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Skara, Andrew Appleby’s debut novel in his Neolithic series, ‘New Life for Orkney’

This epic conveys the raw richness of people’s lives in Neolithic times through a compelling quest to secure for the people of the Isles new blood from over the ocean.

Second illustrated edition in paperback (£14.99) and ebook (£4.99)

Free: Read the beginning, watch the introductory movie, or take 7 minutes to listen to Emma Grieve narrate the first part of Skara.

Sample of Chapter 1

Read a sample of the first chapter of Andrew Appleby's debut novel Skara from Amazon and bookshops, plus eBooks at Kindle, Kobo and Nook.

  • View the movie/listen to part of Chapter 1, narrated by Emma Grieve


"quite remarkable… an enormous 'epic' fantasy/imagined history, which is extraordinarily coherent, detailed, accessible and plausible…"

"a classic 'quest hero' of mythic proportions who is also a believable (indeed lovable) character and 'ordinary' human being…" (Hi-Arts)

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