Novel Settings: The Beautiful Stratford upon Avon

Yesterday I submitted the latest version of Before It’s Too Late to my editor in readiness to start the final edits. Reading it through this past week has brought all those wonderful memories of research …

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Eva's Scotland

The work of the famous Scottish novelist, poet and playwright, Sir Walter Scott, first turned The Trossachs into a tourist destination in the nineteenth century, so it seemed very fitting to use it as a refuge for the frightened Eva in The Truth Will Out.

During our visit to Scotland earlier this year we stayed close to Eva’s first hideout in Kinlochard. It felt strangely nostalgic navigating the winding country lanes around Loch Ard and visiting the very real village of Kinlochard having shared the beautiful landscape in my second book, but I was pleased (and slightly relieved) to find it looking much as I remembered it.

Here is a little snippet of Eva’s Scotland in pictures:

 

This is Aberfoyle, Eva’s first landing place where she filled up with petrol and stocked up with groceries before heading off into the heart of the Highlands.

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