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An award-winning speaker, Liz Curtis Higgs has addressed audiences from more than 1500 platforms all over the world since 1986, encouraging women to grow in faith and joy. In Thorn in My Heart, she combines her storytelling skills, her degree in English literature, her love of 18th-century history, and her passion for all things Scottish to create a richly textured, highly researched historical novel. A member of Novelists, Inc., Liz has focused her latest writing efforts toward historical fiction, particularly novels set in eighteenth-century Scotland. To aid in her research, she has visited the U.K. on seven occasions to date, with an extensive book tour planned for October 2003, and she is a member of the Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society. In addition, Liz supports the National Museums of Scotland, Historic Scotland, and the National Trust for Scotland. The author of twenty books, Liz touches the hearts of her readers with honesty and grace-filled encouragement. She and her husband, Bill, live with their two children in Louisville, Kentucky.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Scotland History 18th century Fiction, Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Fiction, Inheritance and succession Fiction, Brothers Fiction, Sisters Fiction