Jane Shemilt

How Far We Fall
  • How Far We Fall

  • Jane Shemilt


    A wife who must keep her affair secret. A husband who has the power to bring her lover down.

    A marriage that could end in murder.

    Beth was still reeling from the end of her affair the night she met Albie - a man who knows her ex better than anyone, but has no idea of their history.

    He's perfectly placed to give Beth the revenge she craves - if only she can keep her secret safe.

    But how far is she willing to go?

    'Instantly intriguing, chilling'
    Daily Mail

    'A breathtaking dissection of a marriage'
    Woman & Home

    'A brilliant exploration of power and responsibility, jealousy 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

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.