JACKSON Beck is a Warrington novelist using areas of the town as inspiration for his writing –as well as unearthing some amazing historical facts at the same time.
His debut novel The Sanctuary Cipher, was released on Amazon in paperback and kindle versions in September last year.
It uses St Oswald’s Church in Winwick as its centre point with historical artifacts from inside the church featuring strongly.
He describes his writing as “action and adventure novels with a twist of history” and he aims to include historical facts in each of his books, with the next literary offering due for publication this summer.He is passionate about history and archaeology, and his love of history was initiated when he became part of an archaeological group.
He has worked on sites all over England ranging from Roman and Anglo Saxon to the Victorian era and his enthusiasm for history was endorsed when he became a member of St Oswald’s Church in Winwick.
Beneath the surface, the church is steeped in history and he was astonished to find out that, apart from being a Grade One listed building and sitting on the English Civil War battlefield site of 1648, it is also listed in the Domesday Book of 1086. This background set the scene for his novel, The Sanctuary Cipher, which triggered his imagination for writing and he hasn’t stopped since.
His second novel Cabin in the Clouds is due to be released this summer and is the first of a trilogy starting in New Zealand featuring ex-detective, Nathan Mason.Jackson Beck is currently working on his third novel Nightfall in Famagusta which continues with the action and adventure theme in Cyprus.For more information visit www.jacksonbeck.com