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£8.99Donald Angus Gillies enjoys an idyllic childhood on the remote peninsula of Ardnish, steeped in the history and traditions of the scottish Highlands.Like his father and grandfather before him he joins the Lovat Scouts, and shortly after the Second World War breaks out he is recruited by the Special Operations Executive.
An expert in explosives and sabotage, Donald Angus is parachuted into the Alps to support the Resistance. There he meets a beautiful young French-Canadian SOE agent, Francoise, and Donald Angus quickly discovers that falling in love makes life of an SOE operative doubly dangerous.
In the aftermath of a top secret mission fraught with risk, both must somehow find superhuman resources of strength and ingenuity to survive in a world torn apart by war......
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£8.99In the small hours of January 1st, 1919, the cruellest twist of fate changed at a stroke the lives of an entire community.
Tormod Morrison was there that terrible night. He was on board HMY Iolaire when it smashed into rocks and sank, killing some 200 servicemen on the very last leg of their long journey home from war. For Tormod - a man unlike others, with artistry in his fingertips - the disaster would mark him indelibly.
Two decades later, Alasdair and Rachel are sent to the windswept Isle of Lewis to live with Tormod in his traditional blackhouse home, a world away from the Glasgow of their earliest years. Their grandfather is kind, compassionate, but still deeply affected by the remarkable true story of the Iolaire shipwreck - by the selfless heroism and desperate tragedy he witnessed.
A deeply moving novel about passion constrained, coping with loss and a changing world. As the Women Lay Dreaming explores how a single event can so dramatically impact communities, individuals and, indeed, our very souls.Maximum quantity exceededMinimum purchase amount of 0 is required1 Left in Stock
£8.99Ardnish, the Highlands of Scotland, 1944
On his deathbed, Donald John Gillies contemplates his long and turbulent life. He has seen the horror of war, lost family through death and emigration, and endured daily struggles in his small, remote community.
Donald John's mind wanders back to the dusty plains of south Africa in 1901, where he fought as a young man in the Lovat Scouts during the Boer War. Here, a chance encounter changed his life, resulting in a secret which has haunted him ever since. Now, it is time to face the ghosts of the past.Maximum quantity exceededMinimum purchase amount of 0 is required7 Left in Stock