About the Author

Bethany Askew is the author of nine novels:

The Time BeforeThe World WithinOut of StepCounting the Days, Poppy’s Seed, Three Extraordinary Years, The Two Saras, I Know You, Don’t I? and The Next Step.

She has also written a short story, The Night of the Storm, and she writes poetry.

Another women’s fiction novel is due to be published in 2023 and she is currently working on a new one.

In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, theatre, walking, Pilates, dancing and voluntary work.

Bethany is married and lives in Somerset.

You can contact Bethany via email on


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07790 968758

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