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
Hi everyone. Happy New Year to you all. I’ve been quiet lately, laid up with neck and arm problems, but the ongoing fight against my condition goes on and I am feeling a bit better and now typing with two hands…wow, what a difference that makes! lol.. On a more positive note, I have managed to write 30,000 words on my new book; the last in the Flock trilogy. Flock, The Gathering… Read More
I was recently interviewed by Captain Joe over at MARsocial. Enjoy! Cap’n Joe’s Interview with a former Saudi Princess’s bodyguard – Author Jana Petken Can you tell my readers a little about your background nationality/ancestry? Hi Cap’n Joe! I live in Spain but I’m Scottish and British, with a lot of Irish blood flowing through my veins. I guess I’m a mongrel, with various cultural idiosyncrasies. I’m adventurous. I’ve travelled the world, twice over,… Read More