Scottish and Irish Romances

As the title implies, these are romances set primarily in Scotland or Ireland.

(List begun 08/98, updated 08/2016)

Romances set in Ireland

  • The Conquered Heart (1995) by Denée Cody
  • The Damsel (1999) by Claire Delacroix (B at AAR)
  • The Princess (1998) by Claire Delacroix (B+/B at AAR)
  • The Irish Princess (1999) by Amy J. Fetzer
  • The Irish Enchantress (2001) by Amy J. Fetzer
  • The Irish Knight (2002) by Amy J. Fetzer (C+ at AAR)
  • The Irish Devil (2000) by Donna Fletcher (B at AAR)
  • ErinSong (2006) by Diana Groe (A- at AAR
  • The Irish Warrior (2010) by Kris Kennedy (A- at AAR) NEW!
  • Wild Irish Rose (1997) by Lisa Ann Verge (B- at AAR)
  • Her Irish Warrior (2007) by Michelle Willingham
  • The Irish Heiress (1985) by Ellen Fitzgerald
  • The Irish Rogue (1999) by Emma Jensen
  • The Wexford Carol in Regency Christmas Spirits anthology (2001) by Emma Jensen (C+ at AAR) NEW!
  • The Irish Upstart (2001) by Shirley Kennedy
  • The Irish Earl’s Ruse (1992) by Emma Lange
  • The Irish Rake (1996) by Emma Lange
  • Irish Autumn (1990) by Margaret Evans Porter
  • A Difficult Truce (1981) by Joan Wolf
  • Dangerous Joy (1995) by Jo Beverley
  • Midnight Heat (1991) by Mary Burkhardt
  • Briar Rose (1999) by Kimberly Cates
  • Magic (1998) by Kimberly Cates
  • Carnal Gift (2004) by Pamela Clare
  • Wild Geese (1980) by Eilis Dillon
  • Amberleigh (1980) by Carole Nelson Douglas
  • Cashelmara (1974) by Susan Howatch
  • Moonlit (2002) by Emma Jensen
  • The Wicked One (2006) by Elizabeth Keys
  • The Snow Rose in A Stockingful of Joy anthology (1997), reissued in Christmas Roses anthology (2013) by Susan King NEW!
  • As Death Draws Near (2016) by Anna Lee Huber (historical mystery) (A at AAR) – NEW!
  • A Woman Scorned (1992) by Malcolm MacDonald
  • The Ground She Walks Upon (1994) by Meagan McKinney
  • The Anglophile (1957) by Egan O’Neil (Elizabeth Linington)
  • Dark of the Moon (1988) by Karen Robards
  • Night Shall Overtake Us (1994) by Kate Saunders
  • Blood Roses (2002) by Jeanette Baker
  • Irish Fire (2000) by Jeanette Baker
  • Spellbound (2001) by Jeanette Baker
  • The Glass Lake (1995) by Maeve Binchey
  • The Castle Keep (8/1988) by Jennifer Greene – SD-439
  • Declan’s Cross (2013) by Carla Neggers NEW!
  • Harbor Island (2014) by Carla Neggers (D+ at AAR) NEW!
  • Born in Fire (1994) by Nora Roberts
  • Born in Ice (1995) by Nora Roberts
  • Heart of the Sea (2000) by Nora Roberts
  • Jewels of the Sun (1999) by Nora Roberts
  • Three Fates (2002) by Nora Roberts (A- at AAR) NEW!
  • Tears of the Moon (2000) by Nora Roberts
  • Irish Lady (1998) by Jeanette Baker
  • Nell (1999) by Jeanette Baker
  • Uncertain Magic (1994) by Laura Kinsale
  • Child of the Prophecy (2003) by Judith Marillier
  • Daughter of the Forest (2001) by Judith Marillier
  • Son of the Shadows (2002) by Judith Marillier
  • The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy (2013 – 2014) by Nora Roberts (C+/C+/C-/D+ at AAR) NEW!
  • A Little Magic (2004) anthology by Nora Roberts (Ever After [1999], In Dreams [2000], and Spellbound [1998])

Romances set in Scotland

  • In Bed with a Highlander (2012) by Maya Banks – NEW!
