New Mystery Novel entitled "A Single Rook" by Janet Ollerenshaw is published

By: The Inspira Group
Aug. 2, 2023 - PRLog -- ISBN #979-8399107967

"A Single Rook" by Janet Ollerenshaw is published

About the Book:

Cameo characters people the pages of this gentle mystery, set in the imaginary town of Potterton and centered around its marina. Deaths, kidnapping, rescues and a mild romance weave in and out of the story. At the centre is Kevin, a semi-recluse boatman, whose peaceful evening is rudely interrupted when a female neighbour calls for his assistance in rescuing a drowning child. The child, Sophie, survives her wetting but brings with her a plethora of unanswered conundrums. During their efforts to solve the mysteries she presents, a lasting friendship is formed, an abusive step-father is halted in his attempt to deceive the authorities and a grieving woman is given a second chance.

About the Author:

Janet Ollerenshaw is a retired English & Music teacher. She has lived in Hertfordshire most of her life and has been involved with Scouting, animals and arts & crafts alongside her teaching career.  She writes for pleasure and enjoys word-craft.

Janet has a Med in Educational Research from Cambridge and studied with the Open University for her first Degree in Humanities with Music and English Language. She does seasonal work as an exam marker for Edexcel and for the Cambridge International Exam board.  Janet also published the "Turning" series of novels entitled "Inside Out", "Upside Down" and "Back to Front", along with two other cosy British mysteries entitled "Secret of the Snail" and "Cane Toads".

Excerpt from "A Single Rook":

"He supposed he ought to feel something; horror, sorrow, shock – anything really. But truth to tell he was numb from head to toe; he didn't feel anything other than a slight sense of the unreal. He was dreaming, sleepwalking, he would wake up soon and all would be normal. He couldn't make himself go back into the kitchen so he took himself down the road to the local pub where a beer would suffice in place of the missed coffee."

"A Single Rook" is available in paperback from Amazon at:

This novel is also available to download as an e-book from Amazon at:

Press/Media Contact Details:

Janet Ollerenshaw's Literary Agent:

Darin Jewell, Managing Director, The Inspira Group Literary Agency, 5 Bradley Road, Enfield, England

Tel.  UK +208 292 5163


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