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Malcolm Mackay

Malcolm Mackay

Malcolm Mackay's Glasgow Trilogy set the crime writing world alight last year, and his new novel, The Night the Rich Men Burned, is out in August.

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The Skeleton Cupboard

The Skeleton Cupboard

'There's no clear line between sanity and insanity; there's a spectrum and we all go up and down.'

Tanya Byron takes us behind the doors of clinical psychology.

Video: why I wrote The Skeleton Cupboard
The Target by David Baldacci

The Target by David Baldacci

Will Robie returns in his toughest mission to date.

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Night School

Night School

Richard Wiseman reveals some life-changing new science on sleep and dreaming

Top tips on how to have a better night's sleep

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Script to screen resource pack
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Tanya Byron will discuss her new book The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist. Tanya Byron shares powerful stories inspired by her years of training as a clinical psychologist.

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Location:  The Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2LR
Date: 08.08.2014
Time:  12:20 pm
Price:  £10
M.R. Hall will discuss crime, trials and his latest book The Burning. He will be joined by Nick Stone and Peter Guttridge.

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Location:  London Jewish Cultural Centre, Ivy House, 94-96 North End Road, London, NW11 7SX
Date: 14.09.2014
Time:  06:30 pm
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Big Bad Wolf

On a hot day in July, the body of a sixteen-year-old girl is pulled from the river Main near Frankfurt. She has been brutally attacked and murdered, but no one seems to miss her or know who she is. Investigations lead to a rural children's home in the mountains, and to a TV presenter whose research took her too close to the wrong people. As investigators Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein dig deeper, they uncover a web of lies and deceit in the midst of a middle-class idyll. And then the case gets personal . . .

Tanya Byron on the journey from chaos to clarity

The author of The Skeleton Cupboard talks about how she came to write the book and explains that 'there's no clear line between sanity and insanity; there's a spectrum and we all go up and down'.

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Adults' books

Crime and thriller
Science fiction and fantasy
When members of Vigata's elite are targeted in a series of perfectly executed burglaries, Inspector Montalbano reluctantly takes the case. It soon becomes clear however that more links these privileged few than simply their lost possessions...
The Suffolk countryside isn't as idyllic as it seems.
The Second World War has ended, leaving a bruised and fragile peace. But this tranquility is threatened when a shocking murder takes place in the Sussex countryside. Before long, police experts discover a link to another, earlier, killing hundreds of miles away...
April 1927. After months of rain, the Mississippi River has reached dangerous levels and the little town of Hobnob is at threat. But when an orphaned baby is found the lives of Ingersoll and Dixie Clay They can little imagine how events are about to change them - and the great South - forever.
Liddell Hart's History of the First World War first appeared in 1930 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest, most cogent accounts of the conflict ever published. A leading military strategist and historian who fought on the Western Front, Liddell Hart combines astute tactical analysis with compassion for those who lost their lives on the battlefield.
A.A. Milne is one of the most successful English writers ever. His heart-warming creations—Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Tigger and Piglet—have become some of the best-loved children’s characters of all time. Yet the man himself has remained an enigma...
This book hurls you into a London torn apart by the First World War and the life of Hannah, a dutiful young wife faced with the most dangerous of temptations.
In the First World War, Ronald Skirth was an ordinary tommy. His experiences were like those of many others, save in one thing. When Skirth went out into No Man's Land after Passchendaele and saw the dead body of a teenaged German soldier, he resolved that he would never again help to take a human life.
From Cuba to Haiti, from Jamaica to Trinidad, the story of the Caribbean is not simply the story of slaves and masters – but of fortune-seekers, tourists, scientists and pirates. It is not only a story of imperial expansion, but also of life as it is lived in the islands, both in the past and today.
M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her. You would not realise that she is studying your flaws, that she is ruthlessly manipulative, has no empathy and does not feel guilt or remorse...
Twenty years ago, a terrible tragedy shattered the tranquillity of the small town of Reflection. The residents of the village have never forgiven the one woman they blamed for what happened - Rachel Huber. After the incident, Rachel left the town and cut off all ties, but when Rachel receives the news that her estranged grandmother, Helen, is ill and needs her care, she returns to Reflection...
A gorgeously escapist summer read from bestselling author Karen Swan.
Marie Dunwoody doesn't want for much in life. She has a lovely husband, three wonderful children, and a business of her own. Except, her cupcakes are crap. Marie can't ignore the disappointed looks any more, or continue to be shamed by neighbour and nemesis, Lucy Gray. She vows to follow - to the letter - recipes from the Queen of Baking and at all times ask 'What would Mary Berry do?'
When FBI agent Marty Matthews is assigned to shadow Khalid, a dangerous, forbidden man who has haunted her dreams for years, she struggles against her desires for him. That is, until Khalid is cleared and Marty freed from her assignment. Now all bets are off...
Sun Chamber Officer Lucan Drakenfeld is recalled home to the ancient city of Tryum and rapidly embroiled in a mystifying case. The King's sister has been found brutally murdered - her beaten and bloody body discovered in a locked temple. 
The second novel from Jay Kristoff. The threat of civil war looms over the Shima Imperium. The Lotus Guild conspires to renew the nation's broken dynasty and crush the growing rebellion by endorsing a new Shogun who desires nothing more than to see Yukiko dead.
The Temple of the Last Days. The brutal cult with a history of murder, sex and occult dealings destroyed itself during one night of ritualistic violence decades ago. Or so they thought...