  • Lion’s Heart (1995) by Suzanne Barclay – HH-252
  • Lion’s Lady (1998) by Suzanne Barclay – HH-441
  • Lion’s Legacy (1996) by Suzanne Barclay – HH-304 (B+ at AAR)
  • Lion of the North (1995) by Suzanne Barclay – HH-272
  • Wicked (1999) by Jill Barnett (A- at AAR)
  • Wild (1998) by Jill Barnett (C+ at AAR)
  • Wonderful (1997) by Jill Barnett
  • How to Be a Scottish Mistress (2013) by Adrienne Basso (B- at AAR) NEW!
  • Beloved Lord (1996) by Mallory Burgess
  • The Chief (2010) by Monica McCarty (B- at AAR) – NEW!
  • The Hawk (2010) by Monica McCarty – NEW!
  • On Bended Knee (1999) by Tanya Anne Crosby (B+ at AAR)
  • The Beauty (2001) by Claire Delacroix (B+ at AAR)
  • Highland Velvet (1982) by Jude Deveraux
  • The King’s Pleasure (1998) by Shannon Drake (B- at AAR)
  • Knight Triumphant (2002) by Shannon Drake (B- at AAR)
  • Laird of the Mist (2002) by Elizabeth English (B at AAR)
  • The Irish Princess (1999) by Amy J. Fetzer
  • The Bride (1989) by Julie Garwood (A at AAR)
  • Ransom (1999) by Julie Garwood (B+ at AAR)
  • Saving Grace (1993) by Julie Garwood (A/A/A at AAR)
  • The Secret (1992) by Julie Garwood (A/A- at AAR)
  • The Wedding (1996) by Julie Garwood (B at AAR)
  • On a Highland Shore (2006) by Kathleen Givens (B- at AAR)
  • Rivals for the Crown (2007) by Kathleen Givens (B at AAR)
  • Highland Enchantment (1999) by Lois Greiman (B- at AAR)
  • Highland Flame (1996) by Lois Greiman (C at AAR)
  • Highland Hawk (2000) by Lois Greiman (B- at AAR)
  • Highland Jewel (1994) by Lois Greiman
  • Highland Scoundrel (1998) by Lois Greiman (B at AAR)
  • Highland Wolf (1997) by Lois Greiman
  • The Lady and the Knight (1997) by Lois Greiman
  • My Valiant Knight (1996) by Hannah Howell
  • His Wicked Ways (1999) by Samantha James (B at AAR
  • The Chieftain (1994) by Arnette Lamb
  • Highland Barbarian (3/1990) by Ruth Ryan Langan – HH-41
  • Highland Fire by (9/1991) by Ruth Ryan Langan – HH-91
  • Highland Heather (2/1991) by Ruth Ryan Langan – HH-65
  • A Gentle Feuding (1984) by Johanna Lindsey
  • Born in Sin (2003) by Kinley MacGregor (B+ at AAR)
  • Claiming the Highlander (2002) by Kinley MacGregor (B at AAR)
  • Taming the Scotsman (2003) by Kinley MacGregor (B+ at AAR)
  • The Templar’s Seduction (2007) by Mary Reed McCall (B at AAR)
  • Angel of Skye (1996) by May McGoldrick
  • Heart of Gold (1996) by May McGoldrick
  • The Thistle and the Rose (1995) by May McGoldrick
  • A Kingdom of Dreams (1989) by Judith McNaught (renaissance) (A at AAR)
  • Lord of Fire (1994) by Emma Merritt
  • The Witch and the Warrior (1998) by Karyn Monk
  • An English Bride in Scotland (2013) by Lynsay Sands NEW!
  • Border Lord (1946) by Jan Wescott (A at AAR)
  • Wicked Charms (2003) by Jayel Wylie (B at AAR)
  • A Family for Gillian (2001) by Catherine Blair
  • The Barkin Emeralds (2004) by Nancy Butler
  • A Scandalous Journey (2002) by Susannah Carleton
  • The Highland Countess (1981) by Marion Chesney
  • Claimed by the Laird (2014) by Nicola Cornick NEW!
  • The Lady and the Laird (2013) by Nicola Cornick (B at AAR) NEW!
  • One Night with the Laird (2013) by Nicola Cornick <NEW!
