If anyone takes the Weekend Sentinel around Stoke on Trent – there is a 2 page article there on Winter Downs and me! No link to the paper as yet – you’ll need to go out any buy it.
The Winter Downs blog tour is also stopping among the Swirl and Thread blogging pages. with a Q&A on crime fiction and why I do this thing. “Hi Jan and welcome to Swirl and Thread. I am delighted to be on tour with you today as we discuss your new novel, Winter Downs, as well as… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour Day 7 : Swirl and Thread
Today’s offerings on the blog tour include a review of Winter Downs “When Bunch Courtney’s childhood friend Jonathan Frampton is found shot dead in the woods the authorities and the powers that be, from her own father to the local Justice of the Peace, seem eager to declare his death a suicide. But her passionate… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour day 7 : review at the Living in the Maniototo blogspot
I have a Q&A blog about Winter Downs and writing in general today over at NovelGossip !
Originally posted on Novelgossip:
Goodreads|Amazon US|Amazon UK Release date: June 3, 2017 Publisher: Penkhull Press Blurb:? In January of 1940 a small rural community on the Sussex Downs, already preparing for invasion from across the Channel, finds itself deep in the grip of a snowy landscape, with an ice-cold killer on the loose.? Bunch Courtney…
Today I have a guest blog with Sam Stone on the Sam’s Lair page. “Winter Downs grew out of a deep affection for the South Downs, and of Sussex in particular. My parents were from Wales and Northumberland but Sussex was the area that I grew up in, on the cusp between the Sussex Weald and… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour day 5 Sam’s Lair
I have a guest blog on the Sarah Ash’page When Sarah asked me to talk about my move from the horror and fantasy genre to crime, I have to be honest and say it was not a conscious decision. Most of my publication credits have been in what would be called sf, horror and fantasy… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour day 5 Sarah Ash
The Winter Downs book tour also stops at the site of crime writer Debbie Bennett with a Q&Q session
Originally posted on The Book Lover's Boudoir:
Winter Downs by Jan Edwards Published by Penkhull Press Ebook Published 3 June 2017 238 pages ARC Connect with the author Buy the book: UK (affiliate’s link) Buy the book: USA I was given an ARC by the author and voluntarily reviewed it. I am delighted to take…
Originally posted on Misha Herwin:
Winter Downs: New Crime Novel by Jan Edwards On a snowy winter morning Bunch Courtney rides out into the local woods and finds a dead body. Everything points to suicide, but the dead man is Johnny Frampton, a close friend ,and knowing what she does about him, Bunch is convinced…
The blog tour today pulls into Ali The Dragon Slayer’s site with a review and a guest post by your truly The most commonly asked questions any author can usually be simplified as why, where and who – so here goes: What is Winter Downs about? In January of 1940 a small rural community on… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour : Alison Drew
Originally posted on Mrs B's Book Reviews:
Good Morning! It is my pleasure to welcome you to my stop on the Winter Downs blog tour, which kicked off Friday June 2nd and followed an exciting launch party yesterday. A little more about the book… In January of 1940 a small rural community on the…
The day began with an early-bird visit to the Radio Stoke Saturday Breakfast with Stuart Ellis and Jodie Looker at 7.45. I don’t do morning so that was a shock to the system but Stuart and Jodie are lovely people and it seemed to go well despite my shock at being up before 6am!
Originally posted on Chat About Books:
I am over the moon to be joining in with Jan Edwards’ Winter Downs blog tour! 🙂 Today is Launch Day too!! My review….. (written 15th May) Happy Launch Day to Jan Edwards and Penkhull Press! 🙂 If you enjoy historical fiction and/or a good murder mystery, then you will…
Enter the Winter Downs giveaway on Goodreads And don’t forget the Winter Downs launch 3rd June. (see poster for details)
Here it is – the Winter Downs Blog tour!
Preparations for the launch party of Winter Downs are well under way! (3rd June City Central Library, Hanley, in case you missed the notes 🙂 ) And today the proof copy landed on the mat. Excited now!
The launch of my crime novel Winter Downs – a not so every day story of country folk – is approaching fast! To celebrate Winter Downs and Jem Shaw’s forthcoming wartime tale of airplanes and pilots (follow up to The Larks), we came up with these letters between “Mu and Terry” ; a newly married couple living through… Read More Letters From Home : 2 #ww2crime #winterdowns
Originally posted on The Penkhull Press:
Latest news We are delighted to announce the launch of Winter Downs by Jan Edwards! 3rd June 2017 ISBN 978-0-9930008-6-7 / paperback £7.99 tbc | ebook £2.99 tbc The Winter Downs launch party will be held in the Tolkien Room at the City Central Library, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent on 3rd June…
My latest blog for Authors Electric is on the hell of preparing to send your darling out into the world – otherwise known as book launch hell! You can read it all here.
For a chance to win a signed copy of Winter Downs just sign up for my newsletter via my Contact page or pm me with your email address between now and the launch on Winter Downs on 3rd June! There will be a Tea and cakes 1940s Launch party! 11.30 am to 1.30 pm on3rd June… Read More Win a copy of Winter Downs
Sign up for my newsletter between now and June 3rd to be in with a chance of winning a signed copy of my forthcoming crime novel Winter Downs! (UK) Offers for e-copies to follow.
Good time had on 6 Towns Radio Curtain Call show with Becs and Rob! Misha and I always have fun with our semi-regular slots on the show talking about writers, writing and writing events in and around Stoke-on-Trent, and last saturday was no exception! *** as an aside – note the grin.… Read More Always Fun #6townsradio @6TRcurtaincall
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Whilst writing Winter Downs and the world of my heroine, Rose ‘Bunch’ Courtney, there were many things that required some careful research. The first that came to mind was the knotty problem of rationing. Conducting a small straw poll the general perception of many people seems to be that rationing came in with a bang… Read More The World of Bunch: part one
Bunch and Dodo – my ww2 crime investigators – now have their own twitter feed! @BunchandDodo and are currently tweeting the first chapter of Winter Downs one sentence at a time!
There is a kickstarter campaign for the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories: Part VI 2017 here Latest in the best selling series all sold in aid of the restoration of Doyle’s former home, Undershaw (now The Stepping Stones school) Intended publication date is 22nd May 2017
‘Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…’ That line has been running through my head all of this morning, and though Scott doubtless had specific thoughts of lust and betrayal at its heart when he first penned Marmion (which is, after all, essentially crime fiction), I’ve always thought it apt for writers in… Read More Echoes of Scott
Research should be two things: A/ accurate; names, dates etc need to be right! B/ invisible; your reader should never be ever be treated to a lecture on any one topic, however brief and however much you really want to use that information you spent three weeks reading up on.