Apokeri Bay series

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Exclusive to Amazon during the Kindle Storyteller Competition (1st May – 31st Aug 2024). Available in paperback, Kindle and Kindle Unlimited.

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Out now

Widely available in paperback (see below for more details) and at Amazon in paperback, Kindle and Kindle Unlimited. 

Saving Elora by Jackie Watson

Anna has it all, or so it would seem. Fiercely protective of her daughter and husband, the secrets from her past and ten-year marriage remain hidden. But is that all about to change?


Basking in a tropical paradise, a con artist tires of easily seducing gullible females. He craves a challenge, and the greatest one presents itself. To descend on a quaint Greek fishing village and betray his ex-wife for a second time.


Meanwhile, the mistress of a mafia don gives birth to a daughter. But the baby isn’t his, and it forces a childless wife and her adulterous husband to flee with Elora. And so begins a deadly game of cat and mouse. With all trust in her marriage gone and longed for motherhood thrust upon her, can Dominique protect her new family? Or will her hate, fear and guilt seal their fate?

Hairline cracks are appearing in Anna’s idyllic Greek island life. Somebody is no longer willing to endure the happily-ever-after family façade.


And when unwanted and unexpected visitors arrive on her doorstep it can mean only one thing. Anna’s carefully constructed world begins to crumble with devastating results.


Get ready for an emotional and explosive action-packed sequel. In Saving Elora, discover what sacrifices people are willing to make for love, the power of forgiveness and the possibility of second chances.

For fans of gripping suspense and powerful drama, Saving Elora is a must-read. Don’t miss out on this thrilling instalment in the Apokeri Bay series.

My Happy Saving Elora Readers


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Apokeri Bay debut novel for 2023 front cover

Escape to Greece with an irresistible page-turner about life and love, friendship, loyalty and betrayal. Where guilt, the past and good intentions lead to heart-wrenching decisions that will keep you guessing to the very end.


Five days tucked away on a Greek island. Time enough for a feisty young woman to determine her future. And then return home.


But when Anna Jenkinson unexpectedly falls in love with the quaint seaside village of Apokeri, she seizes the chance for a new life. Away from her friends, former lover and a critical father.


However, this beach lovers’ paradise isn’t always what it seems. And Anna unwittingly becomes embroiled in the plans of a matchmaking café owner, a laid-back bike rental employee and a man desperate to escape island life.

Over a sun-drenched summer, Anna negotiates her way through a village full of complex characters, hidden agendas, family sagas and destructive secrets.


But, she inadvertently triggers a series of life-changing events for some residents.


And brought face-to-face with her own questionable actions, Anna must answer the question – how far will she go to protect her new love?


Apokeri Bay is riveting, thought-provoking and uplifting fiction. It is one of the debut novels for 2023 and is the first part in a trilogy.


If you love women’s contemporary fiction, grab your copy now and be transported to Anna’s world in beautiful Lefkada.

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What do you want in a book?

"I want to be transported into the world of others, to share in vivid characters stories and experience their emotions. I want heart-soaring joy, love and friendship but also devastating loss, betrayal and guilt. The best fiction stays with us, long after the last page and those are the stories we tell others about. They patiently sit on our bookshelves, waiting to be enjoyed again. That has been my goal with Apokeri Bay."