Inhabiting the underworld - from a distance

Published: Fri 05 Sep 2014

Malcolm Mackay

THERE is one question Malcolm Mackay admits he is asked quite a lot: how does a soft spoken young man from the island of Lewis come to write gritty thrillers set in the brutal Glasgow underworld?

Killer Hare the star of Peter's new body of work

Published: Fri 05 Sep 2014

Peter Ranscombe with the skeleton of Hare's partner in crime William Burke.

FOR one author at Nairn Book & Arts Festival, his weekend appearance is a home town gig. Peter Ranscombe was brought up in Nairn before leaving for university and a career in journalism.

Bonnie Prince Charlie: Truth or Lies?

Published: Fri 05 Sep 2014


Roderick Graham's biography challenges some of the myths about one of Scottish history's most controversial figures, Charles Edward Stewart.

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