Daughter (Paperback)Jane Shemilt (author)
- In stock online
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 383 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
Ostensibly a suspense novel about the disappearance of a teenage girl, this taut and thought-provoking debut novel explores a working mother's guilt, something all-too familiar to many of us * Woman & Home *
Thrilling, yet written with depth and subtlety, and tender insight into parental love * Tessa Hadley *
Complex and baffling. Jane Shemilt builds layer upon layer of tension in a novel you won't be able to put down * TESS GERRITSEN *
Gripping to the last page! * My Weekly *
Thrilling * Sunday Express *
Clever * Sun *
Taut and thought-provoking * Sunday Mirror *
Utterly gripping. A tautly coiled spring of suspicion and suspense which builds to a devastating ending * Mail On Sunday *
A wonderful plot, full of tantalising reasons to read on, and of course with a killer twist at the end. What impressed me most was (. . .) the impossibility of truly knowing those closest to us, the pressures of parenthood - in particular working motherhood, and the terrible loss at the heart of all parenting: they grow up and away * Christopher Wakling, author of What I Did *
You may also be interested in...
“You will not be able to put it down”
As a mother with two girls I never stop worrying about them. The fear of a child going missing is set deep inside every mother.
Jane Shemilt has touched the hearts of all mothers and all readers. This is a very... More
A very real novel that pulls at the heartstrings in many ways.
A normal family yet with so many flaws just under the surface like many do in reality.
A very reflective story that makes you really think and brings out... More
“Couldn't put it down!!”
Daughter, is a fantastically well written book about the busy lives of two doctors, parents to 3 teenage children. They believe their world is almost perfect having brought up their children to be well mannered and... More
Please sign in to write a review