Jana Petken

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Hello, dear readers I’ve got a few updates for you. Firstly, Swearing Allegiance has just won the 2017 Outstanding Historical Book of The Year at the IAN Awards! I’m delighted and surprised as I won the same title last year with The Guardian of Secrets…big celebration tomorrow! Secondly, I’ve booked my flights to the big USA in November for the 2017 Readers’ Favorite Awards and Miami International Book Fair. I’ll post photos… Read More

Hello fellow Indie authors and readers As I approach my third anniversary in the publishing industry, I have to admit that I’m surprised to still be here. Three years ago, I published The Guardian of Secrets, had a very small book signing, went to the beach, had a fancy cocktail, and then got on with my life. When no royalties arrived after the first, second, third, and sixth month, I started wondering about… Read More

Oct122014 Jana Petken is author of two highly-rated historical fiction novels. “The Guardian of Secrets” was her first release and sold very well on the market. Her new book “Mercy Carver” looks set to repeat that success. Enjoy this interview with a top-of-the-line author… Kirkus Review “The Guardian of Secrets“ A dark debut novel about a woman’s escape from a life of abuse and her ensuing struggle. By all appearances, Celia Dobbs… Read More

About This Interview Jana Petken is a talented writer who currently resides in Spain. She chose a hard genre when she became a writer and it’s only fair that we give her a great interview. What makes her stand above other writers? That’s an easy one to answer– she writes as though she is watching a movie– her words are moving pictures. I think you will love her interview and her book…… Read More

Jana Petken is an author. Not just an author of any old kind of fiction– an author of high quality historically accurate writings that will entertain, interest and provide you with something a little… special for your reading pleasure. “The Guardian of Secrets” is the first Jana Petken novel and it’s one you will read and read and… read again! Enjoy this interview (Originally published on Novel Ideas) How would describe “The… Read More