The big Edinburgh festivals party is over for another year. Didn't we have fun? If you're not quite ready to say goodbye to the revels, then BooksfromScotlandhave got some brilliant book recommendations for you celebrating our capital city and beyond . . .
Edinburgh in the 19th century was a time of great invention and gruesome deeds - the perfect combination for a rip-roaring historical crime thriller. Enjoy this extract from the new novel by Ambrose Parry.
Sue Lawrence is one of Scotland's best food writers and in her latest
book she shares her favourite recipes from her travels round Scotland's islands. Spoil yourself with this recipe using the delicious honey on Colonsay.
Rediscovering D E Stevenson
We continue our Rediscovering strand with D E Stevenson, second cousin to the more famous R L Stevenson, though a bestselling author in her lifetime. Her novels have just been reissued and Lee Randall finds out a revival is well-deserved.
Award-winning food writer Ghillie Basan takes us on a culinary journey around Scotland and her own food memories in her latest - and very gorgeous -
book. Here, she shares her thoughts on pairing whisky with food.
I hope you agree that the books we've highlighted this month deserve a round of applause and, probably, a standing ovation. And we hope you got a chance to sample some of Edinburgh's delights if you were here. What are your favourite festival memories? Who would you invite to your literary party? Let us know by tweeting
@scottishbooks and we'll share your highlights.
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