Jan Jones (novelist)
|Janice Rosemary Jones|
|Born||24 December 1955|
|Pen name||Jan Jones|
|Occupation||Software engineer, novelist|
Janice Rosemary Jones (known as Jan Jones) (born 24 December 1955) is a British former software engineer, now a writer of romantic fiction and short stories. Her debut novel, Stage By Stage, was published in July 2005 and won the Romantic Novelists' Association Joan Hessayon Award the same year.
In her first career as software engineer, she was the architect of the SuperBASIC programming language for the Sinclair QL personal computer while working at Sinclair Research in the early 1980s. Before joining Sinclair Research, she has worked at British Gas and the Royal School of Mines as a programmer and lecturer.
- Stage by Stage (2005)
- Fair Deception (2009)
- Fortunate Wager (2009)
- The Kydd Inheritance (2011)
Penny Plain Mysteries
- The Jigsaw Puzzle (2013)
- Just Desserts (2014)
- Local Secrets (2014)
Anthology in collaboration
- Holiday Fling (2014) (with Christina Jones, Jane Wenham-Jones, Jane Bidder, Grace Wynne-Jones, Gill Sanderson, Eve Bourton, Caroline Dunford and Laura Wilkinson)
References and sources
- Smith, Tony (12 Jan 2014). "Sinclair's 1984 big shot at business: The QL is 30 years old". The Register.
- Jan Jones at FantasticFiction, 2012-07-14
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