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British Fantasy Awards – Grimbold authors and artists on the shortlist!

Grimbold authors have won seven nominations for the British Fantasy Awards, and Grimbold Books has been shortlisted for Best Independent Press. Sending congratulations and wishing all the best to everyone! Evelinn Enoksen for Best Artist Fight Like a Girl (ed. Joanne Hall & Roz Clarke) for Best Anthology Sammy HK Smith for Best Short Fiction… Continue reading British Fantasy Awards – Grimbold authors and artists on the shortlist!

Books on the Hill new online shop launches

Books on the Hill are launching their new Fantasy and Sci-Fi online shop on 15th July 2017 at Edge-Lit 6 in Derby. I am honoured to have been invited to take part in their campaign to celebrate the launch! Coming soon: http://www.fantasyscifibooks.co.uk Books are my bag! With many thanks to Alistair Sims and the Books… Continue reading Books on the Hill new online shop launches

Cover art reveal – Empty Skies and Sunlight by Kate Coe

Here is the next beautiful cover in Kate Coe's Green Sky novella series! Empty Skies and Sunlight is coming soon! Cover by the talented Ken Dawson of Creative Covers.

Autonomy by Jude Houghton on offer

For a limited time Kristell Ink Publishing are offering Autonomy by Jude Houghton for only 99c from Amazon. Kirkus Review: "An immersive novel that chillingly predicts a world in which life is something to be escaped rather than experienced." https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/jude-houghton/autonomy/ From the blurb: Balmoral Murraine works in a Battery, assembling devices she doesn’t understand for… Continue reading Autonomy by Jude Houghton on offer

New from Kristell Ink: Blood Bank by Zoe Markham

On 30th June, Kristell Ink are publishing new vampire novel Blood Bank by Zoe Markham: the book will be available from Amazon in paperback and Kindle format. Blood Bank is a vampire novella set in Swindon! Blurb: Benjamin is a programmer moonlighting as a security guard at Dystopia, a seedy club that caters to the… Continue reading New from Kristell Ink: Blood Bank by Zoe Markham

Goodreads giveaway ends

I'd like to thank everyone who entered my Goodreads giveaway for a chance to win one of three free paperback copies of Children of the Shaman. The giveaway ended on June 21. There were 1103 entrants (wow!) and Goodreads has chosen three winners at random. I will be posting copies of the paperback edition to… Continue reading Goodreads giveaway ends

Goodreads giveaway update…

I'm slightly in a state of shock as having launched my Goodreads giveaway less than 24 hours ago, I just visited the page to find that I've already got 183 subscribers (faints). And the giveaway has 10 days left to run! This is very exciting but also quite a responsibility. I'm not going to update… Continue reading Goodreads giveaway update…

Goodreads giveaway begins!

The Goodreads giveaway for the paperback edition of Children of the Shaman starts today. Enter the giveaway to win one of three paperback editions of my first novel in the new version published by Kristell Ink. Goodreads Book Giveaway Children of the Shaman by Jessica Rydill Giveaway ends June 21, 2017. See the giveaway details… Continue reading Goodreads giveaway begins!

Interview with Jan Edwards, author of Winter Downs

Today it gives me great pleasure to interview author Jan Edwards, whose new crime novel, Winter Downs, launched on 3rd June. How long have you been writing and how did you get started? Always a hard one to answer without sounding cliched, but I honestly can’t recall when I first started to make up stories… Continue reading Interview with Jan Edwards, author of Winter Downs

Giveaway for Children of the Shaman June 11

Three paperback copies of the new edition of Children of the Shaman will soon be available free. Starting on 11th June, the giveaway will run until 21st June. "Newly released by Kristell Ink Publishing, Children of the Shaman is the first book in the shamanworld series, bringing you edgy dark fantasy with memorable and complex… Continue reading Giveaway for Children of the Shaman June 11