Sara Sheridan, named as one of the Saltire Society's most influential women, past and present, is known for the Mirabelle Bevan mysteries, a series of historical novels based on Georgian and Victorian explorers, and has written non-fiction on the early life of Queen Victoria. With a fascination for uncovering forgotten women in history, she is an active campaigner and feminist.
'Charming or amusing though these imagined memorials are, the heart of the book is serious, the product of assiduous research, and extremely interesting. Treat it as a quasi-official gazetteer and it will deepen your knowledge of Scotland, even in many cases of your own city, town, village or countryside, and enrich your travels.'-- Allan Massie * Scotsman *
'a comprehensive, vital portrait of Scotland through a female lens'* The Skinny *
'Where Are the Women? provides a tantalising glimpse of an alternative universe where the female contribution is prized.'* Herald *
'stunning . . . a dip in, dip out "alternative guidebook" where Scotland's late, great women are commemorated'* Sunday Post *