Books tagged: scotland

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New Myths and Legends of Edinburgh Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2011 by The New Curiosity Shop. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
"Professor MacIntyre is Missing!" A collection of tales from Edinburgh never before revealed. These include: the Mysterious Lollipop Man who entices innocent cyclists to their peril; watch out for the the enterprising nesting skills of Michael Garrett; read about the Man Who Waited; and discover the origin of the sinister rock beside the Water of Leith in Craiglockhart Dell.
Jimmy Black and the Curse of Poseidon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Forced to stay at his sinister Grandad Jock's remote farmhouse on the Scottish coast, 11 year-old Jimmy Black is catapulted into a hair-raising adventure beneath the sea in which he must confront a series of terrifying mythological creatures including the gorgon, the kraken and the God of the Sea himself, Poseidon, in order to protect the future of the human race! A fast-paced comic adventure.
The Destiny Diamond
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
One eyed Patrick Plook and his trusty co-pilot Wilfred Wart are two intergalactic anti-terrorist agents of Scottish descent sent back in time to retrieve The Destiny Diamond stolen by the Yellow Terabytes. Can Michele and Michael help them recover the stone, if indeed that's what it really is, they so desperately seek, or will The Master be triumphant
Highland Captive
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,450. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by Champagne Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Can a captive escape when love claims her heart?
The Truth about Faeries
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Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"We're not your best friend! We're not your little pets either!" "The Truth about Faeries" brings the inside story of the faerie realm. Through six dark faerie tales, tied together with explanations by a fae narrator, we get a glimpse of the sometimes funny, often dark, and always fantastical, world of the fae. (Narration in Scots with English translations)
Wild Hearts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Beautiful Tabby Lamont is given in marriage to the wealthy old man who takes her out of an Edinburgh orphange. Suddenly, her future is filled with dangerous intrigue when she is kidnapped on her wedding night by Paris Cockburn, a Scottish Border Lord called The Rogue.
A Tricky Lie
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,590. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this cosy mystery, Scottish distillery heiress Fiona Sutherland returns to the bucolic village of her childhood to assume her role in the family business only to discover her true expertise is jousting with enigmatic Chief Inspector Nick Dawson when her grandmother’s friend falsely confesses to the murder of the local greenkeeper two days before the start of the British Open.
Pádraig
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Series: Conwy, Book 4. Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ciarán Gruffydd sends idle son, Pádraig to kin in Scotland to learn some responsibility from notorious Laird William Fraser however Pádraig, mistaken for a Macarthur is beaten and left for dead but is rescued and healed by fey Eilís MacDonnell. Pádraig uncovers the imposter but it may be the end to an old feud as Eilís teaches him more about life and magic than any Laird could.
His Lady Viking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In this historical romance set in tenth century Scotland, Kara Thorddatter and Aedan Hakonson are drawn together in a mutual quest for a hidden Viking hoard—a quest that reveals love is the real treasure.
Choose Your Future
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Price: Free! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Winner of the inaugural Canongate Prize for New Writing and first published in the prize winning anthology Scotland into the New Era. A short story about the near future written in the second person, exploring themes of art, science, politics and self determination.