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‘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 love thought-provoking fiction, you’re in the right place. My novels straddle the contemporary, historical, literary and women’s fiction genres. Expect complex characters, meaty moral dilemmas and a few dark family secrets!
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My new novel Smash all the Windows was released on 12 April 2018. Read an interview about it here

Meanwhile, I’m thrilled that Chantelle Atkins chose A Funeral for an Owl as her Indie Book of the Month February 2018. 

Here I am reading Chapter One of my 2016 novel, My Counterfeit Self, at Waterstones, Covent Garden, for Novel London.

rsz_writers_magazine_competition_announcmentAn Unknown Woman has been enjoying a very good run. 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 was also 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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