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Jane Johnson

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Jane Johnson

aka Jude Fisher, Gabriel King (with M. John Harrison)Jane Johnson is from Cornwall and has worked in the book industry for 20 years, as a bookseller, publisher and writer.She was responsible for publishing the works of J R R Tolkien during the 1980s and 1990s and worked on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, spending many months in New Zealand with cast and crew. Under the pseudonym of Jude Fisher she wrote three bestselling Visual Companions to the films. She has also written several books for children.In 2005 she was in Morocco researching the story of a distant family member who was abducted from a Cornish church in 1625 by Barbary pirates and sold into slavery in North Africa (which formed the basis for Crossed Bones / The Tenth Gift), when a near-fatal climbing incident caused her to rethink her future.She returned home, gave up her office job in London, sold her flat and shipped the contents to Morocco. In October she married her own 'Berber pirate' and now they split their time between Cornwall and a village in the Anti-Atlas Mountains.She still works, remotely, as Fiction Publishing Director for HarperCollins.


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aka Jude Fisher, Gabriel King (with M. John Harrison)Jane Johnson is from Cornwall and has worked in the book industry for 20 years, as a bookseller, publisher and writer.She was responsible for publishing the works of J R R Tolkien during the 1980s and 1990s and worked on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, spending many months in New Zealand with cast and crew. Under the pseudonym of Jude Fisher she wrote three bestselling Visual Companions to the films. She has also written several books for children.In 2005 she was in Morocco researching the story of a distant family member who was abducted from a Cornish church in 1625 by Barbary pirates and sold into slavery in North Africa (which formed the basis for Crossed Bones / The Tenth Gift), when a near-fatal climbing incident caused her to rethink her future.She returned home, gave up her office job in London, sold her flat and shipped the contents to Morocco. In October she married her own 'Berber pirate' and now they split their time between Cornwall and a village in the Anti-Atlas Mountains.She still works, remotely, as Fiction Publishing Director for HarperCollins.


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The Salt Road

Jane Johnson

Jane Johnson's The Salt Road is a magical historical adventure which...

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The Tenth Gift

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The gift of a book containing faint traces of a diary of a...

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The Salt Road

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The desert lay before them, and the secrets of the amulet . . . From...

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The Sultan's Wife

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The Secret Country (Eidolon Chronicles)

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The Secret Country This first installment of "a wonderfully offbeat and...

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The Shadow World (Eidolon Chronicles)

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Twelve-year-old Ben Arnold returns to the magical world of Eidolon to...

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El fuego del dragon/Dragon's Fire (Eidolon)

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Ben sospecha de sus nuevos vecinos: la desagradable Mrs Bagshott, que...

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Legends of the Shadow World: The Secret Country; The Shadow World; Dragon's Fire

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All Ben wants is a Mongolian fighting fish. He's saved his allowance...

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Maskmaker

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Hidden behind magical masks, Jamie travels to faraway worlds. When...

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My Dear Noel

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A letter from Beatrix Potter to a young friend who is ill marks the origin...

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The Princess and the Painter

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A fictionalized account of the events of the day in 1656 that the Spanish...

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Goldseekers

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In 17th century Cornwall, Jude's mother was called a witch. Her son is...

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Deep Tissue Massage: Hands-on Guide for Therapists (Hands-On Guides for Therapists)

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Many clients enjoy the sensation of deep tissue massage. Yet some...

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The True Story of Peter Rabbit: How a Letter Became a Beloved Children's Classic

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A letter from Beatrix Potter to a young friend who is ill marks the origin...

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Dragon's Fire (Secret Country Trilogy)

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Isadora is back in Eidolon, marshalling her forces against the evil Dodman....

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I Think My Teacher Sleeps at School

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Postural Assessment (Hands-on Guides for Therapists)

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Though postural assessment is a skill required by most therapists and...

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El d├ęcimo don

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Cautivada por un libro de bordados del siglo XVII, Julia viaja al norte de...

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Never the sun

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Early Impressions, Or, Evidences of the Secret Operations of the Divine Witness in the Minds of ...

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Works Exhibited At The Royal Society Of British Artists 1824 - 1893 and the New English Art Club 1888 - 1917w

Antique Collectors' Club

The Royal Society Of British Artists, 1824-1893 And The New English Art...

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Ready for Bed! (Little Tiger Mini Hardbacks)

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With her youngest bunny still wide-awake, Mrs Rabbit must try all the...

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Treasures of Darkness: A Nine Week Bible Study

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In 2011, Jane Johnson was five years into a battle with infertility. Her...

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The Heart Must Know: A Collection Of Poems

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