About S.A. RULE

Sue Rule has been writing since the age of 7. She claims she kept trying to give it up, but it wouldn’t let her, so she embarked on creating the fantasy series “Shaihen Heritage”. The series grows out of Sue’s love of history and folklore, and tracks the fictional history of an imagined world which is not unlike our own. The process of imagining that world has led her to think about how we might seek to create “The Fair Land” in the real world.

The View From Rosehaugh

A Journal of life, music, politics, writing and anything else that comes to mind, by S.A. Rule.

Musings on Music

Folksongs don’t always get the facts right. In folksongs, the rain always falls softly and the rambling sailor goes whistling on his way without a care in the world. The truth that music tells is an emotional one. The middle classes of the Victorian era created a Merrie England of…

Faith, Hope and Charity

“And the greatest of these is charity*” *aka love I consider the novels I write to be political fantasy. I’m not going to get into the whole debate about what’s Science Fiction and what’s Science Fantasy (life is to short) – by ‘fantasy’, I simply mean novels that take a…


The Shaihen Heritage series of novels by S.A. Rule tell the history of the Fair Land through the lives and stories of the people who created it. “Fair Land has many meanings – fair as in beautiful, fair as in just. Also known as the Whole Land, the Rich Land and the Home of the Free. It is a utopia that only exists by the intervention of magic.

Shé = land       Haios = whole/holy

“…the land of Shehaios is alluring on so many levels… I gradually came to understand the mystique of the Spirit of Shehaios and just what that fully means through the lives of it’s inhabitants.”

Jackie G.
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First Shehaios Trilogy Covers by S.A. Rule
The first Shehaios Trilogy by S.A. Rule