Cozee Home bedding and my book deal


Hello again!

This week I have some VERY EXCITING NEWS! Well, it’s very exciting for me, so I hope you will share in my celebrations. Read on to the end of this blog to find out what it is…but first some work stuff to share with you!

When I started at QVC (nearly two years ago now, I can’t quite believe it!), I discovered Cozee Home bedding and completely fell in love. It is fleece bedding and quite simply the cosiest, cuddliest, warmest, snuggliest linen I have ever slept in. Not only have I now bought numerous sets for my own house, but I have given it as gifts to lots of relatives including my mum (who will now sleep in nothing else, summer and winter), my father in law and my niece. I want EVERYBODY to have it, it’s wonderful! Instantly warm as soon as you get into bed (none of that horrible cold “sheet shock”), really quick to dry when washed and it doesn’t even need to be ironed.

Fleece Pillow

So I’m delighted to see it back for the new season, with loads of new styles and a fantastic Today’s Special Value on Monday 29th September. It’s a four-piece, reversible duvet set (a sheet, a duvet cover and two pillow cases) – the duvet cover and pillow cases are spotty on one side and striped on the other, with a stripy sheet, so you get two different looks. Plus, it comes in three great colours – you can see the taupe above and there’s also duck egg and rose. If you’re yet to try fleece bedding, give it a go! My husband thought it sounded horrible when I first brought it home, but now he loves it as much as I do.

And something else which is very exciting indeed – this year for the first time there will be Cozee Home onesies! They are fantastic, so soft and cosy. I suspect I may actually LIVE in mine all winter. We had a customer event at QVC last week (lovely to meet so many of you there!) and Debra our Cozee Home guest was modelling one in animal print – I WANT ONE! (Below is the photo of Debra and I with Suzie from Northern Nights and the fashion guest Carla Lazlo).


Right – onto my news: while I was still working at GMTV six years ago, I started writing a murder mystery novel. When I left the breakfast show to go freelance, I thought I’d have time to finish it, but work became so frantic that the book was put to one side. This year, I finally took it out again, dusted it off and got it finished. Then two weeks ago, after nervously starting to send it off to literary agents and publishers, I found myself in the frankly astonishing position of being offered book deals by THREE different publishing companies. Fortunately I had by then acquired myself a wonderful literary agent who took over the reins and led me in the right direction. The result? I am still slightly in shock but thrilled to announce that I have signed a three book deal with the fabulous Accent Press, home to some of the biggest names in women’s fiction. The first of my crime novels will be released in 2015, with two more in the same series to follow. It’s a childhood dream come true, and I can’t tell you how delighted, thrilled and happy I am!

Publishing Agreement

So – my busy life is about to get even busier with two more novels to write. How fabulous! What do you do when a dream comes true, eh? Dream more dreams, that’s what. Dream BIGGER. Watch this space! Thank you so much to those who have already sent me lovely Twitter messages (I am @jackiekabler). I can’t always answer every message, but I do my very best. Have a fantastic week.

Love Jackie xx


  1. Alison Keenan September 27, 2014 at 12:16 am -  Reply

    Jackie such marvellous news! Incredibly impressed and pleased for you. I will look forward to snuggling into my Cozee Home covers and getting into the first of your novels as soon as it’s available! Having worked in book publishing for many years I know how good something needs to be to get that many offers! Clever you 🙂 love Ali x

    • Jackie Kabler October 1, 2014 at 8:16 pm -  Reply

      Hi gorgeous Ali
      You are so kind, thank you!
      Lots of love,
      Jackie xx

  2. bee September 28, 2014 at 7:59 am -  Reply

    Well done Jackie

  3. Val Holliday September 28, 2014 at 9:08 am -  Reply

    Congrats on the publishing deal.

  4. Maria Nunn September 28, 2014 at 10:20 am -  Reply

    Welldone Jackie on the book will be looking forward to reading it when it comes out.

