We are delighted that Jacqui’s novel, The Nesting Place, featuring DI Mandy Wilde has just been published by Diamond Crime.
People often see aspects of themselves reflected in novels, relating to something in the characters, or their lives. In this blog we discuss how we created the main characters in our debut novel What Lies Between Them published by Dixi Books.
We are delighted that Jan’s poem ‘Christmas is Over’ is included in the Christmas and Winter Volume 2 edition of Black Bough Poetry.
As life returns to some sense of normality J. L. Harland looks at ways to use these experiences to feed back into your writing.
This story, set in a remote location, is told from several points of view and two interlinked time periods, 1970s and present day. Cleverly constructed with plot twists and turns the initial mystery is satisfyingly resolved.
We are delighted to announce that Dixi Books will be publishing our co-authored debut novel, What Lies Between Them, in March 2022.
A beautiful evocation of the North Carolina marshlands and a story of an abandoned child whose life is shaped by those around her, the community who should help, but instead treat her like an outcast. A coming-of-age story with love of the natural world combined with a mysterious death make this a unique and compelling story.
‘The Survivors’ fourth crime novel by international, multi-award winning author, Jane Harper contains her hallmark qualities, linking past and the present, people and the natural world, with an intense, atmospheric focus on place.
J. L. Harland discuss what can go wrong when the plotting or planning of stories goes off-piste and how important discussion is when co-authoring. Five rules of working with a co-author using photographs and backstory for characters, detailing the plot, writing down details and checking any misconceptions.