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MAGGIE FOSTER is a seventh-generation Texan of Scottish descent. In addition to being steeped in Scottish traditions and culture, she has a lifetime of experience in healthcare as a registered nurse, a medical malpractice litigation attorney, and a nurse educator. Her numerous interests include genealogy, history, travel, music, dancing, computers, writing, red hair, dark chocolate, good scotch, and men in kilts, not necessarily in that order. 

She has traveled extensively in the U.S., Canada, and Scotland, gathering material for her novels. The idea for the Loch Lonach series was born when she visited the Lonach Games in Aberdeenshire, Scotland on a Clan Forbes tour.


  • Maggie earned a high school athletic letter in Highland Dancing, in Dallas, Texas.

  • She played bagpipes in the marching band.

  • She is a RSCDS Scottish Country Dance instructor.

  • A visit to Skara Brae is on her bucket list. Y'all want tae come?

Loch Lonach Mystery Series: Murders with a Scottish Slàinte

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