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    The Black Douglas

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    A tale of mystery and intrigue in medieval Scotland, first published in 1899. Conflict between the dynasties of Stewart and Douglas is told from the perspective of the underdog, with historic events fictionalised to great effect.

    Maid Margaret

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    quel to The Black Douglas, this story of love, jealousy and dynastic rivalry between the Stuarts and the Douglas' is told in the first person by 'Maid' Margaret Douglas.

    Men of the Moss Hags

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    Set in 'The Killing Times' and told in the first person voice of Will Gordon, Crockett gives Covenanters a 'musketeers' makeover' in this fast paced historical adventure story first published in 1895.

    Lochinvar

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    Sequel to 'Men of the Moss Hags' the adventures of Will and Wat Gordon continue. A fast paced, musketeer style story of Covenanters in 'The Killing Times.'

    The Standard Bearer

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    First published in 1898 this Covenanting story fictionalises the life of Balmaghie minister John MacMillan to great effect and with unrelenting ironic humour.

    The Cherry Ribband

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    First published in 1905, this story tells of the impact of 'The Killing Times' on families in Scotland. Divisions between East and West and between Covenanters and King's Men are skilfully drawn in an action packed historical adventure romance.

    The Raiders

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    Crockett's 'breakthrough' and most 'famous' novel, first published in 1894, this is part of a loose trilogy of smugglers and gypsies stories featuring the Herons, the Maxwells and the Faas. Stevensonesque in style, it is unique in its descriptions of Galloway's coast and hills and still thrills a modern audience

    The Dark o' the Moon

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    Sequel to 'The Raiders' the story moves the action on a generation. Set at the time of the Galloway Levellers Rebellion (1724) this story ranges over the landscape of Galloway while providing us with a host of memorable characters and incidents.

    Silver Sand

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    A 'prequel' to 'The Raiders' published on the day Crockett died in 1914, Silver Sand takes us back to 'The Killing Times' and offers an explanation and background story to one of Crockett's best loved characters.

    The Moss Troopers

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    A tale of smuggling set in the Napoleonic era and first published in 1912, the Galloway countryside is juxtaposed against London life in a story of pressganging and kidnapping as Free Trading is explored from a number of angles through a fast paced adventure romance.

    The Smugglers

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    First published in 1911 and set nearly contemporaneously, this much darker smuggling story than Crockett's others illustrates the impact of Free Trading as the 'Gentle' trade turns into something more sinister. Characteristically fast paced it carries the reader breathless to the end.

    The Banner of Blue

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    While set at the time of 'The Disruption' a significant historical period in Scottish history, this is no dry tale of religion or history but rather a fast paced adventure romance whose plot twists and turns and packed with humour and ironic comment from a range of narrative voices.

    The Stickit Minister

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    Crockett's first published collection of short stories/sketches (1893) was praised by Robert Louis Stevenson and assured him bestseller status. Different in style from modern short stories, it nevertheless has lots to offer readers interested in life in rural Scotland in the 19th century.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    Serialised and then a massive bestseller when first published in 1894, this love story contains much irony and depth as well as incredible use of natural description. The romance style hides a complex story of Scottish rural life in the early 19th century.

    Bog Myrtle and Peat

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    A collection of short stories which ranges from Galloway to Europe, Siberia and Canada, illustrating a range of Crockett's storytelling styles and always holding the reader in thrall to his incredible facility for natural description and ironic humour.

    A Galloway Herd

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    Never before published in the UK, this was Crockett's first novel and in episodic style tells the story of Watty Anderson, a boy for whom nothing is ordinary, and who sees romance in everything around him. A tale of rural childhood to rival Laurie Lee.

    Lad's Love

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    First published in 1897, the fictional Alec MacQuhirr tells his own love story which is both cheeky and charming by turn. Crockett's ironic humour is evident throughout as we discover what goes on at the 'back end of the byre.'

    The Stickit Minister's Wooing

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    A volume of short stories narrated by the fictional Alec MacQuhirr, the stories range from Galloway to Edinburgh and is an eclectic mix of Crockett's trademark history, adventure, romance storytelling style.

    Love Idylls

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £11.54

    Another collection of short stories from S.R.Crockett first published in 1901. These are longer stories previously serialised and offer a miscellany of his best selling stories. Crockett's ironic use of the word 'idyll' is evident throughout.

    Cleg Kelly

    By S.R. Crockett

    Paperback £13.04

    First introduced through a short story collection, Cleg Kelly caught the public imagination and was given a novel of his own in 1899. But this is no ordinary novel we follow Cleg's 'adventures' from Edinburgh to Galloway. Always entertaining, Cleg Kelly gives Dickens and Hugo a run for their money.

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