• Guest Post

    Dead Jealous Blog Tour: Will the real Lake District please step forward! By Sharon Jones

    Today I have the wonderful Sharon Jones, author of the contemporary murder mystery Dead Jealous, on the blog talking about settings and in particular, The Lake District. The setting of Dead Jealous was one of the things that really made the book stand apart from others when I read it and I love hearing more about how Sharon came up with that and what kind of prompting that took. So enough of me wittering on, over to Sharon…  *** For me, writing a place is just like writing a character. I need to know its moods, its strengths and weaknesses. I need to be able to see it in my…

  • Book Review,  Reviews

    Dead Jealous – Sharon Jones

    β€œIt was a good place, a peaceful place. The kind of place where the past could lie, forever.  At the foot of the hill the lake was frozen in a dead calm, a dark mirror reflecting the clouds that rolled in above. Not that those weirdos down at the festival would be turning in any time soon.” A year ago Poppy Sinclair nearly died. She fell unconscious into Lake Windermere and was pulled to safety by her best friend. Now she tries to face her fear of the water every chance she gets, but at Scariswater, a trip into the water to paddle ends with her pulling a girl out…