Jean Harrod

Jean Harrod

Author of the Jess Turner series of international crime thrillers. Former diplomat and playwright.

‘You obviously love to write and talk’

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‘You obviously love to write and talk’. I took that as a compliment when someone said it to me the other evening after a talk I’d given on my life as a diplomat and my novel ‘Deadly Diplomacy‘,┬ábecause I’ve been… Continue Reading →

January 2017 – Voodoo!

Happy New Year! I hope 2017 turns out to be a great year for you and yours. Well, I’m beavering away on book 3 – with a working title of ‘Deadly Lanterns’. It is set in present day London, and… Continue Reading →

October 2016

What happened to your August and September blogs I hear you ask? All I can say in my defence is that the summer has flown by. After the wonderful launch of book 2 – Deadly Deceit in June, I’ve spent… Continue Reading →

BLOG: WHAT DOES A DIPLOMAT DO?

The question I get often asked when I give talks about my crime thrillers, or meet readers, is – what does a diplomat do? The heroine in my crime series(Jess Turner) is a British diplomat. She is sent all over… Continue Reading →

DEADLY DECEIT – BLOG

Well, the second novel in my diplomatic crime series, Deadly Deceit, is out! Hallelujah! Had a great time in Waterstones, York on 23 June. Lots of you came along, even though it was referendum night. Very kind of you all…. Continue Reading →

DEADLY DECEIT HAS BEEN LAUNCHED AND RELEASED!

Finally, Deadly Deceit has been launched and released! A lovely evening at Waterstones, Covent Garden on Thursday. What a great store and such welcoming staff. A special thanks goes to Charlie, who organised everything. I am very grateful to everyone… Continue Reading →

REVIEWS FOR DEADLY DECEIT (BOOK 2)

So happy with the first reviews coming in – “Terrific … a rip-roaring sequel to Deadly Diplomacy. Jean Harrod is the Agatha Christie of the contemporary diplomatic world.” Alastair Goodlad, former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. “What a corker… Continue Reading →

BOOK 2 – DEADLY DECEIT – 16 JUNE – WATERSTONES COVENT GARDEN AT 6PM

Novel 2 in my diplomatic crime series – Deadly Deceit – is out on Thursday, 16 June! I shall be at Waterstones Covent Garden at 6 pm giving a talk, followed by drinks and a signing. You are welcome to… Continue Reading →

JOIN ME: 16 JUNE AT 6PM: WATERSTONES, COVENT GARDEN

I shall be at Waterstones, Covent Garden, on Thursday 16 June at 6pm launching, and talking about, my second novel ‘Deadly Deceit.’ Join me for an author talk and book signing, as well as drinks. You will need to contact… Continue Reading →

16 June 2016 – Release Date Deadly Deceit (novel 2)

Getting excited now – only one month to go until 16 June and the release of Deadly Deceit! Book 2 in my diplomatic crime is set in the Turks and Caicos Islands,a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean. My heroine,… Continue Reading →

Thanks to you, my debut crime novel ‘Deadly Diplomacy’ is doing really well.

Hi everyone I just wanted to say a big thank you to all the readers who have bought a copy of my debut novel ‘Deadly Diplomacy’. It’s in a ‘diplomatic’ crime genre all on its own, which is great. Truly… Continue Reading →

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