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Jen Black

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Jen's home town is Newcastle upon Tyne in the north east of England. She lived within sound of Durham Cathedral bells until she was seven, then moved to Stockton where she attended Grangefield Grammar School, and later went to Newcastle University as a mature student and gained an Honours degree in English Language & Literature. Work in various industrial, public and academic libraries in the north east followed. She was library manager at Gateshead College for a number of years and achieved publication with her first book, Banners of Alba.

She updates her blog three times a week: http://jenblackauthor.blogspot.com
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Time to turn my attention to something new - or two things - Promotion and A New Story.

As autumn sets in here in Northumberland, the days are growing shorter and the nights longer. The days are still amazingly warm. Yesterday afternoon was 16.5 C and there are flowers blooming among the berries and fallen leaves. Last night I kept moving to a cool spot on the sheets and we have not had the hea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 20, 2014 03:01
Average rating: 3.56 · 70 ratings · 20 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
Fair Border Bride
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Far After Gold
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Victorian Beauty
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Shadows
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Reluctance
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Banners of Alba
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
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Banners of Alba: Prequel to...
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Banners of Alba
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Dark Pool-Banners of Alba S...
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