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 last of today’s tour stops is at the site of jazz diva Nelli Rees who asked me the question “What if Winter Downs was a movie…” “When Nelli asked me who I would cast for Winter Downs as a film or TV series I have to admit to a slight panic; not least because… Read More Winter Downs tour : Nelli Rees
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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…
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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
First day of 2017 and that traditional news round-up of the previous twelve months. First of all I wish you all a wonderful 2017 and thank you all for supporting my writing over 2016! 2016 was a strange year. A great deal of it felt as if life in the Edwards-Coleborn household was marking time. Health… Read More Happy New Year!
Movement out there in the garden broke Kira’s reverie. Two ravens down from the high peaks bounced among the spindly branches of the apple tree and pecking at a woefully small sprouting of mistletoe. They croaked their displeasure into the cold air and flapped lazily to the top of the shed. A few feet below… Read More Winking Man – story for the season
In the light ( 🙂 ) of this week’s supermoon… An extract from ‘Drawing Down the Moon’ – one of the creepy tales to be found in my collection Fables and Fabrications. (Available in paper and kindle formats) *** …She breathed in ozone-laden moisture and remembered how she had stood on the hillside within the… Read More An Extract From ‘Drawing Down The Moon’ #fiction #fables&fabrications #horror
Here is a collection of tales of the Lake District. Some comic, others creepy but all set in, and inspired by, one woman’s love for the hills and dales of England’s northwest. More details here
One of the most frequently asked questions from people who first see my Fables and Fabrications collection is ‘why the cat?’
Older Fantasycon goers amongst us will remember the annual Fcon report that appeared in the BFS Newsletter/Bulletin/Prism following Fantasycon each year.
Something Remains & Private Lives of Elder things launch at Fantasycon-by-the-Sea 24th September 2016 https://www.facebook.com/events/1325216947502646/ Something Remains available for pre order Private Life of Elder Things
A fabulous review on Goodreads (and Amazon) for Fables and Fabrications appeared today! “A delicious smorgasbord of short stories…” “…varied and fascinating collection with something for all tastes.” Comments like these could turn a girl’s head!
I love cats and have included two cat stories in Fables and Fabrication. One of the things I like about cats is their inscrutability and independence. Whatever they might try to convince you of a cat deigns to liver with you, and unless you lock the doors and windows a better offer from the house down the road will… Read More Pre-fables
Super review for Fables & Fabrications over at the Horror Novel Reviews site! Fables and Fabrications is available HERE in paper and e format!
The very first paper copy of Fables and Fabrications has reached my sticky mitts!
I am the editor/publisher of the award-winning Alchemy Press (check out the website to see our range of books). The press has won the British Fantasy Society (BFS) Award for Best Small/Independent … Source: Editorial/Publishing services
No16 cafe in Tape Street hosted an evening of poetry and prose readings last Friday night as a part of the Cheadle Arts Week.
TALES FROM THE LAKE VOL.2 due out on 11th March with Crystal Lake Publishing – 380 pages of rattling good yarns, with an amazing cover by Ben Baldwin
The Midas Scorpion was an assassin’s tool of the Elder World, from a time long before there were distinctions between magic and machine, or life and art, or death and love. It was made of gold, fin… Source: The Smith of Hockley
The first pre-publication review for Fables and Fabrications is out HERE at the Book Lovers Boudoir. Fables and Fabrications will be available in April/May! E-arcs available on request
As winter turns to spring here is a taster from Sussex Tales: “Sussex Tales runs a witty and thought provoking gamut of village events and its more curious characters. From fanged ferret to bulls in lead masks; ancient hand grenades to exploding ginger beer; cricketing dogs to wassailing orchards – Sussex Tales weaves traditional country… Read More Sussex Tales – Birch Sap Poachers