Reprising some of the material from the blog tour – here is the review from Chatabout books If you enjoy historical fiction and/or a good murder mystery, then you will love Winter Downs. I haven’t read much historical fiction, as yet, but I do generally enjoy it when I do and I have thoroughly enjoyed this… Read More Winter Downs reviews #winterdowns #crime #cosycrime #ww2crime #janedwards
Today is my regular Authors Electric blog day – and what better subject in one of our far too infrequent hot spells? The weather! (well partly weather 🙂 ) *** “As I type the temperature outside is around 26c, which I quite like, generally speaking, but will concede that it makes it harder to concentrate… Read More The Heat Is On
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
Jessica Rydill has an interview with yours truly over at Shamansland “Today it gives me great pleasure to interview author Jan Edwards, whose new crime novel, Winter Downs, launched on 3rd June. How long have you been writing and how did you get started? Always a hard one to answer without sounding cliched, but I honestly… Read More Winter Downs Blog Tour : Shamansland
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 !
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
One of today’s blog tour stops is Short Book and Scribes with extract and review
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…
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…
The Goodreads giveaway on Winter Downs had ended and the copies are in the post – congratulations to our winners and enjoy your reading!
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!
It was a struggle but finally got my very first newsletter, complete with invite to the Winter Downs book launch, out to my mailing list! If you would like to receive my (infrequent) mailings – and want to be in with a chance of winning a free copy of Winter Downs (UK), then message me asap (or… Read More Newsletter
Enter the Winter Downs giveaway on Goodreads And don’t forget the Winter Downs launch 3rd June. (see poster for details)
Five Q&As and Four guest blogs written in nine days and I can’t use one of then on my own blog page until next month when the Winter Downs blog tour begins… 🙂 Finding something different to say on the same subject is exhausting. This blog tour lark is harder work that writing the book!… Read More Tour-crazy
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
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.