Jane Taylor Starwood has always loved reading and writing exciting stories. Her experiment in self-publishing, a romantic thriller called “Shattered Blue,” received rave reader reviews, excellent reviews from book bloggers, a B.R.A.G. Medallion, a RONÉ Award nomination and endorsement by Awesome Indies. It was named Best First Book of 2013 in RomCon’s Readers’ Crown contest, with a score of 9.49 out of 10.
Ms. Starwood’s second novel, the first volume of a fantasy trilogy, is slated for completion in August 2017.
A former editor of special publications for a regional newspaper company, Ms. Starwood lives on Long Island’s beautiful North Fork with her husband, David, a retired graphic designer and current artist/craftsman. She wrote a coffee-table book about the amazing winemaking families of Long Island, titled “Long Island Wine Country: Award-winning Vineyards of the North Fork and the Hamptons.”