I'm very pleased to announce that I signed with Judith Murray of the Green and Heaton literary agency in January 2017, and a month later Corvus Atlantic offered me a two-book deal. My debut psychological thriller, Perfect Ten, will be released in September 2018.



I'm delighted to announce that Playlist for a Paper Angel will be released on 27th December 2016. It is the second book in the DS Jan Pearce series.






champI am very pleased to announce that Kindle Press have acquired the rights to my new novel, Playlist for a Paper Angel.

The crime fiction sequel to Random Acts of Unkindness and the second book in the DS Jan Pearce series will be published very soon worldwide in ebook and paperback.

Watch this space for the cover reveal at the end of November!


Random Acts of Unkindness was published by Kindle Press on 21st June 2016 in ebook format and by Novelesque on 21st June 2016 in paperback


Blog tour 18th July - 24th July 2016 organised by Faye Rogers PR

Random Acts of Unkindness on Anna the Bookworm's Portable Magic Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on Helerina Blogs

Random Acts of Unkindness on BiblioBeth's Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness Sally Akins' Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on Married to Books Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on Babi a Fi Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on Little Bookness Lane Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on Jaffa Reads Too Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness on A Daydreamers Thoughts Blog

Random Acts of Unknidness  Loves Great Reads Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness  The Book Moo Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness  Rachel Bustin Blog

Random Acts of Unkindness  Man of Words Blog

Thank you so much to all the bloggers who took part and to the amazing Faye Rogers who organised it all.

RAOU CoverRandom Acts of Unkindness is selected for publication by Kindle Press

Following a successful Kindle Scout campaign, Random Acts of Unkindness has been selected for publication.

Press Release

Oldham Evening Chronicle

I'm delighted that my short story 'Utopia +10' is included in the 'Now We Are Ten' celebratory anthology from Newcon Press.

talesMy short story Undercurrent was published on the 7th January 2016 in the anthology 'Tales from Elsewhere

Undercurrent is the story of a mother's search.



SmartYellow™ by J.A.Christy - sybackI’m very pleased to announce that the ebook of SmartYellow will be available from the 7th August 2015, with the paperback published on the 14th November 2015, launched at Novancon2015 in Nottingham.

SmartYellow is my first speculative fiction novel written as J.A.Christy and will be published by Elsewhen Press.

I’ll be at Novacon for the launch to sign books and to chat about SmartYellow.

More details on the Elsewhen Press Website

SmartYellow™ will be published in both a digital edition and paperback in 2015.sybig

ISBN: 978-1-908168-78-8 eBook Typical price £2.99 / €3.49 / $3.99
ISBN: 978-1-908168-68-9 paperback 304pp List price £9.99 / €11.99 / $17.99

Huffington Post 10th September 2014

My article about the pros and cons of Facebook - Seven Levels of Facebook - is on the Huffington Post today


Insomnia Short Story Competition - This week has brought news that I am runner-up in the Insomnia Short Story Competition with my short story 'Really Me'. The prize includes its publication in an anthology and I was absolutely thrilled to learn about this.

Congratulations to the winner Anna Mazzola, I can't wait to read the winning story in the anthology. And congratulations to everyone who was long listed, and thanks to Paul McVeigh who judged the competition.

Stories For Homes Anthology - I’m very proud to announce that my short story ‘Brick Heart’ is in the Stories for Homes anthology. All proceeds from this anthology go to Shelter charity.

The ebook of Stories for Homes has been available for a while. The paperback version was launched on the 13th December is London, but is available now .

Brick Heart is about an elderly woman facing housing problems, and the range of emotions she goes through. Every story in this anthology shines a light in the importance of home, and what it means to people.

Lookout for Stories for Homes on FaceBook and Twitter @storiesforhomes #storiesforhomes where details of events, reading and launches will appear.

And most of all, buy a copy and help stop homelessness.

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