Beautiful Books to Brighten Your Day

BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY

WITH OUR COFFEE TABLE GIFTS

From now until July 2nd discover Birlinn’s magnificent range of lavish gift books, perfect for the coffee table or the mantelpiece. Take an illustrated journey through Scotland’s capital in A Sketchbook of Edinburgh, discover the remarkable history of military mapping in Scotland: Defending the Nation, experience a year in the Hebrides with Jane Smith’s Wild Island, and much more.

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DISCOVER THE DCI DALEY SERIES

Shot by Raymond Hosie, narrated by David Monteath, who also narrates the DCI Daley Audible audiobooks.

THE GLOBAL SENSATION

In this exquisite introductory video find out more about the new novel in bestselling DCI Daley series by Denzil Meyrick, For Any Other Truth.

Accompanied by stunning shots of the landscapes featured in the book, the film was shot by Raymond Hosie and narrated by David Monteath, who also narrates the DCI Daley Audible audiobooks. Click above to learn more about the series and the inspiration behind Denzil’s writing.

Last weekend For Any Other Truth was picked out as one of the Sunday Post‘s Summer Reads – get your copy now!

PICK UP THE NEW DCI DALEY THRILLER HERE

THE GREAT TEA RACE OF 1866

FROM CHINA TO LONDON

This week we’re featuring an extract from Les Wilson’s Putting the Tea in Britain, where he brings to life the 1866 Great Tea Race, where after 14,000 miles and ninety-nine days at sea, three of the grand clipper ships of 1866 arrived at London on the very same tide in a nailbaiting finish.

Read the extract here.

‘Rich in fascinating detail and stories … it deserves to sell like hot cakes washed down with a fortifying blend of Assam and Ceylon tea’
Allan Massie, The Scotsman

PICK UP PUTTING THE TEA IN BRITAIN HERE

HELEN MCCLORY AND BITTERHALL

From SPOKE IN MIRRORS: Far From the Madding Crowd’s digital interview series,

WITH FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD

This week Helen McClory, author of the acclaimed Bitterhall, sat down with Ian Macartney as part of Far From the Madding Crowd’s Spoken in Mirrors interview series to talk about (un)realism, writing processes, book-as-object, desire, Lou Reed’s dog, and much more!

This brilliant and innovative digital interview series features a wide range of novelists, poets, and writers of all kinds.

‘A ghostly, shape-shifting novel from a rising Scottish writer’ 
Daily Mail

GET YOUR COPY OF BITTERHALL HERE

ALISTAIR MOFFAT HISTORIES AVAILABLE NOW
A range of history books from reknowned historian Alistair Moffat are now back in stock – perfect reading for the avid Scotophile!

The Wall

£12.99
The Reivers

£9.99
The Borders

£14.99
The Faded Map

£9.99
BROWSE ALL ALISTAIR’S BOOKS HERE