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Jenny Maxwell



Jenny Maxwell was born in Scotland, educated in England and until recently was resident in Germany. She now lives on a narrow boat which is currently moored near Stourbridge.
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The Black Cat

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The Iron Snakes

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Ann Mayall, blacksmith of Anford, and her sister Glory have survived and prospered since the evil sect which nearly cost them their lives have been removed from the adjoining land. The forge is beginning to thrive and Ann's reputation is bringing her an enjoyable diversity of orders. She has formed a deep emotional attachment with Arno and views the future with contentment. Then her lover leaves her and in rudderless despair she agrees to a passionless marriage, and a disastrous partnership which she only belatedly realises puts her at risk of losing the forge.Faced with bankruptcy, still shell-shocked by Arno's departure, she begins to fight for her survival against odds which seem insurmountable...

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The Blacksmith

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When Henry Mayall buys a forge, he also claims the right of the blacksmith to ride over Gorsedown Manor. His niece, Ann, finds sanctuary here and becomes a successful blacksmith. But a religious sect try to stop Ann riding over the park, reverting to brutal means to overturn her rights...

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The Dark And Cloudy Skies

Jenny Maxwell
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When downtrodden supermarket worker Joan gets kidnapped by a man who believes she's his 'empress', she has enough low self-esteem to find pleasure in his strange devotion. So when he is caught and Joan rescued, she finds herself defending him to police and the court, to the perplexity of those around her. But then Joan rceives a piece of hate mail that makes her believe her captor has an ally who blames her for his capture and is out for revenge...

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Bright Rooms

Jenny Maxwell
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Jenny Maxwell

Celia has never been the most diligent of aunts. Even when her brother died she didn't pay very much attention to her niece, Tamsin, and now it is too late. Tamsin is dead, found hanged in woodland near her home and leaving behind an enigma about her passing.Devastated by her death and ridden with guilt by her own neglect, Celia is determined to discover what would have caused her to take her own life. Then she learns that Tamsin was pregnant, but everything she is told by Tamsin's mother and her schoolfriends indicates that the teenager's reputation was the complete opposite to being promiscuous, yet the forensic evidence establishes that she was sexually 'mature'. Even more determined to get at the truth, Celia gradually reveals a side of Tamsin's life which no-one had known or guessed at, and she begins to believe that someone else was involved with her death. Engrossing, moving and chilling, this is a heart-rending novel of psychological suspense.

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Grey Lady

Jenny Maxwell
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Jenny Maxwell

Ben Jacardi was the first of his family to make his life on the canals - as a bargeman and also as the builder of the narrowboat, Grey Lady. His mentor was Josiah Armstrong who had taken him in as an apprentice and who came to regard him as the son he'd wanted his own to be, but who flitted with all his savings. Ben's awkward courtship and early years of marriage to Faith eventually settles into a strong partnership, further enhanced with the birth of James. And it is James who discovers his father's true ancestry and learns how he has unwittingly followed the footprints of his forebears.