S C Ashton was born in Birmingham. She trained in health service management before qualifying as a nurse at St. Thomas’, London. With degrees in both Classical Studies and Creative Writing, she is a published poet and short story writer. The Unravelling of Michael Gilchrist is her debut novel.
Reilly manages to ingratiate himself with many of the people around him, providing he leaves his claws retracted. However Reilly, who is filled with feline attitude, is more than content to make enemies of most catsexcept his demure girlfriend. Katie OBrien, who is prone to becoming stuck on neighbours rooftops, must rely on subtle methods to overcome Reillys pushy ways and win him over. Caught in the middle of the big pussycats capers is Reillys owner who already knows there is no one the ornery feline is more protective of than her.
In this semi-fictional story accompanied by illustrations and poetry, Reilly the cat continues with his carefree adventures, entertaining antics, and witty repartee with his girlfriend and his owner.