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Jean Gill


Jean Gill is a Welsh writer and photographer living in the south of France with two scruffy dogs, a beehive named 'Endeavour', a Nikon D750 and a man. For many years, she taught English and was the first woman to be a secondary headteacher in Wales. She is mother or stepmother to five children so life was hectic.
Publications are varied, including prize-winning poetry and novels, military history, translated books on dog training, and a cookery book on goat cheese. With Scottish parents, an English birthplace and French residence, she can usually support the winning team on most sporting occasions.
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   One Sixth of a Gill (2014)
   Twisted Tales (2016) (with Glen Barrera, Julie Mayerson Brown, Mark Fine, Charlie Flowers, Elizabeth Horton-Newton, Anita Kovacevic, Michelle Medhat, Geoff Nelder and Neil Newton)
   With Double Blade (poems) (2018)
   From Bedtime On (poems) (2018)
   We All Fall Down (2020) (with David Blixt, Kristin Gleeson, J K Knauss, Laura Morelli, Katherine Pym, Deborah Swift, Melodie Winawer and Lisa J Yarde)
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Jean Gill recommends
Anticipation (2021)
Melodie Winawer
"This wise, many-layered novel made me fall in love with Greece all over again. On the one hand, this is a pacy thriller, a historical tale of pursuit and murder across the centuries. On another level, [it's] thought-provoking...I found myself re-considering my views on medical ethics, reincarnation, and military occupation. Before reading Anticipation I knew nothing of Mystras or its history but am now inspired to learn more! I highly recommend this novel."

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