Book List:71 titles
  • A knife-wielding criminal threatens a rural Scottish idyll in the latest mystery from a well-loved author... Life is good for Jane Highsmith and Roland Fox â€" Jane is planning on taking over the local veterinary practice, Roland’s second nove...


  • A rollicking adventure from the ever-popular author Pampered law student Christopher Pyle has a good life, but one evening changes everything. At a fellow student’s party, he finds something that indicates that an eminent QC isn’t quite as la...


  • Surveyor Douglas Young stumbles across rambling Underwood House, near Edinburgh, one day whilst walking his dog. He realizes its potential immediately, and after it is developed into flats he becomes the anointed leader of the residents. So when one ...


  • Novelist Tim Russell is out walking his dog one morning when he comes across a young dishevelled woman, camping out in the woods. Tim takes pity on her and offers her shelter, and Ann soon proves herself to be good company. But suddenly, one afternoo...


  • Who’d break in and leave the house untouched? When Michael and Hilda return from holiday to find two police officers awaiting them, a chaotic series of events ensues. The police have had an anonymous tip-off about child pornography being stored on ...


  • A new novel from this master storyteller - In a gentle village on the Scottish borders, Roland Fox, a young aspiring writer, moves in next door to the equally young and attractive Jane Highsmith, a newly qualified veterinary surgeon.  But the growin...


  • Since the death of their mother in a hit-and-run accident, Violet and Jane have been living with their great-grandfather Luke Grant and his partner Helena. One evening Violet’s boyfriend goes missing and is finally found badly injured and unconscio...


  • A new novel from this master story-teller - One beautiful Scottish spring day, Julian Custer comes across the devastating scene of a very recent car crash. Only the passenger has survived: Delia Barrow is confused and badly injured; her name is all s...


  • A new novel from this master story-teller - Luke Grant enjoys his comfortable life with his dog, his outdoor pursuits and his numerous female companions. But when the widowed wife of his grandson is badly injured in a hit-and-run accident, it is down...






  • A photograph pictures more than just memories . . . - DI Honey Laird is enjoying maternity leave when her neighbour, Kate Ingliston, asks for help in tracking down a stolen camera, which contains some rather revealing pictures of her and her lover. H...


  • Everyone has a motive...When Aubrey Merryhill has a car accident and ends up in a coma, the running of his company passes into the capable hands of his trusted assistant. But when the routine police investigation suggests an attempted murder, there a...


  • Two weeks away from giving birth, Detective Inspector Honey Laird is at a point when bending down is becoming increasingly difficult and straightening up again almost impossible, when her boss calls upon her to investigate Dr. McGordon . . . her next...


  • A woman on the run faces a baffling mystery posed by her new lover - Anxious the police will blame her for a violent crime she became entangled in, Joan formulates a plan. Being raised by a skilled poacher taught her plenty of tricks; a key to her lo...


  • A feisty veteran heroine faces one final battle Helen has always been a fighter. In the chaos of occupied France, she survived marauding German soldiers, the dangers of fighting for the Resistance and finally repatriation to Britain. In a stark post-...


  • Edinburgh's gorgeous Detective Sergeant Honey Laird had finally cleared her overflowing desk and was looking forward to spending some time with her husband when an email from her old school friend provoked yet another difficult case. Honey soon finds...


  • Grace Gillespie is constantly assured that Duncan Cameron, her partner Stuart’s cantankerous uncle, was once a charming man, but old age seems to have withered whatever charms he may have had. Shortly before Grace and Stuart’s wedding, they recei...


  • Honoria Potterton-Phipps is a dog lover. She is also the heiress to a vast fortune, but when her father threatened to cut her off unless she went to university, she took Criminology and never looked back. Now she finds herself embroiled in the close ...


  • The illegitimate child of a regimental sergeant major and a NAAFI manageress, Hallelujah Brown named after her Jamaican grandmother grows up with the army, and so develops an intimate understanding of its ways, as well as a very thick skin. Meanwhile...


  • Agency nurse and physiotherapist Grace Gillespie is long overdue for a break. However, she finds herself unable to resist when she is offered work nursing a patient recovering from an accident, deputy Head of the local high school, Stuart Campbell. H...


  • When May Forsyth goes to work as gardner at Cannaluke House, she doesn't expect to find a dead body, and she certainly doesn't expect to fall for the investigating officer, but as the enquiry develops, they get to know each other much better and buri...


  • Two girls are kidnapped for ransom by a pair of desperate but naive builders. But the girls, who are just as anxious to leave home and begin to live their own lives, soon dominate the two men and set up a robbery of their own. When this happens to cu...


  • Catapulted into the high-octane world of the oil business, Jill must fight to survive ... Intelligent and attractive, young graduate Jill Allbright is finding it difficult to get a job in the male dominated world of engineering. In desperation, she t...


  • Scottish landowner Jeremy Carpenter and American Hazel Tripp both have good reason to bear a grudge against Gordon McKennerty, a notorious local crook. Between them they pool their resources and talents, and devise a scheme to ensure McKennerty's com...


  • It could happen to anyone. An email arrives with an air of authority and a carefully-worded request for bank account information. One lapse of caution, and one click of the mouse. Suddenly, the recipient's entire bank account is emptied. This is prec...


  • A tale of a gun-dog trainer who discovers a dog-switching plot that leads to a mysterious death includes many memorable and hilarious characters, as well as plenty of inside information for dog lovers and gun connoisseurs....


  • Polly Turnbull is fed up with her mother's succession of dubious lovers, and when the latest one shows more interest in the daughter than the mother, she decides enough is enough. But running away without money, prospects or a clear idea of what to d...


  • After refusing to sign the necessary papers acknowledging the unwanted mating of his champion Scottish game-dog with corrupt official Ben Garnet's spaniel, John Cunningham becomes a prime suspect when Garnet is found half-dead...


  • After Wallace James suffers a heart attack, he tries to stay home and take it easy, but the unusual drowning of local landowner Kenneth Berry is hard to ignore, especially when it seems foul play was involved....








  • The latest mystery in the John Cunningham series finds the amateur sleuth sniffing out trouble at the plush Three Oaks Kennel, where a cheerful springer spaniel is mysteriously wounded and an investigation uncovers fraud and murder....


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    In the Scottish Highlands, foxes are a gamekeeper's worst enemy. Except, of course, for poachers. At first Deborah Fellowes and her Uncle Ronnie think they've caught the villain, but it soon emerges that they're on the trail of someone far more sinis...


  • The Curse of the Cockers continues the sleuthing adventures of Captain John Cunningham, Falklands veteran and champion dog breeder. Gerald Hammond's Cunningham books, lauded by Publishers Weekly as "a superior series," feature the hunting lore and lo...


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    In this latest novel in Gerald Hammond's acclaimed Keith Calder mystery series, it is Calder's friend Wallace James who plays the (at first) reluctant sleuth.James, a master fisherman, and his young pupil Eric Bell are fishing for salmon when they tr...


  • This latest of Gerald Hammond's carefully crafted mystery novels, set in the colorful Scottish Highlands, continues the adventures of amateur sleuth, war hero, and dog trainer Captain John Cunningham.When a wealthy businessman brings his wounded spri...


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    Assisting the local detective sergeant with a baffling murder case, in which a cranky old farmer found death at the hands of any one of several suspects, firearms expert Keith Calder reconstructs the ingenious method used by the killer....



  • During a slow summer at the gunshop, Keith Calder begins interviewing a new job candidate, but a series of questions about the applicant's references reveals a sinister past and an assassination plot....


  • Called to the scene of a gamekeeper's death, legal solicitor Ralph Enterkin begins an investigation that unearths a series of strange facts involving a scheme to frame the gamekeeper's employer, Alec Deeley...


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    Gerald Hammond's latest romp through the Scottish Highlands proves that a Calder can take a new name, but she can't lose the investigative instinct that courses through the veins of this first family of amateur sleuthing.When Keith Calder's daughter ...






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    Filling her father's role as resident gunsmith--and amateur sleuth--of Newton Lauder while her parents travel, Deborah Calder is summoned by Inspector Munroe to the Pentland Gun Club, where a steward's body has been found lying near a skeet trap...


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    Captain John Cunningham, a Falklands war veteran, begins civilian life as a trainer and breeder of gun dogs, which proves to be a ruthlessly competitive business--especially when a rival breeder is murdered and Cunningham is framed for the crime...


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    During a visit with his fiancee Beth's recently widowed aunt, John Cunningham becomes convinced that George Muir, Beth's uncle and a renowned wildlife artist, had been murdered while working in his studio...



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    In Scotland to view his uncle's gift of a house, Simon Parbitter learns that his uncle's death was not a peaceful one. On meeting Keith Calder he learns that the shooting 'accident' was probably murder. When Keith is injured in another 'accident' Par...









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    After reformed poacher-turned-detective Keith Calder has repaired a load of arms for an unsavory arms dealer, the arms shipment is hijacked and Calder's seven-year-old daughter is kidnapped by the hijackers...



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    Gerald Hammond, has become almost domesticated since acquiring a wife and child. But the old atom reawakens when he gets skewered through the shoulder with a cross-bow bolt, and it turns out that someone is very much interested in one of his antique ...




  • When a skeleton is deposited on the flooded banks of a canal, Gerald Hammond--gunsmith and sometime hunter--becomes enmeshed in the fatal sequence of events played out against the background of the wild Scottish Lowlands...


  • A series of strange events, including disappearing corpses, business frauds, and a jewelry heist, revive a former gunsmith's natural hunting instincts, despite his reformed lifestyle as a respectable, married businessman...


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    The first book in the Keith Calder seriesKeith Calder is an itinerant gunsmith and shooting instructor. He is also a rascal with a total disregard for the law, a skilled and dedicated poacher of birds of both varieties.Calder is a guest at a shoot in...


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    Dry wit and nautical lore run through this mystery Lady P is a scientist, inventor and engineer ? but above all she's a fun-loving and youthful grandmother. But she doesn?t see the funny side when the dead body of a youngish woman turns up on board h...


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    After her grandfather died, Jane Faraday was left with his TVR. Overcoming personal tragedy, she fast becomes a skilled racing driver. Her ability and beauty soon bring success and media coverage. But fame is a fickle and dangerous ally, and Jane has...


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    The gift of a camera for her seventeenth birthday inspires Jenny Ambleton to make photography her career. With her observant eye for detail she soon becomes successful and two years later, she has her own business. After a house fire in which a woman...


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    Chas Gowans, university dropout and drug addict, lived on the fringes of the underworld and supplemented his unemployment benefit with petty crime. When Sylvia moves in with him, she tries to persuade him to change. In constant need of money to buy...


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    When plans for a film star's wedding fall into the hands of ex-con Robin Dunwoodie and his daughter they decide to rip her off for what deposits they can get. When they find that they in turn have been set up, they are forced to go ahead with the wed...


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    Amy and Tony have been best friends most of their lives. When they begin gliding, Amy - delightful, feisty and a promising meteorologist - looks like succeeding in what is primarily a man's world, and Tony has to look differently at his childhood swe...


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