Sarah Macnaughtan published her first short story, called "Tom Cophetua", a modern reworking of a traditional Cinderella-like legend, in Temple Bar
SM brought out The Expensive Miss Du Cane
, a work of feminist cast which became one of her best-known novels alongside Christina M'Nab
and A Lame Dog's Diary
By late October 1915
After she had volunteered as a war nurse for almost a year, SM published A Woman's Diary of the War
, a book based on the actual journals she had been keeping during the first World War.
July 24, 1916
SM died of a combination of pernicious anaemia and celiac disease (or 'sprue') at her home, 1 Norfolk Street, Park Lane West
, but not before being given the honour of becoming a Lady of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem.