Skip to product information
1 of 2

Simon & Schuster

Looking for Jane by Heather Marshall

Looking for Jane by Heather Marshall

Regular price $24.99 CAD
Regular price Sale price $24.99 CAD
Sale Sold

Selected as one of Indigo’s Top 10 Best Books of 2022, the Globe and Mail‘s Top 100 Books of 2022, and CBC’s Best Canadian Fiction of 2022, Looking for Jane was also chosen as STYLE Canada’s Book of the Month and CityLine’s Book Club pick. It has been published in multiple languages in 17 territories around the world, and was recently optioned for development into a television series by BentFrame Film & TV and Cineflix Studios.

A masterful debut novel about three women whose lives are bound together by a long-lost letter, a mother’s love, and a secret network of women fighting for the right to choose—inspired by true stories.

Tell them you’re looking for Jane.

When Angela Creighton discovers a mysterious letter containing a life-shattering confession in a stack of forgotten mail, she is determined to find the intended recipient. Her search takes her back to the 1970s when a group of daring women operated an illegal underground abortion network in Toronto known only by its whispered code name: Jane...

As a teenager, Dr. Evelyn Taylor was sent to a home for “fallen” women where she was forced to give up her baby for adoption—a trauma she has never recovered from. Despite harrowing police raids and the constant threat of arrest, she joins the Jane Network as an abortion provider, determined to give other women the choice she never had.

After discovering a shocking secret about her family history, twenty-year-old Nancy Mitchell begins to question everything she has ever known. When she unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she feels like she has no one to turn to for help. Grappling with her decision, she locates “Jane” and finds a place of her own alongside Dr. Taylor within the network’s ranks, but she can never escape the lies that haunt her.

Weaving together the lives of three women, Looking for Jane is an unforgettable debut about the devastating consequences that come from a lack of choice—and the enduring power of a mother’s love.

Paperback, 400 pages

Heather Marshall was born and raised in Canada, where she lives with her family and their giant golden retriever. After completing two Master’s degrees, Heather worked for several years in politics and communications before finally turning her attention to her true passion: storytelling.

Her debut novel Looking for Jane was an instant #1 bestseller and dominated the Toronto Star and Globe and Mail bestseller charts for 27 total weeks over the course of 2022-2023, including 5 consecutive weeks at #1.

View full details