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Jayne Castel

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JAYNE CASTEL writes Early Medieval Historical Romance and Historical Fiction set in 7th Century Anglo-Saxon England. Two of her novels DARK UNDER THE COVER OF NIGHT and NIGHTFALL TILL DAYBREAK, reached the quarter finals of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards in 2013 and 2014.

Jayne writes historical romance adventures about warrior heroes and strong-willed heroines. She weaves powerful love stories into meticulously researched stories about honor, valor, loyalty and vengeance.

Her KINGDOM OF THE EAST ANGLES series spans a decade and the reigns of three kings: Raedwald, Sigeberht and Annan. The series is a 'must-read' for anyone who loves reading historical romance set in a warrior-dominated culture.

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Dark Under the Cover of Night

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The Breaking Dawn

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The Deepening Night

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Nightfall till Daybreak

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Night Shadows

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Italian Romance

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Italian Passion

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DARKEST BEFORE DAWNhas launched. The novel has been available on Amazon and Smashwords since 1 February 2016, and to celebrate the launch, I am also running a Goodreads Book Giveaway.

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description: Join us for the book launch of DARKEST BEFORE DAWN - Book 2 in the Kingdom of Mercia series!

Set in 7th Century Anglo-Saxon England, this historical romance adventure tells the story of Achflaed, an actual historical figure. She is a Northumbrian princess who weds the son of her father's bitterest enemy. Unfortunately, this alliance is not what it seems, for Alchflaed's father orders her to kill her new husband...

DARKEST BEFORE DAWN is available on Amazon - in Kindle and paperback formats.

January 28, 1813: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was published 203 years ago today. Two centuries later? Fervor hasn't died down. It remains one of the most beloved books in the world, and new... Read more of this blog post »
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Love love love this story so much I almost cried when it was finished !! Immortals After Dark is one of my favorite series and I love all of them .They are books that can be read over and over again. Kresley Cole is a genius.... .really..." Read more of this review »
A Nobleman's Bride by Sara Blayne
"As I am not a fan of those old bodice rippers, and cannot condone the hero's rape of the heroine, this one proves to be a great disappointment in both the plot and the romance. I hardly understood what was going on (way too much florid description..." Read more of this review »
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The Hall of Tyr Book Four of The Circle of Ceridwen Saga by Octavia Randolph
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A fantastic conclusion to the best series I've read in years. The Circle of Ceridwen Saga had it all - coming of age, adventure, romance, intrigue and survival.

The Hall of Tyr takes place on the Island of Gotland, where Ceridwen and Sidroc have made
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“The wind drops us where it will and there we have the choice to either fight our fate or grow roots and bloom.”
Jayne Castel, Dark Under the Cover of Night

“It does not matter how much we distance ourselves, how far we run - the past always shadows us.”
Jayne Castel, Night Shadows

“He shed a lake of blood and murdered a king for a cold, lonely throne.”
Jayne Castel, Nightfall till Daybreak

“Do your thing and don't care if they like it.”
Tina Fey, Bossypants

“The young people think the old people are fools -- but the old people know the young people are fools.”
Agatha Christie, Murder at the Vicarage

“A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.”
Maurice Sendak

“The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go.”
C. JoyBell C.

“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

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Lucinda Dear Jayne,
Thank you for acepting the friendship request. I am delighted to have won, through Goodreads, a copy of your novel 'Nightfall till daybreak'. I am really looking forward to reading it and reviewing!
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


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