In his debut novel, BACK IN THE FRAME, Jake Yardley has produced an intriguing tale about world snooker champion John Kelly. From the trappings of fame and success achieved at a young age, Kelly suddenly finds his world collapsing around him through no fault of his own. Jake demonstrates both sensitivity and insight as he tells of how his hero copes with the many difficulties, physical, professional and romantic, that litter his path.
Jake Yardley is an amazing young man. At just 17 years old his first novel, Back in the Frame, has been released by his publishers i2i Publishing. The hero is John Kelly but Jake is little short of a hero himself and he has put all his life experiences to good use. At the tender age of seven he was diagnosed with Asperger s. Then, at the age of fifteen, Jake was diagnosed with a severe spinal curvature, and had a major operation. He is an avid snooker player and this gave him the inspiration to write a novel about a snooker player who has a serious back operation. Jake is ambitious and determined to live life to the full. Since recovering from his surgery, he has progressed to the sixth form at Manchester Mesivta where he is studying Maths & Business Studies, finished his novel and secured a job in Accounting. He has just started his second novel.