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, will be released on 1st October 2016, but you can pre-order the eBook now at the special early bird price of 99p/99c (normally £2.99/$3.99). 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 received a top review from Book Viral, which you can read here. This qualifies me for entry in their Book of the Year Award. Meanwhile, you can vote for the book to be award a Crimson Quill. You’ll find button on the review page underneath the book cover.
‘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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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
In May 2016, while completing the final edits for my novel, My Counterfeit Self, I learned that my 2015 novel, An Unknown Woman, had won Writing Magazine’s Self-Published Book of the Year Award. They called it ‘an outstanding publication in every way.’ But, even as I was cracking open the champagne, the devil on my… » Continue Reading
Imagine, if you will, discovering of a cache of photographs; the instinctive knowledge that what you are holding in your hands is rare and precious. You won’t be the first to experience this, but that hardly matters, because it will feel as though you are. Those of you who have already read my novel, I… » Continue Reading
I’m very excited to announce that my new novel, My Counterfeit Self, is due for release on 1st October, but you can now pre-order your copy of the eBook at a very special price of 99p/99c. (The full price will be £2.99/$3.99.) Can I tempt you? ‘A compelling portrayal of the bohemian life of an… » Continue Reading
Today, I’m delighted to welcome Maggie Christensen 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. After a career… » Continue Reading
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