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Gill Jepson works as a teacher and children’s author. She is passionate about learning and loves her role as an educator. She was born and lives in Barrow-in Furness, near the Lake District, moving back after spending twelve years in London. She is married and she has three grown up children and one young grandson.

She has always written for her own pleasure and is an avid reader of historical and fantasy fiction. Her abiding passion is history; especially local and family history. She has previously had articles published and wrote a history of the school where she taught. Out of Time :The Secret of the Swan was her debut children’s fantasy novel and is the first of four stories set in the Furness area. Raven’s Hoard is the second in the series, following a parallel tale, set at the same point in time as the first. Her young children’s story book “Guy the Grumpy Gargoyle”is due out on 1st August 2012.

Gill Jepson is a member of the National Association of Writers in Education. Gill is a teacher with many years experience. She is committed to encouraging children's reading and writing and is able to use her skills to provide workshops and book events for schools.

Gill has been inspired by a variety of authors, including Alan Garner, C.J. Sansom and Barbara Erskine.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Gill Jepson

  • Out of Time 2 Raven's Hoard by Gill Jepson Out of Time 2 Raven's Hoard

    Gill Jepson
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    It is the second in the Out of Time series-set in the Furness area of Cumbria, a hidden gem at the edge of the Lake District. Using real places, people and events against a historical backdrop, the story is a...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 01/11/2012

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  • Guy the Grumpy Gargoyle by Gill Jepson Guy the Grumpy Gargoyle

    Gill Jepson
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    I was invited to a local school to hold an author day and was asked to provide for children in Key Stage 1 and Foundation Stage. I was reluctant to use Out of Time because it is too old for...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 01/08/2012

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Other Books by Gill Jepson

  • Out of Time 2

    Out of Time 2

    Gill Jepson

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    Nate is a young archaeologist who finds himself embroiled in an exciting and at times, terrifying adventure involving smugglers, Vikings and treasure hunters.
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 01/11/2012

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  • Guy the Grumpy Gargoyle

    Guy the Grumpy Gargoyle

    Gill Jepson

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    Guy is a gargoyle at Furness Abbey. He enjoys watching the monks go about their business, and at night, when the moon is up, he is able to fly with his many brothers. Then the abbey is destroyed by soldiers....
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 01/08/2012

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  • Out of Time

    Out of Time

    Gill Jepson

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    What could a 15th century monk, an errand boy from 1934 and a trio of kids from the present have in common?Rebecca's life takes a dramatic turn one summer. When she loses her beloved Granddad, she takes solace in visiting...
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 01/05/2011

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  • Out of Time The Secret of the Swan

    Out of Time The Secret of the Swan

    Gill Jepson

    Price: £5.24 - Saving 1.75 (25%)

    Rebecca's life takes a dramatic turn one summer. When she loses her beloved Granddad, she takes solace in visiting the places they used to go. Exploring one of her favourite places, Furness Abbey, with her friends one day leads to...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 24/03/2011

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