A Time of Love and Tartan
A 44 Scotland Street Novel
The world’s longest-running serial novel continues apace: starting with Pat Macgregor’s meeting with her ex-boyfriend and the colossal embarrassment that followed, here are further adventures of Stuart and Irene, young Bertie, the Duke of Johannesburg and resident anthropologist Domenica Lordie (née MacDonald).
One Last Dram Before Midnight
The Complete Collected D.C.I. Daley Short Stories
Two of these seven stories are set in Glasgow, with young Jim Daley and Brian Scott setting out on their police careers; other cases find DCI Daley and his sidekick in Kinloch, investigating ghosts from the past, a missing man and illicit whisky.
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
A Wartime Romance
Valerie, a wartime Land Girl, meets and falls in love with an American pilot; meanwhile, her cousin has rescued a mistreated border collie named Peter Woodhouse. Together, Val, Mike and Peter Woodhouse do their bit for love, the war and international relations.
Comprising ten stories found by the Head Waiter in luggage left behind in his hotel, this was originally the 1862 Christmas issue of Dickens's All the Year Round. Four of the stories are by Dickens himself; others are by John Oxenford, Charles Allston Collins, Arthur Locker and Julia Cecilia Stretton. Foreword by Philippa Stockley.
The Bertie Project
A 44 Scotland Street Novel
‘The world’s longest running serial novel’ continues, with young Bertie Pollock’s terrible mother back from the Middle East. Life was easy in her absence, now it’s no fun: there are extra classes after school – yoga, Italian and saxophone – and his father looks to be enamoured of another woman.
The Day Without Yesterday
The Sky's Dark Labyrinth Trilogy Book III
This third title in the Sky’s Dark Labyrinth trilogy begins before the First World War, and fictionalizes Einstein’s formulation of the Theory of Relativity and his links with scientist/priest Georges Lemaître, explaining how they forged our understanding of astronomy today.
Peaks and Troughs
In at the Deep End, High in the Hills
A small inheritance and a wild impulse saw Nick Perry leaving London in 1970 to work a hill farm in North Wales. This memoir describes his attempts to live off the land, the beginnings of the organic farming movement and the exploits of his prize boar.
The Good Priest
A Father Vincent Ross Mystery
Father Vincent Ross’s tranquil, celibate life in a small Scottish town is turned upside down when a man is found murdered in the bishop’s house. With his ear for gossip and keen intelligence, Ross turns detective to hunt the killer, but puts himself in danger.