SHORTLISTED, Dundee International Book Prize. LONGLISTED, Bath Novel Award. "A timely and intelligent book. This work has passion, insight and a real understanding of both risk and mercy, Shelley Sclater delicately explores the tangled layers of family grief and guilt and what it is to be a daughter." - AL Kennedy. "Shelley Day's voice is exciting and unique ...and her fiction thematically rich." - Jackie Kay MBE. "I loved Stella Moon! It's the kind of story where the mood stays with you." - Helen Ivory. "A magnificent depiction of family trauma as well as a cracking piece of crime fiction." - Book and Brew blog. "A gripping, unusual story ...If you like psychological thrillers with atmosphere, this is definitely for you. Highly recommended." - Lothian Life
Shelley Day has been a litigation lawyer, academic psychologist and research professor. She began writing fiction in 2007 and her short stories have appeared in anthologies, online and in newspapers and magazines, including New Writing Scotland. 'The Confession of Stella Moon', her first novel, won the Andrea Badenoch Prize and was shortlisted for the Charles Pick Fellowship when it was still a work-in-progress.