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"Jan Ellis, writer of romcom
and contemporary fiction"
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If you are looking for smart, funny stories with a hint of mystery thrown in, you've come to the right place!

Praise for A Summer of Surprises...

"Jan delivers an enticing story with well-drawn characters and I loved the great mixture of characters featured in this book. We’re brought people of all ages from Eleanor’s likeable son Joe, in his early-twenties, to Eleanor herself who is fifty and then to her mother Connie and kind-of granddad Harold, who is in his eighties. There’s such a lively cast here, with endearing friendships and full-of-heart personalities."

Praise for The Bookshop Detective...

"The best way that I can describe The Bookshop Detective is a Nancy Drew meets a heavenly coastal set up with intriguing and suddenly suspicious characters. Of course most of the characters aren't actually suspicious, but because there is a history being unfolded I immediately jump to my inner sleuth to find the truth of the mystery. There was only one problem I had with the book and that was that at some point I had to finish it."


Praise fo French Kisses and a London Affair....

"These two novellas are a real treat! Loaded with Jan Ellis’ trademark wit, humour and warmth, both stories will pull you into their world and leave you wanting more. It’s not just that Ellis tells a cracking story, it’s that the quality of the writing takes you there in style. I can’t wait to read the rest of her work!"

If you're looking for an easy and uplifting summer read, pop into your local bookshop and ask the lovely bookseller there for my books. Feedback is always welcome, so feel free to contact me.


Thank you for dropping by!



Above: wowing the crowds with tales of my publishing days, including a brush with Nelson Mandela when I was an editor at Little, Brown Ltd.

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