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Blog Tour for "A Meadow Murder"

Book Title: A Meadow Murder

Series: A Jan Christopher Mystery - Episode 4

Author: Helen Hollick

Publication Date: 28th July 2023

Publisher: Taw River Press

Page Length: 153 pages

Genre: Cosy Mystery

A Meadow Murder

A Jan Christopher Mystery, Episode #4

Helen Hollick


"As delicious as a Devon Cream Tea!" ~ author Elizabeth St John

"Every sentence pulls you back into the early 1970s... The Darling Buds of May, only not Kent, but Devon. The countryside itself is a character and Hollick imbues it with plenty of emotion" ~ author Alison Morton


Make hay while the sun shines? But what happens when a murder is discovered, and country life is disrupted?

Summer 1972. Young library assistant Jan Christopher and her fiancé, DS Lawrence Walker, are on holiday in North Devon. There are country walks and a day at the races to enjoy, along with Sunday lunch at the village pub, and the hay to help bring in for the neighbouring farmer.

But when a body is found the holiday plans are to change into an investigation of murder, hampered by a resting actor, a woman convinced she’s met a leprechaun and a scarecrow on walkabout...

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This series is available to read on #KindleUnlimited

Author Bio:

First accepted for traditional publication in 1993, Helen became a USA Today Bestseller with her historical novel, THE FOREVER QUEEN (titled A HOLLOW CROWN in the UK) with the sequel, HAROLD THE KING (US: I AM THE CHOSEN KING) being novels that explore the events that led to the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

Her PENDRAGON’S BANNER TRILOGY is a fifth-century version of the Arthurian legend, and she writes a nautical adventure/fantasy series, THE SEA WITCH VOYAGES.

She has also branched out into the quick read novella, 'Cosy Mystery' genre with her JAN CHRISTOPHER MURDER MYSTERIES, set in the 1970s, with the first in the series, A MIRROR MURDER incorporating her, often hilarious, memories of working as a library assistant. The front cover of episode #4 A MEADOW MURDER is Helen’s actual hay meadow on her Devon farm.

Her non-fiction books are Pirates: Truth and Tales and Life of A Smuggler. She lives with her family in an eighteenth-century farmhouse in North Devon and occasionally gets time to write...

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Helen Hollick
Helen Hollick
Sep 04, 2023

Thank you so much Rosemary!


Rosemary Morris
Rosemary Morris
Sep 02, 2023

I enjoyed a Meadow Murder. I reviewed it on Amazon and awarded it 5 out of 5*. I look forward to reading the next book in the series by this talented author.


Cathie Dunn
Cathie Dunn
Aug 31, 2023

Thank you so much for hosting Helen Hollick today, with her fabulous new release, A Meadow Murder.

Cathie xo

The Coffee Pot Book Club


Helen Hollick
Helen Hollick
Aug 31, 2023

Thank you for hosting A Meadow Murder today!

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