Books I've read that have taken place in the British Isles, albeit, they're mostly set in Scotland; and other resources.
HRH Prince Michael of Albany
The Forgotten Monarchy of Scotland - heroes and victims of Scottish history live again--Macbeth; Robert the Bruce; Mary; Queen of Scots. Here are the facts about the Stone of Destiny, The Knights Templars, the Jacobite Risings and the American War of Independence. A relevant source of epic history on the House of Stewart as Scottish nationhood re-emerges as a major issue.
McClairen's Isle: The Passionate One ~ Ashton Merrick is at his father's disposal. Ash needs money to ransom his imprisoned brother, but their father holds the situation over Ash's head, forcing his compliance. He is sent after Rhiannon Russell to bring her back to McClairen's Isle, presumably to become Ash's father's newest bride. He never counted on the feelings Rhiannon would set fire to in his own heart.
McClairen's Isle: The Reckless One ~ Escaped from prision with the help of a mysterious woman who then betrays him, Raine Merrick heads for his father's castle on McClairen's Isle seeking his mother's hidden treasure. He is surprised to find the woman who betrayed him as an honored guest. Even more surprised to want her for himself.
The Pride of Lions
The Blood of Roses ~ Sequel to The Pride of Lions
Pale Moon Rider
Pretender's Games ~ Proper English lady Theadora Tilton finds herself married to the renegade Highland Scot James MacLonan, whom she considers a traitor to the Crown. Despite their differences, both yearn for the other's love. Will Bonnie Prince Charlie's post-rebellion escapades tear their world apart?
Clyde, Robert ~
From Rebel to Hero: The Image of the Highlander 1745-1830 ~ "Examines the transformation in attitudes towards Gaeldon after 1745, beginning with a study of anti-Jacobite propaganda and th Whig agenda for solving the 'Highland Problem', through to the ideals of Improvement" (from inside cover).
The Scottish Nation: A History 1700-2000 ~ An "essential resource for all those who wish to understand how the last 300 years of Scotland's past have shaped the nation, its people, and its culture". (From the inside blurb.)
The Countess ~ Scotland, 1100s. Widowed, broke, and her fourteen year old daughter contracted to marry an old man, Eglantine escapes to Scotland bearing a deed to a far North keep and lands. The laird, Duncan MacLaren, vows she will never keep Kinbeath as hers alone.
A Knight In Shining Armor ~ England, 1988 and 1564. Abandonded by her boyfriend and his bratty daughter in England's countryside without money or her clothes, Dougless Montgomery sobs and wishes for a knight in shining armor. She gets her wish, out of thin air appears Nicholas Stafford, from Elizabethan England and three days from an execution. They set out to find information that would clear his name. When they do, and Nicholas learns to love Dougless he returns to his own time. Desperate and lost without her love, Dougless wishes herself back to Nicholas when she learns that he was still executed and sets out to try and save him again. Only now, he remembers nothing of their time together.
Beloved Warrior ~ A humorous story about what happens when a Norse god is thrown into Jennifer Giordano's world by his mischevious relation.
Beyond Forever ~ The ghost of a Scottish laird who died in 1818 is haunting Julia Fairfield, claiming she is the only one who can save him and his son from their untimely deaths. Only she has to travel from 1999 to 1818 in order to accomplish the task. Unconvinced and declining her ghost, he kidnaps her and sends her back to his time. Now she has to convince the laird that she's there to help, but will she succeed?
Dodd, Christina, et al.
Scottish Brides ~ four authors weave four stories about a castle with a magic well handed down through the women of the family.
Into The Wilderness ~ Elizabeth Middleton has come from England to join her father in the wilderness of Upstate New York in 1793, and finds herself in a life she never would have comprehended. (A sort of continuation of Last of the Mohicans, the book or the movie, I'm still not sure, but I'm leaning towards the 1992 movie.)
Dawn on a Distant Shore ~ Elizabeth and Nathaniel find themselves going to Scotland after being the victims of deceit and plotting to settle matters with an uncle. Sequel to Into the Wilderness.
Highland Bride ~ Kara is married to the lord of the Gordon family to unite their clans after her betrothed is killed in a skirmish. But her new husband is only thirteen years old and in danger from forces threatening to remove him from power. More in need of a mother than a lover, Kara cares for him, but loves her husband's half-brother and protector.
Outlander ~ investigating some standing stones in 1945 Scotland, while on her honeymoon with her husband, Claire Randall suddenly finds herself in 1743.
