Coffee? Not with Barb and Lizzy Lamb: Scotch On The Rocks #RBRT #bookreview #SundayBlogShare

Many thanks to Barb for this excellent review of Scotch on the Rocks.

Barb Taub

Coffee? A wee dram of the water of life?

Highland tea [image from Upstairs Downstairs] http://babs-upstairsdownstairs.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/highland-tea.html Highland tea [image from Upstairs Downstairs]

Here in Scotland, it’s called uisge beatha—whiskey, the water of life. The first time I heard this was my first morning in Scotland. We were staying in a castle-turned-hotel outside of Edinburgh, and staring at the bottles of whiskey strategically placed along the breakfast buffet. When I saw the “full Scottish” breakfast—black hockey pucks of blood pudding, baked beans, pots of porridge, stewed tomatoes, and of course, haggis—I reached for a bottle.

Of course, now that I live in Scotland, I don’t blink at the bottle’s appearance at every possible event. In fact, on a typical January day here in Glasgow (we haven’t seen the sun this year so far), I’d like to invite all of you to pull a chair closer to our fire, hold out your cup for the water of life…

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About Lizzie Lamb

I write contemporary women's fiction mostly based in Scotland with hot heroes, feisty heroines and always a happy ending. Along with three other authors - Adrienne Vaughan, June Kearns and Margaret Cullingford - I formed the New Romantics Press under which all our books are published.

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