  • The Scottish Legacy (1999) by Barbara Hazard
  • An Independent Woman (1994) by Dawn Lindsey
  • Sanguinet’s Crown (1985) by Patricia Veryan
  • The Scottish Lord (1982) by Joan Wolf
  • The Rogue (2016) by Katharine Ashe (A- at AAR) – NEW!
  • The Earl (2016) by Katharine Ashe – NEW!
  • The Duke’s Perfect Wife (2012) by Jennifer Ashley (B- at AAR) NEW!
  • Rules for a Proper Governess (2014) by Jennifer Ashley NEW!
  • The Stolen MacKenzie Bride (2015) by Jennifer Ashley (B- at AAR) – NEW!
  • Catriona (1997) by Jeanette Baker
  • McClairen’s Island: The Passionate One (1999) by Connie Brockway
  • McClairen’s Island: The Ravishing One (2000) by Connie Brockway
  • Beloved Heart (1997) by Mallory Burgess
  • The Bridegroom Wore Plaid (2012) by Grace Burrowes – NEW!
  • The Laird (2014) by Grace Burrowes (A- at AAR) – NEW!
  • The MacGregor’s Lady (2014) by Grace Burrowes (B+/B+ at AAR) – NEW!
  • Once Upon a Tartan (2013) by Grace Burrowes (A at AAR) – NEW!
  • What a Lady Needs for Christmas (2014) by Grace Burrowes (B at AAR) – NEW!
  • The Highlander (2016) by Kerrigan Byrne (B- at AAR) – NEW!
  • The Highwayman (2015) by Kerrigan Byrne (B+ at AAR) – NEW!
  • Lady of Skye (2001) by Patricia Cabot (Meg Cabot)
  • The Wrong Bride (2015) by Gayle Callen (B- at AAR) – NEW!
  • The Groom Wore Plaid (2016) by Gayle Callen (C+ at AAR) – NEW!
  • Bride (1995) by Stella Cameron
  • The Pride of Lions (1988) by Marsha Canham
  • The Blood of Roses (1989) by Marsha Canham
  • Last Night’s Scandal (2010) by Loretta Chase (A at AAR) NEW!
  • Her Ladyship’s Companion (2009) by Evangeline Collins
  • The Rebel and the Redcoat (1980) by Jan Constant
  • The Camerons (1972) by Robert Crichton
  • When a Scot Ties the Knot (2015) by Tessa Dare (C+ at AAR) – NEW!
  • All We Hold Dear (1995) by Kathryn Lynn Davis
  • Too Deep For Tears (1989) by Kathryn Lynn Davis
  • Somewhere Lies the Moon (1999) by Kathryn Lynn Davis
  • The Heather and the Blade (1989) by Marian Devon
  • No Other Woman (1996) by Shannon Drake
  • The Devil Wears Kilts (2013) by Suzanne Enoch (A- at AAR) – NEW!
  • Rogue With a Brogue (2014) by Suzanne Enoch (B at AAR) – NEW!
  • Mistress of the Highlands (1976) by Chloe Gartner
  • Woman from the Glen (1973) by Chloe Gartner
  • Kilgannon (1999) by Kathleen Givens
  • Shores of Desire (1997) by Tracy Grant
  • Sleepless in Scotland (2009) by Karen Hawkins (B- at AAR) NEW!
  • The Taming of a Scottish Princess (2012) by Karen Hawkins (B at AAR) NEW!
  • Cashelmara (1974) by Susan Howatch
  • Lady Darby Mystery Series (2012 – ) by Anna Lee Huber (A/A- at AAR) NEW!
  • Fairy Tale (1997) by Jillian Hunter
  • Indiscretion (2000) by Jillian Hunter
  • Highland Rebel (2009) by Judith James (C at AAR) NEW!
  • Beware a Scot’s Revenge (2007) by Sabrina Jeffries
  • Outlaw (1993) by Susan Johnson
  • Strangers at the Altar (2014) by Marguerite Kaye (A- at AAR) NEW!
  • The Heather Moon (1999) by Susan King
  • Waking the Princess (2003) by Susan King
  • Highland Rogue (1991) by Arnette Lamb
  • Scandal’s Bride (1999) by Stephanie Laurens
  • Adventures of a Scottish Heiress (2003) by Cathy Maxwell
  • What Happens in Scotland (2013) by Jennifer McQuiston (B- at AAR) NEW!
