‘Few writers are so adept at capturing the emotions of their characters.’ Book Viral
You’ve reached the home of Jane Davis: author of awarding-winning novels Half-truths and White Lies and An Unknown Woman, reader favourite, I Stopped Time, and more. If you enjoy thought-provoking fiction, you’re in the right place. You’ll find the menu of what’s on offer at the top. Take a look at the sidebar for quick links to exclusive chapter excerpts and ways to keep in touch. Don’t forget to check out the blog, where you can access the full archive of my author interview series, Virtual Book Club (keep an eye out for giveaways!), book reviews and posts. So that you don’t miss out on any pre-publication news, competitions and special offers, make sure you sign up for my newsletter. For a limited time, subscribers will get a FREE copy of I Stopped Time, a Self-e’s top 10 read.
My brand new novel, My Counterfeit Self, was released on 1st October 2016. You may like to enter my Goodreads Giveaway for a chance to win a signed paperback, but if you can’t wait, click here for all your buying options.
Meanwhile, here I am reading chapter one at Waterstones, Covent Garden, for Novel London.
An Unknown Woman has been having a very good summer. Not only was its cover design recognised with awards from Book Expo America’s Indie Author Fringe and Book Viral, but it has been named as the overall winner of the Writing Magazine/David St John Thomas Charitable Trust Self-Published Book of the Year Award 2016. Read all about my reaction here.
‘An outstanding publication in every way.’ Jonathan Telfer, Writing Magazine
It has also been shortlisted for Book Viral’s 2016 Book of the Year Award. You can read their review here.
‘For readers looking for a novel with a deeper subtext, this is as good as it gets.’ Book Viral
And in other news, three of my titles have appeared on Self-e’s list of top reads in 2016.
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Today, I’m delighted to welcome Ellie Stevenson to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about the books they’d like to persuade your club to read. If you want to pose a question of your own, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. Ellie has written… » Continue Reading
Talking about his latest release, The Purple Shadow
Today, I’m delighted to welcome Christopher Bowden to Virtual Book Club, an interview series in which I put questions to authors about the books they’d like to persuade your club to read. If you want to pose a question of your own, you’ll have the opportunity to do so at the end. Christopher lives in… » Continue Reading
Virtual Book Club is back after a short autumn break and today I’m delighted to welcome Kathy Shuker, who would like to persuade your book club to read her new release, That Still and Whispering Place. (Even the title gives me shivers.) If you would like to pose a question of your own, you’ll have the… » Continue Reading
St Mary’s Church in Beddington is normally locked during the week, but one Thursday lunchtime – my mother-in-law’s tenth anniversary, in fact – I found the doors open, and so stepped inside and lit a candle. But at the same time as thinking how much Maureen would have liked the building (pointing out that that… » Continue Reading
Yesterday, en route to Penrith station for the journey home, our minicab driver asked what had brought us to Haweswater. I told her that it was Sarah Hall’s novel. In fact, I have been trying to get to Haweswater for the past three years. At Easter 2015, we made it up from Kentmere to the… » Continue Reading
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