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“Unlike any other book you’ll read this year”

“This is not the book you think it is, and it is all the better for it.” 

Snack Magazine, March 2023

Francesca Brown. “8 Unmissable Witchy Books for 2023” & “The Biggest Book Trend for 2023: Why ‘Witchlit’ is Hitting a Nerve Right Now.” Feb. 2023 Issue of The Stylist.

Ashes & Stones is one of “10 Scottish Books for 2023” in the February issue of Snack Magazine.

Interview with Alistair Braidwood on the Scots Whay Hae! Podcast. 3rd February, 2023

Except of Ashes and Stones in Books From Scotland, Myth Makers Issue, January 2023.

Scots Whay Hae! Book of the Week 21/1/23. (A&S @ 22:00)

“My Favourite Place,” Interview in The Herald Saturday Magazine by Susan Swarbrick. 28.1.23

Teddy Jamieson, “On The Radar, Books”. The Herald, 14th January, 2023.

Ashes & Stones, Allyson Shaw, Sceptre, £18.99, published Thursday

Subtitled “A Scottish Journey in Search of Witches and Witness”, Allyson Shaw’s new book is a tour around the country and trek into a turbulent past of witch trials and executions. Shaw visits modern memorials, roadside shrines and standing stones from Banff to Bo’ness as she tells the story of one of Scotland’s more shameful legacies.

–Teddy Jamiesone, The Herald

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