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Obsessed with reading a really good cozy mystery book?
Similar to my other cozy mysteries book list, these cozy mystery books set in Scotland are just as entertaining, only they’re all set in Scotland.
So if you love Scotland, tons of mystery, and a hint of romance….then you’ll devour the books below!
Cozy Mystery Books Set in Scotland
The Cracked Spine: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery by Paige Shelton
Never an adventurer, no one was more surprised than Delaney Nichols when she packed her bags and moved halfway across the world to Edinburgh, Scotland to start a job at The Cracked Spine, a bookshop located in the heart of the city. Her new boss, Edwin MacAlister, has given her the opportunity of a lifetime, albeit a cryptic one.
Competition Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery by Connie Shelton
Charlie and Drake are spending a few months in Scotland, fulfilling a helicopter contract for a friend. Flying over the frigid North Sea is dangerous enough, but they soon learn that there is an ongoing feud between the helicopter operators in the area and the union-run boat operators.
Devious by Sara Rosett
Free-spirited Zoe Andrews has settled into married life and feels she has found her ideal niche working for a company that discreetly recovers lost items for elite clients, but her first assignment, which takes her to Edinburgh to recover a stolen painting, turns out to be more complicated than she expected.
Lost Books and Old Bones by Paige Shelton
Delaney Nichols, originally of Kansas but settling happily into her new life as a bookseller in Edinburgh, works at the Cracked Spine in the heart of town. The shop is a place filled with curiosities and surprises tucked into every shelf, and it’s Delaney’s job to research the rare tomes and obscure artifacts that people come to buy and sell.
The Five Red Herrings: A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery by Dorothy L. Sayers
In the scenic Scottish village of Kirkcudbright, no one is disliked more than Sandy Campbell. When the painter is found dead at the foot of cliff, his easel standing above, no one is sorry to see him gone—especially six members of the close knit Galloway artists’ colony.
Of Books and Bagpipes: A Scottish Bookshop Mystery by Paige Shelton
Delaney Nichols has settled so comfortably into her new life in Edinburgh that she truly feels it’s become more home than her once beloved Kansas. Her job at the Cracked Spine, a bookshop that specializes in rare manuscripts as well as other sundry valuable historical objects, is everything she had dreamed.
Off Kilter (A Scottish Highlands Mystery) by Hannah Reed
After the recent death of her mother and the dissolution of her marriage, thirty-something Eden Elliott is seriously in need of a fresh start. At the urging of her best friend, bestselling author Ami Pederson, Eden decides to embark on an open-ended trip to the picturesque village of Glenkillen in the Scottish Highlands, to do some hands-on research.
The Loch Ness Papers (A Scottish Bookshop Mystery Book 4) by Paige Shelton
Delaney Nichols is delighted with her life in Edinburgh, working at The Cracked Spine—a shop that specializes in hard-to-find books and artifacts. With a job she loves, and her fast approaching marriage to devastatingly handsome Scottish pub-owner Tom Shannon, Delaney’s life could be straight out of a fairy tale—at least it would be.
Comment Below: I don’t know too much about this sub genre quite yet, so are there any more Cozy Mystery Books Set in Scotland that you’d especially recommend?