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Mountain Days and Bothy Nights
Mountain Days and Bothy Nights

Mccrae's Battalion
Mccrae's Battalion

Bloody Scotland
Bloody Scotland

The Munros
The Munros: Scotland's Highest Mountains

Confessions of a Justified Sinner
Confessions of a Justified Sinner

The Changeling
The Changeling

The Rough Wooings
The Rough Wooings

Crowdie and Cream
Crowdie and Cream

Stone Voices
Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland

The Trick is to Keep Breathing
The Trick is to Keep Breathing

Blazing Paddles
Blazing Paddles: Scottish Coastal Odyssey

The Steel Bonnets
The Steel Bonnets

Lilith
Lilith

 

Scotland Book Bargains

Blasted Heaths and Blessed GreensBlasted Heaths and Blessed Greens James W. Finegan, the retired golf columnist of the Philadelphia Inquirer, has written a gem of a book.This book is a companion of his "Emerald Fairways and Foam Flecked Seas" about the great courses of Ireland. Both books are boundless with their descriptions and characterizations of those legendary links courses of the Irish and Scottish Islands. Mr. Finegan takes us for a delightful ride through both countries for the golf of our life.

The CuillinThe Cuillin The Cuillin, on the Isle of Skye, form the finest single chain of mountains in Britain, rising straight out of the sea to a height of over 3000 feet, and presenting a landscape of light and rapidly changeable weather. This award-winning volume of photographs, taken by British photographer Gordon Stainforth, explores the savage beauty of this unique mountain region, and captures the essence of rock climbing and scrambling in the area.

CullodenCulloden This book, using contemporary memoirs, letters, newspapers and regimental order books, reconstructs the common man's version of the Moorland Battle and the repression and brutality that followed it for the highlanders. It challenges the rose-tinted legend of Bonnie Prince Charlie and Culloden.

OutlanderOutlander Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to Scotland in 1743, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for James Fraser, a young soldier.

Scotland DaytripsDaytrips Scotland and Wales From neo-classical cities and historical towns to beautiful, untouched countryside and tranquil villages, both Scotland and Wales offers something for everyone. Apart from the usual museums and castles, this guide includes such attractions as literary trails, distilleries, wildlife expeditions and much more. Scotland Book Bargains.

Dive Scapa FlowDive Scapa Flow This is a comprehensive and fully revised guide to the Orkney wrecks, the intact remains of the scuttled German fleet, U-boats, steamers, tugs and Churchill's "Blockships". The author uses a mixture of historical narrative of the scuttling and subsequent salvage to describe the events at the end of World War I. The book includes details of the site and studies much deeper wrecks, with special emphasis on HMS Hampshire, only reached with the advent of "technical diving". Information on charterers, travel and accommodation is also included.

Finding PeggyFinding Peggy A hopeless romantic, Peggy searched for a husband until late in her life and then endured a harsh, unhappy marriage until she died tragically in childbirth. Her death devastated the family and destroyed Meg's childhood, but it was only as an adult, after the death of her own mother, that Meg was able to discover the shocking facts behind Peggy's untimely demise. Scotland Book Bargains.

Death Of A DentistDeath of a Dentist Ms. Beaton writes wonderful cozy Scottish mysteries. Her books are always a pleasure to read, and this one is no exception. Hamish MacBeth, her main character, is bewitchingly appealing, her townspeople deliciously predictable, her conclusions just plain reassuring. Comfort food for the mind. Scotland Book Bargains.

The PleaderThe Pleader: An Autobiography Len Murray, described by a High Court judge as the most respected pleader of his generation, practised as a solicitor in Glasgow for over 40 years. As part of a triumvirate of top lawyers based in the city during its period of renaissance, he built up one of the most respected law practices in the country.

Rivers and Lochs of ScotlandRivers and Lochs of Scotland This single book provides comprehensive coverage of all one needs to know to arrange fishing in any region in Scotland. For the visitor, particularly to those regions covered with lochs, it can be difficult to know where to start. But, Sandison's book makes that task much much easier. That means less time researching and more time fishing. A real gem.

The Oatmeal ArkThe Oatmeal Ark The Reverend Hector Gillean is a ghost. At the start of the last century he built a ship and sailed west from the Hebrides to search for a promised land in the heart of the Canadian wilderness. His great-grandson retraces the voyage, 200 years later, through three generations of family history.

The Smiling School for CalvinistsThe Smiling School for Calvinists Haunting, evocative and eccentric, The Smiling School for Calvinists resonates with the voices of the living and the stories of the dead, memorably conjuring up a traditional community reluctantly confronting the modern world. Scotland Book Bargains.

Ben Nevis and GlencoeBen Nevis and Glen Coe Produced in association with the Rambler's Association and Harvey's Maps, this brand new series covers some of the most popular walking areas in Britain and Ireland, combining detailed route descriptions with information on the local history, wildlife and countryside. From gentle strolls alongside the lochs, to the ascent of Britain's highest mountain, this guide offers an unparalleled variety of landscapes for the enthusiastic walker to explore.

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