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Ailish Sinclair

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Ailish Sinclair trained as a dancer and taught dance for many years. She now lives beside a loch with her husband and two children where she writes, dances and eats a lot of cake (chocolate).

Her historical novel, THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR, featuring the 1597 Scottish witchcraft panic, is out now.

Contemporary novel, TENDU – a tale of love, dance and obsession – is coming in 2020.

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Things I Stole From Castles

Earthen floor at Drum Castle



That’s the earthen floor of the medieval great hall at Drum Castle.





I love it.





So I took it!









From Chapter 3 of THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR:





Bessie had shown me the great hall, a huge room that put one in mind of a church. Sunlight fell through twelve windows, making narrow shapes on the earthen floor of that place…





I did rather fill up my writer’s swag bag at Drum. Below is a beautiful bedpost…...

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Ailish Sinclair Cindi wrote: "Thanks for the friend-vite, Ailish. :)"

You're welcome :)


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Cindi Thanks for the friend-vite, Ailish. :)


Ailish Sinclair Vanda wrote: "Hi Ailish, thanks for being my friend on Goodreads.

Noting you like dystopian fiction.

I'd hit a joyful orbit if you'd take a look at my author page: Vanda Denton."


Hi Vanda! I've followed you :)


Ailish Sinclair Veronica wrote: "Thanks for being my new friend here. The photos on your website are stunning, especially of the Fairy Glen and the lovely waterfalls. We visited Scotland several years ago, but it was on a tour tha..."

Hi Veronica, your trip sounds amazing :)


Ailish Sinclair Martyn wrote: "Hi Ailish! Thanks for adding me! :)"

You're welcome :)


Martyn Stanley Hi Ailish! Thanks for adding me! :)


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Vanda Denton Hi Ailish, thanks for being my friend on Goodreads.

Noting you like dystopian fiction.

I'd hit a joyful orbit if you'd take a look at my author page: Vanda Denton.


Veronica Dale Thanks for being my new friend here. The photos on your website are stunning, especially of the Fairy Glen and the lovely waterfalls. We visited Scotland several years ago, but it was on a tour that just popped us into Edinburgh for the day. I'll never forget the walk we took through town, though, during a light evening drizzle.


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Lynne Lexow Thank you for connecting with me on Goodreads and happy reading!


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