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 Nanteos Mansion hotel, in Cardiganshire, was long-listed for the Historical Novel Society Awards 2015.

Jane has just completed the sequel, Nanteos: The Dipping Pool , due to be published in 2020. As a result of Covid-19, the release date is currently on hold. For latest developments please follow Jane's BLOG & Facebook page.

 "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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