- About the Author
- On Active Service
“You always look so well.” Everyone says. “I can’t believe you have Lupus.”
It’s one of the so-called invisible illnesses. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. A systemic disease. Lupus means wolf. Erythematosus means rednesss.
The name comes from the characteristic lupus facial rash (also called a malar or butterfly rash) which apparently looks like a person has been bitten in the face by a wolf. I rarely get the rash myself and in common with most sufferers I have a multitude of differing symptoms. It’s...
Bethany Askew is the author of five novels:
The Time Before, The World Within, Out of Step, Counting the Days and Poppy’s Seed.
She has also written a short story, The Night of the Storm, and she writes poetry.
Future projects include a new short story, this one for the young adult market, and another full-length novel.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, theatre, walking, Pilates, dancing and voluntary work.
Bethany is married and lives in Somerset.