Ailish Sinclair spent the earlier parts of her life dancing around and encouraging others to do the same. She now lives beside a loch with her husband and two children, surrounded by castles and stone circles, where she writes and dances (yes, still) and eats cake.
A second historical novel, FIREFLIES AND CHOCOLATE, inspired by the 600 children who were kidnapped from Aberdeen during the 1740s, was released April 2021 by GWL Publishing. More on the book here or go straight to Amazon!
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Elsewhere on the web
- Historical novel focusing on kidnapping of Aberdeen children to be published from the Evening Express.
- Ailish’s article Researching Historical Fiction: Immersing Oneself in the Past on Women Writers, Women[‘s] Books.
- Ailish’s piece 10 Mystical and Magical Sites in Aberdeenshire on the official tourism site for Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
- Fraserburgh Author Ailish to Publish New Novel from The Fraserburgh Herald.
- New book by Fraserburgh author highlights horrific extent of witch trials in Scotland from the Press and Journal
- Interview over on Relationships are Complicated.com here
- Interview for the Indie Spotlight on Sue’s Musings
- The Wee Writing Lassie asked Ailish 7 intrusive questions recently! Go to her blog to see them.
- The Wee Writing Lassie asked Ailish 7 impertinent questions!
- Novels by North-east author tell unheard stories from the past on the Trainee Journalist blog.
- Ruby Red interviewed Ailish for the Bookly blog here
- Ailish’s guest blog The Vanishing Laird on Willow Winsham’s ‘The Witch, the Weird, and the Wonderful’.
FIREFLIES AND CHOCOLATE was inspired by the 18th century kidnapped children of Aberdeen.
Set in an Aberdeenshire castle, THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR features the Scottish witchcraft accusations and a love story.
“Ailish Sinclair spins this Scottish tale filled with excitement and suspense…” Historical Novel Society Editor’s Pick