Margaret lives in the UK with her husband and Cairn terrier. She writes short stories, novels and plays, mostly for adults or teenagers. She has had two YA novels published by Solstice (Girl Friends and And Alex Still Has Acne) as well as a collection of short stories based on female characters in Shakespeare’s plays (Cast Off).
July 25th, 2015Amazon US#29 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Teen and Young Adult > Literature and Fiction > Action & AdventureAmazon UK#34 in Kindle Store > Books > Teen & Young Adult > Action and AdventureLife for fourteen year old Alex is okay most of the time. He enjoys school, has a best friend Sam, and a pretty and only mildly irritating younger sister, Nicky. But then Sam starts acting strangely, and so does Nicky – and both insist on sharing secrets with Alex, making him promise not to tell anyone. Then Nicky goes missing and only Alex feels he knows where to find her. But is Sam anywhere around to help?
Have you ever thought what a Shakespeare character might be thinking or doing when she’s not on stage? Does she like the role that’s been created for her? Would she prefer a different plot? Or love interest? How does she really feel about all that cross dressing? In this light-hearted collection of short stories, the author suggests a few answers to these and other questions.