The Shadow of Nanteos


Jane’s novel, “The Shadow of Nanteos” was Waterstone’s book of the month in Wales. Set in the haunting 18th Century Cardiganshire mansion, it is a passionate story of love and ambition. You can follow latest developments on the book’s facebook page. The novel, launched at an event at Nanteos Mansion, in Cardiganshire, was long-listed for the Historical Novel Society Awards 2015.

The Dipping Pool - Jane has just completed her sequel to The Shadow of Nanteos. It will be published in 2020.

 "A Wonderfully gothic evocation of Wild Wales"

Robert Peston, Journalist, author, and TV presenter


"I rejoice that the life-enhancing shadow of Nanteos will live in very many readers for a long long time."

Professor Bobi Jones, retired Professor of the Welsh Language, Aberystwyth University



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Naked Playing the Cello

This is Jane Blank's first collection.  It has been a long time in the making and fully justifies the care taken in assembling it.  Sometimes uncomfortably blunt, sometimes heartbreakingly naive, these poems show how an exquisitely controlled imagination can create a hotline to truth. Ann Drysdale.

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