I’m thrilled that my short story has made it through to the shortlist of 10 in LoveReading 2021 short story prize. Winners to be announced on March 1st. Still time to vote for your favourite on their website: Here’s the link: https://www.lovereading.co.uk/book-awards/vss/The-LoveReading-Very-Short-Story-Award.html
Over the weekend ‘Towards the Vanishing Point’ reached #1 in Amazon’s bestseller chart (free) in Historical Literary Fiction & Psychological Literary Fiction. The book also reach #3 in Historical Fiction
I’m delighted to announce that in addition to being able to buy the individual volumes and boxset of the ebooks of The Eldísvík Trilogy on all Amazon websites, the books are now available to read on Kobo, Apple Books and, Google Play. Here’s the Kobo/ Apple link: https://books2read.com/u/49lPMY Here’s the Google Books/ Google Play link: […]
The new cover designs look great …
In this year’s international BookLife Prize ‘Towards the Vanishing Point’ has just been awarded the impressive overall score of 9.25 / 10. (The BookLife Prize is Publishers Weekly’s annual prize for independently published books.) Their assessment is shown below: Plot: Petrie crafts a rich, suspenseful historical story that centers on the lives of two female friends. […]
My new Novel is going really well. It’s set in two time frames – the Eighties and present day. Fortunately, I really enjoy a challenge. Expect publication some time in spring 2021.
“Jan Turk Petrie has quietly made her way into my list of favourite authors …a writer at the top of her game and the only further comment I have to make is Read This Book” New review of ‘The Truth in a Lie’ by author John Lynch Link to John’s Blog: https://jlynchblog.com/2020/09/02/the-truth-in-a-lie-by-jan-turk-petrie
BookLife by Publishers Weekly Extract from BookLife Prize Critic’s Report: “There’s a lot here to please multiple readers… Duncan and Charlotte’s chemistry is electric, and readers will enjoy the dual push and pull of their egos while they’re snowed in. The looming tragedy of Carol’s hospitalization adds urgency and desperation to their dynamic that is exciting […]
” This is an absolute must read. I highly recommend this book and have no idea how any review I write will do this book justice. I am so impressed how much I have loved this book…without a doubt a five star read” Little Miss Book Lover 87 Full review “a lovely […]
The Random Things Blog Tour for ‘The Truth in a Lie’ starts very soon. Many thanks to all the bloggers taking part.