Jan Harvey is an artist and writer based in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. In 2012 Jan chose to move into a new career as an author and won the Hummer Prize at The Chipping Norton Festival for her short story, Five Minutes Ago. She was spurred on to write a novella, Duranius, and then her first full novel The Seven Letters. She is currently working on her third book, The French Apartment. All three books are connected by the city of Paris.