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A-Z of Curious Aberdeenshire
Take a tour of Aberdeenshire's curious and bizarre past. From the story of the Beatles' first - and almost last - tour of the North-east, to the Deeside artist who tended plaster...
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A-Z of Curious Wales
Why would revellers carry a terrifying horse's skull on a pole door to door at Christmastime? Why is the cursed wall of Port Talbot protected by a global corporation for fear it...
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Aberdeen - Bloody Scottish History
Aberdeen has been inhabited for 8,000 years, since the first Hunter-Gatherers settled on the banks of the River Dee. 4,000 years later, Bronze Age peoples left their mark on the...
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Aberdeen in 100 Dates
Experience 100 key dates that shaped Aberdeens history, highlighted its peoples genius (or silliness) and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of pivotal, social,...
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Aberdeenshire Folk Tales
The folklore of the north-east has provided a rich tapestry for the tales within; from Celtic and Pictish origins meet witches, selkies, smugglers, fairies, monsters, despicable...
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Animals, Beasties & Monsters of Scotland
These stories are wild. These stories are magic. Maybe its wrong to try and trap them in a book. Maybe you should set them free and tell them. Some of these stories are strange...
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Antrim Folk Tales
County Antrim, home to the Giants Causeway, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county....
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Argyll Folk Tales
Saints and sorcerers, haunted caves and bloody battles, fairy mounds and forsaken harpers Argyll is teeming with folk tales. The region has played a key part in the history of...
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Armagh Folk Tales (RPND)
County Armagh, the Orchard County, abounds in folk tales, myths and legends and a selection of the best, drawn from historical sources and newly recorded local reminiscences, have...
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Bannockburn 1314
Bannockburn 1314: 700 Years On is the definitive account of the most legendary battle in Scottishhistory, in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated over 15,000...
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Battle of Flodden 1513
The Battle of Flodden in 1513 was the largest battle ever to take place between England and Scotland. James IV himself led an army of 30,000 men over the border into England, ostensibly...
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Battle Story - Bannockburn 1314
Bannockburn 1314 is the most celebrated battle between Scotland and England, in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated more than 15,000 of Edward II's troops...
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Bloodiest Year: 1972
Written from the perspective of the British soldier, The Bloodiest Year chronicles the worst year of the Troubles. In 1972 a shocking total of 172 soldiers died as a direct consequence...
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Bloody Belfast
Former soldier Ken Wharton witnessed the Troubles in Northern Ireland for himself. Bloody Belfast is a fascinating oral history giving a chilling insight into the killing grounds...
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Clan Donald's Greatest Defeat
One of the bloddiest battles in Scottish history, the Battle of Harlaw is infamous for the ferocity and duration of its fighting and is marked as the greatest defeat suffered by...
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Culloden & the '45
The 1745 Jacobite Uprising was doubtless one of the greatest challenges to the eighteenth-century British state, and the Battle of Culloden in which it culminated was one of the...
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Cumbrian Folk Tales
This unique collection of folk tales from Cumbria were collected as fragments that the author has had to breathe life back into. From the lore of the land to ghost stories, fairy...
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Down Folk Tales
County Down, where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of tales by local storyteller...
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Dumfries & Galloway Folk Tales
Storyteller Tony Bonning brings together stories from one of the most enigmatic regions of Scotland: a land hemmed in by rivers and mountains; a land that vigorously maintained...
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Dumfries and Galloway Curiosities
Along with its rich history and spectacular scenery, Dumfries and Galloway is home to a great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features that have survived...
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Dumfries Book of Days
Taking you through the year day by day, The Dumfries Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the...
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Dunfermline - Britain In Old Photographs
This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in Dunfermline over the past century. The book offers an insight into...
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East Lothian Folk Tales
This book brings together stories of Kings and Queens, sains and sinners, witches, ghosts, giants and tricksters from all across the county of Eat Lothian. Richly illustrated with...
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Edinburgh - Bloody Scottish History
Did you know? * Lord Drumlanrig once roasted a servant on a spit? * Station Road used to be called 'Cut-Throat Lane'? * One Edinburgh hangman was a murderer in his spare time?...
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Fife at Work
This intriguing pictorial history takes a look back at the days when Fife was home to a wide variety of traditional industries including mining, farming, fishing, pottery and textile...
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Fife Folk Tales
Storyteller Sheila Kinninmonth brings together stories from the coastal fishing villages, rushing rivers, magical green farmland and rolling hills of Fife. In this treasure trove...
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Folk Tales From Fermanagh
Fermanagh's culture, heritage, characters and stories set it apart from the rest of the world. Every mountain, tree, lake, stream, rock, stone and character tells a tale. There...
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Forest Folk Tales for Children
Nestled within our green and pleasant land lies pockets of emerald trees. Their roots search deep into the ground and the branches reach high towards the sun. For centuries some...
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Ghosts of Wales
IN the Victorian era, sensational ghost stories were headline news. Spine-chilling reports of two-headed phantoms, murdered knights and spectral locomotives filled the pages of...
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Glamorgan Folk Tales for Children
How do you get rid of a bothersome giant? Have you got a secret like Effie? And what would you do with an invisibility seed? Some of these stories from Glamorgan are strange and...
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Glasgow -Bloody Scottish History
Glasgow has one of the bloodiest and most tumultuous histories on record, riddled with plagues and pirate attacks, religious divides and reconciliations, bombs, executions, fires...
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Granite Men, The
The great granite quarries of the North East are silent now, as are virtually all of the 100 granite yards that existed in Aberdeen around the year 1900. Granite is the most unyielding...
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