MURDER IN MERRYWELL
'Murder in Merrywell is an entertaining and engaging cosy mystery set against a beautiful backdrop.’
IN COLD BLOOD
'With unexpected twists and turns a plenty, a plot that takes us to some dark places, and an atmosphere that tingles with tension, In Cold Blood is an exciting opener to what promises to be an enthralling new series.'
LANCASHIRE EVENING POST
WITHOUT A TRACE
'A 5 star novel. Great characters. Plenty of suspense to keep me guessing. All you need for a perfect thriller.'
Jane Bettany is the author of the DI Isabel Blood crime novels, set in the fictional Derbyshire town of Bainbridge, and a cosy crime series featuring amateur sleuth Violet Brewster, which is also set in Derbyshire.
Jane's debut novel In Cold Blood (the first in the DI Isabel Blood series) won the 2019 Gransnet and HQ writing competition, for women writers over the age of 40 who had written a novel with a protagonist in the same age range.
Before turning to novel writing, Jane had been writing short stories and non-fiction articles for over twenty years, many of which have appeared in women’s magazines, literary magazines, newspapers and online.
Jane lives in Derby, in the UK.
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