Book reading at Harvest | Toradh Festival, not

Along with two other authors I was invited to give a book reading at Lionacleit Library, Benbecula as part of the wonderful Harvest | Toradh Food & Writing Festival on Friday 25 August 2017. On the morning of Wednesday 23 August I found myself calling 999 to report one of my dearest friends missing and spent the day searching through…

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The Wild Folk – review by Leila of Kindle Book Review

“The Wild Folk by Flora Kennedy available on Amazon US and Amazon UK and on Barnes and Noble. The enchanting fairy tale woven from seaweed, sea, sand and selkies by Flora Kennedy was a pleasure to read. Sibilant alliteration throughout the prose carries the reader along on waves lapping the shores of the Hebridean islands, reminding this reader of Ring of…

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Interview with What’s On

An interview with journalist Margaret Chrystall for ‘What’s On’, Highlands and Islands area: ONE of a new generation of “indie authors”, Flora Kennedy has spent a lifetime in professional writing but now enjoys presenting her creative work with her own stamp. After a career that began as a teen journalist in the south of Scotland before a shift into advertising…

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Reading from The Wild Folk at XpoNorth Festival

I’ll be reading from The Wild Folk on 9 June 2015 —> “Summer Literature Festival Event 3 – in association with XPO North (Writing & Publishing) – the opening reception event for the XPO North Festival. A showcase of great Highlands & Islands authors, new writing and a celebration of the Highland Literary Salon. Read more here …

A selkie girl talks about The Wild Folk

I think you’ll like this sweet blog post from Hannah of Beach Shack Project, talking about the sea, selkies and The Wild Folk. Says Hannah, “Another interesting thing that came out of talking to Flora was that she called me a “selkie” so in true me-style I had to google the word asap to look it up! Its basically a seal-woman!…

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Flowerspirit Review of The Wild Folk, and giveaway

“Did you know that reading a good book helps you to connect more deeply with other people?” says Jackie Stewart of Flowerspirit. “I don’t usually read crime novels because I hate exposing myself to violence, but The Wild Folk is more of a psychological-mythical mystery than a tale of murder. “It reminds me a little of The Wasp Factory and…

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The Wild Folk in Hebrides News Today

“Following in the wake of Scandi noir comes Scottish noir. Scotland already produces some of the top crime fiction authors in the world and Scottish noir is a favourite among readers worldwide. Appropriate for a novel in the Scottish noir genre, Uist author Flora Kennedy’s THE WILD FOLK was released last week on Black Friday. THE WILD FOLK, available as…

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