11 Books Set in the Highlands Take a literary journey into the wilds Wild and beautiful, the Scottish Highlands have inspired some excellent stories. Here are just a few. 1. The Stornoway Way Kevin MacNeil 2. The Flight of the Heron D. K. Broster 3. To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf 4. Whisky Galore Compton Mackenzie 5. Girl Meets Boy Ali Smith 6. The Witness James Jauncey 7. Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson 8. Witch Light Susan Fletcher 9. Cross Stitch Diana Gabaldon 10. The Cone Gatherers Robin Jenkins 11. At the Loch of the Green Corrie Andrew Greig Tags: scotland, nature View the discussion thread.