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. Cross Stitch Diana Gabaldon 9. The Cone Gatherers Robin Jenkins 10. At the Loch of the Green Corrie Andrew Greig 11. Witch Light Susan Fletcher Tags: scotland, nature View the discussion thread.