Jo Jakeman was born in Cyprus and worked for many years in the City of London before moving to the countryside with her husband and twin boys. She was the 2016 winner of the prestigious Friday Night Live Award at the York Festival of Writing
Jo Jakeman recommends
Before Her Eyes (2018)
"Before Her Eyes is cleverly plotted, full of tension and has a twist that floored me. It's a stunning thriller that's impossible to put down."
Blood & Sugar (2019)
"A book to be savoured. Characters and setting so vividly depicted, and a story both bold and heart-breaking. I can’t recommend it enough."
Grace is Gone (2020)
"What a book! A twisted story with such well-drawn characters. I grabbed every spare minute to finish it."
Watching from the Dark (2020)
(DCI Jonah Sheens, book 2)
"An absolute gem - I was hooked from the first page."
Keep Him Close (2020)
"A beautiful and heart-breaking story that I can’t stop thinking about. Simply stunning."
The Heatwave (2020)
"Absolutely top-notch. So many twists it makes me dizzy thinking about it."
The Final Child (2021)
"Yet another stunning thriller from Fran Dorricott. I couldn’t turn the pages quick enough."
Her Perfect Twin (2022)
"Intense, sharp, and surprising. Everything I love in a thriller."
The Girls Are Good (2022)
"What a book! A stunning and revealing look the world of elite gymnastics. An unforgettable debut."
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