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

Women of the Dunes

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 Times

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Beyond the Wild River

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 2017

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The House Between Tides

The House Between Tides

“… an echo of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca… highly readable”  
~ The Independent

Waterstone’s Scottish Book of the Year 2018