Maggie Craig

About me

Maggie Craig is a Scottish writer of historical fiction and non-fiction. She is the author of Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45. This has been descibed as a modern classic and the definitive work on female participation in the Jacobite Rising of 1745. She is passionate about presenting well-researched history in a readable, accessible and entertaining way.

Her most recent historical novel is One Sweet Moment, a darkly romantic tale of young love and old Edinburgh set in the 1820s. She is currently working on a novel set during the Jacobite period.

She reads widely and enjoys photography.

From my website

Twenty Years of Damn Rebel Bitches: Event at NTS Culloden

On Saturday 30th September, I’ll be in conversation about Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45 with my friend and colleague Lin Anderson, founder of the Bloody Scotland crime writing festival and award-winning author of the Rhona MacLeod series. The event starts at the NTS visitor centre at Culloden…

Damn Rebel Bitches: Research Then & Now

When I did my research for Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45 twenty years ago, that had to be done the hard, albeit very enjoyable way. I’ve just written an article on the subject for Historia, the online magazine of the Historical Writers’ Association, which you can read…

Damn’ Rebel Bitches 20th Anniversary

This year I’m celebrating the 20th anniversary of the publication of Damn’ Rebel Bitches: The Women of the ’45.     Writing this book was a labour of love for me. With no Internet to speak of back in 1997, I did the research in the old-fashioned way, travelling to…

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