Book List in Order: 15 titles


  • Miranda and Ian marry in haste - when she falls pregnant - and repent at leisure: what was a joyful student romance turns into an embittered marriage, which Ian abandons after two years. Left in Edinburgh to bring up her daughter, Alexy, alone, Miran...



  • In the two years since the loss of her husband and twin daughters in a fatal car crash, Louise has avoided facing up to the full extent of her bereavement by caring for her husband's elderly great-aunt. But now Aunt Bea, too, is dead and Louise is ro...





  • Emotionally rich and hauntingly evocative, Alexandra Raife's contemporary novels have earned her comparisons to Rosamunde Pilcher and Barbara Erskine--and in this compelling new story of family and fate, she returns once again to the fiercely beautif...



  • Ardlonach had been a cherished family home, then a bustling country inn. Now, as Rebecca Urquhart flees her hectic life in Edinburgh, it has become a sanctuary as well--a place to escape a decision she cannot face. Here, in this haven on the rugged c...



  • After a broken engagement, Sally Buchanan had decided to return to Scotland. There in the Highlands, the beloved, slightly shabby country inn run by her Aunt Janey would be her last refuge, a place to begin again. But on her way to Grianan, she st...



  • Fleeing from England after a broken engagement, Sally makes for Grianan, the beloved Scottish home of her childhood. There she begins to rebuild her life, until the arrival of tragically altered Mike....



  • When Clare Sommerville gives up the London rat race to buy a rustic, isolated cottage in the Scottish Highlands, she finds herself drawn to Donald Macrae, a man of quiet strength who is fighting inner conflicts of his own. Original....



  • Claire Sommerville, fed up with her dependence on men and alcohol, decides to move to a primitive cottage by a Scottish loch. No one in the community thinks she will stick it, and even Claire underestimated the difficulties of adapting to a self-suff...







  • A romantic novel with historical shadings features middle-aged widow Madeleine Napier, who inherits a crumbling Scottish estate, reunites with her married children, and finds a quiet man whose strength changes her life. Original....



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    Helen Rathbone's decision to end her thirty-five-year marriage provokes a massive upheaval in her life. Her first plan is to move in with her son and his family, but when that proves unsuccessful, she returns to Scotland with a sense of exuberance an...



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    Philippa has returned to Glen Maraich, and with her little cottage and her friends, she is perfectly content. The last thing on her mind is a new romance, but when a stranger comes to the glen, she finds herself strongly attracted to him. Jon is a pr...



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    Cristi is left an unexpected legacy by her late grandfather. She has had no contact with her mother's family since leaving Brazil as a child; they are strangers who have remained silent, hostile and inaccessible. In the light of this, coming into a...



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    The three sisters haven't been together for six years when they all gather at Calder Lodge in the wake of the stepmother's death. They quickly settle into the old sibling patterns: Vanessa, the eldest, clucks round like a mother hen; rebel Jamie, jus...



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    Cass falls instantly in love with Corrie Cottage, the small house perched on a grassy ledge of hillside on the borders of the Riach estate. And when Guy suggests that they take it on as a wedding present to each other, she leaps at the chance; maybe ...