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Jane Isaac

  • Original Title: DC BETH CHAMBERLAIN
  • Publication date: June 2018
  • Publisher: Self published
  • Country: GB
  • 390 print pages
  • Crime fiction/Detective novel


  • Epoch: Contemporary
  • Time Period: 21st century
  • Location setting: United Kingdom
  • Themes: FAMILY, Siblings, PEOPLE facing life, Search for the truth, Death, Double identity, PEOPLE facing the extraordinary, Manipulation, Revenge, SOCIAL CHRONICLES, Commitment, CHARACTERS, Strong Female Character


A series following Beth, a Family Liaison Officer fighting her flaws and focused on succeeding in her career. In Book 1, she gets involved in her first big case when a man with two secret families is killed.


Originally self-published under the title AFTER HE'S GONE, Book 1 was re-released by Aria as a lead title in January 2020, under the title THE OTHER WOMAN.

Good domestic crime with interesting and engaging characters. It also has series potential.

Jane Isaac is a British writer of crime fiction who is married to a serving detective.



The grieving widow. The other woman. Which one is which? When Cameron Swift is shot and killed outside his family home, DC Beth Chamberlain is appointed Family Liaison Officer. Her role is to support the family - and investigate them. Monika, Cameron's partner and mother of two sons, had to be prised off his lifeless body after she discovered him. She has no idea why anyone would target Cameron. Beth can understand Monika's confusion. To everyone in their affluent community, Monika and her family seemed just like any other. But then Beth gets a call. Sara is on holiday with her daughters when she sees the news. She calls the police in the UK, outraged that no one has contacted her to let her know or offer support. After all, she and Cameron had been together for the last seven years. Until Cameron died, Monika and Sara had no idea each other existed. As the case unfolds, Beth discovers that nothing is quite as it appears and everyone, it seems, has secrets. Especially the dead...

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  • Author’s biography

    Jane Isaac is a British writer of crime fiction who is married to a serving detective. She studied creative writing with The Writers Bureau and the London School of Journalism. Her short stories have appeared in several crime fiction anthologies. Her debut novel, AN UNFAMILIAR MURDER, introduces DCI Helen Lavery and was nominated as best mystery in the 'eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook awards 2013.' THE TRUTH WILL OUT was nominated as 'Thriller of the Month - April 2014' by and winner of 'Noveltunity book club selection - May 2014'.