Dragonfly in Amber ~ Claire and Jamie go to Paris in hopes of stopping Prince Charlie's reclaiming of the throne for his father, which leads to Culloden.
Voyager ~ tells of Jamie and Claire in the twenty years after Culloden and Claire returned to the 20th Century; and Claire returning to Jamie, ultimately settling in the New World.
Drums of Autumn ~ settled in North Carolina, their daughter travels back to search for them to prevent a disaster.
The Outlandish Companion: in which much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser.... ~ everything you wanted to know about the Outlander series.
Saving Grace ~ Widowed at 16, Lady Johanna vowed to never marry again. Until King John demands that she marry a bridegroom he has selected. To avoid the union, she takes her foster brother's suggestion to marry his friend, the Scottish warrior laird Gabriel MacBain. Johanna comes to love her gruff husband; and the clan sees that their laird has surrendered his heart as well, even if he is reluctant to admit it to himself. Then a royal intrigue threatens their happiness.
The Secret ~ Scotland, 1190's. Judith's childhood Scottish friend is about to give birth and promised to be at her side, though this was to be a trip to also find the father she never knew. Her friend's clan is caught between two others to align themselves with, and Judith's escort from England to Scotland realized who her father is and marries her under the pretense of love - which they do love each other.
Grant, I.F. and Cheape, Hugh
Periods in Highland History ~ "...information on all aspects of Highland Scottish history from the earliest times to the present...ranging from clan warfar to the origins of the Highlanders'distinctive dress to the agricultural methos they used to support themselvevs in the...largely barren land" (from inside cover).
Irish Myths and Legends
A Year and a Day ~ an English lord occupying a Scottish castle only desires an heir and proposes a handfasting with a local Scottish lass who has no desire to wed, promising to wed her if she conceives in the year and a day of the handfasting. (If you enjoyed Braveheart, you'll probably enjoy this book.)
A Woman of Passion ~ based on the historical figure Bess of Hardwick, telling of her life from a six-year-old farm girl to a countess at forty, through multiple marriages, passion, being Elizabeth I's lady-in-waiting. A very scintillating book.
Enslaved ~ Escaping into fantasies in order to overcome the foppery of 18th century London, Lady Diana Davenport puts on an antique Roman helmet and is transported back in time into the arms of general Marcus Magnus. But when he thinks she is a Druid spy, he makes her his slave.
Son of the Morning ~ a modern woman tries to decipher an ancient manuscript in Latin and Gaelic among others, while on the run from her husband and brother's murderer, and falls in love with the man who has been dead 600 years.
The Proposition ~ 1897, England. A bet, a Cornishman, and a philologist. After a fiasco in a tea room, Edwina Bollash and Mick Tremore are the subject of a bet by a pair of bored twin noblemen. One bets the other twin that Edwina can reform Mick from a crude ratcatcher to a Baron in six weeks to be presented at her cousin's annual ball. What they aren't aware of is the reasons behind the twins' motives.
His Wicked Ways ~ a Scottish laird kidnaps the daughter of a rival clan from a priory in retaliation for the deaths of his father and brothers, leading her father and clan believe she is dead. The only way he will let her leave is if she gives him a son.
His Wicked Promise ~
The Bodyguard ~ a laird loses his memory after a shipwreck, becoming the bodyguard of one of his tenants, unbeknownst to him.
The Legend MacKinnon ~ a contemporary romance blended with the past; three cousins who never knew of each other are brought together by an uncle recently passed away and find themselves searching for a key to release three Highland brothers from a 300-year-old curse.
A Case of Nerves ~ a contemporary romance blended with a bit of the past; a woman goes on vacation to Scotland to escape her hectic life, and finds a second chance at love that had been interruped 250 years earlier.
The Stone Maiden ~ the legend of the Stone Maiden protects Clan Laren, but the spell is about to expire. Unless Alainna can marry a noble man and convince him to adopt their name, their protection will be in jeopardy. Sebastien le Bret agrees to help her, but never expected to become enchanted by the Highland's beauty...will he stay?
The Swan Maiden ~ Scotland, 1286. As a boy, Gawain Avenel lived in Scotland until his father killed and his mother whisked him to England. Now, Gawain is sent back to Scotland with a bride, the so-called Swan Maiden, to tame her and make her swear fealty to the King of England. This also gives Gawain the opportunity to find his childhood home, now in ruins.
