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Authors’ Books of the Year 2014

We asked some of our favourite writers - including Karen Joy Fowler, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Susan Hill and Helen Macdonald - to tell us what books they've most loved reading this year. Read more
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Read No Safe House

Attention Linwood Barclay fans - here's the opening of his latest thriller - No Safe House - the sequel to No Time for Goodbye. Read more
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Notes on a scandal

From the controversy surrounding J.K. Rowling's outing as leading a double authorial life to claims that the Fifty Shades trilogy romanticised violence toward women, books still have the power to create debate. Matthew Humpage, from our Inverness bookshop asks is there such a thing as bad publicity in publishing? Read more
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Trust Your (dog’s) Eyes

One of Stephen King's favourite authors, Linwood Barclay tells us about how his latest thriller, Trust Your Eyes, was born of some very unusual inspiration... Read more