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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 ...

Guisborough Signing Session 2.4.16

Friday, April 1st, 2016 Posted in Books | 1 Comment »

Come and meet the author Jessica Blair at the Guisborough Bookshop Saturday 11.00am until 2.00pm


Monday, January 25th, 2016 Posted in Books | Comments Off on TREAD SOFTLY, ALICE

[caption id="attachment_1468" align="aligncenter" width="198"] Latest Jessica Blair novel published by Piatkus[/caption]The first Jessica Blair novel, THE RED SHAWL was taken by Piatkus and published in 1992, at their suggestion under the name of Jessica Blair. Since then ...


Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 Posted in Books | Comments Off on THE ROAD BENEATH ME

My novel THE ROAD BENEATH ME by Jessica Blair is a Kindle Monthly Deal for December available for 99p from Amazon until January


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 ...


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 ...

The Start of a New Journey

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 Posted in Books | Comments Off on The Start of a New Journey

With JUST ONE MORE DAY published in February and the next novel TREAD SOFTLY, ALICE with my publisher, Piatkus,  I took two months away from writing. Do writers ever completely escape from writing? And do we ever really want to? ...

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 ...