Sunday, May 29, 2016

Best Scottish Historical Romances!

As Geddes MacGregor once said, “No one in Scotland can escape from the past. It is everywhere, haunting like a ghost." Scotland’s past is the subject of this list, romance novels I have come to love that are set in Scotland, most in that magical part of Scotland called the Highlands. Some are romances with a Scot as hero. All are rated 5, 4 ½ or 4 stars. Enjoy!

·                A Dangerous Love, The Border Lord's Bride, The Captive Heart, The Border Lord And The Lady, The Border Vixen and Bond Of Passion (from The Border Chronicles) by Bertrice Small
·                A Gentle Feuding by Johanna Lindsey
·                A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught
·                A Year and a Day by Virginia Henley
·                Abducted Heiress by Amanda Scott
·                Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught
·                Beloved Rogue by Penelope Williamson
·                Border Lord by Arnette Lamb
·                Bound to the Highlander by Kate Robbins
·                Bride of the MacHugh by Jan Cox Speas
·                Charming the Shrew and Daring the Highlander (MacLeod duology) by Laurin Wittig
·                Claimed by Tarah Scott
·                Clandara by Evelyn Anthony
·                Come The Morning, Conquer the Night, Seize the Dawn, Knight Triumphant, The Lion in Glory, When We Touch and The Queen’s Lady (the Graham series) by Heather Graham Pozzessere
·                Davy’s Last Ride by Brit Darby
·                Desiring the Highlander by Michele Sinclair
·                Devil of Kilmartin by Laurin Wittig
·                Devil’s Mistress by Heather Graham
·                Emerald Embrace by Shannon Drake (aka Heather Graham)
·                Forever My Love by Rebecca Brandewyne
·                Gather the Stars by Kimberly Cates
·                Heartstorm by Elizabeth Stuart
·                Heather House: Witch of the Moors by Carmen Caine
·                Highland Moon by Judith E. French
·                Highland Rebel by Judith James
·                Highland Warrior, Highland Outlaw and Highland Scoundrel (the Campbell trilogy) by Monica McCarty
·                Highlander’s Hope (Regency based in Scotland) by Collette Cameron
·                If You Dare, If You Desire and If You Deceive (the MacCarrick Brothers trilogy) by Kresley Cole
·                Kilgannon and The Wild Rose of Kilgannon by Kathleen Givens
·                Knight of Fire by Shannon Drake (aka Heather Graham)
·                Lady of the Glen by Jennifer Roberson
·                Laird of the Mist by Paula Quinn (and all six in her MacGregor/Children of the Mist Series)
·                Lord of Fire by Emma Merritt
·                Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain
·                My Lord Monleigh by Jan Cox Speas
·                My Wicked Enchantress by Meagan McKinney
·                On a Highland Shore and Rivals for the Crown by Kathleen Givens
·                Oriana by Valerie Vayle
·                Rebellion by Nora Roberts
·                Rosamund by Bertrice Small
·                Silk and Steel by Cordia Byers
·                Sound of the Heart by Genevieve Graham
·                Snow Raven by Patricia McAllister
·                Tempted and The Border Hostage, duology by Virginia Henley
·                The Bedeviled Heart, The Daring Heart and The Bold Heart by Carmen Caine
·                The Border Bride by Elizabeth English
·                The Border Lord by Jan Westcott
·                The Captive by Parris Afton Bonds
·                The Chieftain’s Curse by Francis Housden
·                The Guardian by Genevieve Graham
·                The Lady and the Laird, Nicola Cornick
·                The Legend and The Destiny by Kathleen Givens
·                The Magnificent Rogue by Iris Johansen
·                The Passionate One, The Reckless One and The Ravishing One (the McClairen’s Isle trilogy) by Connie Brockway
·                The Pride of Lions, The Blood of Roses and Midnight Honor by Marsha Canham
·                The Renegade (first released as The Renegade and The Rose) by Christine Dorsey
·                The Queen’s Lady by Shannon Drake (aka Heather Graham)
·                The Scotsman by Juliana Garnett (aka Virginia Brown)
·                Threads of Destiny by Arnette Lamb
·                To Beguile a Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt (one of the Four Soldiers series)
·                To Conquer a Highlander, Highland Hellcat and Highland Heat by Mary Wine
·                White Knight by Jaclyn Reding
·                Without Honor by Elizabeth Stuart

And a few outside my usual reading:

·                Outlander (the only time travel on the list; not all in the series take place in Scotland , though the hero is a Highlander) by Diana Gabaldon
·                Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband (and others in the Daughters of the Glen series, the only fantasy on the list) by Melissa Mayhue
·                A Hunger Like No Other (the only paranormal on the list, but it’s a superb story and features a Highland hunk to die for) by Kresley Cole

I hope you will also consider my new novel set in Scotland’s past… Rebel Warrior. See it on Amazon.