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Tomb for an Eagle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,150. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A man lies under the tawny earth, hands still clutching the knife that killed him. Thorfinn Sigurdarson, Earl of all Orkney and Caithness, has made a mistake, and he won’t let himself forget it. Now rumours have started in the Norse lands that he might be getting a second chance – but should he take it, when it means that dead men are walking?
Tales, Triumphs, and Misadventures, My time in the Scottish Highlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: Simple English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Marc Stewart visited Scotland in 2001. He had heard stories about Scotland all his life from his mother and grandmother. He yearned to visit the place of his ancestors and walked on the battlefield of Culloden as well as visit the Iron age sites on Orkney. His descriptions of his experiences will make you laugh and want to visit Scotland yourself.
Orkney Visitor's Guide 2017 [Travel Series]
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,480. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A focused 2017 travel guide detailing all you need to know for visiting the remarkable and beautiful Orkney Islands.
Alien Virus
Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
When journalist Kevin Lee first meets retired academic Frank Peters and hears about an intelligent alien virus that has invaded the Earth, he is naturally very skeptical. However, when Peters is murdered, his skepticism soon turns to a real concern for the future of the planet and the survival of mankind.
Goguire's Search For A Schooling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Giants don’t go to school, or so Goguire’s been told. But this intrepid young giant has other ideas, and is searching for more.
QueerBashing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
From the revivalist churches of Orkney in the 1970s, to the gay bars of London and Northern England in the 90s, via the divinity school at Aberdeen, this is the story of McGillivray, self-centered, promiscuous hypocrite, failed Church of Scotland minister, and his own worst enemy. Raw, uncompromising. A viciously funny account of a man's desire to come to terms with himself.
Stoned to Death: A Jamie Brodie Mystery
Series: The Jamie Brodie Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
In 1915 Scottish farmer Robert Thomson disappeared from Orkney with a Stone Age relic. Now his great-great-grandson, Pete Ferguson, is coming to Scotland with Jamie Brodie to meet Pete's distant cousins and investigate Robert’s disappearance. But the homophobia of the Thomson patriarch threatens to derail their quest - and a meeting in a pub brings Pete and Jamie's relationship to a turning point.
Birding the Orkney Islands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Orkney contains some of the most amazing bird species in the world and this guide will help the visitor to find them.It is designed to do this in three different ways. 1) A summary of some of the best areas, how to get there and what birds you might expect. This includes all of the RSPB Reserves. 2) Three tours outlines to help you plan a productive visit. Included are: Tour 1- Searching for S
Stoneset Odds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,340. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Five years ago, Asa was a happy child but now she teeters on the brink of self-destruction. At seventeen, she worries about her obsessive pebble collection and a hidden secret past. Asa gathers evidence, which points conclusively to one fact - Asa will become another one of a line of notorious and abused females.
The Year of Ancient Ghosts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Aurealis-winner Kim Wilkins compiles five novellas (three reprinted, two original) in this strong collection. Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present, but rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.