Archive for February, 2012

Jessica Blair starts a new novel

Friday, February 10th, 2012 Posted in Books, News | 1 Comment »

After a few weeks milling over a possible new novel in my mind, today I reached the moment when I started the first chapter. This is helping me to see and meet three of my main characters who will start ...

Dress and Fashion

Sunday, February 5th, 2012 Posted in Books, BOOKS FROM MY BOOKSHELVES | Comments Off on Dress and Fashion

A writer must be sure of facts no matter what the genre, none more so than the novelist. Accurate descriptions of dress and fashion, help to set the scene, help to create the characters so that they a plausible and memorable ...

Titanic : ‘The Captain’s Daughter’

Saturday, February 4th, 2012 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Titanic : ‘The Captain’s Daughter’

I have just finished reading THE CAPTAIN'S DAUGHTER by Leah Fleming published by Simon & Schuster. Leah places fictitious characters into a true background. This is not the easiest thing to do but she handles it so well that you can ...

Starting To Write Another Book.

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 Posted in Books, News | Comments Off on Starting To Write Another Book.

My 21st novel by Jessica  Blair was published yesterday, the 2nd of February. They have all been published by Piatkus with whom I have always had a pleasant and cordial relationship. The next one is already in their hands and likely ...

Jessica Blair

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 Posted in Books | Comments Off on Jessica Blair

Yesterday, 2nd February, was publishing day for two of my books by Jessica Blair both published by Piatkus, an imprint of the Little Brown Book Group THE ROAD BENEATH ME  (hardback) is set in the nineteenth century with a background of ...