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Jane Hardstaff - Author

Jane Hardstaff longed to be an artist, but somehow became a TV producer. She grew up in Wiltshire with her brothers, hunting mayfly-nymphs with her father and reading fairytales with her mother. Now she lives in London's East End, near the great, wild River Thames - the inspiration for her first book.

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Reader ReviewedRiver Daughter
Jane Hardstaff
January 2015 Book of the Month Moss, the river daughter of the title, first appeared in Jane Hardstaff's much-praised debut The Executioner's Daughter, a thrilling novel that cleverly mixed the supernatural with a convincing historical background. In this new adventure,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/01/2015
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Reader ReviewedThe Executioner's Daughter
Jane Hardstaff
February 2014 Debut of the Month Set in the underbelly of the Tower of London and on the Thames in Tudor times, with a cast of brilliant characters, including feisty heroine Moss and lovable rogue Salter. A nail-biting drama and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/01/2014
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