1) The chessmen
Ex-Detective Inspector Fin McLeod discovers a light aircraft at the bottom of a spontaneously drained loch while investigating illegal activity on the estate of a poacher and former childhood friend. Sequel to: The Lewis man. Living again of the Isle of Lewis, ex-Detective Inspector Fin McLeod is working as a security officer for a local landowner. While investigating illegal activity on the estate Fin encounters the elusive poacher and former childhood...
A cutting-edge science book in the style of 'Fermat's Last Theorem' and 'Chaos' from an exciting and accessible voice in popular science writing. Bio-inspiration is a form of engineering but not in the conventional sense. Extending beyond our established and preconceived notions, scientists, architects and engineers are looking at imitating nature by manufacturing 'wet' materials such as spider silk or the surface of the gecko's foot. The amazing...