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Mary Lothian By Eva Mary Keay
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Set in Brisbane and the Darling Downs in the 1960s, the story centres around the unusual bond formed between immigrant girl Mary Lothian and a champion racehorse of uncertain temperament trained by... More > veterinarian Frank Greville. It also chronicles Mary’s coming-of-age, an often difficult journey as she strives to conform to the strict moral, societal and gender expectations of the day. The action shifts between city and country, with microcosms of rural living and the often hard-fought immigrant experience providing an interwoven backdrop. What really goes on behind-the-scenes in horseracing, a near-fatal farming accident and a doping scandal are pivotal elements. The book is also a heartwarming love story. Author is a vet and animal welfare advocate. "I was impressed ...." Dr John Cokley, www.StrictlyLiterary.com< Less
Mary Lothian By Eva Mary Keay
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Set in Brisbane and the Darling Downs in the 1960s, the story centres around the unusual bond formed between immigrant girl Mary Lothian and a champion racehorse of uncertain temperament trained by... More > veterinarian Frank Greville. It also chronicles Mary’s coming-of-age, an often difficult journey as she strives to conform to the strict moral, societal and gender expectations of the day. The action shifts between city and country, with microcosms of rural living and the often hard-fought immigrant experience providing an interwoven backdrop. What really goes on behind-the-scenes in horseracing, a near-fatal farming accident and a doping scandal are pivotal elements. The book is also a heartwarming love story. Author is a vet and animal welfare advocate. "I was impressed ...." Dr John Cokley, www.StrictlyLiterary.com< Less
From The Purple Notebook By West Lothian Writers
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An anthology of prose and poetry from West Lothian Writers.
The Real Livingston – A Kaleidoscope By Ian Colquhoun
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The Real Livingston – A Kaleidoscope’ is a book about the people of Livingston, written and compiled by Livingston’s author, Ian Colquhoun. The first ever social-history book about... More > the town, it features hundreds of stories about real-life in Livingston and the surrounding area over the years, in a unique and refreshing way. From the tragic to the hilarious, from the notorious to the inspiring. With additional written contributions from local celebrities and politicians, as well as from ordinary Livingstonians, the book gives a fascinating insight into real life in the West Lothian town, then and now. Real people, real stories and real events, written by Livingstonians, for Livingstonians.< Less
Knight of Capelburgh By Ken Down
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Despite its isolation, Capelburgh continues to be a refuge to a wide range of mediaeval folk - a former Templar Knight, a man who doesn't want a wife, a group of Scottish captives who want to go home... More > rich, even a tentative atheist. This peaceful world is threatened when the Scots attack and capture Berwick-upon-Tweed and King Edward III orders massive retaliaion. George Crandall finds himself playing host to royalty and in return is knighted - and then expected to take part in what he knows will be a disastrous invasion of Scotland. Can he fulfil his feudal duty while avoiding the guilt of war crimes?< Less
Drew's Views By Drew McAdam
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Drew McAdam’s long-running column, which appears each week in the West Lothian Herald, Bo’ness Journal and Linlithgow Gazette has always drawn comment. Now the columns are available to a... More > wider audience, who can appreciate his take on subjects such as Dippy Weather Forecasters, pointless surveys, roundabouts, scientists, airline companies – and a whole lot more. In this book, McAdam investigates such questions as: who wrote The Beano exploration of parallel universes. How can you get the BBC licensing authority to leave you alone. And The Secret of Life. This is a collection which distils the wit and questionable wisdom of a justly celebrated writer. “Traffic light sensors. Cyclists. Council Officials. They all come under the scrutiny of Drew McAdam in his weekly newspaper column. Now, in this collection of articles, he opens fire with both barrels. Stand clear, there’s going to be bloodshed.”< Less
Three Beaches in September By Lorraine and Andrew Moore
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One driver, 2 photographers, 3 beaches.
A Scapegoat of Victoria's Empire By Dr Kenneth Jones
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The Social Context of a Military Decision. CHAPTER ONE The Boer War 'No end of a lesson' Kipling. A military fiasco. CHAPTER TWO The British Grenadiers in the Boer War:... More > ‘an awful lot of battles!’ CHAPTER THREE Kinloch’s Diaries and Letters 22nd October 1899 to May 18th 1900 COMPLETED CHAPTER FOUR The beginning of the affair: what the papers said CHAPTER FIVE The Court of Enquiry CHAPTER SIX Public sentiment and Political Action. The involvement of the House of Commons and House of Lords CHAPTER SEVEN The End of the Affair< Less
A Scapegoat of Victoria's Empire By Dr Kenneth Jones
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The Social Context of a Military Decision. CHAPTER ONE The Boer War 'No end of a lesson' Kipling. A military fiasco. CHAPTER TWO The British Grenadiers in the Boer War:... More > ‘an awful lot of battles!’ CHAPTER THREE Kinloch’s Diaries and Letters 22nd October 1899 to May 18th 1900 COMPLETED CHAPTER FOUR The beginning of the affair: what the papers said CHAPTER FIVE The Court of Enquiry CHAPTER SIX Public sentiment and Political Action. The involvement of the House of Commons and House of Lords CHAPTER SEVEN The End of the Affair< Less
From the Heights of Drylaw Hill By Arthur Greenan
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From the Heights of Drylaw Hill is a compendium of autobiographical stories drawn from the different aspects of the author's experience. It calls upon every human emotion. All the ingredients are... More > there, urban and rustic humour, philosophy, sex, religion, pathos, perception and politics. All told with the compassion and searinghonesty of a man who has walked the walk.< Less