Ruthie is a Scot, settled happily in New Zealand since 2003. Her debut novel Skylark was published independently in 2014. Her second novel Borrowed Wings is due for release April 2016. Accolades for Skylark: · Shortlisted for the UK Impress Prize 2015. · Finalist in the Readers Favorite International Book Awards 2015 – Women’s Fiction category. · Recipient of the B.R.A.G. Medallion 2015 (US. Book Readers Appreciation Group). · Winner of the Drunken Druid Book of the Year 2014 – an Irish award for independent authors and small press publisher’s books, honouring excellence on literary fiction.
Skylark, a novel
Emotionally gripping and darkly humorous Skylark is an unconventional love story. A novel about what we do for love, of beauty in imperfection, betrayal and the weight of obsession.