Category Archives: Scotland

Some Recommended Authors for International Mysteries- Get Your Travel Reading On!


So I’ve started off a great list of authors that a friend and I once created under the subject of adventure and encourage you to add to the list of any great ones you are aware of or love!

Recommended Authors for International Mysteries Reads


  • Malarkey, Tucker
  • McCall Smith, Alexander


  • Bradby, Tom
  • Liang, Diane Wei
  • Xiaolong, Qiu


  • Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina
  • Latour, Jose
  • Parker, Barbara
  • Standiford, Les
  • Truman, Margaret


  • Armstrong, Vivien
  • Dexter, Colin
  • Fowler, Christopher
  • Hall, Patricia
  • James, P.D.
  • Marsh, Ngaio
  • McCrery, Nigel
  • Rendell, Ruth


  • Claudel, Philippe
  • Simenon, Georges
  • Temple, Lou Jane
  • Vargas, Fred


  • Ewan, Chris
  • Freeling, Nicolas
  • Mathews, Adrian
  • Van De Wetering, Janwillem


  • Adiga, Aravind
  • Keating, H.R.F.


  • Brady, John
  • Malarkey, Tucker
  • Nugent, Andrew


  • Dibdin, Michael
  • Eco, Umberto
  • Hewson, David
  • Leon, Donna
  • Nabb, Magdalen


  • Hunter, Stephen
  • Nonami, Asa
  • Okuizumi, Hikaru
  • Rowland, Laura Joh


  • Fossum, Karen
  • Nesbo, Jo


  • Benard, Cheryl


  • Bradby, Tom
  • Kaminsky, Stuart


  • Beaton, M.C.
  • Mina, Denise
  • Murray, Colin
  • Rankin,Ian


  • Perez-Reverte, Arturo


  • Mankell, Henning
  • Edwardson, Ake
  • Nesser, Hakan
  • Tursten, Helene

Like Disney PIXAR’s new Film “BRAVE” – Enter to win a trip to Scotland


Have you had a chance to see the amazing new film by Disney PIXAR – BRAVE? What an amazing life adventure for the entire family! So wouldn’t you like the chance to take one yourself? I know Scotland is one on my Bucket List for certain and  VistScotland has created this amazing opportunity for your chance to WIN a legendary trip to Scotland – so Enter Now!

Experience the land that inspired Disney•Pixar’s Brave with an exclusive, money can’t buy, five night trip to Scotland for four.

You and your family will stay in some of Scotland’s most luxurious accommodation, as you discover the truth behind the myths and legends of the real Scotland with your own personal tour guide. Archery lessons, a stay in a castle, a private sea plane trip to a mystical Scottish island, an after-hours museum tour, a private viewing of the Scottish crown jewels and a unique sailing experience across Scotland’s most legendary loch.

Enjoy the Freedom Broch!

Try out the various views and online tours of Edinburgh Castle

Some of the contest restrictions:

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