Books tagged: scotland

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The Pipes, the Pipes!
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This is the story of bagpipe player Dan Hunter and his obsession with the bagpipes. In a world where playing the pipes equates with drug addition, he is shunned by his wife and friends and eventually travels to London, desperately looking for an outlet for his craving. He finds this in Sheila, a young Australian with a bagpipe obsession greater than his own. But is this what he really wants?
Wrong It Was, Very Wrong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Aberdeen is a quiet, law-abiding city. Multiple recent murders has everyone in a state of panic. The police scramble to find a connection between the young women, but apart from the fact they are all very similar in appearance they come from very different backgrounds.
Alien Virus
Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
The Flesh Market
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,380. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Set amidst the slums of 19th Century Edinburgh and the ivory towers of its academia, The Flesh Market is an almost true story of murder, mad science, obsession, and the restless dead.
Christmas Spirits
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Mary Soares was supposed to spend Christmas, nice and warm on her family’s estate in Falkirk, Scotland, tending to their whisky business. However,the Duke of Danby wants his whiskey now. * Benjamin Storm, Earl of Kenley, breathes a sigh of relief when His Grace just needs Benjamin to travel to Scotland and procure his missing whisky shipment in time for his holiday festivities.
Clan: Season 3: Episode 1 - Calum's Country
Price: Free! Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
BRAND NEW SEASON! Season 3, Episode 1. Clan: Calum’s Country - A Bitesize 1 hour Read. Calum Maclean and Big John Mackintosh have returned to Scotland, to find it under the heel of the English with its people broken and beaten by barbaric treatment and unjust laws. Though opposition of any sort will mean deportation or death, Calum and John will not look away. A new adventure has begun.
The Spawn of Loki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Off the coast of France, a monk accidentally raises Loki, the God of Mischief. Now only Macduff can stop Loki from setting off the end of the world.
The Clock That Wanted To Be A Rooster
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An alarm clock named Big Ben, made many years ago, had dreamed of becoming a rooster so that he could serve the world better. His wish was heard by a fairy queen in Scotland and she granted it. Big Ben had not known how to crow but he learned. You'll be pleased in reading the message that he daily began crowing to the world.
Slow Death by Quicksilver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying in the village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by charming female company, Murray seeks the murderer amongst a host of suspects.
The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook: Authentic Words and Phrases in the Celtic Language of Scotland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Bradan Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Celtic Languages
Created by a Gaelic specialist in Nova Scotia, this handbook will appeal to anyone who loves Scottish culture, Celtic roots, and tattoos. It contains a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos, along with a history of the language, examples of real-life Gaelic tattoos that went wrong, and advice on how to avoid common translation mistakes.