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Official Website of Reverend Jane Willan

Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mystery Series

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jane Willan

Reverend Jane Willan believes that the world of church, with its liturgy, ritual, potluck dinners, and inevitable drama, makes for twisty plots and quirky characters. Her novels are set amid church life, and she has gained a reputation for her ability to weave suspenseful tales that keep readers on the edge of their seats. You don't have to be a church person to love her books.  


Jane is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. She loves to support others in their spiritual growth while also finding joy and humor in everyday life. She lives in Plantsville, CT with her husband, their rescue dog Ollie, and a rescue cat, Winifred.

The Shadow of Death

Publishers Weekly

“Sprightly...The rich life and personalities of this religious community, coupled with Sister Agatha’s devotion to the sage advice of a retired inspector turned podcaster, guarantee reader impatience for the next installment.”

The Hour of Death

Publishers Weekly

"Willan’s loving and witty portrayal of convent life in rural Wales will delight lovers of village mysteries. Besides, who doesn’t enjoy reading about a busload of nuns riding to the rescue on Christmas Eve?"

Abide With Me

Peg Cochran

USA Today bestselling author

"A delightful cozy with a feisty heroine who heads off on a wing and a prayer to solve the mysterious death of the abbey’s sexton. Set against an enchanting Welsh backdrop, this charming cozy will have you glued to the page.”

I love hearing from my readers and fans, so please don't hesitate to get in touch with me! Whether you have questions about my books or just want to say hello, I'm always happy to hear from you.

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