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
Today we have an extract from Winter Downs on the QuietKnitterer site – enjoy! “The first gunshot flushed a clamour of rooks into a yellowish sky to circle their tribal elms. Rose Courtney glanced at Daphne and wondered if she even noticed them. Since George’s funeral it was so difficult to know whether her… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour last day! : the Quiet Knitterer
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 !
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…
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…
Originally posted on Jenny Barber:
Annnnnd, welcome to the next stop in the Winter Downs Blog Tour, celebrating the launch of the ever excellent Jan Edwards’ new book – Winter Downs – a thrilling ride of 1940’s crime fic starring the kick ass Bunch Courtney. I interrogated Jan to find out more… Winter Downs is…
I shall be up bright and early on Saturday – no lie in to prepare for Winter Downs launch day because I shall be chatting with Stuart Ellis and Jodie Looker on their Saturday Breakfast show at 7.45 am! Getting exciting now!
A rather nice review for Leinster Gardens and Other Subtleties has just been posted on the Chat About Books blog!
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
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.
The launch of Winter Downs is approaching fast and plans are gradually taking shape for our WW2 themed tea and cakes celebration! As a part of the celebrations fellow author Jem Shaw and I have come up with the notion of reading out a series of imagined letters between a pilot Terry in France and his… Read More Letters From Home #ww2 #winterdowns #crimefiction
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
I am currently compiling my blog tour for June for Winter Downs – if you are interested in taking part just drop me a line! eArcs will be available for review after 15th April Winter Downs – pb date 3rd June 2017 | Penkhull Press Paperback £10.00 tbc | ebook £2.99 tbc In January of 1940… Read More Looking for Tours
Originally posted on The Penkhull Press:
I was reminded the other day of an axiom that applies to research for writing: We don’t know what we don’t know. It’s a constant problem, especially when you’re writing a period piece. We have to check constantly that we’re not building in anachronisms that will jar the reader…
Misha Herwin and I will be on 6Towns radio – Curtain Call Show listen in sometime between 4.15 and 5,00 pm!
‘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!
Concerning the Events in Leinster Gardens (Title story from Leinster Gardens & Other Subtleties (c) Jan Edwards) The paving under his feet rumbled, setting shivers up through the soles of his boots. It was the Tube; only trains, he knew that. The ginger-moustachioed officer told him, as he’d sold Archie his ticket, how the Metropolitan… Read More Christmas Ghosts – Free story for one week only!
Originally posted on The Alchemy Press:
? It’s almost the end of 2016, time for reflection. The Alchemy Press has had a relatively quiet year with just three titles under our belt: The Complete Epistles of Penelope Pettiweather, Ghost Hunter by Jessica Amanda Salmonson; The Private Life of Elder Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Keris McDonald…
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
Curtain call Cloud now available for our broadcast from October! (we appear around 55 mins)
Many novels, particularly the lengthier multi-volumes in the fantasy field, are packed with characters, some major, some minor, others appearing so intermittently that they can be easily forgotten.… Source: Dramatis personae