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Jane Shemilt - Author


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.

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If you like Jane Shemilt you might also like to read books by Cath Staincliffe, Saskia Sarginson and Alex Marwood.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jane Shemilt

The Drowning Lesson by Jane Shemilt
Reader Reviewed The Drowning Lesson
Jane Shemilt
October 2015 Book of the Month. A well-observed domestic drama turns half way through the book into a compulsive, emotional thriller. We are told right at the start that baby...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2015
Daughter by Jane Shemilt
Reader Reviewed Daughter
Jane Shemilt
One of our Books of the Year 2014. September 2014 Book of the Month. A tale of abduction/murder/disappearance? We the reader know not and so the tension and mystery builds. It is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2014

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