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July 4, 2014


This is a terrifyingly tense account of what happens when Jenny’s teenage daughter Naomi vanishes. Desperately searching for answers,  Jenny starts to uncover the traces that Naomi has left behind, revealing a very different girl to the one she thought she raised.

Naomi has vanished, leaving her family broken. The more Jenny looks the more she learns that everyone she trusted has been keeping secrets. Who is the real Naomi? And will discovering the truth help find her?

It is ever mother’s nightmare the disappearance of a child. But in DAUGHTER, what appears to be a simple abduction soon turns into something far more complex and baffling, Jane Shemilt  builds layer upon layer of tension in a novel you wont be able to put down.

DAUGHTER is the haunting debut novel by Jane Shemilt. An emotional and compelling story about how well you really know those you love most.



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 haunting story of every mothers nightmare the disappearance of a child.
Jenny’s daughter goes missing one night after theatre rehearsals.
 Jenny who is a busy doctor working flat out at daily surgeries and helping out with routine antenatal clinics, soon discovers that Naomi had a diary and unearth some very revealing accounts.
 What seems to be a simple abduction soon turns into something far more complex and baffling. Readers will love every page with lots of little twist that you do not know are coming.



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