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…


A Breathtaking Window on the Universe

January 20, 2015

Table of Contents for the Second Edition of “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe: a guide to the observatory at the Roque de los Muchachos”. Any words in bold are explained in the glossary. The second edition of “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe” is now on sale, price 17€ from shops or 15€ + P&P from this site. To continue reading, click here to buy the book.


“A Breathtaking Window on the Universe” on sale!

A Brethtaking Window on the Universe on sale in Santa Cruz de La Palma
December 2, 2012

“A Breathtaking Window on the Universe” has arrived on La Palma, and is on sale at the following outlets: Santa Cruz de La Palma: Librería Trasera (Calle Trasera) Papiro Libros (Calle Real) Molina Artesania (Calle Real) The Best of La Palma (Calle Real) Los Llanos María Luasteida Rodríguez Cabello (The souvenir shop at the bottom of the church square) Breña Alta: Museo del Puro I hope to arrange more outlets…


“The Dodo Dragon and Other Stories” is on sale

April 23, 2012

Nine quirky SF stories by Sheila Crosby (the author of this blog) to entertain you. Two of the stories are set on La Palma. On sale April 23rd 2012, and available for Kindle, iPad, Mac and PCs. Cover painting by Merche Martin Morillo Layout by Eco-geek This book currently has 4.5 stars on, but it’s slightly cheaper from our own products page, which also offers other electronic formats. If…


A Guide to the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory

This is the cover design for my ebook, “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe: a guide to the Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory”, which should be on sale by late summer or autumn of 2012. It explains why the observatory is on La Palma and how a telescope and its instruments work, and gives details of each telescope, plus many anecdotes and over 60 photos. I’ll be posting full details…

March 11, 2012