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Soft Cover Books


Folk Takes of the Highlands

CODE: B-069

$15.25

Folk Takes of the Highlands - The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rich in strange stories and folk tales. Read about the seven brothers who were slaughtered by the Giant of Jura, the drowned sailors who came back to life as seals, buried treasure and the vanity of two giants which turned a life of poverty into a life of prosperity for folk living in a glen beside Lich Shiel. This book has something for everyone.


Flowers of the Forest

CODE: B-273

$19.50

The Flowers of the Forest - This book tells of how Scotland paid a huge price for the world in the First World War. Pre-war, Scotland was a workhorse and the "workshop of the empire" yet postwar, Scotland turned into a backwater forgotten place where emigration ran rampant. A fascinating story of how the First world war changed Scotland forever. 


Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald

CODE: B-085

$13.25

Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald - Bonnie Prince Charles campaign to become the King Great Britain ended in disaster on the bloody battlefield of Culloden Moor. For months afterwards he was a fugitive, hunted by government troops across the highlands and Islands of Scotland. This book tells the story with Flora MacDonald a 24 year old woman who disguised the Prince as her Irish spinning maid and smuggled him out of Scotland.


Awa an Bile Yer Heid

CODE: B-100

$12.75
Awa' an' Bile Yer Heid! - For as long as there have been Scots they have been making scathingly witty remarks on just about everything - not least one... More

A Concise History of Scotland

CODE: B-106

$24.75
A Concise History of Scotland - If you think that the pageant of Scottish history is only a catalogue of murder and mayhem, of fratricide and civil war, this book will make you think again. Most of Scotland's problems did not arise because the Scots were a greedy and expansionist nation, but because we were all to frequently involved in fending off powerful neighbors who covered our soil.