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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Judith's first two published novels, 'All in the Mind' and 'Watcher in the Shadows' each won the NAWG Award for Best Unpublished Novel for two years running.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.
"Writers are told to write what they know about but I can ass
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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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Published on October 05, 2016 09:01
Average rating: 4.21 · 319 ratings · 104 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Blood on the Bulb Fields

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Blood in the Wine

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Blood and Chocolate (The Fi...

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A Death too Far

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All in the Mind

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A dystopian novel that will have you on the edge of your seat.
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Another enjoyable read in this series.
A few typos and tortured phrases prevent me give this 5*, but a good read nonetheless.
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