New Book Review are added for Dark Encounters by William Croft Dickinson, Granite Grit by Lee Cooper, Places in the Darkness by Chris Brookmyre, Maggie's Mittens by Coo Clayton and Alison Soye, Scottish Traction by Colin J. Howat, Dumfries & Galloway Independents by David Devoy, Last Will by William McIntyre, and House Of Spines by Michael J Malone.
New Book Reviews are added for The Great Horizon: 50 Heroes of Geography by Jo Woolf, Whiskies Galore: A Tour of Scotland's Island Distilleries by Ian Buxton, The Slithers by Philip Caveney, and Scotland's Secret History: The Illicit Distilling and Smuggling of Whisky by Charles MacLean and Daniel MacCannell.
New Book Reviews are added for The Whisky Dictionary by Iain Hector Ross, Edinburgh in 50 Buildings by Jack Gillon, Glasgow and Dunbartonshire Independents by David Devoy, Selkirk & Melrose Through Time by Jack Gillon, Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations by Simon Jenkins, A Wild Call: One Man's Voyage in Pursuit of Freedom by Martyn Murray, Literature of the Gaelic Landscape: Song, Poem and Tale by John Murray, A Sketchbook of Edinburgh by Iain Fraser & Anne Fraser Sim, Acts of Allegiance by Peter Cunningham, Rail Rover: Scotland in the 1970s and 1980s by Arnie Furniss, The Later Years of British Rail 1980-1995: The North of England and Scotland by Patrick Bennett, Bloody Scotland by Lin Anderson and Others, and Who Built Scotland: A History of the Nation in Twenty-Five Buildings by Kathleen Jamie and Others.
The feature pages for Castle Tioram and The Scotch Whisky Experience are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Dandy Gilver and a Spot of Toil and Trouble by Catriona McPherson, Wants of the Silent by Moira McPartlin, Day of the Trolls by Ron Butlin and James Hutcheson, St Andrews History Tour by Helen Cook, Kilmarnock The Postcard Collection by Frank Beattie, Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man by Elizabeth Rees, The Passion of Harry Bingo: Further Dispatches from Unreported Scotland by Peter Ross, and The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Volume Six The Grand Junction and North Union Railways by Stanley C. Jenkins & Martin Loader.
New feature pages are added for The Kelpies, Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries, Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, and St Margaret's Cave. The feature pages for The Forth Road Bridges, Dunfermline, Abbey Church, Dunfermline, Dunfermline Abbey & Palace, Andrew Carnegie, St Margaret, Clava Cairns, Lyne Roman Fort and Abbey Knowe Cist Cemetery, and Lyne Church are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for The Hebrides: By the presenter of BBC TV's Grand Tours of the Scottish Islands by Paul Murton, The Hebridean Colouring Book by Eilidh Muldoon, The Finest Road in the World: The Story of Travel and Transport in the Scottish Highlands by James Miller, Daniel Defoe's Railway Journey: A Surreal Odyssey Through Modern Britain by Stuart Campbell, Dive Scapa Flow by Rod Macdonald, Rally Car/Tractor/Digger by Benedict Blathwayt, Good News, Bad News by William H. S. McIntyre, A Message From the Other Side by Moira Forsyth, and Glasgow The Postcard Collection by Adam Smith.
New feature pages are added for Military Museum Scotland, Logierait Churchyard, The William Wallace Statue, Scott's View, Smailholm Church and the Scottish Crannog Centre. The feature pages for Halies Castle, Traprain Law, Maeshowe, Smailholm Tower, Balvaird Castle, Tay Bridge, Aberfeldy, Meikleour Beech Hedge, William Wallace, St Mary's Chapel, Grandtully, Stobo Kirk, Cross Kirk, Peebles and Abbotsford are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for The Health of Strangers by Lesley Kelly, Giants of the Clyde: The Great Ships and the Great Yards by Robert Jeffrey, Walking Mountain by Joan Lennon, Enlightenment Edinburgh, A Guide by Sheila Szatkowski, Secret Peebles by Liz Hanson, Close Quarters by Angus McAllister, Orkney: A Special Place by Richard Clubley and Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80: The Transition Years by Malcolm Fife.
A new feature page is added for the Chapel of Hermitage. The feature pages for Maggie Wall's Memorial, Elcho Castle, Castle Campbell, Bothwell Castle, Kelso Abbey, Jedburgh Abbey, Jedburgh, Hermitage Castle and William de Soules are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Another Time, Another Place by Jessie Kesson, Exploring Glasgow: The Architectural Guide by Robin Ward, The Hebridean Way: Long-Distance Walking Route Through Scotland's Outer Hebrides by Richard Barrett, The Caseroom by Kate Hunter, The Killing Connection by T.F. Muir, The Potter's Tale: A Colonsay Life by Dion Alexander, Craiginches: Life in Aberdeen's Prison by Bryan Glennie, Scotland in Photographs by Shahbaz Majeed, The Royal Mile: A Comprehensive Guide by Jan-Andrew Henderson, Scottish Buses During Deregulation by Kenny Barclay, The Well of the Dead by Clive Allan and Scottish Lighthouse Pioneers: Travels with the Stevensons in Orkney and Shetland by Paul A. Lynn.
