Book List in Order:18 titles

  • Kenn returns to the Highlands of his youth, back to the river which has haunted his dreams since boyhood. Determined to walk all the way back to its source, Kenn embarks on a journey that will lead him deep into the wilderness of his own heart. Prof...


  • Horrific experiences of the blitz in wartime London and the spiritual bankruptcy of her lover and his Marxist acquaintances are seen through the eyes of Nan, a young Scotswoman, who has returned to her native Highlands to recover from a nervous break...





  • Iain Cattanach loves to play the fiddle and wander the hills tending his father's sheep. However, his self-sacrificing mother has other plans for him. A position in an Edinburgh legal firm is secured for Iain and he is forced to leave the countryside...


  • At the height of the cold war, shipping executive Dermot Cameron is entrusted by British Intelligence with a chart of the approaches to a remote but strategically important Hebridean island. Rescuing a young woman from two attackers in the street, he...



  • First published in 1933, Sun Circle belongs to Gunn's most creative period. A story of love and awakening set in a time of critical upheaval during the dawn of Scottish history, Breeta's people are the ancient, newly Christianized Pictish tribes livi...







  • Growing up in a small Scottish fishing village, twelve-year-old Hugh MacBeth begins to sense his mother's fears that he and his brother will follow in their father's footsteps and pursue a life on the sea...




  • Archaeologist Simon Grant arrives in the Scottish Highlands to excavate a local burial cairn, hires a local simpleton to assist, and puzzles over the disappearance of the gold he discovers in the course of the dig...




  • The Silver Darlings is a tale of lives hard won from a cruel sea and crueller landlords. It tells of strong young men and stronger women whose loves, fears and sorrows are set deep in a landscape of raw beauty and bleak reward. The dawning of the...


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    This is a magical tale of the adventures of Young Art and Old Hector - the boy and the old man - in a land between life and death. When the two fall into the depths of a salmon pool, they wake to find themselves in a bright yet strangely brittle coun...