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Sarah Lay I'm working on books two and three in the House of Morrigan series, which follow on from The Winter Passing. The second book is now in final edit…moreI'm working on books two and three in the House of Morrigan series, which follow on from The Winter Passing. The second book is now in final edit while a first draft of book three is almost done! (less)
Sarah Lay The family saga aspect of The Winter Passing had been floating around my head for a while - a few years at least - but the real story came together…moreThe family saga aspect of The Winter Passing had been floating around my head for a while - a few years at least - but the real story came together very suddenly. It was set off by noticing a centaury flower in a wildflower guide I was flicking through one night. Once I had that character in my head, a lot of the rest seemed to flow quite easily.

But there's lots in there which has been stored away over a lifetime and used to build the world the characters inhabit, and the way they speak to each other is representative of my experience of female friendship.

I'm also fascinated by memory, perception and reality - how memories change or degrade over time, how they are always based only on your own viewpoint and so are subjective, and how even a shared experience is unique to each person. These ideas fed in to be the underlying themes of the book. (less)
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The Winter Passing is one today – some story secrets (but no spoilers)

The sun rises on the longest day, the year peaking and the first anniversary of The Winter Passing being published.

Over that year the book has found its way to hundreds of readers and there have been many kind words said about it, a few deep fans of the world, the characters and their story emerging. As a writer you’d hope I could explain how it feels to know something that existed only in yo...

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