Sarah Jasmon lives on a boat, and the canal landscape is a recurring presence in her writing. Often described as evocative and atmospheric, her debut novel The Summer Of Secrets (Black Swan) is a coming of age mystery with a dark core. She is currently working on book number two which, among other things, will feature a canal boat chase scene. Its progress is not being helped by the attempts of her two dogs and two cats to join in. Sarah also reviews and interviews at

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