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I was born and brought up in Somerset, England, and my writing draws heavily from the history and legends of that county.

Beowulf, the Norse sagas, the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, as well as Sheridan Le Fanu, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Ursula K. Le Guin & J.R.R. Tolkien have also had a great influence on my writing.

I've recently finished the second in a projected series of novels collectively entitled the Glenaster Chronicles. These stories broadly fall into the "epic" or "high" fantasy genre, however my reading ranges widely, and what matters to me most is a good story, well told, regardless of labels. And I like a good dragon, too (or even a bad one, come to that!).

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Jonathan Mills Congratulations Allison! And thank you for your kind words. One paperback copy of "The Witch of Glenaster" will be winging its way to you in the next…moreCongratulations Allison! And thank you for your kind words. One paperback copy of "The Witch of Glenaster" will be winging its way to you in the next few days.

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All copies should now be in the post - apologies for the delay. If it hasn't arrived in the next few days, let me know and I'll send you…more
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All copies should now be in the post - apologies for the delay. If it hasn't arrived in the next few days, let me know and I'll send you another copy.

Thanks for your patience,

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Hi there.

Hope all's well with you lovely people.

This is just to let you know that "The Witch of Glenaster", the first book in my Glenaster Chronicles series, is available for FREE all this month on Smashwords:

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

Its sequel, "The Widow's Thorn", is likewise available for half-price until the end of the month:

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Jonathan Mills Hi Jessica,

Good to hear from you! How are things?

You'll be pleased and/or frustrated to learn that I am deep into the third (and final) Glenaster book, but it is still in very rough form and at times has been difficult to write, perhaps becasue it's the last one and I really need to try and end it right. It would be lovely if it saw the light of day next year, and that's what I'm aiming for, but I can't promise anything - except that there will be no further cliffhangers! I think you'll like the ending I have in mind, I hope so anyway.

Thanks again for all your support and kind words, and I hope all is going well with your own writing - how's the historical novel coming? It sounded like you had some really great ideas there.

Right, just off to have a gander at your blog.

All the best,

Jonathan.


Jessica wrote: "Just updating my new blog with previous blog posts (as a procrastination, of course, what else would a writer be doing...) and Esther comes into my peripheral.

I know I have to, but I can't wait f..."



Jessica O'Toole Just updating my new blog with previous blog posts (as a procrastination, of course, what else would a writer be doing...) and Esther comes into my peripheral.

I know I have to, but I can't wait for the third in this series. Just wanted to remind you of that. :) Because of the cliffhanger, yeah?


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