2023 Longlist – Excerpts

Thanks to the generosity of all the writers and publishers longlisted for the Highland Book Prize 2023, we are able to share short extracts from each of the titles. Links for more information and where to purchase are also below.

Briny by Mandy Haggith

Kitchen Music by Lesley Harrison

The Bone Cave by Dougie Strang

Columba’s Bones by David Greig

Nothing Left to Fear from Hell by Alan Warner

Turas by Iain D. Urchardan

Elixir by Kapka Kassabova

Sea Bean by Sally Huband

Wild Air by James Macdonald Lockhart

Footprints in the Woods by John Lister-Kaye

Study for Obedience by Sarah Bernstein

Wild History by James Crawford

Click on the book image below to visit the publisher’s website for more information