BOOKS in English

A Breathtaking Window on the Universe:

A guide to the observatory at the Roque de los Muchachos SECOND EDITION” (Non-Fiction).

The cover of the second edition of "A Breathtaking Window on the Universe"
The cover of the second edition of "A Breathtaking Window on the Universe"

The cover of the second edition of "A Breathtaking Window on the Universe"
The cover of the second editio of “A Breathtaking Window on the Universe”

 

by Sheila M. Crosby
Paperback, 164 pages A5 (16 more than the first edition)

Welcome to the Roque de Los Muchachos, where 16 telescopes from 19 nations use the best night sky in Europe to explore the cosmos. Find out what it’s like to work in this strange world above the clouds. Learn about each telescope, how they’re run, and a little of what they’ve discovered. This book is written for the general public rather than professional astronomers, with over 120 photos and diagrams, and a full glossary of all the technical terms for non-geeks. – See more here.

The Seer’s Stone

Twelve adventures under La Palma’s amazing starry sky.

Cover for The Seer's Stone
Cover for The Seer’s Stone

 

by Sheila Crosby
Paperback, 148 pages A5

Take a journey through La Palma’s turbulent past, into its present and out into the exciting future. Chedey will tell you how his world collapsed when the Spanish conquered the Island in 1493, Althay will explain what happened when the volcano erupted, Daida shares her visit from an extraterrestrial and Leyre will take you out into space.

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The Dodo Dragon and other stories

Science Fiction Anthology

The Cover of The Dodo Dragon
The Cover for The Dodo Dragon and Other Stories

 

by Sheila Crosby
ebook

Nine quirky SF stories from the off-beat imagination of Sheila Crosby.

Chose from .mobi (for Kindle) .ePub (for iPad, Sony reader etc.) or .PDF for almost anything.

Owing to new VAT regulations, “The Dodo Dragon and other stories” will only be on sale via Amazon until further notice.

You can buy it at Amazon.co.uk Amazon.comand  Amazon.es You can read excepts from the drop-down menu for BOOKS in English.
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Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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