author   playwright   scriptwriter

Jane has a PhD in Criminology from Cambridge University, a Master of Philosophy 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. She has written TV soaps and crime drama for ITV and BBC, and regularly appears in TV documentaries as an expert on serial killers as well as on ITV news. Jane also writes crime drama for the stage.


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 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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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


Cambridge Junction
Clifton Way
Cambridge CB1 7GX
27th April at 1.30pm

Part of the
I'm Here, Where Are You?
Arts Festival

The play, a kind of female Breaking Bad set in the Fens, is a tragi-comedy about three generations of women on the AS. It features Heather Coombs (Brexit: An Uncivil War, Call the Midwife) Jennifer Thompson (The Mountain Bluebird, The Courtyard Theatre), Mo Power (Billy Elliot the Musical, Victoria Palace Theatre, London) and John Shields (Macbeth WNAT). The director is Andrew Pritchard.

Television & 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), Crimes that Shook Britain (Crime and Investigation) and The Thieving Headmistress (BBC). She has recently completed a thriller series for television, Without Remorse and is working with a young, talented British musician who has sold 10 million singles worldwide.

Her play Lifer: A Woman of Principle was workshopped and produced by the Moonstruck Theatre Company at the Mumford Theatre, Cambridge


Jane's 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.


For books Jane is represented by

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

+44 (0) 20 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