The Icing on the Cake…The Thrill of it All.

It is such a thrill to receive feed-back from readers. Writing is such a lonely occupation and so to know someone has actually read what you’ve written and liked it enough to comment on Social Media, and to then pop across to Amazon to leave a review with some lovely sparkly stars, and a #1 Best Seller  spot to boot: well, that is the icing on the cake. In September I signed with Accent Press Ltd and in October they published their Halloween Anthology, Shiver, in which I contributed my short story, The Haunting of Anne Chambers – a Ghost story set in Cornwall where I have spent many years working with recording artists we managed there. http://t.co/qw98OdKs9C We used to stay with friends in the village of Paul, not far from Mousehole, and there is a wonderful old church there – Paul Church, also known as St. Pol de Leon  – which has some interesting history attached to it.  The Spanish came ashore during the Spanish Armada, did a little raping and pillaging – which accounts for so many dark-haired locals with Spanish-sounding names I guess – but perhaps we won’t go there! Anyway Inside the Church Chancel there is a plaque which inspired my story The Haunting of Anne Chambers – it reads exactly as follows: Interr’d near this place lies ye body of Captain Andrew Elton Commander of the Godfrey Gally. He was killd in an engagement with a French Privateer Off the Lands […]

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Seasons Greetings Friends, and thank you for being here

Seasons Greetings one and all Many thanks for being here and making it such a joy to connect with you. It has been an interesting year and I have enjoyed your posts and comments so much. I have had a wonderful time visiting your blogs (those who have them) and I wish you all the very best. I shall be back before the New Year to see what you have all been up to. Stay happy, safe, and healthy. Wishing you all this, and peace too. Jane xx If you are planning on reading something over the holiday period I do hope you will consider these: Wishing on a Star (anthology) featuring some fab stories and one by me – Merry Christmas Everybody – based on a real event 26 years ago at Christmas. Published by Accent Press Ltd. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00PQL5H3I/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_G0WAub0WWT9 and Shiver (anthology) featuring some spine chillers including one by me – The Haunting of Anne Chambers – set in Cornwall – and #1 on amazon’s Kindle Store – Halloween.  #15 on amazon’s Kindle Scary stories. Published by Accent Press Ltd. http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00O9VKGJG/ If you feel like benefitting The Princess Alice Hospice, Surrey, you might consider purchasing In A Word: Murder http://www.amazon.com/dp/1495931684/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_vx6.sb15V2W6V7KJ in memory of Maxine Clarke, Crime writer, editor and blogger all proceeds go to this wonderful Hospice. http://www.pah.org.uk/ There are some cracking murders in this anthology written by award-winning crime, and I have two stories included:  Dreamer and also Hollywood Cover Up. Published […]

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