If you’re looking for books set in a beautiful and historic country, look no further than Scotland! This list includes books that will take you to the rolling hills of the Scottish countryside, the charming villages, and even into the misty highlands. Whether you’re a historical fiction or romance novel fan, there’s something for everyone on this list. So put on your tartan scarf and get reading!
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Known as the Brighton of the North, Nairn is both a charming Scottish town and a popular seaside resort–but to Paislee Shaw, it’s simply home–unfortunately to a murderer . . .
New York Times bestselling author Kevin Hearne returns to the world of his beloved Iron Druid Chronicles in a spin-off series about an eccentric master of rare magic solving an uncanny mystery in Scotland.
New York Times bestselling author Jenny Colgan brings us a delightful summer novel that will sweep you away to the remote Scottish island of Mure, where two very different weddings are about to take place…
From the multi-award-winning master of crime, Denise Mina delivers a radical new take on one of the darkest episodes in Scottish history–the bloody assassination of David Rizzo private secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots, in the queen’s chambers in Holyrood Palace.
A woman desperate to turn a new page heads to the Scottish coast and finds herself locked in a battle of wills with an infuriatingly aloof bookseller in this utterly heartwarming debut, perfect for readers of Evvie Drake Starts Over.
A unique and fascinating look at Victorian society through the remarkable lives of an enlightened and philanthropic aristocratic couple, the Marquess and Marchioness of Aberdeen, who tried to change the world for the better but paid a heavy price. This is a true tale of love and loss, fortune and misfortune.
When Ailsa returns to her childhood home, an eerie sense of danger overwhelms her. Her unease only grows when she notices small things out of place and the odd fact that no animals will step foot on the grounds of the house…
Beatrice Colin’s The Glass House is a gorgeously transporting novel filled with turn-of-the-century detail and lush blooms, about two women from vastly different worlds.
What do you think about the books on this list?
Have you read any of these books? Are any of them on your TBR? What books set in Scotland would you add to this list? Let’s talk about it in the comments below.