" a rivetting book... a gripping read" -- Scotsman
"A carefully researched and gripping book...it makes the events seem as though they were yesterday -- Newcastle Journal
"Aitchison, descended from families who lost loved ones...produces a vivid picture of a disaster waiting to happen" -- Daily Mail
"one of the most enthralling Scottish books I have ever read" -- John Bellany, Scottish artist who provided the illustrations
Aitchison, with assiduous research and a deft writing style..produces compelling eye witness acounts... -- HERALD NEWSPAPER
About the Author
Peter Aitchison is a New Producer on BBC Radio Scotland. Born in Eyemouth, he now lives in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire.