Thursday, October 6, 2011

The Independent Voice Celebrates Sara Jayne Townsend

Sara Jayne Townsend is a UK-based writer of crime and horror fiction.  She has two published novels, DEATH SCENE and SUFFER THE CHILDREN, both released as e-books by Lyrical Press, Inc.

She is founder and Chair of the T Party writers' group, and lives in Surrey with her husband and two cats.

Tell us 5 Random Things about you the person, not the author
1) I have a secret desire to be a rock chick and am learning to play the bass guitar.
2) I spent most of the 1980s living in Canada, and went to high school there.
3) I'm left handed.
4) I love karaoke, despite the fact I'm not a great singer.
5) I am completely useless at telling lies, which is why I've had so many unsuccessful interviews in my working life.

Favorite Authors
Stephen King, Sara Paretsky, Jim Butcher, Mike Carey, James Herbert, CJ Sansome, Sue Grafton.

Where to connect online

Tell us about your book
Name:  Death Scene
Genre: crime - amateur sleuth
Length: 191 pages
Formats Available: e-book

Poking around in family closets produces skeletons

British-born, Toronto-based, actress Shara Summers turns amateur sleuth when her sister is stricken with a mysterious illness. Summoned back to England to be with her family during a time of crisis, Shara discovers doctors are at a loss as to what's causing Astrid s debilitating sickness.

After her aunt is found dead at the bottom of the stairs the death is deemed an accident. Shara suspects otherwise. Her investigation unearths shocking family secrets and a chilling realization that could have far-reaching and tragic consequences that affect not only her own future, but Astrid s as well.

Where to buy
From Lyrical Press