Garlands and Shadows is Karen MacLeod's newly-published novel. Set in the glens of the Scottish Highlands, it charts one year in the life of Maura Lindridge, an independent young woman struggling with life, love, art, and the direction of her own future.
Reviewers say: "The writing is elegant and accomplished without showiness. I'm glad I stumbled across this novel..."
"Does the path of true love run smooth? Does it ever? Is there a happy ending? Read and find out. Before you get there you'll encounter character, conflict, incident, laughter, tears, and you'll find, as this reader did, pleasure and satisfaction. Guaranteed."