Series: Sandstone Vista

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The Cherry Sundae Company by Isla Dewar1
The blue hen by Des Dillon2
The white cliffs by Suhayl Saadi3
Blood Red Roses by Lin Anderson4
Gato by Margaret Elphinstone5
The Highway Men by Ken MacLeod8

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Series description

"'Vista' is a series of 12 short books written between 2004 and 2007 by authors resident in Scotland. The books are available in a wide variety of formats: traditional print, e-book, CD, cassette, eAudio and a play script. The Vista books are aimed at adults with differing levels of reading skills, from the emergent to the accomplished. ..."
(Edinburgh Library catalogue, Sandstone's 'Vista' series).

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