Jacey Bedford

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United Kingdom
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences
I don't know whether you can call them influences but I love books by ...more

Member Since
March 2012

URL


Jacey Bedford is an English writer who is published by DAW in the USA. She lives and works behind a desk in Pennine Yorkshire. She's had stories published on both sides of the Atlantic. She has six novels out now and is currently working on three more. Empire of Dust, Crossways, and Nimbus are science fiction (space opera) which make up the Psi-Tech trilogy. Winterwood, a historical fantasy, is set in 1800, it has a cross-dressing privateer captain, the jealous ghost of her dead husband, and a sexy wolf shapechanger. Silverwolf and Rowankind complete the trilogy.

Jacey is secretary of the UK Milford Writers' Conference, a peer-to-peer workshopping week for published SF writers. She also hosts Northwrite SF, a critique group based in Yorkshir
...more

To ask Jacey Bedford questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Jacey Bedford Write. Even if you are not inspired. Just sit down and write something, anything. Words will come. Even if you don't think they are good words and kno…moreWrite. Even if you are not inspired. Just sit down and write something, anything. Words will come. Even if you don't think they are good words and know you'll ditch them tomorrow, write them today. Even fifty bad words are better than no words at all.(less)
Jacey Bedford Making stuff up for pleasure and profit!
Average rating: 3.64 · 1,652 ratings · 282 reviews · 22 distinct worksSimilar authors
Winterwood (Rowankind, #1)

3.50 avg rating — 674 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Empire of Dust (Psi-Tech #1)

3.61 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Crossways (Psi-Tech #2)

3.95 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Silverwolf (Rowankind, #2)

3.82 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nimbus

4.10 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rowankind (Rowankind, #3)

3.81 avg rating — 42 ratings3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rowankind (3 Book Series)

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Psi-Tech Novel (3 Book Se...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rowankind (2 Book Series)

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
Warrior Princesses

by
3.48 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jacey Bedford…

Liz Williams: The Snake Agent – for your reading pleasure

[image error]



Any book which opens with the main protagonist swinging by his heels in Hell has got my attention from page one. This grabbed me and never let me go.





Det. Insp. Chen is the cop whose responsibilities include the underworld as it impinges upon his city – the franchise city of Singapore 3. He’s a snake agent, one of the people who can travel between earth and Hell, so when a murdered you

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on October 26, 2020 19:38
Winterwood Silverwolf Rowankind
(3 books)
by
3.57 avg rating — 852 ratings

Empire of Dust Crossways Nimbus
(3 books)
by
3.75 avg rating — 526 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Angel of the ...
Jacey is currently reading
by Katherine Addison (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Jacey’s Recent Updates

Jacey Bedford wrote a new blog post

Liz Williams: The Snake Agent – for your reading pleasure





Any book which opens with the main protagonist swinging by his heels in Hell has got my attention from page one. This grabbed me and never let me go.



D Read more of this blog post »
Jacey rated a book it was amazing
Hard Time by Jodi Taylor
Rate this book
Clear rating
The second book in the St Mary's spin off series featuring Luke, Jane and Matthew (who is the son of Max Maxwell and Leon Farrell from St Mary's). The three of them are still trainee Time Police officers, known as Team Weird for their unorthodox ways ...more
Jacey is currently reading
The Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jacey rated a book liked it
The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle
Rate this book
Clear rating
A middle grade book that I thought might work well for my grandson for Christmas but on reading it myself, I'm not so sure. It's a retelling which riffs on A Christmas Carol. George's life has been turned upside down by the death of his mother, but m ...more
Jacey rated a book it was amazing
Traitor's Blade by Sebastien de Castell
Rate this book
Clear rating
I really enjoyed this. I've read one Sebastien de Castell before and liked it, but this was even better. The Greatcoats were, until the king was killed five years before the book opens, travelling magistrates dispensing the king's justice. They are t ...more
Jacey finished reading
Traitor's Blade by Sebastien de Castell
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jacey rated a book really liked it
The Nothing Girl by Jodi Taylor
Rate this book
Clear rating
I’ve burned through all Jodi Taylor’s back catalogue this year – her Chronicles of St Marys’ books and her historical fiction under the name of Isabella Barclay– but since I mostly read SF and historicals I hadn’t considered reading The Nothing Girl. ...more
Jacey rated a book it was amazing
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Redshirts
by John Scalzi (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I've had this lined up on my kindle for a couple of years and not managed to read it, which is simply too bad. I've been missing out because it's brilliant. Anyone who's ever seen Star Trek (or Galaxy Quest) will be familiar with the concept of the c ...more
Jacey finished reading
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Redshirts
by John Scalzi (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jacey rated a book really liked it
Masquerade in Lodi by Lois McMaster Bujold
Rate this book
Clear rating
Though it's the ninth book, this is a Penric story that is fourth in the chronological sequence, between Penric's Fox and Penric's Mission. For those who have never read any of the Penric novellas, Pen hosts a chaos demon, Desdemona, who 'lives' insi ...more
More of Jacey's books…
“He should be building a wall between them if he didn’t want to get hurt, but walls sometimes kept in the bad and kept out the good. You couldn’t live your life behind walls. It wasn’t living.”
Jacey Bedford, Empire of Dust

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Nothing But Readi...: Harpy Eagles READ BOOKS 1283 313 Nov 07, 2016 03:04PM  
SOS: Serious Over...: Cover Hunt Challenge November 2016 14 24 Dec 12, 2016 01:11AM  
Nothing But Readi...: New 2 U Authors: 2016 94 531 Jan 08, 2017 05:47AM  
“Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign

“Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.”
Terry Pratchett

“Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.”
Lois McMaster Bujold, Memory

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
Terry Pratchett, Diggers

“When in doubt, be ridiculous.”
Sherwood Smith, Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction

35160 Fantasy Aficionados — 2366 members — last activity Oct 30, 2020 01:07PM
This is a place for lovers of all types of fantasy literature and culture. Here, you can discuss your favorite books, authors, and series. There is pl ...more
71956 The Book Club — 25 members — last activity May 12, 2013 02:43PM
SFF book club. Every 6-8 weeks we read a book chosen by the group, which is then discussed on the podcast by its two hosts, with feedback from members ...more
150214 Alma Alexander Fans — 4 members — last activity Jul 20, 2020 03:27AM
A place to find out about news and reviews and publication dates and new releases and all of that - if you like the books and worlds of Alma Alexander



No comments have been added yet.