Kim Fox (Tameka Empson) brings Ian a letter from the bank about Jane's secret address.He asks Jane about it and she says she's been saving for a holiday and then has to book one, but suspicious Ian watches her every move.After Ian invests in Masala Masood, the curry business run by Masood Ahmed (Nitin Ganatra) and his wife Zainab Masood (Nina Wadia), the Masoods and Beales go into business together, and Jane has a flirtatious relationship with Masood.
Ian is arrested when Janine implicates Ian in Archie's death, but the charges are dropped. Jane learns that Lucy is pregnant and suggests Lucy consider an abortion but Lucy wants Jane and Ian to adopt the baby.
The family eventually learn where Ian is and try to rescue him but Jane is shot in the process.
She and Ian agree to have a baby when she recovers but Jane needs an emergency hysterectomy, leaving them devastated.
Fearing that Jane will learn the truth, Ian persuades her to visit her mother, Linda Clarke (Lynda Baron), in Florida. That night, Masood reminds her of their kiss and asks if he can go with her but she goes alone as Masood stays in Walford after Syed attempts suicide.
When Jane returns, the family learn that there are inconsistencies with Lucy and Peter's exam results and the papers will be investigated.