Sarah Maine was born in England but grew up partly in Canada before returning to England for university. She studied archaeology and for many years worked in the profession but is now a freelance writer and researcher. She lives in York with her family. Sarah's debut novel was published as Bhalla Strand in the UK and as The House Between Tides in the US. Beyond the Wild River is her second novel.
Sarah Maine is a master of Scottish historical fiction - Sunday PostMaine adroitly weaves together the three strands of her novel - Sunday TimesIn Women of the Dunes, her two passions - archaeology and historic fiction - merge powerfully to create the atmospheric world of Libby Snow - Sunday PostPraise for Beyond The Wild River - :Maine writes beautifully about the wilderness - The TimesMaine's beautifully detailed descriptions of the American hinterlands provide a stunning setting for this historical tale of intrigue and suspense - BooklistDescriptive passages of lush, beautiful landscapes frame Maine's riveting portrait of a thoughtful young woman who yearns for more than is offered by her station and her gender, and the rough-and-tumble young man who is inexorably drawn to her. - Publishers WeeklyMaine's gift of setting the mood shines in her latest novel... Fans of Kate Morton's rich-with-atmosphere novels will feel right at home.