Welcome to the author page of J.V Baptie.

Recent Activity:

  • The Real CSI: A Forensics Handbook for Crime Writers - I purchased this book to help me develop my crime writing for a forensics point of view.  I was extremely impressed with the book from start to finish. Kate covers a wide range of topics that will help any budding writer such as trace evidence, DNA and blood spatter to name a few examples. Kates …

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  • Stalker Recommended - I’m very proud that my short story collection Stalker: WPC Mavis Hart has been included in the wonderful Book Gift Guide by Mrs Average Evaluates!  
  • Interview With Alice Castle - Hi Jodie, it’s lovely to be on your blog today talking about my new book, The Girl in the Gallery. It’s my second whodunit featuring the determined but accident-prone single mum amateur sleuth, Beth Haldane.
  • Dyslexia - Although I’ve always had a passion for writing, not many people know I also struggle with dyslexia. So, I’m continually on the lookout for new methods or software to help me get my manuscripts up to the level they need to be. These are the things I use to assist my writing:
  • Stalker is now available to pre-order on Amazon. - Stalker: WPC Mavis Hart is now available for pre-order for Kindle on Amazon. I’ve decided to donate all royalties of the sale of this book to Pancreatic Cancer Action. You can read the first story in the Mavis Hart series on this site if you haven’t already.