A new dining review is added for La Petite Mort, Edinburgh. The feature pages for the Forth Road Bridge and Aberdour Castle are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for The Rise of the Elliots of Minto: A Scottish Family's Life in the Eighteenth Century by John Evans, Southern Lights: The Scottish Contribution to New Zealand's Lighthouses by Guinevere Nalder, Errant Blood by C. F. Peterson, The Gryphon at Bay by Louise Turner, Torn by Anne Randall, The Other Mrs Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis, Follow the Dead by Lin Anderson, Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean, Walking the Song by Hamish Brown, The Likeness by Bill Kirton, The Man Who Loved Islands by David F. Ross and Want You Gone by Chris Brookmyre. Our collections of links to Scottish Webcams, Vehicle Hire businesses and Motorcycle & Scooter Sales, Services and Hire are updated and expanded to provide greater coverage.
A new feature page is added for Tomatin Distillery. A hotel review is added for Highland Apartments by Mansley in Inverness. The feature page for the Highland Wildlfe Park is revised, updated and given new images. New Biographies are added for Saint Gibert (Dornoch), Saint Giles (Edinburgh), Saint Talarican, Bishop of Sodor, Saint Triduana (Restalrig), Saint Rule (St Andrews), Saint Molaise (Holy Island), Saint Machar (Aberdeen) and Saint Mirin (Paisley). New Book Reviews are added for West Over The Waves: The Final Flight of Elsie Mackay by Jayne Baldwin, Tag - You're Dead by Douglas Skelton Annandale Way by Roger Turnbull and Jacquetta Megarry, St Andrews Pubs by Gregor Stewart, 2020 by Kenneth Steven, The Adventures of John Carson in Several Quarters of the World by Brian Doyle, Ed's Dead by Russel D. McLean, Exploring Disused Railways in East Scotland by Michael Mather, Castle Douglas Through Time by Mary Smith & Allan Devlin, and Dog Fight by Michael J. Malone. Our collection of links to Bookshops is updated and expanded to provide greater coverage.
The collection of features about Making Malt Whisky is compeltely rewritten and fresly illustrated; with the feature pages about The Maltings, The Kiln, The Mash Tun, The Washback, The Wash Still, The Condenser, The Spirit Still, The Spirit Safe, and The Warehouse all being revised, updated and given new images. Meanwhile, new feature pages are added for The Malt Mill, Cask Filling, and Bottling. New Biographies are added for Saint Magnus, Saint Kessog, Saint Donan, Saint Conval, Saint Angus, Saint Aidan, Saint Cuthbert, and Saint Oswald. The feature pages for Drimnin, Edinburgh, the Isle of Scalpay, the Royal Highland Show, the Edinburgh Festival, the Fringe, and the Edinburgh International Book Festival are revised, updated and given new images. New Book Reviews are added for Blood Torment by T.F. Muir, The Damselfly by SJI Holliday, Hue and Cry by Shirley McKay, Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre and The Daughter of Lady Macbeth by Ajay Close.
New Book Reviews are added for Cross Purpose by Claire MacLeary, For Jean: Poems & Songs by Robert Burns, Between Daylight and Hell: Scots Who Left a Stain on American History by Iain Lundy, Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin, The Finest Years & Me by Mark Woodburn, Winston & Me by Mark Woodburn, and The Darkest Goodbye by Alex Gray.
New Book Reviews are added for A House Divided by Margaret Skea, Dundee at a Glance by Malcolm Archibald, More Sherlock Holmes Than James Herriot: The Veterinary Detectives by Roger S. Windsor, St Peter's, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal by Diane M. Watters, and Ghosts of the Vikings by Marsali Taylor.
New Book Reviews are added for The Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson, The Things We Learn When We're Dead by Charlie Laidlaw, Crash Land by Doug Johnstone, Fallow by Daniel Shand, The Body in the Bracken by Marsali Taylor, Private Investigations by Quintin Jardine, Only In Edinburgh: A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners & Unusual Objects by Duncan J. D. Smith, and Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire: Pevsner Buildings of Scotland by Rob Close, John Gifford and Frank Arneil Walker.
New Biographies are added for Sophia Jex-Blake (Pioneering Doctor and Educator), and Margaret Todd, (Pioneering Doctor and Author). New Book Reviews are added for Whisky by Aeneas MacDonald, The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland's Black Douglas by Glen Craney, The Glasgow Gruffalo: The Gruffalo in Glaswegian by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Manuel: Portrait of a Serial Killer by A. M. Nicoll, Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves, Summoning the Dead by Tony Black, For Those Who Know the Ending by Malcolm Mackay, The Troll and the Kist o Gowd: The Troll in Scots by Julia Donaldson and James Robertson, and Secret St Andrews by Gregor Stewart.
The feature pages for The Birnam Arts & Conference Centre, the Beatrix Potter Garden & Exhibition, the Skye Bridge and Shieldaig are revised, updated and given new images. New Biographies are added for Donald Caskie (Tartan Pimpernel), Andrew Blain Baird (Aviation Pioneer), Charles Edward Stuart, Count Roehenstart, and Captain Eric Brown (Test Pilot). New Book Reviews are added for None but the Dead by Lin Anderson, A Suitable Lie by Michael J Malone, The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Murder at Sorrow's Crown by Steven Savile and Robert Greenberger, The Book/Buke of the Howlat by James Robertson & Kate Leiper, Glasgow: The Autobiography by Alan Taylor, Chairlie and the Chocolate Works: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in Scots by Roald Dahl, Matthew Fitt and Quentin Blake, Supreme Sacrifice: A Small Village and the Great War by Walter Reid, The Making of Mickey Bell by Kellan MacInnes, The Celts and All That by Alan Burnett & Scoular Anderson, The Vikings and All That by Alan Burnett & Scoular Anderson and The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain.