Shelagh Watkins is writer, editor and publisher at Mandinam Press. Her first novel, Mr. Planemaker's Flying Machine, was serialised on Preston FM community radio in 2009. The sequel, Mr. Planemaker's Diving Machine, was published in 2011. Shelagh's second novel, The Power of Persuasion, was published in 2008. The same year, she edited and published Forever Friends, an anthology of short stories and poems written by members of publishedauthors.org. A follow-up anthology, Forever Travels, was published in 2010. A third anthology, Forever Families, has just been released.
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@KristineTate Thanks Kristine! Sorry for the late reply; my broadband connection has been down for three weeks!
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A Family Arrangement by ShelaghWatkins
A Family Arrangement
The setting for the story is nineteen twenties rural Lancashire at a time when single mothers struggled to br...
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