A LOCAL romance author will be lifting the lid on her work and career during an exclusive for a Cove based woman’s group.

Skye MacKinnon will visit the Cove and Kilcreggan branch of the Scottish Women’s Institute on Wednesday, February 7 at 7.30pm in Cove Burgh Hall.

Skye, who lives in Helensburgh, is the author of several fantasy romance books which seek to put a unique spin on familiar tropes.

All ladies are welcome to join, and admission for guests costs £4 ,including refreshments.

The member competitions for the evening are to make three drop scones and to write two lines of a poem in Scots using calligraphy.

To find out more about Skye's work, visit her website at www.skyemackinnon.com.