Margaret Skea

About me

Fascinated by Scotland’s turbulent history, and in particular the 16th century, I’ve just finished my first novel which was the Historical Fiction Winner in the 2011 Harper Collins / Alan Titchmarsh People’s Novelist Competition. Published on 22nd November 2012 by Capercaillie Books, it is available via any bookshop and online stores.

An Hawthornden Fellow and award winning short story writer, I live with my husband in the Scottish Borders.

From my website

Radio Tea Time Talk

There’s a first time for everything – and last night was my first live transatlantic radio interview, courtesy of Dellani Oakes Radio Tea Time Talk Show. Living dangerously here by posting the link before I’ve actually heard it… Surreal – slightly – I couldn’t hear what it was actually sounding…

The Review Group Birthday Bash

The Review Group is 1 year old. (I think I’m only about 6 months, but hey…) To celebrate there are a week of events / great giveaways and fun questions. I’m giving away a PB copy of Turn of the Tide to one lucky winner. To be in with a…

MM Bennetts

It was with great sadness that I learnt that MM Bennetts had passed away on the 25th August 2014. She was a fine writer and a lovely person who will be sorely missed by all who knew her, in person and online. Her blog posts were a delight – informative,…

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