Janine Fair spent eight years working as a medical doctor, with experience in both psychiatry and general practice, and was a clergy wife until the sudden death of her husband in 2004. Since that time she has qualified as a life coach and has worked alongside many young widows, as well as serving as Mentoring Coordinator at her local church. However her primary focus has been to build a wholesome family life in which she and her two children can thrive physically, emotionally and spiritually. She is a committed Christian and lives in Loughborough, Leicestershire. Her first book, 'Surprised by Grief - a journey into hope', was published in 2010 by IVP.