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Book: Amnesia by Michael Ridpath
He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved. She discovered it was her grandmother. Alastair is a doctor in his eighties, living in a cottage by a loch in Scotland. He wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia. A young family friend, Clemence, is brought in to help rekindle his memory. In his cottage Clemence finds a manuscript. The [...]
 
Book: SCOTTISH POETIC HERITAGE by David Wilson
Scotland has a very rich heritage in poetry. Many poets have been inspired to write by the grandeur of the scenery, while others have obtained their inspiration from urban scenes, wars, emotions and many other subjects. I have included 52 poems from 27 poets which include a variation in style of writing and subject matter which I am sure will appeal to most readers. The poets include Robert [...]
 
Book: The House - Dark Urban Scottish Crime Story (Parliament House Books Book 5) by John Mayer
A maverick lawyer. A grudge from the past. Can Brogan McLane stop an obsessive zealot from burning his community to the ground? Baron Brogan McLane is a tenacious and well-respected lawyer in Scotland's highest court. But McLane has never forgotten his humble origins - the rough and tumble streets of the Calton neighborhood, in Glasgow. When his old stomping grounds are threatened by a sinister [...]
 
Book: The Troubleshooter - New Haven Blues by Bard Constantine
Meet the Troubleshooter: a private eye in a dystopian city of broken dreams. Mick Trubble has problems: a load of debt over his head, the Mob on his back, and loan sharks wanting to break his legs. That's just the start of his day. When a mystery lady enters his office with a load of cash to recover some stolen goods, he doesn't think twice about taking it on. After all, Mick's business is [...]
 
Book: The House on the Shore by Victoria Howard
2009 London Book Festival Honourable Mention; Category Fiction. Heartbroken Anna MacDonald leaves Edinburgh to find peace at the edge of a Scottish loch. Safely ensconced in her late grandmother's cottage, she can finally heal her heart and write the novel that has burned inside her for years. Her peace is short-lived. When debonair artist Luke Tallantyre's yacht gets stranded in the loch, he [...]
 
Book: In Servitude - a psychological suspense novel by Heleen Kist
Silver medal - Best Fiction (Europe), Independent Publisher Book Awards 2019 Shortlisted - The Selfies 2019, London Book Fair Finalist - Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2019 When Grace's beloved sister Glory dies in a car crash, her life spirals out of control. She discovers Glory was indebted to a local crime lord and laundering money through her cafe. What's worse, Grace is now forced to take [...]
 
Book: A Thistle in the Mist by Megan Denby
Meara isn't thinking about death, that morning, when she kisses her mother good-bye, but hours later she is, as her fingers slide into the back of Mother's shattered skull. Empty eyes - the empty eyes of her mother - stare right through her and Meara thinks her world has ended. She has no idea. Ebullient and feisty, eighteen-year-old Meara MacDonald lives an idyllic life with her family, on the [...]
 
Book: Travis (Wild Heather Book 2) by Tricia McGill
Beth Anderson travels to Scotland to help her Australian friends, Liz and Andrew, renovate the dilapidated castle he inherited from his uncle. Beth shares Liz's passion for all things Celtic and knows the ancient language well. Liz tells her an unbelievable story of how she and Andrew were swept back in time to 1050, to a hostile world, where Andrew saved the life of Travis, his ancestor, a [...]
 
Book: Dream Noir and Other Tales by Sean P. Gallatin
He needs money and can't wait. The drug dealers are using an old paint factory and are pushing a lot of product. There's bound to be collateral damage, but it can't be helped. With time running out, he has to get this done. A mean old man. He hates almost everyone. It's not a good idea to cross the man, he has no respect for life. Stealing from him will punch your ticket to hell. Sam has a job to [...]
 
Book: Blacktop Styx by Blackie Noir
BLACKTOP STYX is a crime / thriller, hard and tightly woven as chain-mail. Blending the dark tones of early James Elroy, and Boston Teran; the open road atmosphere of James Crumley, and the hard edged dialogue of Elmore Leonard, BLACKTOP STYX provides a rewarding adventure for fans of the neo-noir crime genre. Over twenty years ago James 'Jimmy Gee' Giardello watched a bloody and battered 'Slash' [...]
 
Book: My Banished Highlander (Bk#2-Highland Games Through Time) by Nancy Lee Badger
Award-winning author, Nancy Lee Badger, continues with her HIGHLAND GAMES THROUGH TIME series, filled with kilted warriors, witches, battles, villains, and spicy romance: When his clan convicts Cameron Robeson of treason in 1598 Scotland, the last thing he thought his cousin the Laird would do was banish him to the future. With a certain woman on his mind, he plans revenge while surrounded by the [...]
 
Book: A Touch of Pigskin by Dai Blatchford
Piers Prideaux's promising career at an Oxford College is brought to an abrupt end following the intervention of a new master, one Sebastian Slope. It is not quite as simple as that, matters in Oxford never are. In defending himself Prideaux is directly responsible for Slope being sacked, arrested and jailed for fraud. Years later Slope returns to Oxford and it becomes clear that he is bent on [...]
 
