Sheila Claydon


Born and educated on the south coast of England, Sheila Claydon has gradually moved northwards across the UK. Now living in northwest England on a stunning stretch of unspoiled coastline, she finds walking a constant source of inspiration as well as a counterweight to the sedentary life of a writer.
Interspersed with her writing is a long and varied career in health, education and employment. She likes to think she is a better writer because of those experiences, and also admits to basing some of her characters on people she has worked with in the past.

Although family is central to her life, she still finds the time to read, to write, and to travel. Many of the places she has visited feature in her books. Her fans say reading them is like buying a ticket to romance.

Her motto is a quote by the late Ray Bradbury: 'First, find out what your hero wants. Then just follow him.'
 She starts with plots, chapter outlines, characterisation, each time she starts to write a new story. Then the hero takes over and she follows him instead...'

She loves to hear from readers and can be contacted at where her books are listed and where she also writes an occasional blog.

Where to find Sheila Claydon online


When Paths Meet
When musician Marcus Lewis buys the derelict farmhouse next to Jodie’ Eriksson's riding school he doesn’t know whether to be amused or irritated by her angry reaction to his plans. Then her sister Izzie visits him and makes things a whole lot worse…or is it better…because now he has an excuse to see Jodie again. Although, when he sees her, it’s not exactly a meeting of minds, they do discover they have one thing in common; they both believe they know what’s best for Izzie, and for Marcus' son Luke. It turns out they’re wrong. The children they thought they were protecting need to be set free. It’s Jodie and Marcus who have the problem; but can two broken hearts make one whole one? The battle lines that were set when they first met have long since been breached but the war won’t be over until Jodie learns how to trust again, and until Marcus allows himself to believe in his son.
Mending Jodie's Heart
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!)
Finding Bella Blue
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!)


Golden Girl
Price: $7.99 $3.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2018 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Most girls would jump at the opportunity to model a new cosmetics line, but not Lisa. The last thing she wants is to be the ‘face’ of Golden Girl, until she learns it’s the only way she can save the career of the man she loves.
Empty Hearts
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Ex TV presenter Holly is struggling to pick up the pieces of her shattered life when she is offered the chance to travel to Moscow to research a new book. That she will also have to look after Dirk Van Allen’s five-year-old son, Peter, seems a small price to pay until she meets him and his father.
The Hollywood Collection
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 39,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Although Dominic is the designer, Samantha is the real force behind Dominic Blair Fashions. Cool, efficient and organized, she has a calculator for a heart and ambition for a bedfellow
Remembering Rose
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
When echoes from that past begin to affect other people in the village of Mapleby, things suddenly become a lot more complicated. Can Rachel put things right without giving away Rose’s secret?
Miss Locatelli
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Arabella knows her audacious plan to save her family’s century old jewelry business doesn’t stand a chance without Luca Enzio, she just wishes he wasn’t helping her because her grandfather asked him to but because he wants to. For his part Luca can’t remember when he was last so turned on by a woman and he doesn’t like it one little bit.
Finding Bella Blue
Series: When Paths Meet, Book 2. Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
International super-stardom is more than Izzie ever expected to achieve so why isn’t she happy? Jack Corley thought he had escaped his heritage until a family tragedy brought him home to deal with debts, squabbles and a crumbling ancestral home. Will they find a way to resolve their problems and achieve the peace and happiness they both crave, or will pride and money get in the way?
Mending Jodie's Heart
Series: When Paths Meet, Book 1. Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 64,290. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Inspirational
When musician Marcus Lewis buys the derelict farmhouse next to Jodie’ Eriksson's riding school he doesn’t know whether to be amused or irritated by her angry reaction to his plans. Then her sister Izzie visits him and makes things a whole lot worse…or is it better…because now he has an excuse to see Jodie again.
Kissing Maggie Silver
Price: $5.99 $2.40 USD. (60% off!) Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Maggie Silver intends to put as much space as possible between herself and her family just as soon as her parent’s ruby wedding celebrations are over. She is fed up with their constant advice and her never-ending babysitting duties. There’s a great big world out there and she wants to see it before she settles for suburbia.
Reluctant Date
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In a rut, and with her love life at an all time low, Claire Harris makes a New Year’s resolution to join an Internet dating agency. Her challenge is twelve dates or twelve months, whichever comes first, unless she is lucky enough to meet Mister Right along the way.
Cabin Fever
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In Sheila Claydon's Cabin Fever, published by Books We Love, the Osprey cruise ship is in trouble. Can Ellie Masters and Andy Smith solve the problem? When they join the ship in New Zealand they soon discover that it’s going to be hard work all the way to Australia. Not that either of them intend to let long hours get in the way of their blossoming love affair...until Ellie develops feet of clay..
Double Fault
Price: $2.99 $1.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 51,860. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Kerry Farrow falls for star player Pierce Simon, she doesn’t hesitate when he asks her to join him on the international tennis circuit. She doesn’t care that he isn’t ready to settle down. In her experience happy families are a myth anyway. Then she discovers she’s pregnant and her world falls apart.

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