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Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

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.

1. My Enemy, My Earl: Scottish Historical Romance (A Laird to Love) (2018)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfCan 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. He wants a nice Scottish lass to warm his bed and raise a family. So why can’t Ewan stop thinking about Lady Clarissa’s pouty lips or her curves made for a man’s hands? And what…
Author(s): Tammy Andresen

2. Highland Devotion (The Band of Cousins) (2019)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThe 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. There’s only one problem: Linet claims she doesn’t wish to be saved. Although Linet didn’t ask to be kidnapped from Ramsay land, she’s grateful it happened. The dark secret she left behind was destroying her. Even…
Author(s): Keira Montclair, Angela Polidoro

3. Tormod (Immortal Highlander Book 4): A Scottish Time Travel Romance (2017)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWhen 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. His only desire is to protect the strange and beautiful woman, even if it means keeping her existence a secret. But for Gavin, the fates have a different path in store. His world becomes one…
Author(s): Hazel Hunter

4. Eadan’s Vow: A Scottish Time Travel Romance (Highlander Fate) (2018)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfAfter 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. When he comes across a strange woman claiming to be from the future, he makes a deal with her–if she poses as his bride to end his betrothal, he will help her return to her own time. But as Fiona…
Author(s): Stella Knight

5. The Lady’s Choice: A Scottish Romance Novel, Set in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland (2019)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf 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 Salmon and his young son Ben straggle into Ruthie’s life during a…
Author(s): Julia Lavande

6. Captured by the Pirate Laird (Highland Force) (Volume 1) (2014)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfWed 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. But Laird Calum MacLeod has a reason for plundering the ship—and it’s not a…
Author(s): Amy Jarecki

7. The Daring Heart: The Highland Heather and Hearts Scottish Romance Series (2013)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf                  “… 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? Roaming the courts of Europe, Julian appears to spend his time drinking wine, wagering gold, and dandling willing lasses upon his knee. But no one knows the man behind the mask. No one knows that he is Le Marin–Europe’s most daring and…
Author(s): Carmen Caine

8. The Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance (2011)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfThis 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….
Author(s): Trisha Telep

9. Highland Sparks: Logan and Gwyneth (The Clan Grant Series) (Volume 5) (2015)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfGwyneth 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. When Gwyneth agrees to help, she little expects Logan to assist her with her own mission…Logan Ramsay never thought a lass would steal his heart. But Gwyneth of the Cunninghams poses an intriguing challenge from the moment he meets her. As fierce a…
Author(s): Keira Montclair, Angela Polidoro

10. The MacKinnon’s Bride (Highland Brides) ()

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfFrom 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. Fiercely loyal to kin, Iain never imagines a father can deny his child–or that he will become Page FitzSimon's savior. "Keep her, or kill her!" FitzSimon proclaims when Iain forces his hand. What can a good lad do,…
Author(s): Tanya Anne Cros| Feb 7, 2019

11. Mending the Billionaire Scotsman: A Clean Scottish Romance Book Two (A MacLachlan Brothers Romance) (2019)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPaige 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. Though he has a great smile and an accent that gives her goosebumps, she’s in Scotland to stop a wedding, not get friendly with the enemy’s brother.All Rory has to do is pick up…
Author(s): Bree Livingston, Christina Schrunk

12. Captured by a Laird (The Douglas Legacy) (Volume 1) (2014)

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your BookshelfTHE 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. The treacherous ally who played on his father’s weakness is dead and beyond David’s vengeance, but his castle and young widow are ripe for the taking. The…
Author(s): Margaret Mallory

Best Scottish Romance Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

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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.

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