A promise of a better life

On 29th August 2018  BBC News reported that some of the child migrants who were sent to Australia from the UK are planning to sue the UK Government.  The article explains… Between 1945-70, some 4,000 children were separated from their families and sent to Australia and Zimbabwe. The Independent Inquiry Into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA) consideredContinue reading “A promise of a better life”

Celebrating mysteries!

It’s fair to say, that there’s cause for celebration back here at Janie Juke HQ!  The Invisible Case – the third book in the Sussex Crime mystery series – will be available from this Saturday, 30 June. As well, as this new novel, brand new editions of the first two books in the series haveContinue reading “Celebrating mysteries!”

The Invisible Case

Heartbreaking tragedy or cold-blooded murder… It’s Easter 1970 in the seaside town of Tamarisk Bay. Amateur sleuth and professional librarian, Janie Juke, is settling into motherhood and some quality time with her family. When her Aunt Jessica is due back from Rome after nine years travelling around Europe, she arrives back in town with aContinue reading “The Invisible Case”

Italian memories

The second book in the Janie Juke mystery series (Lost Property)  introduces Janie’s aunt, Jessica.  Jessica has been travelling around Europe for a few years and is now planning to return to Tamarisk Bay. In the third book of the series we hear much more about Jessica and her mysterious Italian friend, Luigi.  As I’veContinue reading “Italian memories”