|About the Book|
My Scottish Connection, tells the story of an American fashion designer who falls in love with a man from Scotland. The couple meets mysteriously at a New Years Eve masquerade party when a man suddenly grabs, turns and kisses Sylvia Blackwell. SheMoreMy Scottish Connection, tells the story of an American fashion designer who falls in love with a man from Scotland. The couple meets mysteriously at a New Years Eve masquerade party when a man suddenly grabs, turns and kisses Sylvia Blackwell. She thought at first it was her date, Tom Littleton, only to suddenly discover it was not. The mysterious man quickly leaves the party before any words can be exchanged between them. Sylvia stands dumbfounded and flatfooted, with her head swimming, not knowing what to do.Later she learns the mysterious man is from Scotland and is a close friend of one of her friends. She fantasizes about the stranger in her sleep. When she finally learns of his true identity, she discovers she cant stop thinking about the kiss he gave her. The man surprises her when he unexpectedly calls. During the conversation she asks him how he got her number. He apologizes for his inappropriate behavior at the party, saying he couldn’t help himself, but will not say how he received her number.Peter McNamara offers to take Sylvia to dinner, which she ultimately accepts, starting a chain of events that allows Peter to ask her to accompany him to Scotland for a short visit. Sylvia falls in love with the small country and with Peters parents, especially his mother. Sylvia soon discovers she has also fallen in love with Peter and leaves her previous friend Tom Littleton by the wayside.Sylvias designs for womens fashions are purchased by a large company, turning her into the highly successful fashion designer she always wanted to be. Her life takes a sudden turn for the better. Plans start to take place for a wedding in the near future, but Peter must first return to Scotland to break the news to his parents. His father, the chairman of Scotch Silk, a Scottish distillery, is not pleased at the news and turns away from his son in disgust. Peters mother supports his marriage plans, but seems guardedly optimistic that his father might accept the plans in time.A horrific automobile accident in Scotland takes a life and sets the stage for Sylvias connection to Scotland and a deep friendship with Peter’s mother for many years to come.The ending of the story is a non-traditional shocker that could never be guessed by the reader.