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Judith Cranswick

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Judith was born and brought up in Norwich and now lives with her husband in Swindon. She wrote her first novel (now languishing in the back of a drawer somewhere) when her two children were toddlers but there was little time for writing when she returned to work teaching Geography in a large comprehensive and it was only after retirement that she was able to take it up again in earnest.
Judith's first two published novels, 'All in the Mind' and 'Watcher in the Shadows' each won the NAWG Award for Best Unpublished Novel for two years running.
She now works part time teaching Tai Chi as well Creative Writing and lecturing.
Her other hobbies include reading, line dancing and travelling.
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Two Nations Divided by a Common Language

One of the great advantages of eBook publishing is that even a first time novelist can now access a global market without difficulty. EBooks are just as easy to download in America, Canada and Australia as they are here in Britain. However, this has definite consequences which we writers need to bear in mind. Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw and Winston Churchill have all commented on the confusio Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.17 · 441 ratings · 164 reviews · 17 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blood on the Bulb Fields

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Blood in the Wine

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Set in 1144 during the dark days of the feudal system, the body of the Lord of the Manor, Osbern de Lench is discovered near the top of the hill where he rides every day at noon. His death appears to be mourned by no one. He was a hard task master wi ...more
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A forensic account, Kate Munroe teams up with DS Adam Jackson to look into a case of corporate fraud. They each have their own hang-ups. Kate lost her hand in a car accident which has turned her into something of a recluse suspicious of all but a sma ...more
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I've always loved this delightful series - a real escape to a world of feisty 'Elizabeth Bennet' ladies and distant, reserved 'Mr Darcy' heroes. We may have little doubt as to how the novel will end but the fun twists and turns, intrigues and diversi ...more
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Another great story in this series.
Lovers of the cosy mystery will be delighted to find that A Cotswold Christmas Mystery – book 16 in Rebecca Tope’s Cotswold Mysteries series – fits all the criteria of the genre. No gratuitous bad language, graphic
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The Carlswick Mythology by S.L. Beaumont
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This is the first book I’ve read in this series and although it builds on the relationships built up in the previous four Carlswick novels, it did not detract from my enjoyment. There was just enough backstory to allow the reader not to be confused.
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