I am thrilled and amazed by the attention and positive appraisals my novels have received. Below are some listings, interviews and articles with a few links included. I invite you to check them out!


New York City Big Book Award – Historical Fiction Distinguished Favorite 2018


5 Historical Fiction Reads If You Love Jane Austen  Buzzfeed


Trip Well Gal “Second Hand Style”

NBC Right Now “She was Looking for a Hat”

She Writes Press “The Happy Surprise of Finding Readers”

The Fussy Librarian “Author Q & A: Jill G. Hall”


The Silver Shoes Dances into the Past by Jim Ruland, San Diego CityBeat

The Silver Shoes, a novel The-Reading-Wolf

Follow Your Heart Christian Bookaholic




2016 International Book Award Finalist, Best New Fiction

Friends of San Diego Central Library Author of the Month, August 2016


Five Books I Highly Recommend, 2016 Jenny Redbug

Thirteen Books to Pair with your Favorite Winter Drink The Reading Room

Curl Up with a Good Book San Francisco Book Review

7 Fall Fiction Reads With Strong Female Leads! BuzzFeed

Top 10 Best New Books of October 2015 The Culturalist


SD Metro Article by Jennifer Coburn, A Writer to Watch

The San Diego Union-Tribune article by John Wilkens, A coat, a key and the beginnings of a novel

La Jolla Village News and Peninsula Beacon, San Diego Community News Group article by Martin Jones Westlin, For Point Loma debut novelist, art imitates life (and vice versa)

San Diego Writers, Ink blog interview with Casey Cromwell


“The Black Velvet Coat has something for everyone looking for a little magic.” Carlene Inspired

Readers looking for a simple story will find charming elements in this blend of mystery and historical fiction.” Library Journal

“The Black Velvet Coat is what literary fiction (and all fiction) should be, and often is not—entertaining.” Jenny Redbug

“A fast and pleasurable read.” Book N Around

“The stories of both women make you root for them and a happy ending.” Books & Life

“This is a great book club selection!” BookGirl

“A fun read filled with romance and intrigue!” Suclart

“It was a page turner that I just couldn’t wait to get back to and yet didn’t want to end. A deeply fulfilling read.” Nancy Lee

“For that friend who’s seen every Hitchcock film a thousand times, this book will bring her a new twist. A modern version of Hitchcock’s Vertigo, this mystical tale is a thriller in its own right.” Bustle

“Ms. Hall has written a most amazing debut novel, and I can’t wait to see what she offers us next.” Book Babble