The Raven's Moon ~ Mhairi is playing the part of outlaw in an attempt to secure and destroy the warrant that will condemn her twin brother to death. One night, she takes down a Border officer, who vows to enforce the law and bring her down.
Stardust of Yesterday ~ Genevieve Buchanan inherits a huge castle in England...including a 700-year-old ghost who's soul can be set free only one way. They fall in love, but can a love between mortal and ghost survive....
A Dance Through Time ~ Elizabeth Smith falls asleep in a NYC park, and wakes up in medieval Scotland on the lands of a laird who doesn't permit women within his keep. The only way he can protect her is to keep her with him, bringing the possibility of changing history.
This Is All I Ask ~ (I'm still reading this one, but so far...) Gillian of Warewick is rescued from her abusive father by her dead brother's friend, who vowed to keep his promise. Gillian is convinced he will beat her or banish her from his castle.
The Very Thought of You ~ Corporate lawyer/raider Alexander Smith has everything except love. While staying at his sister and brother-in-law's keep in Scotland's Highlands, Alex comes across a map marking gates to other times. Instead of heading to sunny Barbados, he ends up in Medieval England, is captured, and finds love.
Another Chance To Dream ~ Gwennelyn of Segrave has been in love with Rhys de Piaget since she was a child, but as a woman she was betrothed to another. There is no way for Gwen to escape her marriage, and Rhys pledges to raise the money needed to buy her and come back for her. Then "a surprise offer comes his way - bringing Rhys and Gwen a second chance at love and another chance to dream."
The More I See You ~ wishing on a star sends a luckless-in-love 20th Century woman to the 13th Century and the arms of a fearsome lord who is wary of her, but keeps her in his castle by the sea. Both stubborn, she eventually finds a chink in his armor, opening him up for an attack that he may never recover.
If I Had You ~ Robin of Artane had been away too long avoiding the past and the humiliation he once suffered on behalf of Anne of Fenwyck. Now home, he faces his childhood tormentor and Anne, but pushes her away in an attempt to hide his feelings for her. In the meantime, actions are carried out in plot to kill them and Robin's family.
The Three Wise Ghosts ~ in the Christmas Spirits anthology ~ three ghosts bring together a busy executive and a job-hopping American woman, while stranding them at a Highland Inn.
And The Groom Wore Tulle ~ in the Veils of Time anthology ~ after spending time in a dungeon, Ian MacLeod wishes he was with his kinsman James (from A Dance Through Time). When his captors dispose of his presumably dead body in the forest on the edge of MacLeod lands, Ian wakes to find himself in the backroom of a bridal boutique in New York City.
The Gift of Christmas Past ~ in The Christmas Cat anthology ~ a feline guardian angel has to pull his mistress back in time to a Christmas Eve long ago where she finds her own true love...
The Icing on the Cake ~ in the Opposites Attract anthology ~ Samuel MacLeod is renting a cabin in Alaska to escape his family and finish his novel. What he doesn't expect is the cabin's owner to show up early and start eating the wedding cake he just finished. After other encounters and trying to stay out of each others' way, they start softening.
The Traveller in the A Knight's Vow anthology ~ a bedraggled knight (William De Piaget) makes a solemn vow to protect, defend, and rescue any and all maidens in distress -- even thouse from Manhatten...
My Heart Stood Still ~ Thomas McKinnon buys a medieval castle that needs remodeling...and is inhabited by the 700 -year-old ghost of the Scottish woman who bought the castle with her life. They fall in love, can he rescue her from her deadly fate?
Highland Rogue ~ Scotland, 1760s. Juliet White is searching for her dead sister's daughter and takes a post as governess in the Duke of Ross's home to his four illegitimate daughters. Juliet suspects one of them is her niece and sets out to uncover evidence of which one is. She just never expected to find herself succumbing to the charms of the duke, the same man she thinks seduced her sister.
Firebrand Bride ~ in an attempt to keep her safe from his mad cousin who wants to marry her, a laird keeps an English woman who had come to claim land left to her by a friend. They marry out of necessity, but grow to love each other.
MacKinnon, Charles of Dunakin
The Scottish Highlanders ~ a Barnes & Noble book; takes a look at the "realities of Highland history, rather than the romanticized view with which novelists...have invested the Highland clans" (from inside cover). In two sections: an outline of Highland history, and individual clan histories cross-referenced to the first section.
The Highlander's Maiden
Angela's Ashes : A Memoir ~ McCourt's account of his life living in poverty in NYC and the slums of Limerick.
