The Village; A Year in Twelve Tales
A contemporary Book of Hours set in a semi-rural English village, this collection of inter-linked short stories tells the stories of four generations of the Marshall family and their friends and neighbours, as babies are born, plots are hatched, matches are made and marriages founder, and death, both anticipated and unlooked-for, pays a call. Read one here.
‘‘I’m in love with these short stories!‘ Bookidote
‘The prose is clear and crisp, with many threads coming together for an exciting climax.’ Kindle best selling author, Stuart Wakefield.
‘The Village’ is beautifully written and intricately plotted. Family histories and ties are gradually revealed. Above all, the stories are told with humour, insight and compassion’ Amazon review.
‘Warm, engaging and life affirming. I can’t wait for more.‘ Amazon review.
‘More Harper Valley than Peyton Place, JJ Anderson’s depiction of life in a small English village is both lovely and resplendent.’ Independent Book Reviewer
J.J.Anderson’s first publication is available as an e-book, price £2.12 or printed book price £7.99 at Amazon, and Kindle. It is also available as three ‘e-shorts’ at 99p each and, exclusive to Audible, Amazon and itunes is available as an audio-book – cost £13.55, running time 8 hours and 22 minutes.
The Story Bazaar Compendium
The annual compendia of favourite articles and short fiction from contributors to The Story Bazaar web-site ( 2015 – 2019 ) edited by Julie Anderson.
Including the travels of The Story Bazaar Nomad, who decides, in later life, to rent out her home and wander the world; The Story Bazaar Sailor and her preparations for the challenge of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race; the adventures of a bird watcher’s mate; what to do in London, as well as reports of life in a southern Spanish town. Plus some new, short fiction from Julie Anderson. Read an example here.
From 2016 – the Demagogue’s Handbook series and Brexit Diary.