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Biography Of Author Margaret Aitken
Margaret Aitken was born on the Orkney Islands and in her book In My Small Corner Orkney - Memories of an Orkney Childhood she recalls her idyllic life on the island. From walks with the naturalist and poet Robert Rendall, living within a close knit community, the experiences of The Brethren religion, the captivating countryside and changing landscape, the wildlife and friends and neighbours. Visits to the nearby islands of Westray, Eday and Rousay are shared with the reader.
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The Aberdeen skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses this and then his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
The Fence is the first in this series of post-apocalyptic military survival thrillers from the torturous mind of local horror and science fiction novel writer C.G. Buswell.
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Margaret moved around Scotland with her lighthouse keeper husband, Jimmy, and shared these experiences with readers in her book Twelve Light Years. It describes life in the two lighthouses Stroma in the Pentland Firth and Buchan Ness in Boddam, Aberdeenshire.
Whilst in Aberdeenshire in the 1970s Margaret explored the surrounding Buchan Coastline and wrote the book Six Buchan Villages Revisited which describes the Castles in the area (Boddam Castle and Slains Castles) and their history. It also explains the history of the Buchan fishing villages of Cruden Bay, Boddam, Bullers o' Buchan, Collieston, Whinnyfold and Oldcastle, through interviews and narrations by local people who recalled earlier life, customs and traditions.
Over 30 years later Margaret revisited the area and updated her book with a second edition that explored the impact of the demise of the railway network and the booming oil industry in the North East of Scotland.
Margaret Aitken now lives in Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK.
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