© Jane Carter Woodrow 4 July, 2017

Jane has a Masters and Phd in Criminology from Cambridge University, and a first degree in Modern History from London University. She has been a research fellow and associate for a number of years, researching into women and crime. A self-confessed phobic, she also has a good sense of humour.

Jane is currently completing her second crime novel. She has also appeared in several TV documentaries this year on serial killers and has recorded three further programmes for 2017 release dates.


Rose West: the making of a monster
Although it's hard to believe now, Rose West was an exceptionally beautiful little girl. What happened to that little girl to make her capable of such horrific crimes?

Published 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton

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After Evil: She Was One of the Yorkshire Ripper's Victims, He Was the Boy Left Behind
Everything seemed perfect in Neil Jackson’s childhood until one day he was awoken by the police knocking on the door to break the shocking news that his mother had become the victim of a serial killer.

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Television and Theatre

Jane’s work for television ranges from drama and factual drama to documentaries and includes episodes of The Bill (ITV), Coronation Street (ITV), In Suspicious Circumstances (ITV), Born To Kill (Channel 5), The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (Panorama BBC), Crimes that Shook Britain (Crime and Investigation) and The Thieving Headmistress (BBC). She has recently completed a thriller series for television, Without Remorse.

Jane also writes for the stage and her play Lifer: A Woman of Principle was produced by the Moonstruck Theatre Company at the Mumford Theatre, Cambridge.


For books Jane is represented by

Ed Wilson,
Johnson & Alcock Ltd
Clerkenwell House
45-47 Clerkenwell Green
London  EC1R 0HT

(020) 7251 0125

For TV, film and stage Jane is represented by

Katie Langridge
Knight Hall Agency Ltd
Lower Ground Floor
7 Mallow Street
London EC1Y 8RQ


Author, playwright and scriptwriter Jane’s first novel available

When Detective Chief Super Hoban spots a man he thought was dead, he chases after him and starts a chain of events that will lead him deep into the Leed’s underworld.
£2.99 Kindle Edition


Jane’s new novel, Between Two Worlds, received an  honorary award at the San Francisco book festival, May 2015. Her story, Swan Vesta, was shortlisted at the Guildford Book Festival.