The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” — Winston Churchill. I am so glad you’re here. If you found me through Twitter, you probably already know that I am a writer of historical fiction who loves all things British–and in particular, Scottish. If you came here from… Read more
In the very early hours of February 8, 1587, Mary Queen of Scots penned the last letter that she would ever write. She addressed her brother in law, Henry III, King of France, in hopes that he might be able to settle some of her financial affairs after she was gone. In her letter, she… Read more
Book Title: The Mermaid and the Bear Author: Ailish Sinclair Time Period: Late 16th Century Setting: Scotland, during the reign of King James VI My Rating: Before I go any further, I just have to say, this is one of the most beautifully written books I have ever read. Yes, it is written in one… Read more
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