Moira McPartlin

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Moira McPartlin made a big impact with her debut novel The Incomers, which tells the tale of a West African woman moving to a small town in 1960s Scotland. It was shortlisted for the Saltire Society First Book of the Year Award and was a critical success. Novels Ways of the Doomed, Wants of the Silent, and Star of Hope make up the Sun Song Trilogy.
Moira is also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry and was been published in a variety of literary magazines. She lives in Stirlingshire.

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Ways of the Doomed

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The Incomers

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Wants of the Silent: Book Two

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Before Now: Memoir of a Toerag

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Star of Hope (Sun Song #3)

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Before Now – Book Trailer

My new novel Before Now: Memoir of a Toerag will be published on May 31st. Here is a book trailer to give you a taster of what it’s all about.

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This is the most depressing book I have ever read. Yes, it's important and yes, it is a really great read. The reason is depressing is that it demonstrates that nothing has changed in our political/social/financial systems since this was written over ...more
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