'Tis ~ McCourt returns to America, where he struggles to work, go to school, raise a family, and teach in one of the toughest schools in NYC
The Intended ~
Moning, Karen Marie
Beyond the Highland Mist ~
To Tame A Highland Warrior ~ Summoned by Jillian St. Clair's father, Grimm Roderick races to her home, and finds himself in a competition for her hand in marriage. What Jillian doesn't know is that Grimm is part of a race of beings with preternatural senses. She loves him and he loves her, but is afraid she will refuse him if she ever finds out.
Kiss of the Highlander ~ While cleaning an office at the museum she works at, Lisa touches a Celtic relic and is transported to medieval Scotland into the hands of the immortal Circenn Brodie, who cast a spell on the relic to begin with. Past and future collide as Lisa searches for a way home, and Circenn tries to keep her for himself.
The Dark Duke ~ Lady Hester knows there is more behind the mask that Adrian Fitzwalter holds. He is tainted with scandal and holds a presence with the prommise of forbidden things. Hester's goodness stirs his passions, but tries not to give into them.
A Warrior's Honor ~ Forced to kidnap Lady Rhiannon DeLanyea to become his lord's wife, the Norman knight Bryce Frechette believes she wants to be there. Eventually, he comes to see his lord for what he really is and vows to Rhiannon that he will help her escape, only to lose his heart in the process.
A Warrior's Passion ~ Griffydd DeLanyea is in Scotland to seek a trade alliance, but the chieftain's daughter Seona fills him with a need and love he'd never felt. However, she is betrothed to a Norse prince and Griffydd returns home without his love after finding out the truth.
The Welshman's Bride ~ Young Genevieve Perronet is betrothed to an old man she has never laid eyes on, and is determined not to marry him. Dylan DeLanyea is not marriage-minded, but finds himself at the altar after briefly flirting with Genevieve and then waking to find her in his bed.
A Warrior's Kiss ~ Trystan DeLanyea sought to make a name for himself, to become more famous than his brother and cousin, and a marriage to Lady Rosamunde could help him achieve that goal. Believing he loved her, they continued with plans to marry, all the while Trystan fought to escape the passion he felt with Mair, an alewife. She had always loved him and was willing to let him go.
Ashton's Bride ~ Northerner Margaret Garnett, a Civil War expert, accepts a post on the faculty of a Southern university. Before long, she feels as though she's being watched by a previous resident of the house. When she falls sick, Margaret wakes up in the body of a beautiful woman. And in Ashton Johnson's arms. Somehow she knew this was where she always belonged...
One Perfect Knight ~ Julie Gaffney is missing that one thing in life that would make her happy. While at a kid's birthday party, she is transplanted to mystical Camelot and in Sir Lancelot's presence. When she is sent back to her own time, Lancelot and the evil Malvern are taken with her.
Once and Forever ~ A 20th Century woman is flown back in time to the Renaissance to find her "Twin Flame" and true love.
The Abduction ~ An English border lord is kidnapped from his bath by a neighboring Scottish border clan...and strive for peace while dealing with traitorous family and clan members.
Starfinder ~ Ian Sutherland is transported and sold as an indentured servant in Maryland instead of his expected hanging in the aftermath of Culloden in Scotland - a fate worse than death. Nothing could stop him from trying to escape and return to Scotland to salvage the remains of his clan. But the sudden death of his master leaves a young widow and her family. Ian is torn between escaping and remaining to protect her from her cruel brother-in-law.
Renton, R.W. and MacDonald, J.A.
Scottish Gaelic - Gaelic - English / English - Gaelic Dictionary ~ includes translations both ways.
Lady of the Glen ~ a fictional but accurate historical novel of two familes, starting about ten years before the massacre at Glencoe, Scotland; and the love between Catriona Campbell and Alasdair Og MacDonald.
Thomson, Derick S.
The New English - Gaelic Dictionary ~ helpful if you don't need Gaelic to English translations.
Various Authors ~ "Highlander" ~ books spawned from the television series
Highlander by Gregory Widen
Scimitar by Ashley McConnell
Scotland the Brave by Jennifer Roberson
Measure of a Man by Nancy Holder
The Element of Fire by Jason Henderson
The Path by Rebecca Neason
Zealot by Donna Lettow
Shadow of Obsession by Rebecca Neason
The Captive Soul by Josepha Sherman
White Silence by Ginjer Buchanan
Highlander : The Complete Watcher's Guide by Maureen Russell
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