ashes to Ashes
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Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Historian Rebecca Reid comes to a Scottish castle in Ohio to catalog a collection of historical artifacts. There she's saddled with a Scottish co-worker, Michael Campbell. He has a tartan chip on his shoulder and, Rebecca suspects, a hidden agenda. When valuables vanish and accidents happen, Rebecca suspects more than ghostly presences are at work. Someone very human wants her gone.
Blood on the Tartan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Catherine Ross rallies her neighbors to resist the mass evictions, which empty the glens of people and replace them with sheep. Duty conflicts with love. There’s only one woman for Constable Ian MacGregor - Catherine. However, he is torn by that love and his sense of honor. Will Ian become her greatest adversary, or will they both perish in the Highland Clearances?
Paradigms
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
In Scotland, in the years after an apocalyptic disaster, the surviving people have reverted to clan life and are living off the carcass of the old world. But not everyone has forgotten the technology of the past and not everyone has forgotten the mystical secrets of the ages gone before. Propelled by an act of compassion, Malcolm, a young clansman, finds himself lost . . .