This book of Scottish ghosts, superstitions and folklore consists of stories that range in time from the seventeenth century to the recent past. This anthology introduces some of Scotland’s best ghosts. Drummers, bagpipe poltergeists, hillsides, islands, battle sites, ruined churches, hotels, houses and castles – in Scotland that have escaped an odd atmosphere or a haunted appearance. In this collection of over 140 stories of Scotland’s rich and varied folklore, ladies, grey ladies, spectral kings and queens, mischievous ghosts, whispering ghosts, calm washerwomen and phantom dogs among many other assorted ghosts and stories. Scotland’s vibrant storytelling tradition is captured here, with tales of sightings, noises, specters past and present. The author reports sightings that have convinced the most skeptical of unbelievers. Whether of over-fertile imaginations, the desire to keep the memory of a colorful character alive, good yarn by the fireside, or whether they are actual sightings is for you to decide.
New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell continues her most powerful series with the latest novel about the Chattan Curse
Every woman has her dreams
Portia Maclean believes she is beyond love and marriage. Then one moonlit night, while attempting a daring masquerade in a desperate bid to protect her family, she finds herself swept off her feet by a powerful stranger. His very touch makes her long for much more. But what will he do once he discovers she has betrayed him?
Every man has his demons
Harry Chattan is fighting for his family-their honor and their lives. For two hundred years the Chattan men have been destroyed by love and now he’s come to Scotland on the hunt for a witch who can break the legend’s curse. Instead he finds himself bewitched by the tantalizing Portia. Determined to right legendary wrongs, Harry has vowed to fight the demons that torture him.
But will that battle destroy her as well?
Author: Cathy Maxwell
Date Published: 2012-10-30
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