Ruth’s debut novel deals with romance and death


ROMANCE, a planned suicide an angel mix in an environmental campaigner’s debut novel.

Ruth Hawe will be signing copies of Holy Cow at the Vegetaria wholefood shop in Bognor Regis.

She will hold the session from midday to 3pm on May 10 at the High Street shop opposite the Post Office.

Ruth, 59, said: “I started writing after being forced to stop work as a podiatrist and reflexologist due to a bike accident and head injury.

Holy Cow is about a young woman’s university life, her often troubled relationships and how she becomes an activist.

“The heroine, Daisy, is introspective and there are flashbacks to her childhood as she works towards healing herself and transforming the world.”

Littlehampton resident Ruth describes herself as a passionate activist for animal rights, peace, environmental awareness and social justice.

She has been a vegan for more than 40 years.

Born in Derbyshire. she was educated at St Joseph’s Convent in Stafford, where she was a contemporary of poet laureate Carl Ann Duffy.

Ruth studied podiatry and practised it and reflexology for more than 30 years. Singing is also a major interest.

Holy Cow can be bought at as a paperbook for £6 and ebook £1.60.