Last Days is perfect for fans of Stephen King.
Take a trip in a stranger's head. Travel rain-shot streets with a gang of hip malcontents, hooked on the most powerful drug you can imagine. Vurt feathers are not for the weak.
Alan Saul is now part human and part machine, and our solar system isn't big enough to hold him.

Children's books

Picture books
Baby and toddler
7 - 9 year olds
Bear and Hare are off on a fishing trip, with nets and rods at the ready. Bear loves fishing! Hare seems more interested in his picnic. But after a long wait, the two adventurers catch more than they expect.
Read the amazing story of a true hero of our times and discover how a little boy whose father called him "troublemaker" grew up to fight apartheid, become South Africa's first black president and campaign for freedom and justice throughout the world.
Bellies come in all shapes and sizes: baby bellies, grown-up bellies, animal bellies. Some bellies are soft. Some bellies are firm. Round or flat, all bellies deserve a happy pat!
When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath!
Explore portraits by Leonardo Da Vinci, Edvard Munch and many more with Get into Art! People and do the drawing activities as you go.
Buckle up and take off to learn all about flying. From aeroplanes to fire engines, the internationally bestselling Amazing Machines series is the perfect way for preschoolers to learn about all sorts of different machines and things that go! 
Push, pull, POP!

Follow Little Owl as he takes his first wobbly steps, spreads his wings and learns to fly . . . but it might be harder than it looks –bump!
Go outside with the Gruffalo! Learn all about nature with this colourful spotter's guide, packed with fun outdoor activities and hundreds of stickers - a brilliant book for all the family.
How Many? is a first numbers book that introduces your child to counting. There are chunky, tabbed pages to turn as they count all the way up from one to five with the help of baby animals and a rhyming text!
It’s bath time for a naughty duck who loves to leave his friends soaking wet! His friends elephant, croc and frog have their own stories too.
Two sisters, Eliza and Lavender, battle dragons and fairy-tale villains in this very funny quest adventure in the spirit of How to Train Your Dragon and Mr Gum.
Frankie was a completely normal pet goldfish . . . until Tom's evil-scientist big brother, Mark, tried to murder him with toxic gunge! Luckily Tom and his best friend Pradeep shocked Frankie back to life with a battery, and he's been their zombified fishy friend ever since.
Get profiles of every team, features and posters of all the star players, the expected highs and lows of the tournament and find out the key groups and games to watch.
A fantastic collection of school poems from Brian Moses that will delight pupils, teachers and parents alike. Find out what goes on behind the staffroom door, join in at playtime, see what is in the mysterious lost-property box...
Packed with doodles and information about all sorts of incredible things, from scabs, cells and broken bones to brainpower, bacteria and deadly diseases.
Hi! I’m Oliver Tibbs (some people call me 'Oliver Fibbs') and sometimes I 'get creative' with the truth at Show and Tell.
'The first things to shift were the doll's eyes, the beautiful grey-green glass eyes. Slowly they swivelled, until their gaze was resting on Triss's face. Then the tiny mouth moved, opened to speak.' 

Triss has had an accident. Now she must travel to the Underbelly of the city before it's too late.
Gorgeous, dangerous Rhode changed Lenah into a vampire. Five centuries later, Rhode made Lenah human - and happy - again. The price was high: eternal separation of the two soulmates, with only Lenah remembering the intensity of their shared love.

The heart-racing sequel to Infinite Days and Stolen Night.
Cath has always buried herself in the romantic fan fiction she writes, but at university she finds there's more to learn about love than in her books...

Special collector's edition with limited edition Emergency Dance Party print, coloured edges and ribbon marker.
The year is 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. His life is that of a perfectly ordinary army officer’s son: boarding school, good manners, a classical education – the backbone of the British Empire. But all that is about to change.
This is the story of Amy and Matthew. It may not be a fairy tale romance or set in an imagined world far from our own. But the love they share is real. And yes, there's magic in it.