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Jane Cockram


Jane Cockram

Jane Cockram was born and educated in Australia, where she studied Journalism at RMIT, majoring in Literature. After earning a post-graduate diploma in Publishing and Communication at Melbourne University, she worked in sales for Pan Macmillan Publishers and then as fiction buyer at Borders, fulfilling a childhood dream of reading for a living. Cockram spent a year living in the West Country of England, where THE HOUSE OF BRIDES is set, and still daydreams about returning. In the meantime, she resides in Melbourne with her husband and two children. THE WAY FROM HERE is her second novel.

Jane Cockram

Books by Jane Cockram

by Jane Cockram - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Growing up, the Anderson sisters could not have been more different. Susie had an adventurous life, while Camilla --- Mills --- followed a safer path. When Susie suddenly dies, Mills falls apart. Until she receives a bundle of mysterious letters from her estranged sister to be read in the case of her death. Each letter instructs her to visit a place special to Susie, both to spread her ashes but also to uncover some truths Susie has long kept hidden from her family. Their mother Margaret has secrets of her own. When living in Swinging Sixties London, she too made a decision about her life that not only haunts her, but will reverberate through the generations. One family, three very different women. What choices and secrets connect them?

by Jane Cockram - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Miranda receives a mysterious letter from a young cousin in England that plunges her into a dark family mystery. Her mother, Tessa, died when Miranda was a child. The young woman’s only connection to the Summers family is through Tessa’s famous book, The House of Brides --- a chronicle of the generations of women who married into the infamous Summers family and made their home in the rambling Barnsley House, the family’s estate. The house’s current “bride” is the beautiful, effervescent Daphne, who saved Barnsley from ruin, turning the estate into an exclusive culinary destination and hotel. Curious about this legendary family she has never met, Miranda arrives at Barnsley posing as a prospective nanny. But Barnsley is not what Miranda expected. What happened in this house? Where is Daphne? What darkness lies hidden in Barnsley?