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ENTER TO WIN: Scottish Gifts from Liz Curtis Higgs


Against the backdrop of the Christmas season in Stirling, Scotland in 1894, A Wreath of Snow, a new novella from Liz Curtis Higgs, delivers a wonderful story of redemption and restoration. In honor of its publication, we are offering the chance to win gifts from Scotland, brought home from Stirling by Liz Curtis Higgs.

Grand prize: One winner will receive a charming, antique sterling silver coin purse.

Runner up prizes: Five additional winners will receive a pewter thistle pin.

All six winners will also receive a copy of A Wreath of Snow.

About these gifts

The pewter thistle pins came from the gift shop at Eilean Donan Castle, the most photographed castle in Scotland. HOME 07 Eilean DonanOn the mainland near the bridge to the Isle of Skye at Kyle of Lochalsh, Eilean Donan Castle is beautiful in any season. This photo shows what it looked like on the day I was there in May 2012, shopping for my readers in between finishing the final chapters of A Wreath of Snow.

Our special prize

The sterling silver coin purse is a little Victorian gem purchased at an antique shop on Friars Street in Stirling, Scotlandpurse. Isn’t it lovely? Our heroine in A Wreath of Snow, Margaret Campbell, would have been delighted to carry such a purse! The etching is very delicate, and the blue lining appears to be original. Coins would have been sufficient for almost any small purchase, so no folding money would have been needed by a gentlewoman. Why such a large ring to slip over a lady’s small finger? Because she would have been wearing gloves!

Complete the form below to be entered for a chance to win. Click here for official rules.

About the book

“I loved it. A Wreath of Snow is a wonderful story of redemption and restoration that will warm your heart during the Christmas season—or any time of year!” —Francine Rivers, author of Redeeming Love


  • Holly Daniell

    A friend just told me about your site and I love it. Been to Scotland twice with her in the past few years! Absolutely love it! Want to move there someday!

  • Peg Fisher

    Some of my ancestors were from Scotland, so that makes this an especially cool contest for me. Thanks for the chance!

  • Cathy Preston

    Just received “A Wreath of Snow” in the mail and am so anxious to read it. It is on my agenda for today!! Love everthing that Liz has written!

  • Cathy Preston

    Love everything that Liz writes and have received “A Wreath of Snow” in the mail. Anxious to read it!!

  • Peg

    How exciting! Thank you for including those of us living in Canada! :) <3

  • Georgia Boone

    Looking forward to this new read. Have always enjoyed all your books. God has truly blessed you with the gift of writing….

  • Sandra S Oakley

    Anything connected with Liz Curtis Higgs is bound to be fun! I’m in!

  • Jan Urban

    Thank you so much for this opportunity to win your new book and the other great prizes. The antique coin purse is beautiful!!

  • katie

    My fingers are crossed!

  • Heather Shoemaker

    I have read all of Liz’s books and was able to hear her speak at a hearts at home conference a few years ago. She is an amazing speaker and author. Love you Liz!!!

  • Jean Jenrette

    I am so glad to have discovered you, Liz Curtis Higgs. Can’t wait to read “A Wreath of Snow”! It will be 2012′s Christmas time reading.

  • Stacy McCarty

    What a fun contest! Thank you Liz!

  • Phyllis

    I would love to visit Scotland someday to see the land of my grandfather.

  • Susan Hepler

    Looking forward to seeing you Nov. 9-10 at the Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA. You are an amazing speaker..Love you Liz!!!

  • Nancy

    Thank you Liz! You are amazing!

  • Karen Anderson

    Can’t wait to read this new book!

  • Cheryl Taylor

    I’ve read all of Liz’s books including most of her books for childre. I was able to hear her speak in Hattiesburg, Ms a couple of years ago. My husband and I went to Scotland several years ago along with her book My Heart is in the Lowlands and had the most wonderful time following her guide. We stayed in the most wonderful
    B&B’s and met such kind and gentle people. My dream as a child was to live in a castle! Don’t live in one but I did get get to visit several. Love Liz

  • Melanie Stevens

    I would love to win. Liz speaks straight to my heart through both fiction and nonfiction

  • Debrah Nash

    So excited at the possibility of receiving one of these treasures!!!

  • Judy Johnson

    I love all your books. I have seen you in person. I never remember laughing that much in my life.

  • Judi Johnson

    Love your videos, just listened to the cd’s from Gull Lake Conf., your books and studies have blest me and the ladies in our church fellowship…thank for ALL you do, for thinking of us as you travel and even bringing back gifts!! Thank you too for the many times you pray for your readers! May He continue to bless and use you for HIS glory.

  • mary ellen ashenfelder

    I have never read any of Liz’s books — looks like the perfect book to start.

  • Donna Timmons

    I’ll miss the Scottish Highland Games this coming weekend in Atlanta, so a wee bit of Scotland would raise my spirits. Love in Christ to you and Bill

  • Carolyn Jefferson

    I’d love to be a winner.
    God Bless

  • Sandi

    I have never read any of her books…and I would love to start! God bless!

  • Judy Burgi

    Thank you Liz! I would be thrilled to win.
    You make me smile! :)


  • Deidre Elkins

    Would love to have the opportunity to read this book. :-)

  • Vicki Crowe

    I have enjoyed every one of you books! I’m sure I will enjoy this one as well! A nice novella for our Christmas season! Warm up the chocolate and bring out the shortbread!

