While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Scottish Romance books.
- My Enemy, My Earl: Scottish Historical Romance (A Laird to Love) (2018)
- Highland Devotion (The Band of Cousins) (2019)
- Tormod (Immortal Highlander Book 4): A Scottish Time Travel Romance (2017)
- Eadan’s Vow: A Scottish Time Travel Romance (Highlander Fate) (2018)
- The Lady’s Choice: A Scottish Romance Novel, Set in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland (2019)
- Captured by the Pirate Laird (Highland Force) (Volume 1) (2014)
- The Daring Heart: The Highland Heather and Hearts Scottish Romance Series (2013)
- The Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance (2011)
- Highland Sparks: Logan and Gwyneth (The Clan Grant Series) (Volume 5) (2015)
- The MacKinnon’s Bride (Highland Brides) ()
- Mending the Billionaire Scotsman: A Clean Scottish Romance Book Two (A MacLachlan Brothers Romance) (2019)
- Captured by a Laird (The Douglas Legacy) (Volume 1) (2014)
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My Enemy, My Earl: Scottish Historical Romance (A Laird to Love) (2018)
Can two wounded souls find love? Fleeing London, and scandal, Lady Clarissa Burton runs directly into the wife-hunting Earl of Dumfries while traveling on a rutted Scottish road. She wanted peace in Scotland, not a tall and brooding laird who makes her forget that handsome lords are nothing but trouble. Having spent years of his life fighting English wars, Ewan McDougal, Earl of Dumfries, wants nothing to do with England, or its people, for as long as he lives.
Highland Devotion (The Band of Cousins) (2019)
The greatest heroes are soft-spoken.Gregor Ramsay has never seen himself as a hero, but when the lass he fancies falls into the clutches of the Channel of Dubh, he’ll do anything he can to save her. Linet Baird will not be sold across the sea on his watch. Together with his cousin Connor, he follows Linet’s trail to Edinburgh, where it’s rumored they’ll find one of the Channel of Dubh’s final headquarters.
Tormod (Immortal Highlander Book 4): A Scottish Time Travel Romance (2017)
When a modern day archaeologist lands in medieval Scotland, she leaves behind the one thing that might truly help—her memory. But Jema McShane doesn’t make the trip alone. Her twin brother Gavin falls through time with her. Separated immediately, Gavin must fend for himself. But Jema lands in the powerful arms of the only Viking member of the McDonnel clan, Tormod. The giant Norseman can scarcely believe how the fates have favored him.
Eadan’s Vow: A Scottish Time Travel Romance (Highlander Fate) (2018)
After a broken engagement, Fiona Stewart travels to Scotland for a solo artist's retreat. When she finds herself mysteriously transported to the year 1390, she must find a way to get back to her own time. But things become complicated when she meets a handsome highlander who sets her heart aflame . . . Forced into an engagement with the daughter of a rival clan leader, Eadan Macleay struggles to fulfill his promise to his dying father.
The Lady’s Choice: A Scottish Romance Novel, Set in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland (2019)
The Lady’s Choice is the captivating story of Ruthie, a beautiful and shapely farm girl and her elicit and unlikely romance with Salmon, a handsome noble and the nephew of Edinburgh Castle in 1885. In addition to the spicy encounters of Scottish Historical Romance; the storyline also features an emotional fight to care for a semi-abandoned 5 year old boy, unwanted attentions from the town’s crooked mayor and a surprising ‘happily ever after’ ending. When…
Captured by the Pirate Laird (Highland Force) (Volume 1) (2014)
Wed by proxy to a baron old enough to be her grandfather, Lady Anne trudges up the gangway of a galleon that will deliver her into the arms of a tyrant. Crestfallen, she believes her disastrous life cannot get worse—until she awakes to the blasts of cannon fire. Facing certain death, Anne trembles in her stateroom while swords clash and the chilling screams of battle rage on the deck above. When a rugged Highlander kicks in her door, she prays for a swift end.
The Daring Heart: The Highland Heather and Hearts Scottish Romance Series (2013)
” a comforting read featuring a couple worth rooting for from their first dagger-point meeting.” The Daring Heart is a Best Romance IPPY Bronze Medal Winning Novel! (Scotland, 1482) To the scandalous Lord Julian Gray, marriage is a malady and nothing more.How can a man even court a lass longer than a fortnight when there are so many pouting lips to kiss?
The Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance (2011)
This collection of 20-plus romance stories will traverse the rolling hills of Scotland, including both contemporary and historical settings, time travel, ghosts, and plenty of fantastic and paranormal elements.
Highland Sparks: Logan and Gwyneth (The Clan Grant Series) (Volume 5) (2015)
Gwyneth of the Cunninghams has one goal: to kill Duff Erskine, the corrupt merchant who murdered her father and brother. The last thing she needs is a distraction, but fate deals her one in the form of Logan Ramsay, a maddeningly handsome Highlander who waylays her mission. Logan and his brother-in-law seek her help in rescuing two bairns and spiriting them away to the Highlands.
The MacKinnon’s Bride (Highland Brides) ()
From a New York Times Bestselling Author, The MacKinnon's Bride brings us love, honor, suspense, passion–all the good things we love in a Highlander Romance. When laird Iain MacKinnon's young son is captured by the English, the fierce Scottish chieftain retaliates in kind, capturing the daughter of his enemy to bargain for his boy's return.
Mending the Billionaire Scotsman: A Clean Scottish Romance Book Two (A MacLachlan Brothers Romance) (2019)
Paige Cooper’s twin sister, Penelope, is getting married. In Scotland. To a celebrity she’s known all of twelve weeks. Paige never expected Penelope to become engaged to Angus after meeting him on a dating show.She knows it’s the biggest mistake of her sister’s life, so Paige flies to Scotland to talk some sense into her. When Paige meets Rory MacLachlan, Angus’s brother, he hits every hot button she possesses.
Captured by a Laird (The Douglas Legacy) (Volume 1) (2014)
THE DOUGLAS LEGACYThe Douglas sisters, beauties all, are valuable pawns in their family’s bitter struggle to control the Scottish Crown. But when powerful enemies threaten, each Douglas lass will find she must face them alone. CAPTURED BY A LAIRDHaunted by his father’s violent death, David Hume, the new laird of Wedderburn, sets out to make his name so feared that no one will dare harm his family again.
Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some scottish romance books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
The Liminality of Fairies: Readings in Late Medieval English and Scottish Romance
Author(s): Piotr Spyra
ID: 2994451, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
The Fin-de-Siècle Scottish Revival: Romance, Decadence and Celtic Identity
Author(s): Michael Shaw
ID: 3137586, Publisher: Edinburgh University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 38 Mb, Format: pdf
Lancelot of the Laik: A Scottish Metrical Romance
Author(s): W.W. Skeat (ed.)
ID: 3527208, Publisher: Early English Text Society, Year: 1865, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.