Category Archives: A Highland Pearl

Fearann-Domhnuill

The Highland Treasures series takes place in the Highlands of Scotland on the ancient lands of Clan Munro during the 16th century. While engaging in genealogical research, I became intrigued by my Scots heritage, so I located the ancestral clan … Continue reading

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Christmastime in Old Scotland

  The canvas above was painted in 1872 by the Scottish artist, William Bell Scott. He gives the story a local Aryshire setting. The barn is an old one near Penkill where Scott was then living. Notice the shepherd playing … Continue reading

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Highland Treasures Trilogy ~ Spotlight and Giveaway

Historical Heartbeats is featuring the Highland Treasures Trilogy by Brenda B. Taylor. The award-winning series follows Clan Munro chiefs in a journey through Scotland and their clanlands on the north shore of Cromarty Firth. The stories are full of adventure … Continue reading

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Castles

During the month of May, Historical Heartbeats is publishing a series of posts on the characteristics of castles. Castles are fasinating structures and the featured residence of clan chiefs in the Highland Treasures series; however, castle terminology in the stories … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Highland Treasures Triology

Historical Heartbeats is featuring the Highland Treasures Trilogy by Brenda B. Taylor. The third book in the series, A Highland Emerald, is now in print on Amazon. I am giving away a print copy of A Highland Emerald to a … Continue reading

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Highland Treasures February Sale and Giveaway

Historical Heartbeats is featuring the Highland Treasures Trilogy by Brenda B. Taylor. Two books in the series are on sale through the month of February for $.99—A Highland Pearl and A Highland Ruby. All three books in the Highland Treasures … Continue reading

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Christmas in Old Scotland

Christmas and New Year were equally welcomed by Scots before the Reformation of the 16th-17th centuries. All the customs of both festivals stem from that time. The name comes from the Scandinavians, for whom ‘Yultid’ was the festival celebrated at … Continue reading

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