Books tagged: scottish fiction

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Twice Born
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Although a romantic at heart, Sita consents to an arranged marriage to a medic Ram and starts her new life in Glasgow. Her feisty, confident, vivacious personality wins her friends. ‘Here comes chapatti and curry,’ laughs the big guy of the tipsy duo.' Aye and what are you, mince and tatties?’ retorts Sita, 'Learnt the patter, hen?
The Chimaera Institute
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anecdotes, rumour, gossip...urban myths can straddle all those categories. Often they are short, like fables and can be told quickly in a paragraph or two. The tales in this book draw from various sources. I like to think of urban myths as little acorns desperate to grow into oaks, and love providing them with knots, gnarls and leaves.
Stories of Joe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Stories of Joe, Snapshots of a Life. Follow Joe, at various episodes in his life, from childhood to teenager, to adult. Joe's world isn't perfect, and neither are the people around him, but as he grows he finds that compromise and acceptance can be both a good and a bad thing. Trouble at school, with his friends, and his parents, especially his father, all come alive in these snapshots of time.
Fractured in this Killing Scene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,540. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rab and Tam are two Jack the Lads who like fun, women, and drink, in whatever order they appear. Unfortunately, they are unready yet to face the challenges and responsibilities that confront them in adult life. Each has their own major situation to contend with, and how they each cope and come to terms with these challenges dictates the kind of people they will eventually become...
The Honey That Came From The Sea
Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
What Lies Within
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00)
What would you do if everything you hold dear was challenged and under threat? Pat Devine is about to find out. “’What Lies Within’ is the first book that I have read in years. It's an excellent read and I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. I highly recommend this book and will definitely be looking out for future novels from this author.”
More Full of Weeping
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
From the grimy streets of 1920s Glasgow to the peat fires of the Outer Hebrides during the Great Depression, More Full of Weeping is the story of a boy called Hugh, a happy orphan who, in time, is taken in as a foster child on a Gaelic-speaking island off the Scottish coast. There he faces enemies, gains allies, and ultimately solves the mystery of his own parentage.
A Tale of Magic: The Thrumpkin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
For a century, in the Scottish Kingdom of Balfour, magic has been outlawed. Anyone caught doing magic is banished to live in darkness by King Phillip. That is until his daughter, Princess Alyssa, is brought before him. What happens next is all part of an ancient prophesy that is about to be fulfilled.
A Trail of Barley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,660. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the late autumn of 1768 in a remote part of Highland Scotland, the body of an absconding soldier is discovered in a ditch. The Military Commander sends Sergeant Moss to investigate. A seemingly savage murder of an unlikely victim turns out to be more than it first seemed. Moss and his men begin a search for the perpetrator that leads him to a dramatic conclusion.
Cauldstane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When ghostwriter Jenny Ryan is summoned to the Scottish Highlands by Sholto MacNab – retired adventurer and Laird of Cauldstane Castle – she’s prepared for travellers’ tales, but not the MacNabs’ violent and tragic history or the existence of an ancient curse. But who resents Jenny’s presence at Cauldstane? And who will stop at nothing until Jenny has been driven away - or driven mad?