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The Amber Seeker: (pre-)historical fiction in an ancient world

The Amber Seeker: (pre-)historical fiction in an ancient world

Mandy Haggith’s new novel, The Amber Seeker, published on 21 March 2019, plunges us into a world sel …

Runaway: Aberdeen’s answer to Happy Valley

Runaway: Aberdeen’s answer to Happy Valley

Claire MacLeary’s Runaway, published by Contraband on 14 March, is the third novel in her hit Harcus …

Down to the Sea: a dark Victorian Scottish mystery

Down to the Sea: a dark Victorian Scottish mystery

Down to the Sea, the latest historical thriller by Sue Lawrence and published by Contraband on 14 Ma …

As the Women Lay Dreaming longlisted for Authors’ Club award

As the Women Lay Dreaming longlisted for Authors’ Club award

Award-winning author and poet Donald S Murray hasbeen longlisted for the Authors’ Club Best First No …

Two Saraband books longlisted for Highland Book Prize

Two Saraband books longlisted for Highland Book Prize

Donald S Murray’s As the Women Lay Dreaming and Mandy Haggith’s The Walrus Mutterer have both made t …

Commemorating the Iolaire disaster

Commemorating the Iolaire disaster

As the Women Lay Dreaming, the debut novel by acclaimed Hebridean writer Donald S Murray, tells the …

Celebrating traditional Scots words about nature

Celebrating traditional Scots words about nature

In A Scots Dictionary of Nature, published on 20 September 2018, artist Amanda Thomson curates and p …

New paperback edition of The Nature of Autumn

New paperback edition of The Nature of Autumn

Jim Crumley’s wonderful The Nature of Autumn, which was longlisted for the prestigious Wainwright Go …

Saraband authors at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Saraband authors at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Six of Saraband’s authors will be appearing at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, ta …

‘Mary & the Lama’ at Borders Book Festival

‘Mary & the Lama’ at Borders Book Festival

Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, Abbot of Samye Ling monastery Eskdalemuir, and Dr Mary Gunn are appearing at th …