Book: The Pernicious Pachyderm (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 7) by Victoria Benchley
When a boutique circus arrives in Taye, tourism is on the rise, but so is murder. Preparing for his upcoming nuptials and refurbishing his cottage aren't enough to keep Duncan occupied. A gruesome crime intrudes on the idyllic village, and as the detective becomes embroiled in the murky case, a specter from the past returns, threatening his happy ending. Can Duncan absolve an elephant accused of [...]
 
Book: Love Beyond Time - Book 1 (Morna's Legacy Series) by Bethany Claire
A hunky Scottish laird. A time-traveling teacher. A tragic history only she can prevent. Schoolteacher Brielle "Bri" Montgomery wonders where all the good men have gone. They certainly don't waltz through her meticulous life in Texas. Venturing out of her comfort zone, she joins her archaeologist mother on a dig in Scotland... and finds herself transported 400 years into the past. Shocked and [...]
 
Book: Wrong Way Around by Cal Smyth
You're supposed to do the crime first, and then go on the run. They did it the other way around... Adrift in Tokyo, photographer Colin and hostess Linda hit if off - in a whirlwind of passion, they marry in Vegas and head to Mexico for a life of adventure. But when money runs low, they end up in London - grey skies and dead-end jobs turning their dream sour. Until an incident with Linda's sleazy [...]
 
Book: The Skinvestigator - Tramp Stamp (The Sunshine State Trilogy) by Terry Cronin
The sign in front of Harry's office read "The Poe Skin Cancer Center"; It should have said "Here Comes Trouble!" Dermatologist and family man, Doctor Harry Poe, is dragged into a murder investigation and finds himself hip-deep in the unexpected world of illicit cosmetic surgery, tattoos, and flesh. "The Skinvestigator is for page-turner mystery fans." - Midwest Book Review - "It got under my [...]
 
Book: Little Trouble in Tall Tree by Michael Fertik
Beneath the peaceful exterior of the leafy town of Tall Tree, the brutal baby gangster underworld is simmering to a hard boil. Squeezy the Cheeks, undisputed leader of the long ruling North Wood crew, is facing the toughest challenge of his career: his archnemesis Harry the Rash, who rules the Poopypants Gang with an iron rattle, is making a play for Squeezy's territory. Mama's Boy, the freshest [...]
 
Book: Lachlan (Immortal Highlander Book 1) - A Scottish Time Travel Romance by Hazel Hunter
In a place she doesn't belong, in a time that is not her own, a shattered woman risks everything for the one thing she's never had love. When Kinley Chandler abruptly lands in medieval Scotland, there isn't much she's leaving behind. With her body shattered and her military career over, Kinley has resigned herself to death. But in the past, all that changes. Lachlan McDonnel, the laird of a clan [...]
 
Book: The Christmas Contest (Duncan Dewar Mysteries Book 5) by Victoria Benchley
The Scots didn't celebrate Christmas for 400 years and the village of Taye is about to make up for it! Hoping for a relaxing holiday and a chance to solidify his relationship with Angela, Duncan finds himself in the middle of numerous contests, ancient Hogmanay traditions, misunderstandings, and a jewel theft. Will Duncan win the contest for Angela's heart? Joined by family and friends, Duncan is [...]
 
Book: The Dispensable Wife (The MisFit Series Book 5) by AB Plum
Eyes are everywhere . . . Look at the recently toppled powerbrokers in Hollywood, Washington, and Silicon Valley. Eyes somewhere saw their stupidity. From eyes to mouth to headlines. When iconic Silicon Valley CEO Michael Romanov discovers his cheating wife flirting in public with an obvious loser, he tears her apart. But he slices and dices her with such civility none of the coffee drinkers [...]
 
Book: The Rent Man by Mike Adlam
If you like your crime very noir, very hard-boiled and very Swansea Jack - this is the novel for you. The Rent Man is riven with deliciously black humour and the almost touchable caustic atmosphere of decaying urban Wales. Swansea is just one British port in the grip of the ruthless Rent Man Gang. Police and Customs are baffled by the fear and secrecy which surrounds their international drugs and [...]
 
Book: Not Bound By Time by Victoria Pitts Caine
Time cannot imprison love nor hold it in place. At Balmoral, a two-hundred-year-old estate in old Northampton, love calls and only the heart can answer. When five-year-old Albert Farraday first sets foot on the grounds of Balmoral, he senses its magic. After he returns from the Korean War and is employed as the caretaker, Camille, the mysterious new wife of the owner of the estate, leads Albert [...]
 
Book: The Glorious Twelfth by Alan Calder
An archaeological digrecovering a Celtic stone, a medieval shipwreck and careless talk by young archaeologist, Ben Harris, spark off a robbery on the Scottish Highland estate of Sir Ranald Sinclair, uncovering a treasure that has been hidden for centuries.The robbery follows the opening day of the grouse season, hence the title of the book. The chief villain, grail fanatic Russian Boris Zadarnov, [...]
 
