- 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 seven novels:
The Time Before, The World Within, Out of Step, Counting the Days, Poppy’s Seed, Three Extraordinary Years and The Two Saras.
She has also written a short story, The Night of the Storm, and she writes poetry.
Two more women’s fiction books have been accepted for publication in 2020 and 2021 respectively and she is currently working on a new novel.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, theatre, walking, Pilates, dancing and voluntary work.
Bethany is married and lives in Somerset.