  • The Bride and the Beast (2000) by Teresa Medeiros
  • Heather and Velvet (1991) by Teresa Medeiros
  • Whisper of Roses (1993) by Teresa Medeiros
  • Fleeting Splendor (1993) by Julie Moffett
  • The Thorn and the Thistle (1997) by Julie Moffett
  • Jennie about to Be (1984) by Elisabeth Ogilvie
  • A Rose in Scotland (1998) by Joan Overfield
  • The Black Knave (2000) by Patricia Potter
  • The Heart Queen (2001) by Patricia Potter
  • Laird of the Mist (2007) by Paula Quinn
  • A Borrowed Scot (2011) by Karen Ranney (B at AAR) NEW!
  • The Devil Wears Tartan (2008) by Karen Ranney
  • A Promise of Love (1997) by Karen Ranney
  • A Scotsman in Love (2009) by Karen Ranney
  • The Scottish Companion (2007) by Karen Ranney
  • So In Love (2004) by Karen Ranney (B at AAR) NEW!
  • Till Next We Meet (2005) by Karen Ranney
  • To Love a Scottish Lord (2003) by Karen Ranney
  • An Unlikely Governess (2006) by Karen Ranney
  • In Your Wildest Scottish Dreams (2015) by Karen Ranney – NEW!
  • The Pretender (2002) by Jaclyn Reding
  • White Mist (2000) by Jaclyn Reding
  • Rebellion (1988) by Nora Roberts
  • Border Bride (1990) by Amanda Scott
  • Border Lord (2001) by Haywood Smith
  • Bride of the MacHugh (1954) by Jan Cox Speas (A at AAR) NEW!
  • Spring Magic (1941) by D.E. Stevenson
  • Claimed by a Scottish Lord (2010) by Melody Thomas (B at AAR) NEW!
  • Wild and Wicked in Scotland (2007) by Melody Thomas
  • Journey to Enchantment (1986) by Patricia Veryan (A at AAR) NEW!
  • Beloved Rogue (1998) by Penelope Williamson
  • Highland Sunset (1987) by Joan Wolf
  • Swept Off Her Feet (2011) by Hester Browne NEW!
  • Highland Masquerade (1965) by Mary Elgin
  • Beyond the Glen (1998) by Diane Haeger
  • Pieces of April (1997) by Diane Haeger
  • Dark Hills Rising (6/1975) by Anne Hampson – HP-95
  • Some Like It Scot (2010) by Donna Kauffman (B at AAR) NEW!
  • The Silent Ones (1981) by Elisabeth Ogilvie
  • Dillon’s Promise (4/1998) by Cinda Richards (Cheryl Reavis) – SCH-330
  • Duncan’s Lady (3/1995) by Emilie Richards – SIM-625
  • Iain Ross’s Woman (6/1995) by Emilie Richards – SIM-644
  • Macdougal’s Darling (8/1995) by Emilie Richards – SIM-665
  • Stormy Petrel (1991) by Mary Stewart NEW!
  • Wildfire at Midnight (1956) by Mary Stewart
  • On Dublin Street (2013) by Samantha Young – NEW!
  • Festival (1997) by Victoria Barrett
  • To Wed a Highland Bride (2007) by Sarah Gabriel
  • The Starry Child (1998) by Lynn Hanna
  • Circle of Time (1999) by Lynn Hanna
  • Outlander series (1991-) by Diana Gabaldon
  • Son of the Morning (1997) by Linda Howard
  • The Winter Sea (2009) by Susanna Kearsley (B+ at AAR) NEW!
  • A Dance Through Time (1996) by Lynn Kurland
  • A Garden in the Rain (2003) by Lynn Kurland (B at AAR) NEW!
  • Till There Was You (2009) by Lynn Kurland (B at AAR) NEW!
  • The Very Thought of You (1998) by Lynn Kurland
  • Kiss of the Highlander (2001) by Karen Marie Moning
  • Bride of the Mist (1996) by Christina Skye
  • Key to Forever (1997) by Christina Skye
  • Season of Wishes (1997) by Christina Skye