Jana Petken

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Hi everyone, hope you are well and excited about The German Half-Bloods being released at the end of March in ebook and paperback. It was an eye opening experience to write and to research this novel, and left me pretty emotional at times. After 4 years of research into the Third Reich, I realised that I was previously ignorant of just how bad it was for the ordinary German man and woman… Read More

  Hello, everyone. I have left this newsletter to the very last minute, so that I can wish you all a happy New Year. I hope it brings you happiness and good health. This year has been busy with one book published and my manuscript, The German Half-Bloods coming to the end of its first draft.

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

Hi everyone, I want to introduce you all to thriller author, Nigel Seed. Nigel is an exciting find in today’s book market, and has been lauded for his notable series, revolving around the enigmatic, Jim Wilson. Here’s a bit about Nigel and his first book in the series. Buckle up! Nigel Seed was born in Morecambe, England, into a military family. His father was a serving officer and both his grandfathers served… Read More

Today is the second anniversary of my leap into the publishing world. It’s time to take stock, look back, and to tell you how I feel about this crazy world of books. If anyone is reading this, I ask you to indulge me in this rare bearing of my soul. As I sit here and think about my experiences, so far, I have to wonder if I was, perhaps, just a tad ignorant of… Read More