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How Far We Fall

by Jane Shemilt

How Far We Fall Synopsis

From the author of bestselling phenomenon Daughter comes a thrilling exploration of a marriage consumed by ambition and revenge . . . The perfect couple Meeting Albie gave Beth a fresh start - a chance to leave her past behind. Now she has her new husband; an ambitious, talented young neurosurgeon. The perfect marriage Their marriage gives Beth the safe haven she's always wanted - with just one catch. Albie has no idea of the secrets she's keeping. He doesn't know that years ago, Beth had an affair with Ted, the boss helping Albie's star ascend. Nor that the affair's devastating ending will have consequences for their own future. The perfect storm So when Ted's generous patronage begins to sour, Beth senses everything she's built could crumble. And she sees an opportunity. To satisfy Albie's ambitions, and her own obsessive desire for revenge . . . She'll keep her marriage and her secret safe. But how far will the fall take them? Praise for Daughter: 'You won't be able to put it down' Tess Gerritsen 'Utterly gripping' Mail on Sunday 'Thrilling' Sunday Express 'We absolutely loved this' Richard & Judy Book Club

How Far We Fall Press Reviews

Clever * Sun * Suspenseful, brooding * Sunday Mirror * Gripping to the last page * My Weekly * Taut and thought-provoking * Woman & Home * Well-written, taut and tense -- Wendy Holden * Daily Mail * A dark and twisty tale * Heat * Thrilling * Sunday Express * Utterly gripping. A tautly-coiled spring of suspicion and suspense which builds to a devastating ending * Mail on Sunday * Builds layer upon layer of tension in a novel you won't be able to put down -- Tess Gerritsen We absolutely loved this . . . It's difficult to believe that this accomplished book is a debut -- Richard & Judy Book Club Praise for Jane Shemilt * - * We couldn't put this down * Take a Break * A brilliant exploration of power and responsibility, jealously and vengeance, set against the fascinating backdrop of the world of neurosurgery * Daily Express * A modern Macbeth, with a compelling sense of place, good twists, and a tense, intense ending -- Sarah Vaughan * bestselling author of Anatomy of a Scandal * Instantly intriguing, chilling * Daily Mail * Breathtaking dissection of a marriage * Woman & Home *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241349113
Publication date: 28th June 2018
Author: Jane Shemilt
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages
Categories: Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jane Shemilt

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. Her first novel, Daughter, was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club, shortlisted for the Edgar Award and the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize, and went on to become the bestselling debut novel of 2014. She and her husband, a professor of neurosurgery, have five children and live in Bristol.

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