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.
“an engaging story of complex interpersonal relationships..husbands and wives, mothers and daughters, brothers and sisters; a story of love and loss, expertly told with sensitivity and real emotional depth…The novel is very well-written with fully developed characterisations and evocative accounts, so much so that the reader feels that they know the people, places and feelings […]
Two reviewer for Readers’ Favorite has just given ‘The Truth in a Lie’ 5-stars. “An engaging story that readers will love … (I) particularly like the way the author handles the dynamics in relationships, exploring the devastating effects of secrets kept, the power of loyalty and the fragile and intangible threads that bind a family […]
I’m delighted to announce the publication of my latest novel – ‘The Truth in a Lie’. Called to the bedside of her ailing mother, successful writer Charlotte Preece is astonished when Duncan, her ex-husband, turns up. Is he being supportive, or does he have other motives? And then the two of them are snowed in […]
Book Reader Magazine asked me about myself and my books. The link below takes you to the full interview. Featured author interview