  5. Sue September 28, 2014 at 11:34 am -  Reply

    Congratulations, I shall have a new author to indulge myself in, crime stories are my favourite books, no, 1 being Patricia Cornwell.

  6. Karen September 28, 2014 at 12:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi Jackie – That is fabulous news and how exciting for you!! Happy Writing and so look forward to reading them.

    You can’t beat nice, comfy bedding…love QVC’s many ranges!
    Dream bigger and never stop dreaming – why not, eh???
    Look forward to seeing on the telly – you are so much fun to watch!!
    Have a fab week…hugs…Kx

  7. linda September 28, 2014 at 6:01 pm -  Reply

    haven`t bought cozzee bedding but will be watching, have got a gorgeous throw from the range that everyone fights over lol…………………..CONGRATULATIONS on your book looking forward to reading it next year x

  8. Anne Smith September 28, 2014 at 7:37 pm -  Reply

    Congratulations Jackie on your 3 book deal, that is wonderful news for you.
    Cannot wait to read your first book.
    Love and hugs Anne Smith x

  9. Jean P September 28, 2014 at 9:34 pm -  Reply

    Hi Jackie,
    Yes I agree the Cozee bedding is lovely, so soft and warm, I have a few sets and looking forward to them going back onthe bed. I know our Cat loves it. And my husband likes it so it must be good.
    Congratulations on your book deal, you must feel proud and excited, well done you. And you are going to be writing some more, good luck with them as well.
    Take Care.
    Love Jean X X

  10. Margaret Rigg September 29, 2014 at 8:10 am -  Reply

    This bedding is brill, what is the item no for onesies please

  11. Jackie Kabler September 29, 2014 at 9:36 am -  Reply

    Thanks so much for all your lovely comments! It’s fab that so many of you say you’d like to read my books, so kind. For those asking about the onesies, they won’t be available until November – I think they’re going to be VERY popular!
    Love Jackie xx

  12. Nicky September 29, 2014 at 11:46 am -  Reply

    love cozee home – does what it says on the tin!!
    just bought the fitted sheet and fleece pillow cases
    how about doing the same in faux fur!!!!
    more faux fur plse sets plse and how about damask/scroll designs??????

  13. Jackie Kabler September 29, 2014 at 3:45 pm -  Reply

    Hi Nicky
    I will pass on your suggestions to our bedding buyers, thanks!
    Jackie x

  14. Beth M September 30, 2014 at 4:12 pm -  Reply

    Hi Jackie,
    I didn’t see any QVC yesterday – sorry! – but I am looking to the Onesies. I’ve never had one but I think I may be tempted come November 🙂
    Well done on your book deal – I enjoy autobiographies and since I was a teenager, I’ve loved crime stories. I look forward to being a purchaser of your books!
    Good things come to good people and you’re definitely one of those!
    Take care,
    Beth XXX.

    • Jackie Kabler October 1, 2014 at 8:19 pm -  Reply

      Hi Beth,
      You really must try a onesie, they are SO snuggly! Thanks for the kind comments about my book, I am quite nervous about it all! I’ll keep posted about publication dates etc.
      Love Jackie x

  15. callie October 1, 2014 at 7:41 pm -  Reply

    I have ordered some cozee sheet and pillow cases please can we have some flat sheets please thanks jackie.

    • Jackie Kabler October 3, 2014 at 10:12 am -  Reply

      Hi Callie,
      Will certainly pass that on to our buying team!
      Love Jackie x

  16. Myfanwy Brown October 19, 2014 at 3:37 pm -  Reply

    Well done old fruit!! Always thought you had lots of brains behind the beauty! I don’t often come to the presenters blogs, but thought I would drop you a line. You know me as Muffy from twitter : ) Each time I see you on air you look more glam..keep it up!

    • Jackie Kabler October 22, 2014 at 9:34 am -  Reply

      Thanks Muffy, too kind! Love Jackie x

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