The Trouble With Scotland

Author: Patience Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698404963
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Return to the Scottish Highlands in the latest Kilts and Quilts novel from the author of The Accidental Scot— The quilting ladies of the Scottish village of Gandiegow are known to piece together more than just fabric . . . Life isn’t going as planned and Sadie Middleton is rethinking her whole future. Thankfully one thing is staying the same: She’s able to share her love of quilting with her grandmother Gigi. The two of them enter a contest and win an all-expenses-paid trip to the Kilts and Quilts retreat in the Scottish Highlands. But their victory turns hollow when Gigi passes away before they can go. Sadie is grief-stricken, but her brother convinces her to take the trip to Gandiegow anyway. There she meets a charming circle of quilters who remind her of her grandmother—and Ross Armstrong, a handsome fisherman who brings a smile to her face. Newly single, Ross intends to enjoy his freedom. That plan goes awry as he comes to know Sadie—and a surprising spark is lit. Too bad some well-meaning folks want to protect Ross from getting hurt again and are determined to keep him and the American lass apart. . . . From the Paperback edition.

Men In Kilts

Author: Katie MacAlister
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451411136
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While attending a mystery writers' conference in England, American Kathie Williams finds her one night of passion with Iain MacLaren turning into something more when he takes her to the Scottish Highlands to meet his family.

They Wear What Under Their Kilts

Author: Katie Maxwell
Publisher: Leisure Books
ISBN: 9780843952582
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As part of a school project, Emily spends a month working on her uncle's sheep farm in Scotland . . . and meeting droolworthy Scottish guys!

Off Kilter

Author: Hannah Reed
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 042526582X
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While visiting the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, Eden Elliott has a hair-raising experience when she stumbles upon the dead body of the town's sheep shearer who was murdered with his own shears. By the author of the Queen Bee Mysteries. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Devil In A Kilt

Author: Sue-Ellen Welfonder
Publisher: Forever
ISBN: 0446567167
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Linnet MacDonnell was the youngest of seven sisters, and not the family beauty. With her flame-bright red hair, sharp tongue, and strange gift of second sight, no man wanted her. But the devil would take her. Bartered as a bride to her father's long-sworn enemy, the nobly born Highlander, Duncan MacKenzie of Kintail, she had no choice but to enter a marriage with a man rumored to have murdered his first wife and said to possess neither heart nor soul. Forbidding and proud, Duncan MacKenzie wanted only one thing from his new bride -- to use her special gift to determine if young Robbie was truly his son. He never expected the MacDonnell lass to stubbornly follow her heart, chase away the darkness in his castle with light and laughter, and ignite a raging fire in his blood. How dare she defy him, and tempt a devil like him to feel what he feared most of all --- love!

Before The Kilt

Author: Gerald A. John Kelly
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781466219786
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With 22 full-color illustrations and 25 black & white illustrations, all from the 16th century, the purpose of this book is to use 16th century sources to provide in a single volume the most comprehensive and accurate description so far available of 16th century Irish Gaelic and Scottish Gaelic clothing. Accordingly, this book presents and examines the watercolors, woodcuts, and manuscript illuminations of Lucas de Heere, Albrecht Dürer, the Ashmoleum Museum, Raphael Holinshed, John Derrick, and more. It also presents and examines the reports on Gaelic dress written in the 16th century by Nicolay d'Arfeville, John Lesley, Robert Lindsay of Pitscottie, John Major, Jean de Beaugué, George Buchanan, Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh, and William Camden. As a result of this extensive process of compilation and analysis, the author specifically identifies the most accurate 16th century illustrations of Irish Gaelic and Scottish Gaelic clothing. He also presents damning evidence that the most widespread images (and long considered the most important images) of 16th century Irish men and women are, to a large degree, a fraud perpetrated by a single 16th century propagandist - John Derrick. As an added bonus, the author includes a full chapter devoted to the law, custom, tradition, and worldview of the Irish Gaeil and Scottish Gaeil who wore these clothes. Physical description: the Deluxe Paperback Edition of 124 pages, 8 X 10 inch format, including 47 illustrations of which 22 are in full color.Original Title and Date of Publication: How the Irish and Scots Dressed in the 16th Century, October 2010

Scottish Tartans In Full Color

Author: James Grant
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486155579
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DIVThe tartans of 72 Highland clans, each presented in a full-page, full-color, large-format illustration. With a new introduction to tartans by noted authority J. Charles Thompson. /div

It Happened In Scotland

Author: Patience Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 069840498X
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From the author of The Trouble With Scotland—a charming new romance set in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Christmas in the sleepy Scottish fishing village of Gandiegow this year is a time for quilting, patching up broken hearts, and rekindling an old flame... After pulling herself out of a three-year fog of grief over the loss of her husband, Joe, Rachel is bringing their five-year-old daughter to see his hometown of Gandiegow and visit with his grandfather. But Rachel wasn’t planning on running into Joe’s cousin, the man who made her have second thoughts at the altar... Brodie has come home to help his grandfather’s fishing business, but he’d prefer not to see Rachel. Although she did break his heart six years ago, the grip she has on him hasn’t faltered. If they can stop butting heads long enough and learn to overcome the past, they may find new love in the new year...

Dressed To Kilt

Author: Hannah Reed
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101614005
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The national bestselling author of Hooked on Ewe is back with a mysterious murder that leaves the Scottish village of Glenkillen shaken and stirred... Winter is leaving the residents of Glenkillen snowbound, but Eden isn’t about to let the weather dampen her spirits. With only a little time left in Scotland, she’s determined to make the most of it—starting with attending a fancy whisky tasting with local looker Leith Cameron. But her classy date turns into a major party foul after a woman is found drowned in one of the vats of alcohol. Eden immediately steps in as a Special Constable to help solve the case, but her investigation turns sour when she realizes that the killer could be somehow connected to her own Scottish heritage. Now, in order to find the proof she needs to put the murderer behind bars, she’ll have to take a shot at unearthing her family’s past—before she herself winds up buried... From the Paperback edition.