  • laura stryker

    i love to read your books….teaching or fiction, i always get something spiritual out of them. you are a true blissin!

  • Janet R

    Liz, you’re a generous and richly talented woman! Thanks for sharing your gifts!

  • Becky

    Heard Liz at She Speaks 2012… amazing! Made me laugh, made me cry. Loved her heart. Do not normally enjoy fiction, but love her books:)

  • Vicki Warner

    I can’t wait to read \Wreath of Snow\ even though it’s still warm and green outside! My favorite book of Liz’s, which is out of print I believe, is \Bookends\. The main characters are too funny! We will be going to Lititz,Pa. in a couple weeks. Hope to eat at the Tomato Pie restaurant again!

  • Valerie Lyons

    Love, love, love all of Liz’s books. Can’t wait to read A Wreath of Snow!

  • DeVon Sadowski

    Looks interesting! Thanks for the chance to enter.

  • Linda Gillis

    I am looking forward to reading this book! May the best “reader” win!

  • Vickie Couturier

    love these type of books,looking forward to reading it

  • Sandra Giesler

    Our Bible study class is sooo enjoyable since you joined us. We love the Lord and your take on scripture. We are walking with Ruth and Naomi back to Bethlehem. Can’t wait to read your next book.

  • Louisa Burrell

    Liz you have opened up another wider world for me in your books your weekend studies & your email/ facebook messages Thanks from my heart .. I am now adding your messages to my friends …….. Thanks

  • Christine Schweitzer

    Love to read and O have read all of your books (well almost, currently reading A girl’s still got it). Keep writing cuz I love reading! Thanks Liz!

  • Judy Burgi

    I would love to win. Liz is an amazing author! Such a Godly woman!


  • Denise Carroll

    Just finished the book…Love, love, love it! I could hardly put it down until I got it finished. Thanks for another great story of love and redemption Liz!!

  • Natalie Holmgren

    I have Scottish roots….on my Mom’s side…love reading about that Country & Culture!
    ( Besides loving the hauntingly beautiful Bagpipes & not to mention how great the fellows look in the Kilts!)

  • Melissa Berry

    Love your books! Thank you for offering this drawing.

  • Juanita Cook

    LThanks for a chance to win your new books and other gifts.

  • Amy Dixon

    So looking forward to the Christmas spirit again! I am excited to see Scotland through your eyes, Liz! Thanks Bunches from Montana.

  • Martha Troxel

    I would love to win this book and purse!

  • Reeda Francis

    Liz I have enjoyed reading all your books. Right now I’m reading The Girls Still Got It. The Wreath Of Snow is on my wish list.Keep up the good work! Lov u!

  • susan howard

    hoping to get your new book this week

  • Bonnie Rumball

    Dear Liz,
    I am so happy that I have been able to know you through your books and tapes.
    We had a LCH night at church last month and another this Friday night. I love your dvd’s and never laughed so much in my life. Thank you for bringing a wonderful bunch of women together and enjoy a great evening.
    Thanks from Windsor.

  • sandra belcher

    would be a wonderful book to read and give as a gift this Christmas.

  • Rae Bates

    Looking forward to reading another wonderful book by Liz!

  • DonnaOlsen

    Nothing better than a good book to curl up with on a backyard swing!!

  • Robin

    can’t wait to read another wonderful book by Liz! looks like the perfect book to curl up with on the sofa under a blanket with a mug of tea. :)

    Thanks for hosting this sweet giveaway.

  • Kelsi Lingle

    Enjoyed you soo much at Women of Faith!!

  • Valerie Lyons

    Every year I like to read a good Christmas novel. This year it will be A Wreath od Snow. Looking forward to it, Lass!

  • Holly Schurter

    I read Wreath of Snow as soon as it came out; thanks for the lovely story, for the blessing and encouragement and just plain pleasure you give us with your gift for words. Happy Thanksgiving, and Merry Christmas!

  • Heidi Kortman

    I love books with Scottish settings.

  • Tammy Neill

    Looking forward to reading your new book!

  • Linda Moll

    Love you Bible Study on Ruth and now I have to get your books. Thank you.

  • Vicki Warner

    Can’t wait for a snowy day to enjoy this new book!

  • Bonnie Walker

    A Wreath of Snow is a wonderful fast Christmas read when trains were the mode of transportation of arriving home on time for Christmas Eve. The obstacles, and the outcome of the passengers combating unfortunate circumstances are the center of the book, and forgiveness, of a tragic experience, lead all the characters into a life changing situation. Very good book!

  • Sinita

    Hi Liz!
    Thanks for always being a joyful inspiration in the pursuit of knowing Christ. Thanks for the opportunity to win a sweet little treasure!

  • Janet Francis

    I would rather get a copy of the book than anything. Love you books. Christian fiction is what makes my day.

  • Velma Rypstra

    I love reading all of Liz’s books. We are all blessed by the gift that God has given you Liz, thanks for sharing with us. :)

  • Teresa Allatto

    My daughter just loves liz children books.

  • Shirley Messersmith

    My late husband and I have traveled to Scotland three times. We love it so much–the rivers, the mountains, the castles, and the scenery and people. We took 2 grandsons with us on two of these trips when whey turned 10 years old. One of those grandsons is a sophomore in college and he has decided to spend next school year in Scotland on an exchange student grant. I am so excited for him. His Granpa would have been so proud!

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