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    The First Cut by Val Penny | Book Review

    Get ready for an edge of your seat ride as Val Penny takes us to Edinburgh, Scotland and a killer who just may be related to the cop on the case. This is one book that you will want to finish in one reading because you can't wait to find out what happens.Rating: The First Cut by Val Penny Series: Jane Renwick Thriller #1 Genres: Mystery, Scottish It’s hard to escape a brutal past… A vicious serial killer is on the loose. Victims include an academic and notable members of Edinburgh’s high society. When Detective Sergeant Jane Renwick learns through DNA that a member of her family could be the…

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    Beauty Among Ruins by J’nell Ciesielski

    Rating: Beauty Among Ruins by J'nell Ciesielski Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish In Ciesielski’s latest sweeping romance, an American heiress finds herself in Scotland amid the fallout of the Great War, and a wounded Scottish laird comes face-to-face with his past and a woman he never could have expected. American socialite Lily Durham is known for enjoying one moment to the next, with little regard for the consequences of her actions. But just as she is banished overseas to England as a “cure” for her frivolous ways, the Great War breaks out and wreaks havoc. She joins her cousin in nursing the wounded at a convalescent home deep in the wilds…

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    Hit Me With Your Best Scot by Suzanne Enoch | Book Review

    Rating: Hit Me With Your Best Scot by Suzanne Enoch Series: Wild Wicked Highlanders #3 Genres: Historical Romance, Scottish The MacTaggert brothers have one task: Find English brides or lose their land! Coll MacTaggert, Viscount Glendarril, is a big, brawny Highlander who doesn’t like being told what to do—not even by his exasperated English mother who is determined to see her eldest son wedded and bedded. However, when he comes to the rescue of an irresistibly beautiful woman, Coll discovers that he may have found his perfect match… The challenge isn’t that Persephone Jones is famous, wealthy, independent, and smarter than anyone he knows. The problem is that she is…

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    Just for Kicks by Tracy Solheim

    Rating: Just for Kicks by Tracy Solheim Series: Milwaukee Growlers Football #1 Genres: Romantic Comedy, Sports Romance, Scottish It was supposed to be just for kicks... Andi Larsen learned early on there is no such thing as fairy godmothers. A childhood spent in foster care will do that to a girl. She’s working her way through night school and is on the cusp of establishing her own business without help from anyone, thank you very much. But when her deadbeat ex steals her identity, amassing a staggering debt in her name, her fairy godmother appears in the guise of a spunky, Fireball whisky-wielding septuagenarian. The older woman’s solution for Andi?…

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    Red Bones by Ann Cleeves

    Rating: Red Bones by Ann Cleeves Genres: Mystery, Scottish An island shrouded in mist and a community with secrets buried in the past . . . When a young archaeologist studying on a site at Whalsay discovers a set of human remains, the island settlers are intrigued. Is it an ancient find - or a more contemporary mystery? Then an elderly woman is shot in a tragic accident in the middle of the night. Shetland detective Jimmy Perez is called in by her grandson - his own colleague, Sandy Wilson. The sparse landscape and the emptiness of the sea have bred a fierce and secretive people. Mima Wilson was a…