Book: Betrayal - Opheria Tales 1 by T.P. Grish
In this debut fantasy / noir short story series, investigators Tomis and Oath travel Opheria, a world in turmoil, seeking paid work from a variety of clients. Traveling the roads, they come across a town called GrandOak. The town has seen better days, and has recently been annexed by the powerful Magisterium. Tomis and Oath are contracted by a mysterious woman to investigate the murder of her [...]
 
Book: The Bones (The Parliament House Books Book 3) by John Mayer
A defendant no one believes. A truth no one can face.Can a maverick lawyer find justice for an innocent mother and her child ? As an Advocate in Scotland's Parliament House, Brogan McLane has dedicated his life to the pursuit of justice. His unorthodox methods and humble roots have earned him the reputation as a crusading maverick. And with that reputation come powerful enemies ... When McLane [...]
 
Book: Be Mindful by Shirley Ford
This book is the sequel to Every Why in which you first meet the McPhail family. Be Mindful continues to follow the trials and tribulations of the six women as they endeavour, in their naive and inexperienced way, to create the idyllic life that old Angus McPhail envisaged for them. Mishaps and accidents continue to happen. Who could be responsible for them this time? Can Susan, finally rise to [...]
 
Book: Mostly Human - A 4Pollack novel by Lon Edward Varnadore
Mars. The small red rock that started with the dreams of astronomers and sci-fi writers. It became a place for broken dreams, the desire peddlers, criminals and those who were labeled as criminals. 4Pollack, Four to his friends, is a cloned detective who just lost his partner when an old flame shows up. This femme fatale drags Four into a dangerous game of deceit, mayhem and murder.
 
Book: Atlanta Blues by Robert Lamb
A reporter and two cops look for a missing college girl. The search leads through the underbelly of urban Atlanta to murder and heartbreak. As a reporter for The Atlanta Constitution, I covered many stories about life on the city's mean streets. I always knew I would some day write about it. --- Readers Say: 'This haunting novel will keep you awake reading it the first night, thinking about it [...]
 
Book: Rise and Run - A Broken Man Novel by RJ Plant
"If you enjoy the darker side of fiction and the reality of the morally grey human condition, then this book is for you." -Cult Fiction A Genetic Experiment ... Felix and Conor Quinn are brothers at odds they just happen to share the same body. When their adoptive father, illegal trades mogul Rian Connell, receives a tip that his niece is in danger, he sends Felix to track her down. The [...]
 
Book: A Magical Highland Solstice by Mary Morgan
Laird Cormac Murray has witnessed how love destroyed his own father after the death of his mother, and he vows to never take a wife. Yet, when he comes upon a bewildered lass traveling alone, he finds his heart will no longer listen to his mind. In the end, Cormac risks everything to claim the love of a woman not of his time. Eve Brannigan loves helping others and baking. After winning a contest, [...]
 
Book: To Weave A Highland Tapestry (A Tale from the Order of the Dragon Knights) by Mary Morgan
Patrick MacFhearguis, hardened by battles won and lost, desires what he can never have peace within his heart and soul. Yet, the ever-meddling Fae weave a new journey for him to conquer a task this Highlander is determined to resist. When skilled weaver, Gwen Hywel, is commissioned to create a tapestry for the MacFhearguis clan she embraces the assignment. While seeking out ideas, she finds [...]
 
Book: Summer of the Moon Flower (The de Vargas Family) by Annie Seaton
Sofia de Vargas' research into the Alpine Moon flower and its elixir of immortality will threaten the very existence of an ancient Scottish order. Dougal, the Earl of Rothmore must prove his loyalty to his masters, the Knights Templar, and bring her body back to Kilmarnock. Sofia is kidnapped and imprisoned on the isolated Isle of Rothmore. Is Dougal her sworn enemy...or her saviour?
 
Book: The Close by Alison Knight
Dark secrets lurk on this seemingly unremarkable street in the northern English town of Broadfield. From her bedroom window, seven-year-old Valerie observes the furtive nocturnal activities of the man next door. What's in the bloodstained bag? What - or who? - is buried in Mr Oliver's garden? As Valerie pursues her investigations, she discovers that Mr Oliver's not the only one with something to [...]
 
Book: Shadowed by Ken Hughes
He can hear a whisper a block away... and can't remember why. Open your mind, to a city where mystery chases up and down office back stairways, turns brother against brother, and plays out on frozen sidewalks where lives may be shattered if the enemy even looks at the ragged man passing by in the crowd and even that man cannot guess what memory will be next to batter his mind. Paul was no [...]
 
Book: Oath of a Warrior (Legends of the Fenian Warriors Book 2) by Mary Morgan
"You met them in the Order of the Dragon Knights. Now, journey to the realm of the Fae and witness their legends!" Fenian Warrior, Rory MacGregor's love conquests are legendary, but he has never spoken of the one mortal female who captured his heart. After his dark secret is finally revealed, he is ordered to return and seal the wounds left open by her death. Yet, he finds the timeline altered [...]
 


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