Jill Marshall

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Jill Marshall is a best-selling author, as well as a writing coach and editor. Her middle-grade series about girl spy, Jane Blonde, originally published by Macmillan Children's Books UK, has sold hundreds of thousands of copies around the world, has featured as a World Book Day title and reached the UK Times Top 10 for all fiction.

Jill writes other series in this age group (Doghead, The Legend of Matilda Peppercorn, Stein & Frank) and also writes for the YA, adult fiction and picture book markets, for trade publishers like Macmillan, Penguin and Hachette and increasingly under the auspices of her own indie publishing venture, Zither.

As an authentic 21st century creative, Jill has a fascination and in-depth experience of all aspects to do with books and publishing, gleaned from being a trade-published author with a dozen years in the industry, an editor and manuscript assessor of over a thousand books and stories on behalf of individual and corporate clients, and an independent publisher producing books across all media (ebook, print-on-demand, audio and with a view to film/TV/AR).

Her overall aim is always to connect with her readers in the way that most floats their boat - if that's ebooks for you, you've come to the right place. Jill also loves chatting to readers in person and via email. Go to www.jillmarshallauthor.co.uk for more.

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Lena's Fortune
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1912. Lena Matthews is from the rough end of Manchester – so rough that she has to be very inventive when it comes to burying her kin. So begins the chain of events that takes her into service in a grand house, and under the nose of the Birtles’ son, Henry. She has everything against her. She’s female. She’s young. She’s poor. But she's Lena Matthews. And fortune favours the brave ...
Jane Blonde, The Perfect Spylet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Janey Brown (aka Jane Blonde, Sensational Spylet)is in for a a shock when headmistress Mrs Halliday makes her and Alfie be prefects for the day, looking after the school's youngest kids. She thinks it's going to be a breeze, but it turns out to be a Prefect's nightmare.So Janey has to turn from Prefect to Perfect. The Perfect Spylet - a special mini-SPI story for Jane Blonde fans everywhere.
The Most Beautiful Man in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00)
What do a Hampshire housewife, a Kiwi pole dancer, a London publisher and an LA soap starlet all have in common? All their lives have been impacted by the Most Beautiful Man in the World. Only when he's found floating face-down in his LA pool do they find out the ugly truth - about themselves, each other, and the man they've chased around the world and across the decades.
As It Is On Telly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,410. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00)
Bunty's husband is having an affair. All the signs are there - weight loss, improved wardrobe, working late at the office. So what now? All she's ever done successfully is be a wife, and bone up on a whole load of daytime TV. So Bunty decides to get herself a new husband. A rich one. But life is not like it is on TV, as she's about to discover ...
The Two Miss Parsons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,720. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Jill Marshall. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
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For newly redundant single parent Cally Parsons, it's the perfect time to postpone real life and start that search for her inner artist. But daughter Paige has other ideas, like a little search of her own - for her father. Trouble is, he's on the other side of the planet, and they haven't seen him in years. And let's face it - it's going to take a very special guy to take on The Two Miss Parsons.

Books

STEIN & FRANK, Battle of the Undead People Eaters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Prince Stein is bored with his friends - or lack of. Well, he is three hundred and eleventy something years old. And all his friends are old dudes who hang around with them in their castle. Literally, in the case of Viggo the Vampire.So when it's Stein's birthday, he's not all that enthusiastic about the party his folks are throwing, until he discovers how to make a new friend all by himself ...
The Legend of Matilda Peppercorn Book 2: FIGHT
Series: The Legend of Matilda Peppercorn. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
It's Christmas Day for Tilly P , and she gets several amazing gifts, including: the wonderful presence of her Swedish Biffle, Mattan; a surprise visit from her grandfather, Peter Peppercorn, and a special something he's brought with him which appears to be ... an exploding frog? But nothing is what it appears to be in the magical world of Matilda Peppercorn. This time, she's in for a fight ...
The Legend of Matilda Peppercorn Book 1: DEFEND
Series: The Legend of Matilda Peppercorn. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Matilda Peppercorn is being watched. Weirdy women keep turning up in all sorts of peculiar places - in her garden, at her kick-boxing contest, and even up a tree at the mysterious Ruins where she and her best friend (Mattan, short for Matilda only Swedishly) hang out and practice their embarrassing gymnastics routines. Because Tilly P is destined to become something very, very different ...
Fanmail
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Coming of age
Cat Andrews is having a nightmare. Somehow, she's been adopted by the lead singer of the world's most famous boy band. Cat hates boy bands, and Jazzy D, the utterly ego-driven beefcake who has taken up residence in her garden shed.Cat's going to have write a few strongly worded letters to sort this out. From the author of Jane Blonde comes a hilarious tale of a misfit heroine. With hair wings.
Pineapple
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,070. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
When Poppy Moss is sent by her parents to an unconventional art school over the summer, she knows it is just a means to escape her past. But the past is all around in the exotic gardens of the Cornish estate where she finds herself, with war looming yet long gone. A bitter-sweet tale of lost love and liberation from the past, as war, comradeship and personal hurts merge into one mystical summer

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