It was almost inevitable that in the 15th century the new Scots royal house of Stewart would have to come to a reckoning with the great house of Douglas. Young Will Douglas, the eight earl, was born to vast power, influence - and trouble. And with the boy-king James II on an uneasy throne, and scoundrels ruling Scotland, the death of Will's father plunged him suddenly into a world where might prevailed and the end justified the means. 'Through his imaginative dialogue, he provides a voice for Scotland's heroes' Scotland on Sunday
Welcome to Anara, a world mysteriously crumbling to devastation, where nothing is what it seems: Ancient relics emit technologically advanced powers, members of the old Order are hunted by the governing Watch yet revered by the people, and the great energy that connects all seems to also be destroying all. The only hope for the world lies in Galen, a man of the old Order and a Keeper of relics, and his sixteen-year-old apprentice, Raffi. They know of a secret relic with great power that has been hidden for centuries. As they search for it, they will be tested beyond their limits. For there are monsters-some human, some not-that also want the relic's power and will stop at nothing to get it. Watch a Video
The Day Gabriel Chrome, a failed book sculptor contemplating suicide on the Thames Embankment, stumbled on the suicide bid of the naked Camilla Greylaw, was a day of hopeful redemption for a corrupt and violent world. For the lovely form that he chanced to preserve was the sole carrier of a contagious venereal disease. A bug which could inhibit the aggressive instinct, rendering total placidity in all humans. At once Gabriel's life has new meaning and purpose. To save mankind becomes his hardened ambition. But mankind seems far from hope.
In this classic study of the supernatural , Lyall Watson challenges scientific orthodoxy by applying new criteria to the investigation of the unknown. Probing the "soft edges" of science, Watson dispenses with the distinction between the natural and the supernatural and focuses on Supernature; those phenomena that are not wholly paranormal, but which are not classified as natural occurrences according to traditional science. With both scientific objectivity and a wide-eyed sense of wonder at the mysteries of the universe, this fascinating and open-minded study proves beyond doubt that science is stranger than the supernatural. 'A fascinating feast of cosmic law and order...compelling reading' New Scientist