What's Happening in 2020?

Hello - we thought we'd give you a quick round up of the year ahead. There are various events and publications already confirmed and more to come. But here's what we have so far...

25th February  - the audiobook edition of Doing Time will be published. I know a great many of you are waiting for this but I'm sure you'll agree that it was worth the wait to get the fabulous Zara Ramm to narrate it!

4th April  - Afternoon Tea at The Ship Inn, Brighton - there will be advance copies of Plan For the Worst for sales plus a range of exclusive merchandise. Lots of fun and frolics including an interactive reading, fancy dress, quiz etc PLUS a delicious tea by the sea!

16th AprilPlan for the Worst, the eleventh book in The Chronicles of St Mary's series is published. We are just firming up a book signing - more details soon.

7th - 10th August  Jodi will be appearing at Discworld, Birmingham. She is a huge fan of the late Sir Terry Pratchett and cites him as one of her biggest influences. The exact date is not known yet as the programme hasn't been released.

28th - 30th August  - Jodi will be appearing at Titancon, Belfast The exact date is not known yet as the programme hasn't been released.

10th October - Edinburgh Afternoon Tea. This event is sold out but we are finalising plans for more events in Scotland and England around this time. More details soon.

15th October  -  Hard Time will be published in hardback, kindle and audio formats. This is the second book in the new Time Police series. We will be having a cover reveal very soon!

12th November Joy to the World will be published. This is a Frogmorton Farm Christmas short story and we will share the pre-order link as soon as it goes live. It will be available in Kindle and audio formats.

25th December - The traditional St Mary’s Christmas short story The Ordeal of the Haunted Room will be published in kindle and audio formats. 

So there's plenty to look forward to and we will keep you posted as soon as we have some more confirmed signing events. Happy reading folks!


  • Rebecca

    Thank you Jodi for all your work! Reading your books always brightens my day.

  • Andrea

    What a jam-packed year! Is there an ETA on the audiobook of Long Story Short?

  • Elizabeth

    How do you find the time, Jodi? While at the same time, why cant there be 1 book a month? Only joking, honest, and really looking forward to the Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh x

  • Wendy

    Yay another frogmorton farm story yippy the wait is already agony as well as having to wait for more st Mary’s story’s oh it’s such a pain 😝

  • Nicole Unnithan-Brauch

    Dear Hazel,
    Any continental travel plans for our favourite author in the not-too-distant future?
    Warm regards,
    Niky Unnithan-Brauch, Bremen, Northern Germany

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