Jan Edwards Dunn

English-expat Jan moved to rural Mallorca in 2004, leaving a presenting career on BBC local radio in Oxfordshire. After she and her husband had restored their finca - a country house with land - she began writing for local magazines. She wrote freelance for every issue of a luxury lifestyle magazine on the island for ten years before deciding to concentrate on her own projects. Jan writes two blogs - Living in Rural Mallorca & EatDrinkSleepMallorca - and hosts two podcasts, one of which is called Authors in Mallorca (a lot of writers live on the island). She's had three short stories published in anthologies and has recently finished her first novel.

Award Type
An unadventurous 41-year-old goes to Mallorca to find the identity of her biological father. After volunteering to look after a cat refuge there temporarily, she receives an eviction notice and must find personal resources she didn’t know she possessed to find a new home for her feline charges.
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Charlotte Valentine Mon, 08/16/2021 - 11:56

Hi. I wanted to compliment you on the opening pages of 'Daughter of Deia'. I thoroughly enjoyed reading them. Your writing flows really well and totally held my attention! You have some great turns of phrase which I loved. Well done & I look forward to reading more of your work. Charlotte V.

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