Jane Shemilt

Jane Shemilt, a writer and G.P, lives in Bristol with her husband and five children. Jane completed a Joint BSc Honours Degree in Psychology and Physiology at Bedford College, London University; then Medicine with Honours at the Royal Free Medical School, followed by a Diploma in Creative Writing, gained with Distinction at Bristol University. As well as being featured in medical publications, Janes work was selected for the Bristol Review of Books and a selection of her travel writing was published by the British Tanzania Society in 2009.

Genres: Mystery
Jane Shemilt recommends
The Trick to Time (2018)
Kit de Waal
"Tender with a fierce undercurrent of tension and heartbreak."
Little Disasters (2019)
Sarah Vaughan
"An immaculately researched and compelling story about the devastating fall out from one mistake."
The Guest List (2020)
Lucy Foley
"Whip smart page-turner with skilful characterisation . . . a compelling read."
Our Dark Secret (2020)
Jenny Quintana
"Darkly compelling, tender characterisation - I read this in a few greedy gulps."
I Made a Mistake (2020)
Jane Corry
"A python of a book; it draws you in gently at first and then the coils of tension begin to tighten and refuse to let you go..."
Playdate (2020)
Alex Dahl
"Intriguing and believable."
Surrogate (2021)
Susan Spindler
"Unsparingly probes to the messy heart of mother/ daughter relationships. Clever and compelling. I loved it."
One of the Girls (2022)
Lucy Clarke
"Compelling and clever, One of the Girls is expertly plotted and atmospheric with deft characterisation."
The Girls Are Good (2022)
Ilaria Bernardini
"Powerful, claustrophobic, shocking and heart-breaking."
I'll Never Tell (2023)
Philippa East
"Smart, fresh, beautifully written and very tense. I was caught up in the world of the book and caught out by the ending."
The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels (2023)
Janice Hallett
"Extremely clever, compelling and very chilling."

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