Jackie Buxton

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Glass Houses...

Glass Houses, a novel of contemporary fiction (Urbane Publications, July 2016) is available widely online and in bookshops.

Glass Houses is about unlikely
heroine, 51 year old Tori
Williams, whose life implodes
when she sends a text from the
M62 and allegedly causes the
crash in which three people die.
Public and press are baying for
her blood but Tori is no wall
flower and to save herself, finds
herself saving whole communities.
Meanwhile, Etta saved Tori’s life
so why is her life falling apart?

"Very good indeed, fabulously intriguing, understated phrases that layer in the
suspense expertly."Jo Unwin,
Jo Unwin Literary Agency.

 “Glass Houses is about as ‘real’ as it gets... a series of human tragedies captured in breathtaking detail.” Binky Myers, Writer.

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* Shortlisted in the Not The Booker 2016
* Shortlisted and an Honourable Mention in the Retreat West First Chapter Competion 2015, judged by Jo Unwin
* Shortlisted for The Oxford Editors' 2012 First Chapter Competition
* Winner of the Writers’ Billboard First Chapter Competition, July ’08


"This is the kind of story that fascinates me - how a random event, a sudden change in fortunes, sends lives off in new directions. Very dramatic (in every sense of the word). A story that will stay in the mind for a long time.” Simon Stirling, Script writer.


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