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Jane Shand has always been an avid reader of fantasy and mystery and is an author of YA Fantasy.


She got hooked on fantasy after reading ‘Lord of the Rings’ at a young age and was determined to write books full of magic and adventure.


She lives in Hampshire, England with her family and two cheeky cats who would love to help her write.


She published her first novel, The Shard, (Darkling Duology Book 1) in 2020 and her second, The Light Wielders came out August 2021.  The Dark Cluster (Darkling Duology Book 2) came out Jan 2022. She has completed a prequel novella to the Darkling Duology The Darkness Within Karas which is due April/May 2022.


She is now working on the brand-new The Crystal Mages Trilogy. Book 1 A Shimmer of Magic is due out in Autumn/Fall 2022. Book 2 - A Glint of Blades is due Spring 2023.