Welcome to the Janie Bolitho Fan Blog.  We are trying to gather information on this author and the characters that she has written about including Rose Trevelyan and Ian Roper.  Even though this author has passed away her work deserves to be remembered.  There is no official biographical information available about this author. We have written to her former publishers for more information and publicity photos, if any are available. Fellow fans if you have more information about this author and/or pictures you would like to share please contact us using the form on the Contact Page.

Janie Bolitho Biographical Information

We have cobbled together a little bit of information from a variety of different sources about our favorite author. If anyone out there has more information, pictures, videos or other biographical information we hope you will share it with the rest of us.

Janie Bolitho enjoyed a variety of careers – psychiatric nurse, debt collector, working for a tour operator, a book-maker’s clerk – before becoming a full time writer. She died of breast cancer in late 2002 **** International Publishers Marketing website and Allison & Busby, Publishers in UK http://www.allisonandbusby.com/author/janie-bolitho

She was born in Falmouth, Cornwall. She has a son and daughter. She divided her time between Cornwall, Berkshire and Devon. *** Contributed by Isis Publishing Co UK.

Manadon Arena – has been christened Bolitho Park after local author and sponsor Janie Bolitho *** Contributed by the Falmouth Packet.co.uk Dec 11, 2003


Plymouth Parkway Football Club
Bolitho Park
St. Peters Road

Per Goodreads she was born on Jan 1, 1950 and wrote under the alias Jodie Sinclair with a book published in Jan 1997 called Dangerous Games and again in Feb 1998 by Piatkus Books
(1998)ISBN: 0749930438 (ISBN13: 9780749930431)
(1997) ISBN: 074990416X (ISBN13: 9780749904166)

On Amazon


“There were five of them – Oxford’s brightest and best. Then they admitted Jenny to their circle, their games got out of hand and one of them ended up dead. But no one ever suspected them or that there had been a crime until the body turned up after six years, stripped of flesh and clues.”

Great Review of her work by a fellow resident of Cornwall