Jenny Lloyd

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If you visit Wales, I’m that crazy Welsh woman seen wandering about the Welsh mountains in all weathers with a notebook in hand. The landscape here is little changed from the era in which I like to write and it features in my writing. I began my writing journey with a national prize winning poem, aged 10. It took me a long time to fulfill a lifelong dream and write my first novel, Leap the Wild Water; mainly because I allowed some bizarre life experiences to throw me off course.
The inspirations for my writing come from the real life struggles of rural people, especially women, in the 19th century, and events in my own family’s history. The themes I write about include the pressures which drive people to act against their consciences; what
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Two hundred years ago, on the 3rd of June, 1818, my 5 x great grandmother, Gwen, died in a ty-unnos near Strata Florida, Cardiganshire. Her husband, Rees, died a month later. They were in their fifties. One month later, their oldest son Thomas died aged 30 leaving a wife and two small children. This blog post is written on 4th June, 2018, and dedicated to them. They survived extraordinary times...

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"In this third book of the Megan Jones Trilogy, once again we find Megan in danger, due to the evil acts of others. She should be making a new start at Wild Water, with brother, Morgan nearby and even Branwen on her side, but there is suggestion th..." Read more of this review »
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I bought this book because it is a finalist in the eFestivalofwords, best novel category, so I thought ‘it can’t be bad, then’. What a surprise I got! It was absolutely brilliant. It is responsible for my having fallen behind with everything else I h ...more
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Daffodils (The Katherine Wheel, #1)
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recommended to Jenny Lloyd by: A Woman's Wisdom blog.
recommended for: Will equally appeal to lovers of historical fiction and romance.
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This is the last book I shall review this year and I found it compelling.

Katy dreams of a different sort of life, away from the quiet, Wiltshire backwater she has grown up in. Her dreams make her reluctant to accept Jem's proposal of marriage, as ma
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Sausage Hall (DI Yates, #3)
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recommended for: Lovers of crime-thrillers
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This is the third book I've read by this author and I'm happy to say it is written to the same high standard as the other two, Almost Love and In The Family.

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I wanted to see the film but never watch a film of a book without reading the book first. I'm glad I bought the book, it's a corker.

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“How easy it is to do wrong when there is someone else to blame.”
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“Megan’s deception is another hook on which I can hang my conscience.”
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“It seemed the heavens themselves conspired to cover up our crime.”
Jenny Lloyd, Leap the Wild Water

“A radio was playing quietly. Nobody was listening. It was there to drown out the silence.”
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“How easy it is to do wrong when there is someone else to blame.”
Jenny Lloyd, Leap the Wild Water

“Megan’s deception is another hook on which I can hang my conscience.”
Jenny Lloyd, Leap the Wild Water

“It seemed the heavens themselves conspired to cover up our crime.”
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“All that I was and the world that was mine are gone forever.”
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Jenny Lloyd Carole wrote: "very interesting profile, Jenny.
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Carole Gill very interesting profile, Jenny.
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