The Dodo Dragon and other stories

May 5, 2017

“The Dodo Dragon and other stories” (Science Fiction). Nine quirky SF stories from the off-beat imagination of Sheila Crosby. Chose from .mobi (for Kindle) .ePub (for iPad, Sony reader etc.) or .PDF for almost anything. Due to the changes in EU sales tax, this book is currently only available from Amazon. Amazon.comand If you want a format other than .mobi, send me an email and I’ll see what I can…


¡La segunga edición en español ha llegado!

Portada y contraportada de la segunda edición
June 18, 2015

  Una espectacular ventana al universo: guía del observatorio astrofisico del Roque de los Muchachos por Sheila M. Crosby Texto en español corrigido por Anjara Rodríguez Hernández (Libro en rustica de no ficción, 148 páginas, A5) Bienvenido al Roque de Los Muchachos, donde 15 telescopios de 19 países aprovechan al máximo el mejor cielo nocturno de Europa para explorar el cosmos. Descubre lo que se siente al trabajar en este…


European Week of Astronomy and Space Science

The banner for EWASS 2015
June 17, 2015

  Next week the European Astronomical Society (EAS) will be holding their annual meeting at the ‘Guajara Campus’ of the University of La Laguna (ULL) in La Laguna, Tenerife. This is the 23rd EWASS, and the first one in Tenerife. The organisers are expecting over 1,100 participants. I’ll be there on Wednesday from around 1 pm to 7 pm, to sell and sign my books (more details of exactly where…


A memorable trip to Tenerife

The damaged tram, seen from outside, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
June 16, 2015

  Today I went to Tenerife with my son. The first attempt to land at Tenerife North airport was aborted due to “mumble-crackle-mumble” but we both thought he said, “dead animals on the runway”. Wut? Anyway, the second attempt at landing was routine. So we went and did the stuff we’d planned, and I got on with my whodunnit, then we had some time to spare before catching the return…


Amazon links

The front cover for 'A Breathtaking Window on the Universe'
May 15, 2015

Well, I finally got my books on sale. I would very, very much appreciate reviews. I’m not asking anyone to lie, but if you liked any of my books, please put in a review. And if you didn’t like it, you are, of course, completely entitled to your opinion, but perhaps you’d like a cup of tea instead? And if you see anything wrong with the listing, please, please tell…


Books on Amazon

The front cover for 'A Breathtaking Window on the Universe'
May 13, 2015

At long, long last, I’ve put two of my books up on Amazon, although so far they’re only visible on I’ve been meaning to do it for ages. Even after I’d worked out which program to use (Amazon marketplace) it was quite slow. They wanted to know my name and address (fair enough) and my nationality, date of birth and passport number (no, I’m not the Tuvalu mafia money…