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Kintore author has new novel

The cover of Nancy's latest novel, released on Monday (December 16).

The cover of Nancy's latest novel, released on Monday (December 16).

KINTORE author Nancy Jardine launched her latest novel on Monday, (December 16).

“After Whorl: Bran Reborn” is the second book in the Celtic Fervour series of historical novels, following on from “Beltane Choice”, published by Edinburgh based Crooked Cat Publishing.

The book is set in Celtic / Roman Britain around AD 71, this time the action centres on the area that today would be the North of England, but the third book in the series “After Whorl: Donning Double Cloaks”, which is due around March next year, will see the story return to Aberdeenshire and the Bennachie area.

Nancy, who was formerly a Primary School teacher in Kintore, has had five novels published, and has plans for a time travel novel aimed at early teens. It will feature the story of three teenagers from Kintore who travel back in time to AD 210 to the Roman invasion under Emperor Severus.

Nancy launched her latest novel with a Facebook Party on Monday, and sales on on-line retailer Amazon are already going very well. It is available in e-book format and traditional paperback.

Reviews of her previous work “Beltane Choice have praised her writing style, use of language, “meticulous research” and the “very human and personal story”.

Nancy said that she is also delighted to have been asked to talk at local libraries and various groups across the local area.

Her ancestral based mystery / thriller novel, “Topaz Eyes” has been nominated in the fiction category of the prestigious The People’s Book Prize 2014, with results due in February next year.

Nancy said that she is also delighted to have been asked to talk at local libraries and various groups across the local area.

Nancy’s work is available from many outlets including Amazon, and direct from the publisher’s Crooked Cat Bookstore, and you can keep up-to-date with all her latest news at nancyjardine.blogspot.com and at her website nancyjardineauthor.weebly.com.

 

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