Moira's twin characters stay with her

Moira Forsyth in her garden. Picture: Gary Anthony

THERE'S a moment in Moira Forsyth's new novel The Treacle Well when one twin at the heart of the story phones the other: "It's me," he said as those we love and live with do say."

Shona swaps Scotland for Cromwell's London

Published: Wed 20 May 2015

Shona MacLean with the map of 17th century London she uses to research her novels.

SHONA MacLean never expected to be treading down the mean street of Cromwellian London, but that is the setting for her award-nominated latest novel.

Summer celebration of writing in Inverness

Published: Thu 07 May 2015

Award-winning Canadian author Michael Crummey, who also appears at Ullapool Book Festival, will help launch Highland Literary Salon's Summer Literature Festival.

A SUMMER celebration of books and writing begins in Inverness next week with a visit from internationally acclaimed Canadian writer Michael Crummey.

Writer Kirsty debuts at Waterstones

Published: Mon 27 Apr 2015

Kirsty Logan

A PRIZE-WINNING Scottish writer will visit Waterstones in Inverness on Saturday, May 30 to sign her debut novel set in a drowned future world.

Louise Welsh - looking for clues in Cromarty

Published: Fri 24 Apr 2015

Louise Welsh prefers detecting role for Cromarty Crime and Thrillers opening event.

AT the murder mystery dinner that opens this weekend's Cromarty Crime and Thrillers festival, writer Louise Welsh confesses she'd prefer to be the detective rather than murderer - or victim.

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