A young woman is raped and forced to marry her rapist as a teen and another man is sent to rescue her many years later.
Emma is down on her luck, so she goes in search of a hero. That he is a fictional character from her favorite book is a bit weird. But maybe, in the end we save ourselves?
Why are we so crazy for Highlanders? And, why are the Scottish HIghlands and time travel so intertwined? It’s the Highland Mystique.
A young Scottish Highlander and the son of a duke falls in love with an Englishwoman on the eve of the ill-fated attempt by Charles Stuart to regain the Scottish and British thrones.
“ScotShop owner Peggy Winn heads off to Scotland on a buying trip, and acquires a 14th-century ghost in the process. The two of them discover Peggy’s ex-boyfriend’s dead body. Great Scot! ” (www.franstewart.com)
Rose Steen is just trying to get away, hike the Highlands and figure out life after her divorce. She doesn’t plan what happens when she takes a short hike to the most famous lake in Scotland.
Claire, Jamie and Ian work their ways up and down the coast and across the sea. John Grey and his “son” William are on the other side in the revolution. Briana and Roger face threats from modern day Scots as well as the past. It’s a thrill ride and a tear jerker.
With Outlander’s kilted men and the prevalence of Highlander books kenning the kilt is vital! But which is which, what’s the history, and how they hell do they get put on?
Dinna Fash Lassies, we’ll set you straight!
Terry Spear comes by on my birthday to discuss her amazing, one of a kind, handmade teddy bears, her books and how the two are related and intertwined. It is so interesting how one talent feeds and inspires the other.
OUTLANDER crosses genres with impunity, travels continents and time periods impetuously, and makes us want to find Jamie and be Claire. Several companies have developed tours of Scotland based on the series, but before you book your tour, what are the real places in OUTLANDER?
by fangswandsfairy • Audio, Book Review Fiction, Contemporary Steamy Romance • Tags: Art, biker, Contemporary Steamy Romance, domestic abuse, judo, New American Library, Penguin Audio, Scotland, sexual violence, Tattoo
Shannon flees Glasgow and lands in Edinburgh with a job in a famous tattoo studio, managed by a hot, flirty guy. How many obstacles will they need to overcome?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance, Time Travel • Tags: Claire Randall, Diana, Diana Gabaldon, Historical romance, Jacobite, Outlander, Sassenach, Saxons, Scotland, Time Travel
The TV show made me want to reread this fabulous book after having read it about 20 years ago. Back then I thought it was the hottest thing I had ever read. What do I think of it now???
by fangswandsfairy • OUTLANDER, Review - Other than Written Word, TV • Tags: Black Jack Randall, British Army, cat and mouse, Claire, Clan MacKenzie, Dougal, Gabaldon, garrison, highlands, Jamie, Ninian, Outlander, Scotland, shaving
Claire enjoys dinner with a group of British soldiers in residence at a small town on MacKenzie land. She meets up with a certain sadist and receives special treatment as a guest of the clan MacKenzie.
LOADED WITH SPOILERS because it is a RECAP!
by fangswandsfairy • Review - Other than Written Word, TV • Tags: Bill, Bill Masters, Charlaine Harris, Claire, Dougal, Dysfunction, Eric, finale, Geillis, Jamie, Jason, Jessica, Masters and Johnson, Outlander, Pam, Scotland, Sexuality, Sookie, Sookie Stackhouse, True Blood, true death, Vampire, Virginia Johnson
Today I am recapping and chatting about the Series finale of TRUE BLOOD, the third episode in STARZ’s series OUTLANDER and Showtime’s MASTERS OF SEX. SPOILERS
A young woman who is also a healer disguises herself as a boy to deliver her mother’s deathbed missive to a Scottish Laird. Set upon by bandits, she’s saved by a Scottish noble. She saves him right back, and he accompanies her on her quest to make good on her mother’s dying wish. They are both surprised by the contents of the scroll she carries and it has far reaching implications.