Welcome to Jude Hayland

Author of Counting the Ways

Book Signings this Summer:

Friday May 26th at 11.00 am – at Cretan Corner, Aptera, north west Crete

Friday June 9th. 12.00 – 3.00 pm – at Winchester Framing and Home, Bridge Street, Winchester

A little bit about me…

Jude Hayland has been a freelance writer of commercial short stories for many years and has been widely published in women’s magazines in the UK and in Scandinavia, Australia and South Africa.  In 2013, she wrote her first novel, ‘Truth to Tell’ and her second novel, ‘Counting the Ways’ is published in April 2017.  Graduating from Winchester University’s Creative and Critical Writing M.A. with Distinction, she has since taught creative writing classes and also tutors in drama and communication skills and examines for New Era Academy of Drama.   A previous runner-up in the Bridport Short Story competition, she is now working on her third novel and combining this with teaching and examining.  Growing up in London, she has lived for the past 20 years in Winchester in Hampshire, but also spends part of the year in beautiful north west Crete.

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What’s my book about?

Grace Barnes, living in her subterranean one-room flat at the nether end of Earl’s Court, feels out of tune with striving, self-seeking 1980’s London. Meeting Archie Copeland, she is gratified to have found a man who shares her obsession for reading and seems more fascinated by Shelley than shifting share prices.

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