Jane Yates

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My name is Jane Yates, and I’m an author, artist and a narrator. I live in the historical City of Oxford in the UK.
Because I am dyslexic I did not start writing until I was 50 years old. I started as a cartoonist, illustrating and writing about my Springer Spaniel Mandy for a local community paper in Oxford, The Leys News, who I still write for.
I worked for several years in the Pitt Rivers a Museum in Oxford, which directly inspired me to write my first three books, the Paradox Child series.
My other books are Octopus Pirate and Garden which is published by Autumn Orchard and is Amazon’s #1 Children's Steampunk Bestseller. Also In audio read by Actress Anna Parker-Naples.

After the death of my dog Mandy, I had problem’s sleeping and discove
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Sunshine Thanks for the friendvite. I looking forward to reading your books. 📚


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Jane Yates Stacy wrote: "Merry Christmas J.!!!!!!!!" sorry for the delay. happy summer x x


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Stacy Merry Christmas J.!!!!!!!!


message 18: by Jane

Jane Yates Dear. AXR,
the queen and I appreciate your warm message
rock on
x


message 17: by Jane

Jane Yates Hello Beth
thank you, happy reading x x


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Beth Hi J.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads author!


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A.X. Rhodes Greetings and salutations, Jane. Thanks for the friend request from "across the pond." Love the picture! My best to you and the queen! Write on... AXR


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Jane Yates Majenta wrote: "Hello, J.! Thanks for contacting me, Friend Request accepted! Congratulations on your publishing success! I hope you're having a good weekend.

Best wishes from Majenta"


thank you for the nice message. the sun is out here in the UK for a change. i hope the suns shining were you are x x


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Majenta Hello, J.! Thanks for contacting me, Friend Request accepted! Congratulations on your publishing success! I hope you're having a good weekend.

Best wishes from Majenta


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Jane Yates Rob wrote: "❤️ Thanks for the Add ❤️
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Good Evening from Canada :)

wow thanks so much for the magical images. Love them Fantasic

















❤️‍ ❤️‍ ❤️ Rob"



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Jane Yates Rachel (aka Ms4Tune) wrote: "Hi, Thanks for the friend-invite and recommendation. I will definitely try and hunt down a copy. I loved your review and it sounds like something I would like :) Thanks again and look forward to di..."
Thanks Rachel for taking the time to write a comment.
here is a link here its 99c http://www.amazon.com/Octopus-Pirate-...
happy reading, please let me know how you get on. jane x


Rachel (aka Ms4Tune) Hi, Thanks for the friend-invite and recommendation. I will definitely try and hunt down a copy. I loved your review and it sounds like something I would like :) Thanks again and look forward to discussing other books with you!


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Jane Yates Midu wrote: "Thanks for the invite!"thank you, i love to connect with my readers, its makes my day


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Midu Hadi Thanks for the invite!


message 7: by Jane (last edited Jul 09, 2015 04:01AM)

Jane Yates Sean wrote: "Hello

Thanks for asking me to be a friend, and I hope you will join my group .. A Good Thriller..

regards

Sean"
thanks i also have a group :) https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/...


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Sean Peters Hello

Thanks for asking me to be a friend, and I hope you will join my group .. A Good Thriller..

regards

Sean


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Jane Yates Lilian wrote: "Hello Jane. Nice to be your friend."

nice to be your friend also . my 1st books free today http://www.amazon.com/Paradox-Child-B... jane


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Jane Yates Rebecca wrote: "Hello Jane, Jacks actually my boyfriend so I can give you all the goss from his books :D"

Hello Rebecca
many thanks for the reply :)
Jack was the very first person in the whole world to review my first book for me. he is my hero.
you have a wonderful boyfriend there.
please tell me if you ever come up to oxford. It would be great to meet you both :)
i am co hosting this event http://www.oxforduniversitystores.co....
it is sold out, but i can say your both helping out if you want to go?
thanks again
jane


Rebecca Stow Hello Jane, Jacks actually my boyfriend so I can give you all the goss from his books :D


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Jane Yates Lilian wrote: "Hello Jane. Nice to be your friend."

thank you :)
nice to be your friend also :)


Lilian Hello Jane. Nice to be your friend.


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