Roger Simpson on Dr Jane Halifax

A near-fatal car accident has left Jane in a coma. When she wakes, she has no idea who she is. Initially comforted by unlikely spectres from past cases, Jane is unaware of everyone else’s concerns: the police who believe she was deliberately run off the road; a lawyer whose files were in her car at the time of the accident – files he should never have lent her; her neurosurgeon who fears a relapse; and her partner, Tim, who has to cope with the fact Jane remembers almost nothing of the last two years – including their relationship.

A young woman called Luna keeps luring Jane back to the present. Linked to a thirty-year cold case from Jane’s past, Luna has a quest of her own she can only solve with Jane’s help. But if Jane wants to help Luna, she first needs to heal herself, and there just might be reasons beyond the accident that are hampering Jane’s recovery.

In this episode Gregory Dobbs chats to Roger Simpson about delving into the character of Dr Jane Halifax, the frightening prospect of amnesia and Jane’s pathway to recovery, and the layers of complexity that make this story critical to understanding Jane Halifax, forensic psychiatrist.

Author: Roger Simpson

Category: Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia

ISBN: 9781761102530

RRP: $32.99

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