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Justine John

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Justine John became a full time writer in her late forties, after a successfully running various businesses in London. Her first novel, Gilding The Lily, is a domestic noir suspense story. Animal lover Justine lives in the beautiful Surrey Hills with her husband, rides her two horses and walks her Dalmatians daily. Follow her on Twitter @justinecjohn.

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The Photograph (a poem)

Photo credit: Jaan John Sotnik

This eerie building no longer stands,

Except in a picture I hold in my hand.

Ruinous walls that once were white, its roof with holes that allow the light

To pool on grass and dust and brick, where beetles scuttle and spiders quick.

Who lived here upon a time, I question simply, one more time?

A lady stands in front, her arm

Around a young boy, with appealing charm,

And a

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Gilding the Lily by Justine John
"“Gilding the Lily” is a domestic drama full of secrets, lies and plenty of arguments too. I had a couple of niggles, but in general found this to be enjoyable story with unexpected ending.

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Gilding The Lily by Justine John
"This is compelling domestic noir suspense with multi-faceted characters. An intense and intriguing plot ends with a dramatic twist, expected in this genre of suspense.

Amelia and Jack's are a loving couple, easy to empathise. Told mainly from their v" Read more of this review »
Gilding The Lily by Justine John
"Within this book, you follow many points of views from different characters. At first I thought that it might make the book slightly confusing, but it didn't.
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