January 9, 2016

Orkney is a place of great beauty and isolation and as a remarkable new memoir reveals, a place which helped one young woman with her battle with alcoholism. Author Amy Liptrot shares her story of a life filled with highs and lows with Susan Welsh


Books: Drilling, Killing, Love, Drugs and Mud by B.D. McKay

January 3, 2015

Published by Precarious Books Having worked in the madhouse that is the film and television world, author Dennis McKay, known as BD, sought sanity in the oil and gas industry, where he worked for 15 years offshore in the North Sea as a drilling fluids engineer.


Book preview: A House Called Askival by Merryn Glover

August 2, 2014

Published by Frightbooks This is an elegant, moving and heartfelt love letter to the sights, sounds and tastes of northern India told through the enthralling story of the troubled relationship between a father and daughter stretching from Partition to the present day.


Aberdeen man tells of survival on the sea

July 23, 2014

It took him eight years to put a pen to paper and another six winters to write it, but an Aberdeenshire man has finally told of his incredible tale of survival on the Antarctic Seas in a new book.


A Scot of the Antarctic

July 12, 2014

The tale of how an Aberdeenshire polar explorer saved Britain’s Antarctic Empire in WWII is all but forgotten, until now...