In becoming more connected with my Scottish roots one of the great pleasures has been reading Scottish authors, which has in turn connected with me with various UK authors. While many of these may be in the ‘mystery’ genre, I’d love to hear from you about your favourite Scottish and UK authors by emailing me via Contact Us so I can share your favourites on our Scottish (and other) authors page.
I’m very fortunate. I grew up in a home with parents that encouraged us nightly to not only watch the news, local, national and international, but to discuss these issues over the dinner table. Mom and Dad believed it was … Continue reading
We first learned of the story of the Stone of Destiny when we were in Scotland 2 years ago and our cottage on the Isle of Lewis had a few Scottish movies. We watched it and fell in love with … Continue reading
There is little doubt that Peter May is one of today’s great Scottish authors. No other author has given me the gift of starting to understand, albeit from a visitor and reader’s perspective, life on the Isle of Lewis.
Stuart MacBride is a classic murder mystery writer with characters that are both flawed and completely loveable. … Continue reading
Writing about JK Rowling as author of the Harry Potter books (which I love) would have been a bit obvious, so I’m going to write about her pseudonym Robert Galbraith, author of the Cormoran Strike detective novels. Strike is a private … Continue reading
In this first post highlighting Scottish (and other) authors I thought I would start with Gillian Galbraith. I first heard of Gillian Galbraith while reading an issue of Scottish Field. I was intrigued by the write-up and was fortunately able to … Continue reading