Books and Authors in Dumfries and Galloway
Peter Pan Moat Brae
Moat Brae in Dumfries, South-West Scotland was acknowledged by J.M. Barrie as the inspiration for Neverland.
Wigtown, Scotland's National Book Town
Bookshops, Festivals and all sorts of events in Wigtown, Scotland\'s National Book Town and information about the local area.
Deadlock & Deliverance by Tom Moss
Rose Cottage Publications
Book about the capture and rescue of the most notorious of the Scottish Border Reivers, Kinmont Willie Armstrong in 1596.
Nocturne in Bleu by Dean Scott
Set in the bitter Edinburgh winter, Nocturne in Bleu tells the oddly amusing and moving story of twice Michelin-starred chef Charlotte Brown. Battling the addictions that drive her; sex, cannabis and the quest for gastronomic excellence, Charlie has beaten all the odds to reach the very pinnacle of her profession at the age of twenty-seven.
Debut novel by Dean Scott who now lives in Edinburgh but was born in Dumfries and lived for many years in Castle Douglas.
Published by Lipstick publishing and available on Amazon.
Operation Oboe by Miller Caldwell
A Brahms concert in Hamburg in 1912 leads to romance. An escape behind enemy lines and a traumatic voyage follow. A second eventful voyage began a diplomatic career in the Second World War in West Africa and revealed a dark family secret ...
Oboe by Miller Caldwell ISBN 0-7552-0090-X.
Published by Authors On Line Ltd, 2003
Publishing for the Twenty First Century.
John Faed RSA The Gatehouse Years by David I A Steel
A fascinating picture of a remarkable family of Victorian artists born at Barlay Mill Gatehouse of Fleet; their role in the establishment of the Kirkcudbright School and their contribution to the development of their native town and their lives in Gatehouse.
Published by The Stewartry Museum, Dumfries and Galloway Museum Service and available from the Museum, local bookshops and the Ewart Library, Dumfries - price £3 30.
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