Book List:25 titles
  • DescriptionAfter the death of his mother and the end of his father's high-powered career, Zach and his Dad have come to the north of Scotland to live rent-free in Grandfather Alistair's cliff-top cottage. Dad asks Zach to clean out the old garden pon...


  • A boy wakes up on a train to Edinburgh.He is shocked to discover that no idea who he is or how he came to be on the train - and once off it, he finds himself immersed in the chaos of the Edinburgh Fringe. After a day of wandering the crowded streets,...


  • When Tom Afflick heads back to Edinburgh to stay with his mother and her partner, Hamish, he begins to think that he has finally come to terms with the breakup of his parent's marriage - but a sudden accident on a country road sends him tumbling once...


  • “He had realised with an abrupt sense of shock that her eyes had no pupils in them; they were just two round white spheres that seemed to be growing bigger and bigger as he watched.” Welcome to Little Monsters, a collection of short stories unite...


  • After his nightmarish adventures in Mary King's Close in Crow Boy, Tom Afflick is drawn back to Edinburgh. At the National Museum of Scotland, he sees the eight tiny coffins that were discovered on Arthur's Seat in 1836 - one of the city's most intri...


  • From the acclaimed author of the Sebastian Darke thrillers and Crow Boy comes an exciting novel that teens and adults will enjoy. Fred, the old sheepdog of Morton's Farm, has a dream that something bad is coming ... but surely it can't mean Ralph, th...


  • Kip is shaken and stirred in the second book in this fantastic seriesAfter the thrills and spills of his adventure on Terror Island, Kip is reluctant to allow Mr. Lazarus to send him into another movie—but Beth has other ideas, particularly when sh...


  • It's the scariest movie ever—and they're stuck in it! An adventure thriller for young film fans.Kip's dad owns the Paramount, an old-fashioned cinema that is struggling to survive. But when the new projectionist Mr. Lazarus arrives—very old, an...


  • Thirteen-year-old Will Booth is feeling terribly lonely. Ever since his dad died, he and his mum and their dog Spot are doing everything they can to cope with the feeling of emptiness that his father has left behind. On a cold, miserable Saturday aft...






  • Kip is headed into deepest, darkest space, to a galaxy far, far awayThe mysterious Mr. Lazarus has helped Kip and his father completely change the fortunes of the small local cinema they own and run—but now Stephanie, a local journalist, is sniffin...


  • Set in Mary King's Close, an exciting historical adventure featuring a young boy - Tom Afflick who finds himself transported from Edinburgh in 2012 and apprenticed to a plague doctor in Edinburgh in 1645. Young Tom Afflick has never felt so alone. Hi...


  • In the near-future, life in the north of England is a daily struggle for existence. Young musician, Josh Williams’ only hope of escape is nationwide TV show, The Talent. At the auditions, he is thrown together with Holly Porter, a troubled young gi...


  • After his adventures in Egypt and Mexico, Alec decides that a summer spent on the island of Crete will be a far safer option, however unbeknownst to him several young travellers have recently disappeared from the island . . . A chance encounter wi...


  • Sebastian Darke; his snarky buffalope, Max; and fierce fighter Cornelius are off on another hair-raising quest after being hired by a rich merchant to seek out the legendary lost city of Mendip. Not only must they find it, they must bring back valuab...


  • Mexico, 1924. Alec Devlin sets off in search of an ancient archaeological site, only to find peril and danger have travelled with him. Pursued by ruthless bandits, Alec makes his escape in an aeroplane. But when the plane is forced down, even more da...


  • Egypt 1923.Fifteen-year-old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings. Accompanied by his faithful valet, Coates, Alec is to spend his summer holidays working on his Uncle Will's archaeological dig. It's not the first time he's spent his s...


  • This book is set in Egypt in the year 1923. Fifteen-year-old Alec Devlin is on his way to the Valley of the Kings. Accompanied by his faithful valet, Coates, Alec is to spend his summer holidays working on his Uncle Will's archaeological dig. It's no...


  • Sebastian Darke, his opinionated buffalope, Max, and the fierce fighter Cornelius are heading to the bustling port of Ramalat to embark on a perilous sea journey. They are ready to risk their lives in search of the fabled lost treasure of the pirate ...


  • The Lord of Laughter, The Monarch of Mirth--if only the bumbling 17-year-old Sebastian Darke could be a successful jester like his father. The problem is, Sebastian's not funny. But after his father's death, with no choice but to beg in the streets, ...




  • Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere else to go. Well respected for his disting...



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    Duffy prides himself an expert on horror... But when journalist, Kate Morrison approaches him with tales of a secret society of vampires dedicated to the consumption of human blood, he dismisses the idea as too ridiculous for words. Then Kate's blood...


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    The Tarantula was a diamond – a diamond as big as a man’s greed: many men would fight for it, some would kill, some would die.Martin Taggart found it, after six years’ grubbing in the steamy disease-ridden mines of Brazil.Charle...