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While working as a GP, Jane Shemilt completed a postgraduate diploma in Creative Writing at Bristol University and went on to study for the MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa, gaining both with distinction. She was shortlisted for the Janklow and Nesbit award and the Lucy Cavendish fiction prize for Daughter, which is her first novel.
She and her husband, a Professor of Neurosurgery, have five children and live in Bristol.
This was the first book I've ever read by this author and I was so impressed I recommended it to all my friends. Read morePublished 3 hours ago by S Gilbey
I found this book extremely hard to read, it's taken me a long time to finish this and to be honest by the time the book ended I didn't really care what happened. Read morePublished 17 hours ago by Miss Cartwright
Five stars. Enthralling book with clean clipped text and descriptions that capture emotions and hidden tensions brilliantly. A woman's book.Published 1 day ago by rogerb
Read as part of our book group suggestions
Took me through a variety of emotions as a mother. Very readable but not sure I "enjoyed" it
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is about a girl who goes missing and the story switches backwards and forwards in time as the story unfolds. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Macca