It’s holiday shopping crunch time and we don’t want you to forget the gift that keeps on giving: new releases! This week, we have a modern take on Romeo and Juliet by Reisa Rayven (look at that cover!), the latest from Larua Marie Altom, a cozy mystery set in a book group, and more.
Monica McCarty is no stranger to hot Scottish Men: her Highland Guard series, feature scorching hot Highland warriors who are as deadly with their looks as there are with their fighting skills. Part of Robert the Bruce’s elite secret army in the fight to reclaim his crown, these Highland Guards are prepared for every battle—except for falling in love. Hot Scots! Five reasons we love those Scottish heroes . . . There’s no doubt about it, Scotsmen are hot right now. Whether it’s on the pages of a favorite novel or on the TV screen with the recent Outlander craze, we American lasses can’t seem to get enough of those strapping lads in plaid. Sure they are brave, tough, strong (I did say strapping, right?), proud, honorable, and endearingly protective, but here… Continue
If you know me, you know I love a good romp through the heathers. Give me a book filled with castles, thick brogues and burly men who bathe in the cold mountain stream and I’m a happy girl. It’s a well known fact that I started my blog over two years ago because of my love of Highlanders. (I was sick, on the couch with nothing else to do so I sat and read whatever I could get my hands on. My friends came to visit me while I was couch-ridden and of course the topic turned to books. More than one friend suggested I start a blog and well, Bored and On the Couch wasn’t a catchy blog name so Scandalicious was born.) The series that started it all for me was Janet Chapman’s … Continue
I've been trying to work out why exactly I'm so attracted to Scottish men. At first, I thought it was their history of being untamed and wild, then I was certain it was their Scottish brogue, and for a minute I even thought I may have confused my love of tea and shortbread for a love of Scottish dudes, but then something clicked. It was the kilts. Men in Kilts, there's just something about it.