Landscapes change people…
… and landscapes can alter perspectives, holding onto the past and bonding people to them. I like to explore these themes in my books and consider how characters are shaped by wild, unfamiliar places.
Welcome to this website where you can learn more of my work and see images of the places which inspire me. Sarah Maine
Women of the Dunes
WATERSTONES SCOTTISH BOOK OF THE MONTH: MARCH 2019
Legends are tales retold, over and over again, down the generations. But does truth survive the centuries of retelling, or does it twist and warp along the way?
Published: July 2018
‘Maine adroitly weaves together the three strands of her novel…’ The Sunday TimesRead more »
Beyond the Wild River
A story of betrayal and murder set in the Scottish Borders and in the wilderness of northern Canada.
‘Maine writes beautifully about the wilderness …’ ~ The Times
Published 2017Read more »
Alchemy and Rose
ALCHEMY AND ROSE takes the reader from Scotland to New Zealand in the last years of the 19th century gold rush on the west coast of South Island. It will be published in January 2021 by Hodder and Stoughton.
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