Tag Archives: Scotland

Call The Nurse by Mary J. MacLeod

In this charming memoir, Mary J. MacLeod shares stories of her experiences living on a remote Scottish island as a district nurse in the 1970’s. Coming from London, MacLeod’s family certainly had adjustments to make, and the inconvenience of living … Continue reading

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After Elizabeth by Leanda de Lisle

I’ve read so much about the Tudors and all the troubles with keeping the line of succession to the throne of England, it was only natural that I would be curious about the history of what happened when the last … Continue reading

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Under a Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

In the year 1875, Fanny van de Grift Osbourne set sail for Europe with her three children, after leaving her two-timing husband.  Little did she know that what  life held in store for her:  the heartbreak of watching her youngest … Continue reading

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

So many of my Goodreads friends loved this book, so I added it as my Scotland selection for the 52 books around the world challenge.  The premise is this:  A married former army nurse circa 1945, time travels back to … Continue reading

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