Ruth Rathband

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Born and raised in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Ruth moved to Scotland in the 1990s where she worked as a Regulation Analyst in the energy sector.
An Open University course in the arts, however, paved the way to her studying English and History at the University of Dundee. After completing a post-graduate degree in Women, Culture and Society, she stepped out of that glorious bubble of learning and back into the world of earning a crust.
Fast forward a further decade and Ruth is now working as an author; frequently lost in a world of make-believe.
Her debut novel 'Siege of the Northland' is an action-packed fantasy adventure, which tells the story of a fearless young warrior called Jesyka: the Northland’s one true heir of the ancient Tribe of
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Ruth Rathband I am currently working on promoting my debut fantasy novel, 'Siege of the Northland.' Most recently this has included some local advertising and the…moreI am currently working on promoting my debut fantasy novel, 'Siege of the Northland.' Most recently this has included some local advertising and the production of my first blog – something I said I would never do!
Alongside this, I have begun work on the all-important Book Two in The Northland Series – 'Winter Warrior.' With so many threads and storylines to play with I am looking forward to long winter days holed up in my writing den. (less)
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I often talk about ‘visiting the classics’ when referring to certain books I intend to read or re-read. I’ve recently tackled Middlemarch, The Woman in White, A Doll’s House and The Moonstone (in some cases with a bit of help from Audible); for all of these, in my book (excuse the awful pun), are classics. …


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Calvin Coolidge
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
Calvin Coolidge

Frank Zappa
“So many books, so little time.”
Frank Zappa

J.R.R. Tolkien
“How do you move on? You move on when your heart finally understands that there is no turning back.”
Tolkein

Winston S. Churchill
“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”
Winston S. Churchill

J.R.R. Tolkien
“Dawn is ever the hope of men.”
J.R.R. Tolkein
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