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JESSICA BLAIR’S NEW BOOK.

Friday, April 8th, 2016 Posted in Books, News | 1 Comment »

I am nearing the end of my new novel under the working title of THE TRAIL BEFORE ME. It has to be with my publisher Piatkus by the end of April. If I meet no snags I should achieve that. ...

Social Media and the Writer

Thursday, April 7th, 2016 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on Social Media and the Writer

Just back from a very interesting and enlightening meeting of the Flying Ducks, a group of Northern writers who meet on the first Thursday of the month We were given an enlightening and lively meeting by John Jackson about Social ...

WRITERS DO MEET

Friday, September 4th, 2015 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on WRITERS DO MEET

Last Thursday I attended the RNA's Northern Group's meeting at Beckwithshaw near Harrogate. It was good to be sharing time with writers again. I had missed a full session of meetings earlier in the Year and this was the first ...

JESSICA BLAIR NEWS

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on JESSICA BLAIR NEWS

  [caption id="attachment_1319" align="alignright" width="195"] JUST ONE MORE DAY[/caption] I have recently been visiting my daughters in Lincolnshire, the county I call 'my second home', the first being Yorkshire. I came to know Lincolnshire during the Second World War. I did most ...

Jessica Blair and Whitby

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country, News | Comments Off on Jessica Blair and Whitby

Yesterday, 7th March, I was at the WHITBY BOOKSHOP signing copies of my latest hardback novel JUST ONE MORE DAY, published on 5th February, by Piatkus, an imprint of the Little Brown Book Group. It was a bright sunny day ...

Jessica Blair Novels

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on Jessica Blair Novels

I have had good vibes coming after the publication by Piatkus of JUST ONE MORE DAY on February 5th. This novel is set in Bomber Command in the Second World War and comes during the 70th anniversary of the end ...

Publishing Day

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country, News | Comments Off on Publishing Day

JUST ONE MORE DAY (hardback)  published by Piatkus, an imprint of Little Brown Book Group.  A Second Word War story set on a bomber airfield in Lincolnshire. It follows the lives of three WAAFs and the aircrews of Bomber Command. ...

Monday, December 29th, 2014 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country, News | Comments Off on

[caption id="attachment_1316" align="alignleft" width="195"] The cover for JUST ONE MORE Day to be published 5th February 2015 by Piatkus[/caption] Apart from being a ghost story WHISPERS IN THE SNOW (Piatkus eBook £2.99), which came out for the Christmas market also had ...

WHISPERS IN THE SNOW 3

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country, News | Comments Off on WHISPERS IN THE SNOW 3

[caption id="attachment_1371" align="alignright" width="300"] Lancaster bombers[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1373" align="alignleft" width="300"] Lancaster Bombers[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1374" align="aligncenter" width="894"] The Petwood, Woodall Spa, Lincolnshire.[/caption] The sound of bombers roaring overhead and the Petwood full of war-time memories. Will whispers in the snow bring peace to the ...

WHISPERS IN THE SNOW 4

Sunday, November 16th, 2014 Posted in Books, Jessica Blair Country, News | Comments Off on WHISPERS IN THE SNOW 4

[caption id="attachment_1352" align="alignright" width="300"] The old control tower[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1384" align="alignleft" width="300"] The silent cottage in the trees[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1355" align="alignleft" width="300"] Memorial to a Bomb Aimer[/caption]   The silent remains of a war-time airfield and a deserted cottage connect the past with the ...